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  • Are the Democrats allowing Social Security to twist in the wind?

    In these waning days of the Democratic Senate, the majority is taking advantage of a muffed procedural maneuver by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to confirm a passel of otherwise stalled executive branch appointees. Carolyn W. Colvin, who President Obama ...
  • Obama to sign new Russia sanctions bill by end of week

    U.S. President Barack Obama will sign legislation authorizing new sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine and providing weapons to the Kiev government by the end of the week, the White House said on Tuesday. White House spokesman Josh...
  • Is the Clock Ticking on Amy Pascal?

    Amy Pascal has led Sony Pictures for more than a decade. She's endured activist investor Daniel Loeb's calls for her head and the twin disasters that were "After Earth" and "White House Down." She's experienced the highs of the first "Spider-Man"...
  • U.S. Senate confirms Obama pick for immigration job despite tussle

    The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Barack Obama's choice for a senior immigration enforcement job, defying Republicans who tried to block the nomination to protest Obama's executive order granting deportation relief to undocumented immigrants....
  • As Qualcomm decision looms, U.S. presses China on antitrust policy

    U.S. President Barack Obama pressed China's Xi Jinping during recent talks on the use of Chinese antitrust policy to limit royalty fees for foreign companies, an issue at the heart of a probe into U.S. mobile chipset maker Qualcomm Inc. The move by...
  • Poll: Jeb Bush, Romney lead GOP field for 2016

    WASHINGTON Jeb Bush, who's seriously considering a 2016 presidential bid, has sprinted to the front of the Republican field in a new McClatchy-Marist Poll. Former GOP nominee Mitt Romney remains on top, with Bush, a former Florida governor, a close...
  • Immigration official to applicants for temporary status: 'Don't worry'

    One of the nation’s top immigration officials is urging those who are newly eligible for temporary legal status to apply for the program without fear. Speaking at a conference in Los Angeles on Monday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services...
  • Amal Alamuddin is Mrs. Clooney. Barbara Walters finds that fascinating.

    Amal Alamuddin is Mrs. Clooney. Barbara Walters finds that fascinating.
    Amal Alamuddin -- strike that, Amal Clooney -- is Barbara Walters' most fascinating person for 2014.  Apparently because she landed George Clooney? Also for some other stuff, sure, but really, it's the George Clooney thing. In what we pray was a...
  • With coarsening of politics, can seven dirty words be far?

    WASHINGTON — "The report is full of crap." Thus spake Dick Cheney, on Fox News last week, when talking about the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on torture that occurred during his vice presidency. The line might have been funny, if...
  • White House has not yet decided on Russia sanctions bill

    The White House said on Monday that President Barack Obama had not yet decided how to respond to a bill authorizing new sanctions against Russia over its activities in Ukraine, although some lawmakers said they expected he would sign the measure into law....
  • Senate approves new surgeon general

    The Senate confirmed the long-delayed nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for surgeon general on Monday, as Democrats pushed to approve some of President Barack Obama's stalled choices for government posts before Republicans take power in Congress next year....