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WASHINGTON (AP) - For the first time, a female chef is in charge of dessert at the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's announcement of sweeping changes to the nation's immigration system is likely to lead to a battle over their legality. Is he on solid legal ground?
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mounting an offensive behind his immigration directives, President Barack Obama on Friday insisted House Republicans must take up a comprehensive immigration overhaul but said the system is so unfair that it needs the type of fixes that he initiated on his own.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says it's been reporting too high a figure for health law sign-ups because of a counting mistake.
DUBLIN (AP) - Ireland is lauding President Barack Obama's executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United States, saying the reforms will allow thousands of Irish citizens to attend Irish weddings and funerals without fear of being barred from returning to their American lives.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is open to limits on the duration of its military efforts in Iraq and Syria and on the potential use of ground forces in a new war authorization against the Islamic State, a top presidential adviser said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Responding to a national backlash over Common Core education standards, potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Thursday that the set of state benchmarks should be "the new minimum" for America's classrooms.
With terrorists beheading Americans, President Barack Obama has ordered a review of how the United States responds when citizens are taken hostage overseas.
WASHINGTON (AP) - With limited time still in power, President Barack Obama is staking his final two years on climate change, pushing the issue to the front of his agenda as he seeks to leave an imprint on the world that will endure after he's gone.
Vice President Joe Biden went too far in boasts about job growth and deficit reduction.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama called on local school officials Wednesday to help meet his goal of bringing high-speed Internet to virtually every American student within a few years to help them compete with counterparts in countries who already use technology to help them learn.
Rick Santorum, Pennsylvania's favorite political whipping boy as well as the state's most likely connection to a presidential hopeful in 2016, told a news website Monday that he will announce this summer whether he has another run in him.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a productive trip abroad, President Barack Obama is back in Washington, where he faces confrontations with Republicans on immigration and an oil pipeline project.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he is seriously considering whether to get into the race for president in 2016, but he hasn't decided yet whether he feels the call to run.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the first time, a female chef is in charge of dessert at the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says it's been reporting too high a figure for health law sign-ups because of a counting mistake.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's announcement of sweeping changes to the nation's immigration system is likely to lead to a battle over their legality. Is he on solid legal ground?
DUBLIN (AP) - Ireland is lauding President Barack Obama's executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United States, saying the reforms will allow thousands of Irish citizens to attend Irish weddings and funerals without fear of being barred from returning to their American lives.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mounting an offensive behind his immigration directives, President Barack Obama on Friday insisted House Republicans must take up a comprehensive immigration overhaul but said the system is so unfair that it needs the type of fixes that he initiated on his own.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hours before addressing the nation on immigration, President Barack Obama left the White House for lunch.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Responding to a national backlash over Common Core education standards, potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Thursday that the set of state benchmarks should be "the new minimum" for America's classrooms.
One veteran of many Republican Governors Association meetings called it "the peacock parade."
Excitement built across the region Wednesday ahead of President Obama's expected announcement of executive orders that would spare millions of the nation's undocumented immigrants from the threat of deportation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal action on immigration - in measures that could spare from deportation as many as 5 million people illegally in the U.S. and set up one of the most pitched partisan confrontations of his presidency.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federally subsidized child care providers will have to conduct criminal background checks on their workers and undergo a yearly inspection under legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is open to limits on the duration of its military efforts in Iraq and Syria and on the potential use of ground forces in a new war authorization against the Islamic State, a top presidential adviser said Wednesday.
With terrorists beheading Americans, President Barack Obama has ordered a review of how the United States responds when citizens are taken hostage overseas.
WASHINGTON (AP) - With limited time still in power, President Barack Obama is staking his final two years on climate change, pushing the issue to the front of his agenda as he seeks to leave an imprint on the world that will endure after he's gone.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hours before addressing the nation on immigration, President Barack Obama left the White House for lunch.