Summary The departments would include Homeland Security, Labor and Commerce (during Obama's first term), according to an article by In the Loop columnist Al Kamen . Josh Hicks covers the federal government and anchors the Federal Eye blog.
Summary Here's President Obama on Friday: "The United States will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in Ukraine." One suspects that President Putin isn't very worried about affirmations of future costs by the international community.
Summary Both are policies aimed at expanding economic opportunity for all by creating jobs and ensuring the long-term strength of the American economy. President Barack Obama enters the East Room of the White House with Christian Champagne at the start of the .
Summary The actions signaled publicly for the first time the Kremlin's readiness to intervene militarily in Ukraine, and it served as a blunt response to President Obama, who just hours earlier pointedly warned Russia to respect Ukraine's sovereignty. "As chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea," Mr. Aksyonov said, "I make the decision to temporarily put the armed units and groups of the Interior Ministry, the Security Service, the armed forces, the Emergency Situations Ministry, the fleet, the Tax Service, and the border guards under my direct control. All commanders shall follow only my orders and instructions".
Summary Obama spoke frequently in his first term about developing a nationwide network of high-speed railways that could eventually grow to rival the interstate highway system. Despite the GOP's objections to its high-speed rail plans, Foxx said the Obama administration has drastically increased the availability of faster trains in the U.S. "Over the past five years, we've invested more than $12 billion in high-performance rail," Foxx said.
Summary Defying a warning by President Obama a day earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin asked parliament for permission to use military force in Ukraine due to the "extraordinary situation" there. "I'm submitting a request for using the armed forces of the Russian Federation on the territory of Ukraine pending the normalization of the socio-political situation in that country," Putin said in a statement released by the Kremlin.
Summary That's according to an invitation to the event obtained by The Associated Press. The invitation says the April 9 event will take place at the home of John Eddie Williams, a prominent Texas philanthropist and lawyer, and his wife, Sheridan.
Summary "Mr. President, you owe our 11 million workers an explanation," Wagner said in the weekly Republican address . Still, critics of the law pounced immediately, flagging the report as further evidence that the Affordable Care Act is fatally flawed. " This is another punch in the gut for Americans already struggling in the president's economy," House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said in a statement released on Monday .
Summary Erratic weather behavior and atmospheric carbon dioxide levels in the at a new critical milestone of 400 parts per million have environmentalists arguing against President Obama's "all of the above" strategy. While there have been huge strides in wind and solar energy, we're still in the first inning of carbon reduction, and if we're ever to reach an energy portfolio levered to green energy, natural gas is the only option to get us there. .
Summary Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan is a secret Muslim who brought "known Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood leaders into the government and into advisory positions" -- and he's doing so under President Obama's protection. True to form, Guandolo blamed CAIR's opposition to his seminar on the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas.
Summary WASHINGTON -- President Obama signed a law in 2012 offering health benefits to thousands of former Marines and their families who were exposed decades ago to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The government is opposing those on the same grounds -- that the time for claims to be filed has expired.
Summary FERGUSON, Mo. But it remains unclear if the church was randomly targeted or if the fire was linked to the church's ties to Brown's family, said John Ham, spokesman for the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Summary By Editorial Board November 27 at 7:50 PM. WHEN WILL Fairfax County and federal authorities stop stonewalling in the 2013 death of John Geer , an unarmed man shot at point-blank range by police as he stood in the doorway
Summary An aerial view of the KiddPreneur Mini Carnival. Guided by business counsellors and teachers, the interactive programme gave the children an opportunity to devise their business plans through a business camp and team building event before starting their business venture at the Kidd@Preneur Mini Carnival.