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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sent the first signal: " Pentagon plans to shrink Army to pre-World War II level ," a New York Times headline in late February read.
In his State of the Union address, Obama indicated he will include in his 2015 budget proposal in March plans to limit how much Americans can put in tax-deferred retirement plans including their company-administered The limits come at a time when firms such as Fidelity say Americans are already underfunded when it comes to retirement .
Former Gov. Charlie Crist and former Senate Minority Leader Steve Geller at the Westin Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood Former Gov. Charlie Crist and former Senate Minority Leader Steve Geller at the Westin Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood on Friday.
The United States will not recognize the annexation of Crimea by Russia if residents of the region vote to leave Ukraine in a referendum next week, U.S. national security official Tony Blinken said on Sunday.
The situation in Ukraine remains tense Sunday, as Russian forces have tightened their grip over Crimea, a week ahead of a vote in which the region will decide whether it wants to secede.
Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has admitted that Florida's economy has improved under Governor Rick Scott's watch but was quick to add "it could be doing a lot better."
President Barack Obama will expand the California Coastal National Monument to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands, a White House official said Saturday.
Senator Mike Lee from Utah gave the Tea Party's response to Obama's State of the Union speech, saying that the 'Republican Establishment in Washington can be just as out-of-touch as the Democratic Establishment.'
In this week's address, President Obama highlighted the momentum building across the country to give Americans a raise and reiterated his call for Congress to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10.
In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
His critics sneered, predictably, that Gov. Rick Scott turned his State of the State speech into a half-hour, statewide, free publicity event for his re-election campaign.
GOPer touts Pope Francis: "He won't change a single policy. But...he'll go out there and talk about the good news" Rick Santorum knocked unnamed fellow CPAC speakers Friday afternoon, opening his speech to the conservative confab by saying he'd been hearing "a lot of 'we have to win.'
Only forty-five seconds elapsed before President Obama addressed American manufacturing in his State of the Union speech to Congress on January 28. The President acknowledged the hard work of the U.S. automotive industry before proceeding to address manufacturing and international trade issues throughout his speech.
ABC's "This Week" - Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas.
The battleground has been set for the 113th Congress with partisan polarization at its peak and November 2014 re-elections looming.