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  • 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...
  • President Obama says he'll announce immigration reform plan Thursday

    President Obama says he'll announce immigration reform plan Thursday
    President Obama appeared to be zeroing in Wednesday on a set of immigration policy changes that could protect 2.5 million to 4.9 million people from deportation, as he prepared to address the nation Thursday night to make his case for reform. The...
  • 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...
  • Republicans vs. White House: Laying out battle plan on immigration

    WASHINGTON The White House came under heavy scrutiny from Republicans on Tuesday in what is expected to be the first of many clashes over President Barack Obama's controversial executive action that shields from deportation around 4 million people in...
  • Gov.-elect Tom Wolf to meet with Obama on Friday

    Gov.-elect Tom Wolf to meet with Obama on Friday
    WASHINGTON— Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is heading to the nation's capital on Friday, where he and other newly elected governors will be meeting with the president, a White House official said Tuesday The group of governors will be meeting with...
  • Obama will nominate Ashton Carter as Defense secretary, officials say

    Obama will nominate Ashton Carter as Defense secretary, officials say
    President Obama is expected to nominate Ashton Carter, a physicist with extensive experience in the Pentagon’s leadership, as secretary of Defense to replace Chuck Hagel, according to administration officials. If confirmed by the Senate, Carter...
  • Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott expected to sue Barack Obama, then meet him

    AUSTIN, Texas On Wednesday, Greg Abbott, Texas' attorney general, is expected to announce that for the 31st time he will be suing the Obama administration on behalf of his state, this time trying to block the president's executive order on immigration. On...
  • Rule No. 1: Don't bad-mouth Sasha and Malia Obama

    There's little Republicans and Democrats agree on in Washington these days, but the informal ban on publicly ripping on the president's children appears to be one of the few remaining spots of common ground — or so a young GOP aide learned Monday....
  • After Chuck Hagel's departure, America needs a solid new defense secretary

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Monday, Dec. 1: Between Thanksgiving and events in Ferguson, Americans might have missed the rhetorical gymnastics on display after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced his resignation....