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The White House
Remarks by the President and Vice President at Bill Signing of the...
THE VICE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everyone. It's great to be here. Please, thank you very much.
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Six Top Democrats Who Aren't So Ready For Hillary
Hillary Clinton has remained coy on her potential presidential candidacy in 2016, but that hasn't stopped Democrats from endorsing her.
7 hrs ago
MH17: Five unanswered questions
Amid the chaos and the grief, the politics and the finger pointing, we are no closer to answering some key questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The crash, which killed all 298 people aboard, has turned a volatile Ukrainian region into a global problem.
11 hrs ago
Wall Street Journal
White House Puts Fresh Focus on Federal Job Training Efforts
President Barack Obama is again taking aim at the "skills gap" separating many unemployed workers from the companies that could hire them.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Citing 'racist views,' tribe cancels Nugent show
Citing 'racist views,' tribe cancels Nugent show A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4 concert by Ted Nugent at its casino.
Democratic roadblocks to free trade must be torn down
There was a time, not so long ago, when the value of international trade was understood by American leaders across the political spectrum.
Laying to Rest an American Hero in Arlington National Cemetery: Rear Admiral Jeremiah A. Denton, Jr.
Tomorrow morning, July 22, 2014, Rear Admiral Jeremiah A. Denton, Jr. will be laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.
Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine
Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders that the rebels were tampering with the site.
Watch John Kerry scold Candy Crowley for supporting Hamas' propaganda campaign
Secretary of State John Kerry did not seem especially pleased with CNN's State of the Union host Candy Crowley on Sunday when he was asked if the United States was "comfortable" with the deaths of Palestinian civilians and children which have resulted from Israeli's offensive operations in the Gaza Strip.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
U.S. may dispatch Kerry to Mideast
"I believe the President is asking me to go over there in very short order to work on the issue of a cease-fire," he told CNN's "State of the Union."
McCaul: Putin responsible for downed flight
The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says Russian President Vladimir Putin bears direct responsibility for the downing of the passenger jet over eastern Ukraine last week.
Kerry: a oePretty cleara that system to shoot down plane was transferred from Russia
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said there's strong evidence that the missile system used to bring down the Boeing 777 over territory in eastern Ukraine was transferred from Russia to separatists occupying the area but stopped short of assigning direct blame to Moscow for the downing of the plane.
Higher Minimum Wage Does Not Cost Jobs
Does raising the minimum wage kill jobs? Most probably not. Does it increase jobs? We don't know for sure, but it might.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
Clinton Docs' Highlights: Bin Laden, Sotomayor
The Clinton Library released the latest round of documents Friday, its six release of previously undisclosed materials.
The Wall Street Journal
Bill Clinton Had Blunt Words During 1997 Speech Prep
As then-President Bill Clinton prepped for his State of the Union address in 1997, he offered his advisers blunt thoughts on everything from the desired racial make-up of the crowd to his failure to pass a health-care plan.
Pacific Daily News
Bipartisan laws can be horrible
Bipartisan: House Speaker John Boehner and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi wait to sign a bipartisan bill last Friday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Matt Bai: Boehner's right for the job but wrong for the moment
About five months ago, just after the State of the Union address, I theorized that Barack Obama and John Boehner might still have a chance to do something big together.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Accuracy In Media
Obama Gets 3 Pinocchios for Saying GOP Blocked Every Serious Idea
The Washington Post Fact Checker has taken President Obama to task once again for being less than truthful when he blamed Republicans for his administration's economic failures: That may be a great sound bite for a President who's trying to help Democrats facing reelection in November, but according to the Fact Checker's Glenn Kessler, it's largely ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Obama's claim that the GOP has 'blocked every serious idea'
This has become a standard line in the president's oratory, as part of making his case that he's "acted this year to help working Americans on my own- when Congress won't act."
My Company Raised the Minimum Wage Four Years Ago and Guess What?--We're Thriving
In June the Center for Economic and Policy Research published analysis of the effect on job creation in thirteen states that raised the minimum wage effective January 1, 2014.