Gen. James Jones, President Barack Obama's national security adviser, is stepping down and will be replaced by his top deputy Tom Donilon, two senior administration officials told The Associated Press on Friday.
Former Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod pleaded with officials to hear her out after she was ousted from the USDA during a racial firestorm in July, internal e-mails show.
Demand a recount. We're talking about Chicago, where "how many votes ya got" often depends on "how many votes ya need." The question at hand is whether a nonresident like Rahm Emanuel, late of the Obama White House, can pirouette into town (like the dance student he once was) and get his finger around the levers of machine power that anoints Chicago's mayors. In a volatile year like this, almost anything could happen.
Campaign strategists should rethink their pitches to the very rich, who appear just as disillusioned by politics as the rest of America.
Imagine room service, a state-of-the-art spa, valet parking and all the rest of the amenities found in a luxury hotel - but in your own home.
Even though the measure passed Congress without a single dissenting vote, President Obama this week spotted potentially nefarious side effects in an arcane bill to rewrite rules on notarized documents, issuing only the second veto of his presidency Thursday.
The White House says President Obama will not sign a bill that would allow foreclosure and other documents to be accepted among multiple states.
The threat posed by North Korea's nuclear program has reached an "extremely dangerous level," an adviser to South Korea's president said in comments published Wednesday.
The White House blocked efforts by federal scientists to tell the public just how bad the Gulf oil spill could have been, according to a panel appointed by President Obama to investigate the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.