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Obama blasts GOP over effort to block executive amnesty

President Barack Obama on Wednesday openly challenged the GOP during a trip to South Florida, over the party's opposition to his plan to grant amnesty to millions of undocumented persons in the U.S. During a town hall event in Miami, Obama leveled hi ...

Kerry State Dept. official charged with soliciting minor

A U.S. State Department official has been jailed on charges of soliciting a minor. Fairfax County, Virginia, Police Department spokeswoman Lucy Caldwell says 44-year-old Daniel Rosen was arrested at his home in Washington, D.C., about noon Tuesday an ...

Susan Rice says Netanyahu address 'destructive'

[caption id="attachment_3987" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON -- Susan Rice, US President Barack Obama's national security advisor, said on Tuesday night that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's acceptance of an invit ...

Obama vetoes jobs and energy independence with Keystone pipeline bill

WASHINGTON, (UPI) -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday made good on his promise to veto legislation in support of the Keystone XL oil pipeline should it cross his desk. He vetoed the bill that called for the 1,179-mile pipeline's construction to tran ...

DOJ: Insufficient Evidence for Federal Charges Against George Zimmerman

[caption id="attachment_36697" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department announced it will not file civil rights charges against neighborhood-watch volunteer, George Zimmerman, in the 2012 s ...

VA Secretary Robert McDonald didn't misspeak, he lied

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald has apologized for making a false claim about his military record during a televised meeting with homeless veterans. In a CBS report that aired Jan. 30, McDonald spoke to a homeless veteran in Los Angeles wh ...

US names first global envoy for gay rights

WASHINGTON — The United States is naming its first international envoy for gay rights. The State Department says Randy Berry will be its special envoy to promote human rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. Berry is a veteran ...

Obama fumes, searches for ways to counter Netanyahu

WASHINGTON -- In what is becoming an increasingly nasty grudge match, the White House is mulling ways to undercut Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming trip to Washington and blunt his message that a potential nuclear deal with Iran is ...

Administration gave 800,000 Obamacare recipients wrong tax info

[caption id="attachment_23489" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON -- About 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers got the wrong tax information from the government, the Obama administration said Friday, and officials are askin ...

Obama admin admits withholding details of Iran nuke talks from Israel

[caption id="attachment_34340" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Wednesday it is withholding from Israel some sensitive details of its nuclear negotiations with Iran because it is worried ...


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