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The U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine said Sunday that a pact reached this past week to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine is the "best chance that we've got" to do so diplomatically.
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This is the second year in a row that states have picked up the pace of increasing the minimum wage, after President Barack Obama's proposal to increase the federal rate to $10.10 an hour stalled in Congress.
U.S. President Bill Clinton uses his laptop computer to log on to Children's State of the Union website at the White House in Washington, January 25. The website features facts and history of the State of the Union address.
Historian Alan Brinkley , weighing in on an early outline of President Bill Clinton 's 1994 State of the Union address, offered a word of advice that would dumbfound today's politicians: Don't use the term "middle class."
For Clinton's last State of the Union speech in January 2000, aides considered a long list of guests who might be cited in the address and sit near first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
President Barack Obama looks at Pittsburgh and sees a phoenix rising out of the fire and ash of its own destruction - the collapse of the steel industry three decades ago.
Obama's universal pre-K plan is meeting resistance in Congress--but in the states, both parties support early childhood programs.
There are two groups of Republicans: Those who pander to nativists by encouraging anti-Latino prejudice and exploiting the fear and anxiety that come from changing demographics, and those who tolerate the first group.
The House Oversight Committee recently voted to recommend that the House of Representatives hold former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in criminal contempt of Congress.
Mr Aamer was diagnosed with PTSD following a medical evaluation in prison and now his lawyers are now filing an urgent motion in an American court to fight for his release.
By Ginny Heth For nearly three decades, extraordinary Americans who exemplify the themes and ideals laid out in the State of the Union Address have been invited to join the First Lady in her viewing box.
The House recently approved the budget designed by Rep. Paul Ryan, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
US President Barack Obama addresses the National Action Networks 16th Annual Convention in New York City on April 11 , 2014.
Hoping to help close the gap between workers' skills and the needs of businesses, President Barack Obama on Wednesday will announce he's putting hundreds of millions toward job training programs that produce highly skilled workers.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 81 years old. She stands just over 5 feet tall and tips the scales at a hefty 100 pounds .