09/20/14 08:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended. President Barack Obama and his daughters had just departed the White House on Friday evening when an...
By Paul Bedard | 09/19/14 10:26 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama isn't anything like the Roosevelts in Ken Burns' television special but is steadily winning his big battles.
By Becket Adams | 09/19/14 06:22 PM
One in three Americans can't name a single branch of the U.S. government, according to a poll from the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
By Brian Hughes | 09/19/14 05:16 PM
President Obama signed legislation Friday that keeps the government funded through mid-December and authorizes his administration to train and equip Syrian opposition forces in their fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Brian Hughes | 09/19/14 04:45 PM
President Obama in a speech to fire up the troops at a Democratic National Convention event Friday was all about "hope and change."
By Ashe Schow | 09/19/14 03:35 PM
In its ongoing effort to prevent campus sexual assault, the Obama administration on Friday announced the "It's On Us" campaign, designed to spread responsibility for preventing sexual assault.
By Brian Hughes | 09/19/14 12:47 PM
"Campus sexual assault is not something we as a nation can turn away from and say that's not our problem," Obama said from the White House.
09/19/14 08:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight campus sexual assault. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are unveiling the "It's On Us" campaign Friday at a White House event. The...
09/18/14 07:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved an election-year package of legislation to cut taxes, reduce regulations and boost energy production, including approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The measures adopted Thursday had already been passed by the Republican-controlled House as separate...
By Becket Adams | 09/18/14 05:32 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., must be so confused right now. Well, probably not.
By Zack Colman | 09/18/14 04:19 PM
White House officials said President Obama will make commitments to address climate change at Tuesday's United Nations climate summit to show other nations that his administration intends to lead on the issue.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 02:24 PM
The White House declined to comment directly on reports of a terrorist threat to U.S. airlines from another band of extremists in Syria called Khorasan, saying that the intelligence community remains "vigilant" about all threats from Syria.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 02:01 PM
"This is a significant contribution to the efforts of the growing international coalition, and we look forward to coordinating with our French partners in the days to come," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 01:10 PM
Syria's Bashar Assad has violated last year's chemical weapons pact by using chlorine gas in the civil war raging in that country, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 12:28 PM
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reminded the U.S. of its prior commitment to help his country protect its territory and asked Congress to give it the highest level of security status that a non-NATO ally could obtain.
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