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  • Maryland man charged with threatening to kill Obamas in email

    A 42-year-old Maryland man accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and first lady Michele Obama in an explicit email strewn with racist remarks was in custody on Sunday, the United States Secret Service said. Christopher Perkins O'Brien, of...
  • U.S. presidents chronicled in photos at Lake County museum

    U.S. presidents chronicled in photos at Lake County museum
    From the tragic to the sublime, The President's Photographer: 50 Years in the Oval Office, chronicles the administrations and personalities of every U.S. president since John F. Kennedy. The 3,000-square-foot photography exhibit runs daily through Jan....
  • Obama's best chance to influence the judiciary may be passing

    Obama's best chance to influence the judiciary may be passing
    When 41-year-old gay rights lawyer Michelle Friedland was confirmed by the Senate in April to the federal bench in San Francisco, Democrats cheered that a liberal woman would become the youngest federal appeals court judge in the nation. But when a...
  • Whatever happened to that 'tyrannical' president?

    Whatever happened to that 'tyrannical' president?
    WASHINGTON — In July, when House Republicans voted to sue the president, they spoke of the urgent need to stop "tyranny" at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue. "Our freedom is in peril," warned Rep. Tom Rice of South Carolina, the man behind the...
  • Attorney general nominee Lynch is about substance, not splash, Obama says

    Attorney general nominee Lynch is about substance, not splash, Obama says
    As President Obama announced Saturday that he would nominate U.S. Atty. Loretta Lynch to be the nation’s next attorney general, obstacles had already begun to appear on the path toward her confirmation. The administration’s rocky...
  • U.S. strategy against Islamic State hits major hurdles

    The Obama administration's plan to raise a 15,000-strong rebel army in Syria has run into steep political and military obstacles, raising doubts about a key element of the White House strategy for defeating Islamic State militants in the midst of a...
  • US troops are unrivaled in carrying out humanitarian missions

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama was right to dispatch U.S. military units to help combat an Ebola outbreak in West Africa. But he did it for the wrong reasons. Obama called it a "national security" mission a clear misuse of the term. Americans should...
  • Obama authorizes 1,500 additional U.S. troops for deployment to Iraq

    Obama authorizes 1,500 additional U.S. troops for deployment to Iraq
    President Obama has approved sending up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq, roughly doubling the number of U.S. forces on the ground helping Iraqi and Kurdish forces battle the militant group Islamic State, U.S. officials said on Friday. Obama's decision...
  • Obama reportedly sought Khamenei's aid in fighting Islamic State

    The White House declined to comment Thursday on a news report that President Obama has secretly written to Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei seeking his help in fighting the militant group Islamic State and in reaching a nuclear agreement....
  • Even George Washington couldn't get along with the Senate

    Even George Washington couldn't get along with the Senate
    Will President Obama's relations with the Senate change, now that Democrats have lost control of it? Probably not. And that's because he didn't have much of a relationship with it in the first place. Neither did most of our previous presidents, even when...
  • Attorney general pick Loretta Lynch would be first black woman in post

    Attorney general pick Loretta Lynch would be first black woman in post
    President Obama will nominate Loretta Lynch, the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, to replace Eric H. Holder Jr. as attorney general, the White House said Friday, a historic choice that would make her the first black woman to hold the post. If Lynch is...