Power plant rules spark climate fight

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's sweeping new power plant regulations are thrusting the divisive debate over climate change into the race for the White...
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Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

...1, and Congress is tasked with passing legislation by then temporarily keeping the doors open until lawmakers and President Barack Obama can reach a longer-term agreement.But it could be challenging for those Republican leaders to control their most conservative...
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Congress on vacation, putting off messy decisions that all but guarantees a painful fall.Not long after they return in September, lawmakers must vote on President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran, a brutally divisive issue that many lawmakers expect will dominate voter town halls during...
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Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark...
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Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - President Barack Obama arrived in East Africa with no big American aid packages, no ramped up U.S. military resources for fighting terror groups...
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Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...not to mention taxpayers, businesses and individual Americans.A combination of expanded insurance coverage under President Barack Obama's law, an aging population, and rising demand, will be squeezing society's ability to pay.By 2019, midway through...
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NSA will stop looking at old US phone records

...of American phone metadata has been deeply controversial ever since Snowden disclosed it to journalists in 2013. President Barack Obama sought, and Congress passed, a law ending the collection and instead allowing the NSA to request the records from phone...
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Pollard to be freed; analyst spied for Israel

...years after their release to get government permission for foreign travel, Pollard's lawyers say they intend to ask President Barack Obama to grant him clemency as well as authority to leave the United States and move to Israel immediately.Said Netanyahu...
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My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...action when the session reconvenes. Unfortunately, Walker prefers to sidestep the legislative process and, like President Barack Obama, act by fiat.That should not surprise us. Obamacare was inflicted on this country by sidestepping the democratic process...
Obama traveling to Alaska next month

President Barack Obama will be in the state next month to discuss Arctic issues at a conference, a White House spokeswoman said in an emailed statement...


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