Days after the Justice Department issued a scathing review of police practices in Ferguson, Missouri, President Obama on Friday said the embattled city “will now have to make a decision” to either end discriminatory practices or face a federal lawsuit.
The Obama administration officially informed Congress on Friday that it will begin to bump up against the debt limit in little more than a week, starting the clock on the next debt showdown.
The Justice Department is preparing to bring criminal corruption charges against New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez, alleging that he used his office to benefit the business of a donor and friend.
President Obama on Friday ignored his own State Department’s research on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, dismissing the project and casting it as both economically unimportant and potentially harmful to the environment.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. tied the gay rights movement to the civil rights movement Friday, a day before the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, and touted progress on both fronts since the 1960s.
Despite reports the White House learned six months ago that Hillary Clinton exclusively used a private email server during her time as secretary of state, administration officials said Friday they have “no idea” when President Obama learned of the situation.
Democrats on Friday accused Republicans running the special Benghazi investigation of turning former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s email troubles into a political circus, saying there was no need to issue an official subpoena for them.
That speech before Congress may have worked: More U.S. voters appear to support Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s tougher approach over President Obama’s more conciliatory strategy when it comes to negotiations with Iran.
The heartland still rules - and so does the farm. A dozen GOP presidential hopefuls are headed for the first ever Iowa Agriculture Summit on Saturday at the bodacious Iowa fairgrounds near Des Moines - and intended as a showcase for agribusiness and livestock markets. Ready to weigh in on ethanol, cattle and row crops: Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, Rep. Lindsey Graham, Gov. Scott Walker, Jeb Bush, Rick Perry, Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump, Rick Santorum, George Pataki and Jim Gilmore. All must do their homework. There will be a discerning audience that also includes Sens. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley, Rep. Steve King and Gov. Terry Branstad - and a thousand savvy locals.
White House National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice has developed a reputation among those who work with her for harshly criticizing people by using the “F bomb,” according to current and former U.S. officials familiar with two exchanges.
The U.S. jobs machine showed no signs of the winter blues as employers added 295,000 jobs in February, exceeding analyst expectations and marking the 12th straight month with gains of 200,000 or more, the Labor Department announced Friday.
Former first lady Laura Bush said she’d like to see a woman in the White House but that her loyalties for 2016 lie with her brother-in-law.