By Susan Crabtree | 04/15/14 06:49 PM
The U.S. Census Bureau is altering the questions it asks about health insurance so fundamentally that it will be hard to weigh the impact of President Obama's health care law against previous year's findings. The changes, first reported by the New York Times, are taking place just as the...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/15/14 06:26 PM
If President Obama truly cares about fair compensation for women, he should stop penalizing mothers in the federal workforce every time it snows. Allowing private employers to give working moms more flexible hours would help, too. Alternatively, Obama could handle the wage gap by repeating...
04/15/14 04:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will meet with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh at the White House early next month. The White House says the May 5 visit by the third-term president of the East African nation recognizes the strategic partnership between the U.S. and Djibouti....
04/15/14 04:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S. Many activists say Obama has...
04/15/14 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on its first anniversary with a moment of silence in the Oval Office. The White House says Obama and his aides held the remembrance privately Tuesday afternoon. In a written statement,...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/15/14 02:55 PM
Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and praised the courage of their families and survivors on the one-year anniversary of the terror attack. Speaking during a memorial service at Boston's convention center -- close to the finish line of the race...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/15/14 02:32 PM
The meeting came with many pro-immigration reform groups pushing for Obama to do more unilaterally, with the GOP-controlled House unlikely to take up the issue in a midterm election year.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/15/14 02:23 PM
The White House on Tuesday downplayed the controversy over media access to President Obama, who will hold a moment of silence to mark the Boston Marathon bombing anniversary in the Oval Office without the press.
By Paul Bedard | 04/15/14 02:23 PM
PETA is urging first lady Michelle Obama to substitute fake eggs for the 19,000 real ones to be used in Monday's Easter Egg Roll, claiming that egg production is cruel and eating them unhealthy and a violation of her “Let's Move!” agenda. In a video featuring young girls playing to the...
By Steve Doty | 04/15/14 02:20 PM
Pennsylvania's Democratic gubernatorial primary is just over a month away, and with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden set to visit the state Wednesday, all eyes will be on whether the candidates appear alongside the nation's two most prominent politicians.
By Susan Crabtree | 04/15/14 01:53 PM
The White House backs the Ukrainian government's decision to direct its military to confront pro-Russian militants and attempt to retake buildings and other areas they've seized in the eastern part of the country. The Ukrainian military flooded into an airport near Slovyansk, Ukraine on...
By Susan Crabtree | 04/15/14 12:40 PM
President Obama shortened the prison sentence of a Texas man mistakenly serving an extra 42 additional months on a marijuana charge because of a typo.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/15/14 11:14 AM
President Obama on Tuesday mourned the lives lost in the Boston Marathon bombing a year ago and praised the “compassion, kindness and strength” of those who rushed to help the wounded.
By Susan Ferrechio | 04/15/14 11:14 AM
Today is the final day to sign up for health insurance in the federal exchange, marking an end to a 15-day grace period the Obama administration allowed to help usher more applicants into the program. According to the White House, more than 7.5 million people have signed up for the exchanges,...
By David Limbaugh | 04/15/14 10:54 AM
As horrible as Kathleen Sebelius has been as this nation's Health and Human Services secretary, she has been exactly who President Obama has wanted her to be.
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