The State Department admitted it was violating a judge’s order Friday in releasing only 1,356 new emails from former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton’s time in the administration, with officials saying they’re falling behind because they are having to run all of the documents by intelligence agencies to make sure classified documents aren’t being released.
The White House dismissed the need for a federal investigation of Planned Parenthood Friday, citing the opinions of three liberal newspapers as evidence that “impartial observers” are raising questions about the authenticity of a pro-life group’s undercover videos on the sale of fetal tissue.
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s physician describes the Democratic presidential candidate as in “excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States.”
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Friday the Iranian nuclear deal will go forward, and he disagreed with President Obama’s view that Democratic lawmakers are getting “squishy” on the accord.
The Obama administration slapped a secret designation Friday on a number of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails from her time as secretary of state, raising more questions about whether her controversial email arrangement led to classified information being left unsecured.
President Obama signed a three-month highway bill Friday while chastising Congress for failing to approve long-term transportation funding and other legislative business before lawmakers’ summer vacation.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul on Thursday blamed rival Donald Trump’s rise in popularity on a temporary “loss of sanity.”
Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was at a loss for words Thursday night after MSNBC’s Chris Matthews pressed her on the differences between Democrats and socialists.
Could he really be elected for a third term? In a speech made during his trip to Africa this week, President Obama suggested that he could win a third term if he ran for the White House. A new poll could challenge that idea, though. A Rasmussen Reports national survey of likely voters reveals that 30 percent would vote for the president if he ran again, and 63 percent would not.
The Senate passed a long-sought highway deal Thursday that authorizes projects for six years while paying for only half of it with a patchwork of funding streams, setting up a bid this fall to meld the plan with a roads bill from the House that would rely on tax reform instead.
Donald Trump is leading yet another poll for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, in what is expected to be one of the national surveys that could be used to decide who participates in the first GOP debate next week in Ohio.
The White House blasted House Republicans Thursday for leaving on summer vacation without finishing important legislative business.