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The Treasury Department Wednesday advised American financial institutions to closely monitor transactions related to Egypt for any possible signs that state assets were being misappropriated.
National Public Radio’s President and CEO Vivian Schiller simply gushed over President Obama’s proposed budget that preserved the funding for public broadcasting that House Republicans would just as soon cut. In expressing her gratitude to the White House, Ms. Schiller helped Republicans make their case.
The Obama administration seems to have a serious problem with its hearing or its memory, possibly both. In November, the voters said loud and clear that government is too big and spends too much, but 3 1/2 months later, the White House has forgotten that midterm election message.
Hard-line Iranian lawmakers called on Tuesday for the country's opposition leaders to face trial and be put to death, a day after clashes between opposition protesters and security forces left two people dead and dozens injured.
Airport security screeners pushing for full union rights cleared a significant hurdle Tuesday as the Senate rejected a Republican-authored proposal that would have barred them from collective bargaining.
When the biggest spender in America's history says it's time for government to live within its means, it is reasonable to ask: Who does President Obama think he's kidding? Mr. Obama's new budget is the latest installment in a series of proposals featuring flawed estimates based on unrealistic economic assumptions. It should be considered dead on arrival.
President Barack Obama is awarding the nation's highest civilian honor to a diverse group of recipients, including a former president and a basketball legend.
"Everybody's going to have to give a little bit" to solve the nation's fiscal problems, President Obama told reporters at a hastily called White House press briefing Tuesday morning.
A run for the White House long has meant enduring icy days campaigning in Iowa for the contest that starts the presidential election calendar. But this winter fewer candidates have braved the Midwestern chill. And that has left some wondering if the Iowa Republican Party's shift to the right is scaring off some hopefuls and making the Iowa caucuses less competitive — and less important.