By Meghashyam Mali | 02/26/14 04:25 PM
President Obama on Wednesday defended his 2009 stimulus package and unveiled a new initiative that would provide grants for repairing the nation's infrastructure.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/26/14 03:42 PM
The White House on Wednesday criticized an Arizona measure that would allow businesses to refuse service to gay and lesbian customers. Asked if Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer should veto the controversial law, Obama deputy press secretary Josh Earnest said the White House does not “weigh...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/26/14 03:22 PM
The White House on Wednesday said they found elements of a House Republican tax reform proposal “encouraging” and were “optimistic” over discussions for overhauling the nation's tax laws.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/26/14 02:56 PM
The White House on Wednesday urged Russia to respect Ukraine's sovereignty and end “provocative rhetoric and actions” amid reports Moscow is ordering military exercises near the two countries' border. “We urge outside actors in the region to respect Ukraine’s sovereignty and...
By Brian Hughes | 02/26/14 06:10 AM
President Obama on Wednesday will travel to Minnesota to push Congress to approve $302 billion-worth of infrastructure projects over the next four years, while outlining a new $600 million grant program to create jobs repairing roads, bridges and transit systems.
02/26/14 03:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Washington insider John Podesta (poh-DEST'-uh) is developing a bit of a specialty for the presidents he's served — as a second-term problem solver. Podesta was the last chief of staff in the Clinton White House and now he's helping shake President Barack Obama's...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 07:15 PM
President Obama on Tuesday told his young supporters they're doing “God's work” and urged them to help him raise the minimum wage and boost enrollment in his health care reform law. “The work you are doing is God's work,” Obama said at the National Organizing Summit, hosted by...
By Brian Hughes | 02/25/14 07:07 PM
Roughly 4 million people have signed up for health care plans through Obamacare's exchanges, the Obama administration announced late Tuesday. Marilyn Tavenner, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, released the latest number of sign-ups in a blog post, arguing that...
02/25/14 05:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a blunt warning to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, President Barack Obama threatened on Tuesday to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of this year if a crucial security pact isn't signed — and he ordered the Pentagon to accelerate planning for just that...
02/25/14 01:57 AM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Last week, the Obama administration announced a series of executive actions that aim to protect businesses from so-called “patent trolls,” strengthen the country’s patent system and foster innovation. Obama Officials say the actions will help American...
By Brian Hughes | 02/25/14 01:54 PM
The White House on Tuesday downplayed the importance of a rare face-to-face meeting between President Obama and Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, in the Oval Office.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 12:33 PM
President Obama has ordered the Pentagon to begin drafting plans for a complete withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan by the year's end in case the Bilateral Security Agreement is not signed, the White House announced Tuesday. Obama notified his counterpart, Afghan President Hamid...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 12:08 PM
Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday denied that Obamacare would cost many Americans their jobs, insisting that it gave workers, in particular women, more employment freedom.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 11:51 AM
“Whether she runs or not will not affect my decision,” Biden said during an interview on ABC’s daytime talk show “The View.” “Its as likely I run as I don’t run,” he added. “I just truly haven’t made up my mind.”
02/25/14 10:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days before he fled Ukraine's capital, President Viktor Yanukovych huddled on the phone for more than an hour with Vice President Joe Biden, his primary conduit with the U.S. government throughout the political crisis consuming the former Soviet republic. The window for...
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