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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Brendan Buck
A consulting firm that helped write an environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline complied with federal rules regarding possible conflict of interest, the State Department's inspector general said Wednesday in a report that buoyed supporters of the controversial pipeline and disappointed critics.
Bowing to pressure from its left flank, the White House revealed Thursday that it won't again propose Social Security cuts when President Obama releases his budget early next month, saying Republicans squandered chances for a deal last year.
The White House said Thursday that President Obama's next budget will drop an offer to accept lower cost-of-living increases in Social Security benefits through the so-called "chained" consumer price index.
President Obama's repeated use of executive powers to ease the rollout of his health care law could be setting the stage for Republicans to roll back the overhaul's most controversial parts if they retake the White House in 2016, say analysts who have tracked the law's shifting landscape.
Young adults are not signing up for Obamacare at a rate that could keep insurance premiums from going up — at least not yet —according to an Obama administration report that says nearly 2.2 million Americans have obtained private health coverage under the health care law.
Rep. Jim McDermott said Thursday that Democrats should adopt a "two-pronged approach" to their agenda and for the midterm elections this year — with one of the prongs involving Obamacare.
Turning his attention yet again to the economy, President Obama on Wednesday zeroed in on the "defining challenge" of this generation — growing income inequality between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America.
President Obama called Speaker John A. Boehner Tuesday morning, but only to repeat his refusal to bargain on bills to reopen the government and raise the nation's borrowing limit.
President Obama has invited congressional leaders to the White House Wednesday to seek a resolution to the shutdown.
Even after House Speaker John A. Boehner lent his support a resolution backing strikes on Syria, his staff said it's still going to be an "uphill battle" to get it passed through Congress.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. knows based on intelligence that the Syrian regime carefully prepared for days to launch a chemical weapons attack — killing 1,429 people.
President Obama will take to the road to justify his new economic plans Wednesday based on what aides call the "significant" progress of the past five years, but economic benchmarks during his presidency show a mixed bag of gains and setbacks on pocketbook issues.
President Obama on Tuesday used a hyped speech on climate change to signal — with a wink and a nod — that he's likely to approve the $7 billion Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.
House Republicans accused President Obama of "stunning cynicism" Wednesday for planning an event at the White House with college students to highlight a potential increase in student-loan rates this summer, reprising an issue from last year's re-election campaign.
Under growing pressure, the White House on Wednesday released emails that showed the talking points crafted to explain the deadly terrorist attack in Benghazi last year were changed at the behest of a State Department worried about political fallout.
"There are some inconvenient facts that the White House doesn't like to acknowledge. That's because, in short, this plan is a job killer," said Brendan Buck, spokesman for House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican.