House Minority Leader John A. Boehner on Friday hammered President Obama and Democrats for what he called their "job-killing policies," saying that next month's midterm elections would be a "referendum" on the nation's economy and a chance for a fresh start.
In yet another pre-election departure for the White House, President Obama announced Friday that his national security adviser, Gen. James Jones, is stepping down and will be replaced by deputy Tom Donilon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Campaign strategists should rethink their pitches to the very rich, who appear just as disillusioned by politics as the rest of America.
The White House says President Obama will not sign a bill that would allow foreclosure and other documents to be accepted among multiple states.
Taliban officials have engaged in periodic, discreet contacts with Afghan and U.S. officials for months but are unwilling to move to formal peace negotiations until the U.S. agrees to a timetable for the withdrawal of all foreign troops, according to a Pakistani intelligence official and members of a newly formed Afghan peace council.