President Barack Obama’s passing remark about the prospect of a nuclear explosion in New York wasn’t meant as an indication of any real known threat, a White House spokeswoman said today.
House Speaker John Boehner will have trouble winning the next fight after the way he lost this one.
In an America full of irresolution, one certainty: The immigration situation will be worse a year from now.
Airports serving Ohio State University and the headquarters of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. joined a legal offensive aimed at stopping the U.S. from shutting air traffic control operations as part of government-wide spending cuts.
In some ways, the U.S. government began to reopen almost as soon as it shut down.
John Edwards campaigned for president with a tale of “two Americas,” one rich, one poor, and vowed to bridge them.
The spending bill Congress passed shows $1.2 trillion in budget cuts that weren’t supposed to happen are now part of the political landscape.
President Barack Obama told lawmakers in February that automatic federal budget cuts would be a “self-inflicted wound” on the U.S. economy.
President Barack Obama signed into law a catchall government-funding bill that ends the 2013 budget fight and locks in $85 billion in spending cuts he opposes.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev came to Silicon Valley with a goal: convince investors that his country is a safe place to put their money and resources.
"The president was trying to say he is more worried about a NYC terrorist attack than a regional power like Russia, but the remark has backfired."
- Darrell West on Mar 26, 2014