- PHILLIPS: The benefits of defying ‘common wisdom’
- Judge strikes down Arkansas abortion law — nation’s toughest — as unconstitutional
- Court: Tenn. must recognize 3 same-sex marriages
- Russia claims to have downed U.S. drone over Crimea region; Pentagon denies
- John Daly shoots 90 at PGA Tour event: ‘I’m falling apart’
- Police: Man arrested in West Virginia may be linked to Alexandria killings
- Smile: Equipping cops with body-mounted cameras gains steam in Calif., N.Y.
- Obama to sign bill cutting taxpayer money for party conventions
- Half of Americans worried about second Cold War: poll
- Kermit Gosnell clinic aide who heard aborted baby scream gets 5 to 10 years in prison
Latest White House Items
Pressure is mounting on Barack Obama to throw in the cards and announce that he won't seek re-election as president. Surprisingly, the push is coming from the left. This has many in mainstream America scratching their heads asking why liberals want to dump the most hard-left president in American history. The answer is they're worried Mr. Obama has moved too far, too fast - and revealed too much of their big-government agenda - to win a second term. This is Hillary Clinton's moment.
A man jumped the north fence of the White House Tuesday evening, prompting an evacuation of Pennsylvania Avenue and Lafayette Park.
The Pentagon is bracing for some cutbacks in military and other cooperation efforts with China as a result of a new arms package for Taiwan, expected to be announced formally this week.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has the momentum now, but the calendar may give rival Mitt Romney an advantage over the front-runner if the primary battle for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination turns into a marathon hunt for delegates.
In one of the least-needed reassurances in modern political history, President Obama's top political man, David Plouffe, "told Democrats late last week that the White House would not suffer from overconfidence. 'What I don't want to suggest is that we're sitting around and thinking everything is great,' he said."
Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is criticizing presidential rival Texas Gov. Rick Perry's support for public benefits for the children of illegal immigrants.
Seeking to put his stamp on deficit-reduction talks, President Obama on Monday said he will veto any debt plan that cuts Medicare benefits without also imposing higher taxes on the wealthy, and he embraced a broad call that all millionaires be made to pay an effective higher tax rate on income than middle-class families do.
Without any trace of irony, the White House's new 10-year deficit-reduction plan is titled "Living Within Our Means and Investing in the Future." It achieves neither of these objectives, but you would never know that by looking at the deceptively rosy future it promises.
President Obama, pushed by some in his party to take a harder line on the deficit-reduction negotiations, took aim Monday at an anti-tax pledge supported by most congressional Republicans.