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Obama chooses two trips to NYC instead of overnight stay

[caption id="attachment_33070" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is interrupting a weekend trip to return to the White House. The White House says Obama has changed his plans for Friday an ...

Obama on ISIL: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama played down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in the Middle Ea ...

Obama heads off on fundraising trifecta

[caption id="attachment_22756" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is going on a fundraising sweep through New York and Rhode Island as he continues to help Democrats raise money for November ...

Obama will blame Congress for executive amnesty

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama's impending executive actions on immigration. Facing an expect onslaught of opposition, the administration plans to argue that ...

Eric Holder will face high hurdles in prosecution of police officer

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there's no guarantee of a criminal prosecution, let alone a conviction. Federal authorities investigating possible civil ri ...

Democrats fear Obama amnesty plan

WASHINGTON -- Panicked Democrats locked in tight midterm races as the party tries desperately to hold onto control of the Senate fear President Obama's anticipated executive amnesty for about 5 million illegal immigrants may doom their re-election ca ...

US will wait until ISIL becomes a direct threat

ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) -- Gen. Martin Dempsey said Sunday that once he determines the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland, he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against the group in ...

GAO: Obama administration broke law with Bergdahl prisoner swap

The Department of Defense violated U.S. law in swapping five Guantanamo detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a review by the Government Accountability Office found. Back in June, Republican members of the Senate Appropriations Committee sent a lett ...

Obama admin reveals effort to rescue James Foley

New details are emerging of the months ahead of this week's grisly execution of journalist James Foley, including a failed rescue attempt and a demand for millions in ransom from his captors. The Department of Defense revealed Wednesday it had staged ...

Obama: US will continue to confront Islamic State

[caption id="attachment_33005" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) -- President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to continue to confront Islamic State militants despite the beheading of an American journalist in ...


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