By Susan Crabtree | 06/23/14 05:48 PM
President Obama held up France as the gold standard the U.S. workplace should emulate during an event at the White House on Monday.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/23/14 05:42 PM
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the 300 special operators the U.S. is sending to Iraq as advisers will have certain protections from being prosecuted for possible crimes if they are forced to defend themselves.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/23/14 11:05 AM
The future of Iraq and just how far the President Obama is willing to re-engage there will loom over the White House for a third week as Obama juggles a mix of domestic, foreign and sports-related events on his calendar.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/20/14 11:06 AM
President Obama's longtime senior adviser Valerie Jarrett confessed to breaking bread this week with conservative media titan Rupert Murdoch, a new White House frenemy of sorts on immigration reform.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/20/14 08:55 AM
President Obama's Thursday announcement to send 300 military advisers to Iraq to try to help the country's security forces beat back a rapidly advancing al Qaeda-inspired insurgency, has prompted more questions than it answered. Here are five answers to some of the basics: Who will serve as...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/20/14 08:46 AM
The Obama administration is extending more federal benefits to same-sex married couples, including allowing employees to take leave to care for a same-sex spouse no matter where they live.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/19/14 03:48 PM
After capturing the alleged mastermind behind the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, U.S. authorities are treating him as an enemy combatant who should be interrogated to prevent another attack.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/19/14 02:37 PM
President Obama announced plans to send a team of U.S. military advisers to Iraq to try help the country's security forces beat back an al Qaeda-inspired insurgency gaining ground across large swaths of the country.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/17/14 06:25 PM
The Obama administration has been in close communication with key members of Congress this week on both the crisis in Iraq and the capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala, the suspected leader of the Sept. 11, 2012 Benghazi attack. Despite those regular consultations, major questions remain about how...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/17/14 06:36 AM
Once again, President Obama has cheered supporters by bypassing Congress. Gay and lesbian rights groups are celebrating news that Obama plans to sign an executive order barring federal contractors from hiring or firing employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Obama's...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/16/14 02:09 PM
The U.S. Army has begun to investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from his post in Afghanistan in 2009, the Pentagon said in a statement Monday.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/16/14 02:00 PM
In a rare split, Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham do not agree on whether the U.S. should work with Iran to beat back an insurgency in neighboring Iraq. Both Republicans are urging President Obama to take swift military action in Iraq to fight the al Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/16/14 09:52 AM
The Obama administration signaled that talks with Iran on countering insurgents in Iraq may begin this week amid renewed negotiations with Tehran and other world powers over trying to reach a long-term agreement to curb its nuclear program.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/15/14 11:35 AM
Republicans expressed increasing frustration with President Obama for failing to move decisively to stop a Sunni-aligned terrorist group that has gained control of key cities in Iraq and is clashing with the Shiite controlled government for control of Baghdad. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, who...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/15/14 11:30 AM
Mitt Romney focused his fire on Hillary Clinton Sunday, repeatedly slamming her foreign policy record as “clueless” and predicting she will go down in defeat in 2016 because of it. Clinton has no successes to point from her record as secretary of State, Romney said. Her attempt to reset...
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