Whether out of frustration or political necessity, some of President Obama’s closest lieutenants from his first term are distancing themselves from Mr. Obama as 2016 approaches.
President Obama is getting ready to release more detainees from the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to reports.
The Internal Revenue Service may have given thousands of confidential filings from private taxpayers to the White House to review, a lawsuit against the Treasury Department just revealed.
President Obama’s overall poll numbers with average Americans may have dumped in recent months to all-time lows — but the news gets even worse with working-class whites, who see him as a near-insufferable failure.
With the lame-duck Congress failing to advance bipartisan surveillance-reform legislation, President Obama faces an uphill climb next year with his plans to end the National Security Agency’s mass collection of phone records.
Despite a drop in number of uninsured Americans under Obamacare, more put off medical treatment this year because they can’t afford it, said a new poll released Friday.
The number of reported abortions fell to a historic low in 2011, the federal government said this week in its annual tally of most of the nation’s states.
President Obama has received plenty of credit from environmentalists — along with heavy bipartisan criticism — for his dramatic actions to fight climate change, but the fate of his agenda rests largely with his White House successor.
Shopping spawns peculiar culture. One-out-of-10 Americans actually shop while they’re drunk, for one thing - or they’re sleepless not in Seattle but in the mall. A new survey from RetailMeNot, an online discount coupon distributor, found the 12 percent of Americans are buying while bombed. Yes, they’ve had a few before wandering the aisles. Another 36 percent report they are sleep-deprived.
Before he feasted on a Thanksgiving meal with six kinds of pie, President Obama called U.S. troops from each of the five military branches to thank them for their service on behalf of the nation.
FedBid, the politically connected contractor ousted by the VA, has benefited from a cadre of congressional allies who stepped in to defend the company and pressure the department to keep using its services, even as a top procurement officer was warning against it.
With the 2016 GOP presidential race starting in earnest in the new year, there is a dearth of prominent women candidates. But a number of Republicans say that Carly Fiorina could change that.