Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol' Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Obama warns stopping Ebola 'will not be easy' - Yahoo! News Public Health Official in Chief: President Gives Ebola Warning to ... - Weekly Standard 09/2/2014 - 3:43 pm | View Link
8 questions — and answers — about the upcoming midterm elections - Washington Post 8 questions – and answers – about the midterm elections - Modesto Bee 09/2/2014 - 1:27 pm | View Link
Milbank: President Obama’s unnerving happy talk - Washington Post Obama is meeting in Europe this week. Obama has ... that Washington is broken; and that “if you watch the nightly news, it feels like the world 09/2/2014 - 4:42 am | View Link
Obama's new twist on 'blame the media' - CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) -- As President Obama battles slumping poll numbers and multiple world crises, twice in ... feels like the world is falling ... 09/2/2014 - 4:13 am | View Link
Obama's cool head in a crisis — asset or a growing liability? - China Post AFP WASHINGTON -- He doesn't bluster and he doesn't strut and President Barack Obama certainly isn't panicking, though he admits it feels... 09/1/2014 - 3:05 pm | View Link
Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is telling the people ... or coming into contact with a contaminated item. He urges anyone who feels sick to get immediate help, saying nearly half of patients can recover with prompt medical treatment. 09/2/2014 - 7:59 am | View Link
Obama blames the media WASHINGTON (CNN)-- As President Obama battles slumping poll ... On Friday he also discussed why the public feels so anxious about the economy despite recovery from the great recession and declining unemployment numbers. He told a Democratic National ... 09/1/2014 - 11:03 am | View Link
Washington’s “Pivot” hits a Brick Wall. Obama’s “Catastrophic Defeat” in Ukraine Washington doesn’t want peace ... And it’s easy to understand how the average grunt feels, too. The average working guy doesn’t have the stomach for killing his own people. That’s not something he’s going to feel good about. 08/30/2014 - 9:25 am | View Link
Obama Feels Pressure to Get Congressional OK Before Ordering Strikes Inside Syria WASHINGTON — Pressure from the opposite end of Pennsylvania ... But “if it's a situation where he feels that this requires a long-term, intense operation, then again, that's another issue,” said Reed, expected to take over as SASC chairman in January ... 08/26/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Obama returns to Washington following a relaxing vacation When the realities of a world exploding in war and violence becomes too much, the president apparenty feels it is better to ignore the problems hoping they will simply disappear. President Obama returned to Washington on Sunday, having spent two weeks on ... 08/25/2014 - 3:40 am | View Link
Michelle Obama Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964), an American lawyer and writer, is the wife of the 44th and current President of the United States, Barack ... 09/2/2014 - 6:02 am | View Website
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Obama President Barack Obama Obama Administration 8/28 Job ratings. Major polls 8/28 Gallup daily tracking 8/31 09/2/2014 - 12:26 am | View Website
Politics | Washington Examiner House intel chairman Rogers: Obama's 'foreign policy 'in absolute freefall' By Rebecca Berg | 08/31/14 10:09 AM "Unfortunately, we find it consistent with [Obama's ... 09/1/2014 - 6:13 pm | View Website
Alongside the exodus of U. S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.
Yup, sorry. Turns out Obamacare won't gift you dozens of seats after all.
You couldn't imagine a more optimistic bunch than House Republicans at the start of this cycle. In midterm elections, the party controlling the White House during the sixth year of a presidency lost an average of 29 seats in the House (and six seats in the Senate).