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  • Obama names Sylvia Burwell to take over healthcare law implementation

    WASHINGTON — President Obama named White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to take over the implementation of the Affordable Care Act on Friday, saying there was "no manager as experienced and competent" to run the next phase of his...
  • Obama looks to pivot from health care rollout

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama worked to turn a page Friday on his signature health care law, nominating White House aide Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace embattled Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of health and human services. Known for her management...
  • Obama's health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes

    Obama's health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes
    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after overseeing the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, a White Houseofficial said on Thursday. Her departure removes one lightning rod for critics...
  • Julie A. Brady, Republican activist, 1962-2014

    Julie A. Brady, Republican activist, 1962-2014
    Julie A. Brady, a prominent figure in Illinois Republican politics, worked as a volunteer at the state level for several candidates and was an early supporter of the GOP's 2008 presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain. The wife of former Illinois...
  • Feinstein asks White House to take lead in releasing CIA report

    WASHINGTON The chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has called for the White House not the Central Intelligence Agency to lead the declassification process for the panel's summary of its massive, scathing report on the CIA's detention and...
  • Obama's handling of Ukraine crisis: firm, steady and realistic

    WASHINGTON — I had no idea so many Republicans were nostalgic for the Cold War. President Obama should dust off the zinger he used in a campaign debate against Mitt Romney: "The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back." Poor...
  • Caterpillar digs in at hearing on taxes: 'We pay everything we owe'

    Caterpillar digs in at hearing on taxes: 'We pay everything we owe'
    WASHINGTON — Since 1999, Caterpillar Inc. has routed most of the profits from its foreign replacement parts business through an affiliate in Switzerland that employs a small fraction of the company's 118,000 workers and has no warehouses. The...
  • Court widens door to buying of public office [Commentary]

    Court widens door to buying of public office [Commentary]
    Forty years ago, Congress enacted sweeping limits on political campaign spending in the wake of a shocking disclosure that one man — Chicago insurance executive W. Clement Stone — had given more than $3 million for the 1972 reelection of...
  • State Dept. to release competence reports on future ambassador picks

    State Dept. to release competence reports on future ambassador picks
    WASHINGTON — After a string of embarrassing confirmation hearings in which President Obama’s picks for ambassador displayed gaps of knowledge on the countries they were to serve in, the State Department has agreed to publish details on the...
  • Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents

    Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents
    WASHINGTON — Two heavily armed, camouflaged Mexican soldiers crossed 50 yards inside Arizona in January and drew their guns against U.S. Border Patrol agents who confronted them in a tense standoff, according to documents obtained by The Times/...
  • Former Rothstein partner pleads guilty

    Former Scott Rothstein law partner Russell Adler pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to violate federal campaign finance laws on Friday in a deal that will keep his estranged wife from facing a similar charge – and ensure he won't face...