By Susan Crabtree | 03/04/14 01:23 PM
With Russia resolute on defending its right to takeover Ukraine's Crimean region, all eyes are on President Obama as he struggles to build a united response with western allies. Russian President Vladimir Putin in a rambling one-hour press conference early Tuesday appeared defiant, called the...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/04/14 01:14 PM
President Obama urged Russia to help deescalate the standoff in Ukraine on Tuesday, saying their military intervention had “not been a sign of strength” and raised legitimate fears in Moscow's neighbors. “There’s a suggestion somehow that the Russian actions have been clever...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/04/14 01:04 PM
At an event at Powell Elementary School in Washington, D.C., Obama said the $3.9 trillion plan followed through on his promise in February’s State of the Union address to push policies that helped the middle class and fight income inequality.
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/04/14 11:42 AM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, called on President Obama to lift restrictions on natural gas exports to help Ukraine free itself from Russia's military and economic grasp. “The U.S. Department of Energy's excruciatingly slow approval process amounts to a de facto ban on American natural...
By David Limbaugh | 03/04/14 11:32 AM
Former Washington Post Managing Editor Robert Kaiser took to the opinion pages of the Post to lament the disintegration of the good old days in Washington when political life was wonderfully collegial and lawmakers had fun governing. Oh, the irony of this Beltway liberal's devoting 2,225 words...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/04/14 10:22 AM
Having fended off a baffling challenge from Rep. Steve Stockman, Texas Sen. John Cornyn appears poised to glide to victory in the Republican primary contest Tuesday. In a recent poll, Cornyn held a commanding lead over Stockman among likely voters, with 62 percent to 16 percent.
By Chris Stirewalt | 03/04/14 09:56 AM
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By Meghashyam Mali | 03/04/14 08:41 AM
The Obama administration is working with Congress and the International Monetary Fund to provide Ukraine with $1 billion in loan guarantees to help stabilize the country's economy, the White House announced on Tuesday.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/04/14 07:11 AM
Approval ratings continue to drop for Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan, who is seeking re-election in the key battleground state of North Carolina, according to a new poll.
By Timothy P. Carney | 03/03/14 09:11 PM
Special interests of every species and subspecies populate the office towers of downtown Washington, D.C. And the Republicans’ top tax writer just sent a threatening letter to all of them. Rep. Dave Camp, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, recently rolled out his proposal for...
By Byron York | 03/03/14 07:10 PM
The Senate will soon vote on President Obama's nomination of former NAACP Legal Defense Fund official Debo Adegbile to head the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. There are a number of reasons many Republicans oppose the nomination, most prominent among them Adegbile's passionate and...
By Washington Examiner | 03/03/14 07:04 PM
Nobody knows how much longer Ukraine's status as an independent nation will continue, but Russian President Vladimir Putin has put himself in position to be the decisive factor on the issue. He has done so despite the protests of the weakest American chief executive since Jimmy Carter was...
By Susan Crabtree | 03/03/14 06:52 PM
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power Monday strongly challenged Russia's defense of its invasion of Ukraine's Crimea region as a human rights mission aimed at protecting the ethnic Russian population there. Power, arguing in front of her Russian counterpart and other members of...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 04:16 PM
President Obama on Monday pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over Mideast peace talks, saying that both sides had to make “tough decisions” and would need to “compromise” to reach an accord.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 03:49 PM
President Obama on Monday assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of his “absolute commitment” to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran. “My absolute commitment is that Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon,” Obama told reporters ahead of his meeting with the Israeli leader at the...
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