President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a violation of Secret Service security protocols, according to published reports.
The Obama administration will pay $9 million over the next two years to give taxpayer-funded attorneys to some of the illegal immigrant children who have surged across the U.S. border this year, the Health and Human Services Department said Tuesday.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of the state of Oklahoma in its lawsuit against an IRS rule that extended Obamacare’s subsidies to health exchange in every state, state officials announced Tuesday.
Ebola, ethics and education dominated the final debate between Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis on Thursday night before Texas voters choose one of them as their first new governor in 14 years.
Six people have jumped the fence at the White House this year alone, and 16 have jumped the fence over the past five years, Secret Service Director Julia A. Pierson told Congress on Tuesday as she tried to explain how an intruder managed to cross the lawn and get into the president’s iconic residence.
President Obama said Tuesday that he was “impressed” with new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment to lifting his people out of poverty and deepening ties with the U.S.
The world’s supply of experimental Ebola drug runs dry just as U.S. troops are deployed to West Africa by a commander-in-chief who has never appeared to have much use for the military as an actual military force. He has deployed them there to fight, in all seriousness, the Ebola virus.
Republican congressional candidate David Brat would not commit to supporting John A. Boehner as House speaker next year and isn’t ready to say whether he backs President Obama’s tactics to fight Islamic State terrorists in Syria and Iraq.
A “substantial” number of VA employees will face punishment for the veterans treatment scandal, the new national commander of the American Legion predicted Tuesday, indicating that the slow pace of discipline has more to do with the hoops the department must jump through than it does a lack of willingness to fire people.
President Obama and his Indian counterpart pledged Tuesday to cooperate on nuclear energy, but specialists say Indian liability laws have made progress virtually impossible and have rendered moot a landmark 2008 agreement between the two countries.
Bored with the midterm horse races, the press frolicked through a real novelty: raking a clandestine group over the coals. Their inspiration was the bipartisan investigation of a White House security breach conducted by nine Democrats and eight Republicans, all members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and all with much on their minds.
State Department investigators uncovered evidence that agents working for one of the largest U.S. military contractors paid tens of thousands of dollars in bribes to Pakistani officials to obtain visas and weapons licenses, but records show the government closed the case without punishing DynCorp.