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Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton: Last days ‘bittersweet’

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is stepping down on Friday. The former first lady, turned Senator from New York, turned Democratic presidential candidate, turned nation’s top diplomat says “these last days have been bittersweet for me.”

01/31/2013

Dorothy Rabinowitz

Why Hillary Clinton will run in 2016

Watch this video of Wall Street Journal editorial board member Dorothy Rabinowitz on why she suspects Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016.

01/29/2013

(AP Photo)

US consumers less optimistic after tax increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — An increase in Social Security taxes is leaving Americans with less take-home pay — and a more negative outlook for the U.S. economy.

01/29/2013

(AP Photo)

White House, senators starting push on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and a bipartisan group of senators will launch separate efforts next week to jumpstart negotiations to overhaul the immigration system, an issue that has languished in Washington for years.

01/25/2013

President Obama's 2012 campaign manager Jim Messina (AP Photo)

AP sources: Obama team to form agenda group

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an unprecedented move, President Obama’s vaunted political organization is being turned into a nonprofit group to mobilize support behind his second-term agenda.

01/17/2013

US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice (AP Photo)

Rice withdrawal sparks gender concerns on Cabinet

WASHINGTON (AP) – The top contenders for the “big three” jobs in President Barack Obama’s second-term Cabinet are all white men, rekindling concerns about diversity in his inner circle.

12/14/2012

The United States Capitol in Washington DC

In slow recovery, many 2012 fights will carry over to ’13

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy is slowly digging out of its deepest economic hole since the 1930s. And if nothing else, the next four years should be better than the last four. But clashes will dominate the Washington dialogue in 2013.

12/13/2012

Presidential pardon for turkey

President Barack Obama pardoned the newly designated national turkey ‘Cobbler’ and his alternate ‘Gobbler,’ at the annual White House ceremony Wednesday. Watch the video:  

11/21/2012

Turkeys prep for Presidential pardon | VIDEO

As part of a White House tradition dating back to 1963, President Barack Obama on Wednesday will choose the National Thanksgiving Turkey. Cobbler and Gobbler are the two birds in the running for a pardon. […]

11/20/2012

Not the President’s typical expression

CNN’s “Take A Look At This” captured some interesting bits today. A cop battles a clown, a teen builds a wooden bike, and President Obama makes a face.

11/19/2012

Stocks finish lower after weak retail reports

NEW YORK (AP) – Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street after U.S. retailers issued weak forecasts for earnings and claims rose for unemployment benefits. Wal-Mart, Ross Stores and Limited Brands, the owner of Victoria’s […]

11/15/2012

Boehner: No tax rate boost to avert fiscal cliff

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker John Boehner says Republicans want to cooperate with President Barack Obama on reducing federal deficits, but not by raising income tax rates. Boehner spoke soon after Obama told reporters the […]

11/14/2012

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