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Conservative group files lawsuit, questions if donations swayed Clinton’s actions

The conservative group Citizens United filed a lawsuit Thursday morning demanding that the State Department turn over correspondence it hopes will help determine whether Hillary Clinton’s decisions as the nation’s… Click to Continue...

Obama backs ban on ‘conversion therapy’

The White House is adding its support to efforts to ban conversion therapy -- the practice by mental health providers that aims to change an individual’s sexual orientation. Click to Continue »

Obama nearly twice as popular in Cuba, as in U.S.

President Barack Obama -- who has pledged to restore long-frayed ties with Cuba -- is far more popular on the island nation as he is at home, a new poll… Click to Continue »

Obama calls key senator on Iran

President Barack Obama stepped up his effort to get Congress to ease off a vote on the administration’s tentative nuclear agreement with Iran, speaking Wednesday with the influential chair of… Click to Continue »

N. Charleston shooting “devastating,” “troubling,” Obama adviser, S.C. lawmakers say

President Barack Obama’s senior adviser and several of South Carolina’s congressional lawmakers Wednesday denounced the shooting death of an unarmed African-American man by a white North Charleston, S.C., police officer… Click to Continue »

Poll says majority of Americans back Obama Cuba changes

With President Barack Obama likely to interact with Cuban President Raul Castro this week at a summit in Panama, a new poll suggests that a majority of Americans support his… Click to Continue »

President Obama’s favorite Republican? ‘I love them all’

President Barack Obama won’t pick any favorites when it comes to Republicans. Click to Continue »

Russians hacked White House computers, new report says

Russians are responsible for infiltrating the State Department and White House computer systems in recent months, CNN reported Tuesday. Click to Continue »

State Department slow to release Clinton’s travel manifests

The conservative group Citizens United is going to have to wait a bit longer for Hillary Clinton’s flight manifests from the State Department. Click to Continue »

Relatives of missing Mexican students press case U.S.

Family members of the 43 missing Mexican students gathered Tuesday in front of the White House to draw public attention to their plight. Click to Continue »

Powerful Sen. Chuck Schumer backs Iran bill White House opposes

Senate Minority Leader in-waiting Charles Schumer strongly supports a bill that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will take up next week that could give Congress a way to scuttle the… Click to Continue »

Obama says Scott Walker Iran approach ‘foolish’

President Barack Obama waded into the 2016 Republican presidential contest on Tuesday, suggesting that Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, might want to “bone up” on foreign policy before criticizing the… Click to Continue »

Mitch McConnell slams Iran nuke deal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Monday slammed the interim agreement the Obama administration and five world powers reached with Iran last week to stem Tehran’s nuclear program, asserting that it… Click to Continue »

White House won’t say if Obama will meet with Raul Castro

President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro will be at the Summit of the Americas this week in Panama, but the White House isn’t yet saying whether they’ll meet. Click to Continue »

Jeb Bush is not Hispanic, voter form says otherwise

Jeb Bush admitted Monday that he made a “mistake” in 2009 when he listed his ethnicity in a Miami-Dade County voter-registration form as “Hispanic.” Click to Continue »

Capitol Hill reaction to Iran deal swift, varied

Congressional reaction to Thursday’s announcement of framework for a final agreement between Iran, the Obama administration, and five world powers to curb Tehran’s nuclear program was swift and varied. Here… Click to Continue »

Cruz campaign reports “surge” in polls

The Cruz campaign released an upbeat internal memorandum this afternoon that found a “strong surge” in support for the Texas senator since his presidential announcement last week. Click to Continue »

Cruz reaps $4 million from early start

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, got the jump on the rest of the GOP presidential field by announcing first and now he’s reaping the benefits, reporting today that he’s raised $4… Click to Continue »

Clinton urges veto of Arkansas ‘religious freedom’ bill

Hillary Clinton, the presumed frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for president, urged Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) to veto a “religious freedom” bill that is similar to an Indiana law… Click to Continue »

Obama unveils plan to cut emissions

The Obama administration on Tuesday submit its plan for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the United States by nearly a third over the next decade. Click to Continue »

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