President Obama urged the Greek prime minister and German Chancellor Angela Merkel by phone Tuesday to find a solution to Greece’s debt crisis.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that while skepticism of government is “part of our DNA” as Americans, people who openly “dis” the government are effectively “dissing our democracy.”
President Obama told the leader of Vietnam’s Communist Party that he plans to visit the Southeast Asian nation soon, as the two leaders discussed tensions with China and Vietnam’s poor record on human rights in an Oval Office meeting Tuesday.
The White House said Tuesday that nuclear talks with Iran are “worth continuing” despite negotiators in Vienna missing their second deadline within the past week to reach an agreement.
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday said Puerto Rico deserved a “fair shot” at using U.S. bankruptcy laws to restructure some $72 billion in debt.
The large crowds turning out to see presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders are a “good sign” for Democrats in 2016 rather than a bad sign for Democratic frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton, President Obama’s spokesman said Tuesday.
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer said Tuesday it is time for the GOP to relent and jettison the so-called sequester caps on spending as the parties march toward a possible government shutdown this fall.
Christina Freundlich, a former communications director for the Iowa Democratic Party who sparked outrage in March after taking a smiling selfie in front of a deadly New York City fire, has reportedly been hired as a spokeswoman for the Democratic National Committee.
Sen. Bernie Sanders said Monday that the Obama administration is not being forthright with the American people about the real unemployment rate.
The White House blamed congressional Republicans Monday for the death of a San Francisco woman allegedly shot by a repeat offender illegal immigrant, and for a spate of gun violence last weekend in President Obama’s hometown of Chicago.
The Democratic campaign to relax national, state and local deportation policies is fueling outrage ignited by the shocking slaying of a woman in San Francisco by an oft-deported illegal immigrant with seven felony convictions.
Resistance may look futile, but U.S. lawmakers and state workers are not done rebelling against the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage.