55 percent of Americans give the secretary of state a favorable rating.
Western powers are prepared “to go to the hilt” to isolate Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine, “an incredible act of aggression” that may lead to visa bans, asset freezes, trade and investment penalties, and a boycott of a Russian-hosted economic summit of global powers in June, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday.
White House Bows To Congressional Pressure, Assures It Doesn’t Want To Regulate Country’s Smallest Farms
Bowing to congressional pressure, the Obama administration is assuring Congress and farmers it doesn’t want to regulate the country’s smallest farms.
The family of the lone known U.S. prisoner of war says it’s “cautiously optimistic” about reported renewed efforts by President Barack Obama’s administration to win his freedom.
A group of professional diplomats wants to make sure that American ambassadors have street cred before they are sent to run U.S. embassies overseas — and not just big money or high status.
The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United States or stay here and who gave “limited” support to terrorists or terrorist groups.
Medicare’s top cybersecurity official says the Obama administration’s health care website recently passed full security tests, easing her earlier concerns about vulnerabilities.
House Speaker John Boehner is suggesting that the Obama administration needs to do a better job of enforcing safety regulations designed to protect the public against disasters like the chemical spill into West Virginia’s drinking water supply.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., is filing a lawsuit that would force Congress and its staffers to purchase their insurance from the federal health care exchanges without exemptions carved out by the Office of Personnel Management.
Richard Leon, the judge who declared that the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ telephone records is likely unconstitutional, has a long record of taking on executive branch actions.