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  • Unwelcome mat: White House tries to counter Benjamin Netanyahu visit

    WASHINGTON – In what is becoming an increasingly nasty grudge match, the White House is mulling ways to undercut Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netan ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Obama: No accident economy improving on his watch

    WASHINGTON – Taunting Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday said it's "not an accident" that the economy is improving on his watch and that Re ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers given wrong tax info

    WASHINGTON – About 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers got the wrong tax information from the government, the Obama administration said Friday, and offic ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Immigrants feel stuck after judge blocks Obama orders

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Brenda Armendariz, her husband and their two Mexico-born children were hoping to resolve their constant fears of being deported after ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Democrats blast Rudy Giuliani for questioning Obama's love of U.S.

    WASHINGTON – Democrats on Thursday assailed former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for questioning President Barack Obama's love of country, and urg ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • White House: Higher wages needed to make up for stagnation

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's top economists say that even as the U.S. has managed to kick start a lasting and growing recovery, modest wage g ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Jeb Bush: 'I am my own man,' not my brother or father

    CHICAGO – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says his views about America's place in the world will often be compared with those of his father and brother, ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Federal judge stalls Obama's executive action on immigration

    HOUSTON – The White House promised an appeal Tuesday after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on i ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 8:48 am
  • Democrats seek relief from Obamacare penalties

    WASHINGTON – The official sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law may be over, but leading congressional Democrats say millions of ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • FACT CHECK: Rand Paul backtracks on vaccines, college

    WASHINGTON – As Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky eyes a presidential race, he's likely to face questions about several contested or disproven sta ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Study: Oklahoma's daily small quakes raise risk of big ones

    SAN JOSE, California – Small earthquakes shaking Oklahoma and southern Kansas daily and linked to energy drilling are dramatically increasing the chan ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Questions on plaintiffs unlikely to derail health lawsuit

    WASHINGTON – Despite questions about four challengers' legal right to bring their lawsuit, the Supreme Court probably will not be deterred from decidi ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Republicans say Obama giving immigrants ‘amnesty bonuses’

    WASHINGTON – Millions of immigrants benefiting from President Barack Obama’s executive actions could get a windfall from the IRS, a reversal of fortun ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Shadow of Clinton war vote hangs over other 2016 contenders

    WASHINGTON – In 2002, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton cast a vote in favor of the Iraq war that would later come to haunt her presidential campaign.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Obama focuses on cybersecurity in heart of Silicon Valley

    PALO ALTO, Calif. – President Barack Obama is asking Silicon Valley's tech elite to partner with federal authorities to thwart mounting cyber attacks ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 4:59 pm
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