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
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
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
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At his Senate confirmation hearing in February, Friedman acknowledged making comments about former President Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and liberal Jewish advocacy groups that some critics felt were incendiary.
The son of an Orthodox rabbi, Friedman has been a fervent supporter of Israeli settlements and an opponent of Palestinian statehood.
Pledging cooperation, the top Republican and Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee said Wednesday they would steer clear of politics in their panel's probe of Russian interference in last year's election.
The White House has said that Kushner, a senior adviser to Trump, has volunteered to answer questions about arranging meetings with the Russian ambassador and other officials.
Nunes, R-Calif., also met with a secret source on the White House grounds last week to review classified material, which he says indicates that Trump associates' communications were captured in "incidental" surveillance of foreigners.
Warner said some intelligence agencies have not been as cooperative as others in providing materials, and he declared, "We cannot tell the American people our conclusions unless we have access to all the pertinent information."
Amid mounting ethical concerns about Ivanka Trump's already central role in her father's administration, the first daughter made this announcement today: She will become an official federal government employee, specifically a "special assistant" to President Donald Trump.
The New York Times reports the decision to take the unpaid position stems from questions over her original role as an informal adviser.
The glee is palpable among fossil fools over Donald Trump’s actions favoring the Keystone XL pipeline and trashing several Obama-era climate-related initiatives. But it’s premature. Environmental activists say they are determined to fight. Indeed, every anti-environment move Trump makes seems to energize people whose political activism has been dormant or who have since the Nov. 8 election joined protests and other grassroots actions for the first time.
Says Stephen Kretzmann, executive director of Oil Change International:
“Keystone XL has been seen as inevitable before, but nevertheless, we persisted.