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White House Confirms CIA Director John Brennan Was In Kiev Over The Weekend

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking for the first time in more than two weeks, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin showed little sign...

White House: U.S. Will Not Issue Visa To Iran's U.N. Envoy Pick

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare diplomatic rebuke, the United States has blocked Iran's controversial pick for envoy to the United Nations, a move that ...

White House Makes Clear To Iran: U.N. Ambassador Choice 'Not Viable'

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

(Adds background on U.S. ability to deny visas to diplomats, Iranian comment, paragraphs 6 and 12) WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) - The...

Obama, Republicans Battle Over Equal Pay

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) - The White House and congressional Republicans blasted each other on Tuesday over equal ...

White House Warns Russia

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN and LARA JAKES | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry agreed Monday to meet with top diplomats from Russia, Ukraine and the European Union in a new push t...

Dodging the Obamacare Bullet

Shan Wells | Posted 04.02.2014 | Denver
Shan Wells


Sam Stein

Obamacare Enrollment Hits 7.1 Million On Final Day | Sam Stein | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a rollout so shaky that many wondered if the Affordable Care Act would be able to stand, more than 7 million people have chosen he...

Bachmann Accuses The Obama Administration Of 'Lawlessness' On Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) railed against the Obama administration on Fox News' "Your World with Neil Cavuto" Wednesday, criticizing the White Ho...

Obama Briefed On Discipline Of Secret Service Agents

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

BRUSSELS, March 26 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama was briefed on the situation involving three Secret Service agents who were sent home fro...

U.S. Vows More Russia Sanctions Over Crimea

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Tuesday vowed to take further action against those supporting Russia's move to annex Uk...

Obama Faces 'New Chapter' Of American Foreign Policy

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seldom has one day captured the breadth, aspirations and limitations of American foreign policy. On Monday, Preside...

Michael Calderone

Jay Carney: Not Lobbying For Russian Ambassador Job | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.17.2014 | Media

White House press secretary Jay Carney denied a report Monday suggesting he's seeking to become the next U.S. ambassador to Russia. The Daily Beas...

Can We Ever Have an Honest Conversation About Fixing Obamacare?

D. Taylor | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
D. Taylor

A promise was made and a promise has been broken. And it has been broken to the very people Obamacare should be helping. The people that asked for our help to support them and their cause now need to fix the devastating consequences of their actions. It is quite simple.

A reporter asked Jay Carney if the President's Funny or Die video hurt the dignity of the White House. Here's how he should've responded...

Matthew Segal | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Matthew Segal

Yes, it's true: the times they are a-changin'. It's also time to get some new journalists in the White House Q&A room. Immediately.

White House Not Taking Sides On Claims Of CIA Spying On Senate

AP | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama agrees with CIA Director John Brennan that it's important to get to the bottom of whet...

The New Attitude of Generation "Y" and Obamacare: Washington/ Houston, We Have a Problem

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics
Wendy N. Powell

Our hope for each American generation has always been to leave them better off and pick up the ball and run with our country. But are we providing these new generation warriors the proper models of the American way? The answer is a resounding, "No."

White House Hails Ukraine Deal, Awaits Concrete Action

AP | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday praised an agreement between Ukraine's president and the opposition to end violence and said it should b...

White House Bars Media From Obama's Meeting With Dalai Lama

AP | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House defended its decision Friday to bar reporters and photojournalists from a meeting between President Barack Obama a...

Obama Heads Into Talks With Mexico, Canada Amidst Political Limitations

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama heads into a summit with Mexican and Canadian leaders eager to engage on issues of trade and other neighbor...

White House Sees Longer Wait For Afghan Agreement

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is dropping its insistence that Afghanistan sign a crucial security pact within weeks, suggesting it could be will...

State Department Official Allegedly Said, 'F*** The EU'

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senior American diplomats, thinking their conversation about the Ukraine was secure and private, were caught disparaging the E...

Michael Calderone

White House Urges Egypt To Release Imprisoned Journalists | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.05.2014 | Media

Press secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday the White House remains "deeply concerned" about freedom of expression in Egypt following the government's dec...

Obama Administration Disputes Republicans

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Monday defended its policy on Syria and disputed media r...

Jay Carney Hits Back At Critics

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 01.26.2014 | Media

In a new interview with ABC News' Jon Karl, White House press secretary Jay Carney hit back at recent criticism of the Obama administration's relation...

Obama Adviser Lays Out Consequences Of 'Divided Government'

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will work with Congress where he can and circumvent lawmakers where he must, his top advisers warned Sunday...