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3 hrs ago | KMIZ
White House veteran John Podesta has an impressive Rolodex, deep policy expertise, and an invaluable background as a political strategist and Washington fixer -- all things that could benefit President Barack Obama as he assumes a top-level advisory role.
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4 hrs ago | Yahoo!
Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
7 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin
A joint wave from the Air Force One, a shared dinner, and a long flight home. President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush shared quality time Tuesday as they returned from Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa.
8 hrs ago | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk
President Barack Obama talks with Danish prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela The two men were sat either side of Danish prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and smiled as she took the snapshot of the three leaders at the FNB Stadium in Soweto.
12 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers
DALLAS - A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
13 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
Secretary of State John Kerry urged Congress on Tuesday to put off more sanctions against Iran at this time, saying "this is a very delicate diplomatic moment" to seek a peaceful solution to the issue of preventing Tehran from gaining nuclear weapons.
15 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
Singer Mariah Carey holds hands with Santa Claus as she performs at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony, attended by President Barack Obama and his family, at the Ellipse in Washington, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
19 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
Senate Democrats are demonstrating their new ability to thwart Republican filibusters with a vote that would make judges appointed by Democratic presidents a majority on the nation's second most powerful court.
21 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Obama nominated John Koskinen, a retired corporate and government official with experience managing numerous organizations in crisis, to take over the IRS in August.
But Republicans aren't likely to acquiesce lightly. They've blocked the North Carolina Democrat's nomination for months and could still use a collection of procedural hurdles to stymie – or at least delay – the nomination to draw more public scrutiny to the pick.
The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout, but it says the alternative would have been far worse.
People who didn't know a URL from an http were blithely expounding on software snags and web design, thanks to the clunky launch of healthcare.gov, the insurance marketplace for the government's big health care overhaul.
President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Eight major technology companies have joined forces to call for tighter controls on government surveillance, issuing an open letter Monday to President Barack Obama arguing for reforms in the way the U.S. snoops on people.
As world leaders, including President Barack Obama, begin to arrive for a service in Johannesburg on Tuesday, the civil-rights campaigner's life is being memorialized across the country and world.
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The television ads show a series of medical mishaps: a man kicking the wrong leg in a reflex check, a urine sample bottle that won't open for a frustrated patient and a blood pressure cuff letting out a strange noise when the doctor presses the plastic bulb.