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  • Democrats' Keystone pipeline bill falls short in Senate vote

    Democrats' Keystone pipeline bill falls short in Senate vote
    The Senate narrowly avoided a postelection showdown between the White House and Congress when a bill authorizing construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline failed to get the 60 votes needed to pass Tuesday. Democratic Senate leaders had...
  • House votes against Obama immigration order

    WASHINGTON The House of Representatives issued a symbolic rebuke of President Barack Obama's immigration action Thursday in the first phase of a multistep Republican plan to avert a government shutdown next week while retaining the party's ability to...
  • Analysis: Obama's new defense chief may be hobbled by bungled selection process

    WASHINGTON The transition of power at the Pentagon this week under President Barack Obama has not made anyone look good. News reports earlier in the week said Ashton Carter, a former deputy defense secretary, would be the next secretary of defense. But...
  • In Ferguson, questions for governor met with silence

    ST. LOUIS On the night of Monday, Nov. 24, as rioting flared anew in Ferguson, the question quickly arose: Where was the Missouri National Guard presence that Gov. Jay Nixon had vowed to bring to the streets, prompting global headlines? Nearly two...
  • Obama, Mitch McConnell start anew to warm up their relationship

    President Obama and soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell staged their first White House one-on-one since the midterm election shifted control of the Senate to Republicans, opening a new chapter Wednesday in what has been a cool and distant...
  • Seminole superintendent returning to White House for second honor

    Seminole superintendent returning to White House for second honor
    After never having been to the White House before, Seminole County Superintendent Walt Griffin will be going for the second time in three weeks. With E. Ann McGee, president of Seminole State College, Griffin has been invited to have been invited the...
  • Wife of jailed contractor and the White House issue plea for his release

    Wife of jailed contractor and the White House issue plea for his release
    On the fifth anniversary of the arrest of Alan Gross in Cuba, his wife urged the U.S. government to secure his release, and the White House said it remained committed to freeing him. “Enough is enough,” Judy Gross said in a statement....
  • White House decks the halls for the holidays

    WASHINGTON There are the decades-old traditions you'd expect at the holidays: Christmas trees and fresh garland, satin ribbons and a gigantic gingerbread house. But this year at the White House, there's also a modern twist: ornaments printed in 3-D, an...
  • Obama administration reviewing hostage policies, but not ransom ban

    President Obama has ordered a review of his administration’s handling of kidnappings by terrorist organizations, the White House confirmed Tuesday, but that review does not include a reconsideration of U.S. policy against paying ransom for hostages....
  • Steven G. Calabresi: 5 myths about lame-duck presidents

    President Barack Obama is now officially a lame duck: no more elections left, and facing GOP majorities in the Senate, House, governors' mansions and even the Supreme Court, in a sense, where five of the nine justices were appointed by Republicans. But...
  • Ashton Carter expected to be nominated to lead Pentagon: sources

    Ashton Carter expected to be nominated to lead Pentagon: sources
    Ashton Carter, a theoretical physicist with years of experience at the Pentagon, is expected to be nominated by President Obama as the next secretary of Defense, according to an official familiar with the situation. If confirmed by the Senate, Carter...