- GOP hopefuls avoid specifics in response to Obama
Associated Press, Monday - 11/24/2014 - 03:26 AM
The rhetoric is barbed, but Republican presidential hopefuls generally fell in line behind the voices of restraint in the wake of President Barack Obama's order blocking deportation for millions of immigrants in the country unlawfully.
- Jindal seen as liability for GOP candidate Cassidy
Associated Press, Sunday - 11/23/2014 - 08:44 AM
In the still-unfolding Louisiana Senate race, when Republican Bill Cassidy wants to hurt Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's standing, he suggests that a vote for her is a vote for unpopular President Barack Obama.
- Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon
San Francisco Chronicle, Saturday - 11/22/2014 - 10:50 AM
Only about a third of American voters cast their ballots in this year's midterm elections — the worst showing in at least five decades. In Oregon this year, a ballot measure calling for the legalization of marijuana helped persuade people to cast ballots.
- House GOP Sues Administration Over Health Care Law
Time, Saturday - 11/22/2014 - 02:47 AM
(WASHINGTON) — House Republicans have sued the Obama administration over steps President Barack Obama took to put his health law into place. The lawmakers say the president overstepped his legal authority. The lawsuit was filed Friday against the departments of Health and Human Services and the Treasury. Republicans voted earlier this year to sue Obama over his actions to unilaterally waive provisions of the law. Democrats have said any suit would be a political sideshow and waste of money. The suit comes hours after Obama said he was acting on his own on immigration — further infuriating Republicans.
- First woman named in charge of White House dessert
Associated Press, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 03:12 PM
For the first time, a female chef is in charge of dessert at the White House.
- Obama has lunch with Native American youth
Miami Herald, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 12:47 AM
Hours before addressing the nation on immigration, President Barack Obama left the White House for lunch. …
- FACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration
Associated Press, Thursday - 11/20/2014 - 09:30 PM
President Barack Obama made some notable omissions Thursday night in his remarks about the unilateral actions he's taking on immigration.
- Congress can't 'de-fund' Obama on immigration
Miami Herald, Thursday - 11/20/2014 - 12:20 PM
A senior House Republican says that it's impossible to block President Barack Obama's upcoming moves on immigration in a spending bill. …
- Panel predicts China will keep confronting US
Associated Press, Thursday - 11/20/2014 - 09:35 AM
Tensions between the U. S. and China have deepened during the rule of China's president, Xi Jinping, and the risk of an inadvertent military clash in the Asia-Pacific is growing, a congressional advisory panel said Thursday.
- Vet's mom to Congress: Boost suicide prevention
FOXNews, Wednesday - 11/19/2014 - 01:02 PM
The mother of a Marine Corps veteran who killed himself in 2011 is urging Congress to bolster mental health service for veterans to slow a suicide epidemic that takes the lives of an estimated 22 veterans every day.
- Secret Service chief: Morale suffering at agency
Associated Press, Wednesday - 11/19/2014 - 11:17 AM
The acting director of the Secret Service warned lawmakers Wednesday of "potentially dire consequences" from lowered morale and operational security at the agency. He vowed to do better.
- Senate Democrats reject bill to build oil pipeline
Associated Press, Tuesday - 11/18/2014 - 06:27 PM
The Democrat-controlled Senate has defeated a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.