WASHINGTON (AP) — If businesses get an extra year to meet a new health care mandate, why not everybody else? Republicans, seizing on the White House delay for employers, are demanding that the Obama administration […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says cutting off aid immediately to Egypt wouldn’t be in the best interests of the United States. White House press secretary Jay Carney says the U.S. is still reviewing […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden’s globe-trotting evasion of U.S. authorities has dealt a startling setback to efforts to strengthen ties with China and raised the prospect of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it is “not buying” that the decision by Hong Kong authorities to let admitted leaker Edward Snowden leave for Russia was a technical decision. It says it […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking steps to temper public concern, President Barack Obama held his first meeting Friday with a privacy and civil liberties board as his intelligence chief sought ways to help Americans understand more […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – A government watchdog has found that the Internal Revenue Service spent about $50 million to hold at least 220 conferences for employees between 2010 and 2012, a House committee said Sunday. The […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s top spokesman says the White House is facing “legitimate criticisms” for its shifting accounts about who knew what about the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative political groups, and […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress was not told that conservative tea party groups were being inappropriately targeted by the U.S. tax agency, even after the Internal Revenue Service’s acting chief had been briefed on the matter. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite President Barack Obama’s new vow, closing the Guantanamo Bay prison is still a tough sell in Congress. So the White House may look instead toward smaller steps like transferring some terror […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The long-running debate over taxes and spending is producing especially blatant examples of politicians contradicting themselves and attacking opponents for taking the same stances they’ve taken themselves.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris talks to CNN’s Candy Crowley about childhood, her love of art and her greatest accomplishment.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has apologized to California’s attorney general for commenting on her looks at a Democratic fundraiser.