By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 07:44 PM
President Obama on Thursday said that Republicans should be “embarrassed” that they have not done more on Capitol Hill, blaming them for Washington gridlock. “They've got to be embarrassed,” the president said in an interview on MSNBC’s "Hardball with Chris Matthews." “Because the...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 07:12 PM
President Obama on Thursday urged young people to sign up for Obamacare, telling them they would realize the benefits are “priceless.” In an interview on MSNBC’s "Hardball with Chris Matthews," the president said he understood why young people have been hesitant to enroll in the new...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 07:11 PM
President Obama declined to weigh the respective merits of Vice President Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ahead of 2016, saying they would both make “outstanding presidents.” “Not a chance I am going there,” Obama told MSNBC’s Chris Matthews during an interview on...
By Susan Crabtree and Sean Lengell and Associated Press | 12/05/13 06:54 PM
President Obama delivered a moving tribute to Nelson Mandela within a half an hour of news spreading around the world of the death of the anti-apartheid leader whose life work and legacy has inspired millions. “Today, he's gone home - we've lost one of the most influential, courageous and...
By Associated Press | 12/05/13 05:53 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A political committee supporting Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan has started running North Carolina television commercials aiming at state House Speaker Thom Tillis, a potential Republican challenger next fall. The Senate Majority PAC said Thursday it will spend about $750,000...
12/05/13 05:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-nine House Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to suspend deportations of immigrants living here illegally and extend relief to many of the estimated 11 million. In a letter on Thursday, the lawmakers called on the president to act in the absence of...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/05/13 04:18 PM
The top senator on the Armed Services Committee is urging President Obama to stop insisting that Afghan President Hamid Karzai sign a post-war agreement with the U.S. and instead let a “more reliable” successor close the deal.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/05/13 03:35 PM
A State Department spokeswoman confirmed that a U.S. citizen who was teaching at an international school was shot and killed in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday but declined to provide further details out of respect for the person's privacy.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/05/13 03:15 PM
White House spokesman Jay Carney held up the comments of a GOP insurance commissioner in Georgia as a "particularly egregious example" of Republicans who are trying to “sabotage” Obamacare. During remarks to a Republican women's club meeting, Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 03:02 PM
The White House on Thursday admitted that President Obama had lived with his uncle Onyango “Omar” Obama in the mid-1980s, after previously denying that the two had ever met.
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