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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama condemned fatal shootings in Canada on Wednesday as "outrageous attacks." ''We're all shaken by it," he said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has told President Barack Obama she doesn't want to be nominated for attorney general, after he asked her to consider succeeding Eric Holder, people familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press on Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has extended new invitations to Afghanistan's new leaders to visit the White House early next year.
Comedian Harry Shearer brings his faithful, and often hilarious, adaptation of Richard Nixon's Oval Office tapes to YouTube.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House on Wednesday cautioned against making assumptions about President Barack Obama's changes to immigration rules based on a new federal contract proposal from the Homeland Security Department to buy enough supplies to make as many as 34 million immigrant work permits and residency cards over the next five years.
Vice President Biden toured a dredging barge at Penn's Landing on Thursday to show support for the project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Labor Secretary Tom Perez sought Monday to re-energize President Barack Obama's stalled push for raising the minimum wage from $7.50 to $10.10 an hour and for making paid leave for mothers of newborns more widely available.
CHICAGO (AP) - A lesson from President Barack Obama's brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What's past is prologue.
President Obama is planning to travel to Pennsylvania to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf in the final week of the race, a White House official said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency.
The Big Tent: First Lady Michelle Obama tells a Philadelphia audience it's critical to elect Tom Wolf governor of Pennsylvania to "finish what we started" and stand up for families.
Staff writers for both The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News will be tweeting about today's General Election.
Vice President Biden will travel to Philadelphia next Thursday, the White House said Friday. Without providing details, the White House said Biden will be coming to the city to take part in an event designed to highlight the "importance of investing in America's infrastructure."
EVANSTON, Ill. - President Obama assured an audience peppered with old friends and colleagues that he wasn't making a campaign or political speech.
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has told President Barack Obama she doesn't want to be nominated for attorney general, after he asked her to consider succeeding Eric Holder, people familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press on Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she doesn't think she's running for president in in 2016, a shift from her usual script.
Comedian Harry Shearer brings his faithful, and often hilarious, adaptation of Richard Nixon's Oval Office tapes to YouTube.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has extended new invitations to Afghanistan's new leaders to visit the White House early next year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House on Wednesday cautioned against making assumptions about President Barack Obama's changes to immigration rules based on a new federal contract proposal from the Homeland Security Department to buy enough supplies to make as many as 34 million immigrant work permits and residency cards over the next five years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama condemned fatal shootings in Canada on Wednesday as "outrageous attacks." ''We're all shaken by it," he said.
CHICAGO (AP) - They say you can never truly go home again, but for Barack Obama, perhaps the old adage doesn't apply.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Labor Secretary Tom Perez sought Monday to re-energize President Barack Obama's stalled push for raising the minimum wage from $7.50 to $10.10 an hour and for making paid leave for mothers of newborns more widely available.
CHICAGO (AP) - A lesson from President Barack Obama's brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What's past is prologue.
WASHINGTON (AP) - While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away.
CHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections.
Vice President Biden toured a dredging barge at Penn's Landing on Thursday to show support for the project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel.
President Obama is planning to travel to Pennsylvania to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf in the final week of the race, a White House official said.
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.