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1 hr ago | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

Thousands flock to annual White House Easter Egg Roll

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL: Throngs of children and parents gather on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 21, for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michelle Obama

5 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Ex-justice says politics can be factor on retiring

"I think certainly it's natural and an appropriate thing to think about your successor," the retired justice told ABC's "This Week" in an interview aired Sunday.


Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Politics

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Ahead of vote, Syria's Assad visits seized village

Syria's embattled president marked Easter with a tour Sunday of an ancient Christian village recently recaptured by his forces, an important symbolic prize for his government ahead of coming presidential elections he appears poised to contest.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, IN, US Politics, US News


Warren repeats she's 'not running for president'

Days before the release of her new book, Sen. Elizabeth Warren reiterated that she's not angling for a White House bid.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton


Insurgents kill at least 11 Algerian soldiers

Police say 4-year-old half siblings have died in an overnight fire at a home in New York City, and the twin of one of the children has survived.


Related Topix: World News, Algeria, Africa, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

News 4 Jax

Will GOP's health law focus pay off in 2014 midterms?

Nonpartisan political handicapper Stuart Rothenberg said Sunday it's hard to imagine Republicans can run entirely on a platform against the Affordable Care Act from now until the November midterm elections.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, State of the Union, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics


Obama attends Easter services at personally important Baptist church

President Barack Obama attended Easter services at the 19th Street Baptist Church on Sunday, a house of worship that he visited the Sunday before he was first inaugurated president in 2009.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Canada, Opinion

News Observer

Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

"We've helped in many ways to create the problems that exist there. And to leave them alone in the manner that we're leaving them alone to me is just unconscionable," Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the committee's senior Republican member, said on NBC's "Meet the Press."


Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Joe Biden


Commerce Secretary Pritzker to tour ASU community

Pritzker's visit comes a week after President Barack Obama announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs.


Related Topix: Arizona State University, US Politics, US News

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Race and Obama news coverage

If he can't answer it, maybe Brit Hume can. Both men were recently part of a panel on "Fox News Sunday" to which moderator Chris Wallace posed this question: Has race played a role in the often-harsh treatment of President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder? Wallace was reacting to a clip of Holder strongly hinting that a testy encounter ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, African-American

WAND-TV Decatur

Islamic militants claim this week's Nigeria blast

A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, US Politics, US News

Sat Apr 19, 2014


Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

This Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, file photo, taken in Washington, shows part of the HealthCare.gov website page featuring information about the SHOP Marketplace.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Computer Security, Science / Technology


National energy boom blurs political battle lines

Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline a major wedge.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Why are some Dems running from Obamacare?

Polls have shown that voters love popular provisions calling for mandatory coverage for maternity care and extending coverage for young people up to age 26 to stay on their parents' health insurance policies.


Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Representative Joe Garcia, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick


At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, World News, Ukraine,

Daily Kos

Six families whose lives have been changed by Obamacare

While President Obama was in Austin this week, he and First Lady Michelle Obama met with six families who had written to him to tell him how the Affordable Care Act has helped them.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, US Politics, US News

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.


Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate

Fri Apr 18, 2014


From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

As Clinton prepared for an August 1994 news conference in which he hoped to build public support for his struggling - and ultimately unsuccessful - health care overhaul, he told his advisers: "A lot of them want to know they can keep their own plan if they like it."


Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives


US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline, likely punting decision until after Election Day

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Anchorage Daily News

Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

This April 11, 2104 file photo shows first lady Michelle Obama speaking in the East Room of the White House in Washington.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, US Politics, US News, National Defense University