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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a stop of the "Give America a Raise" bus tour at the U.S. Capitol Building on April 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Pelosi Says ‘I Don’t Know’ About Attending Netanyahu Address To Congress

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is still peeved over Republicans’ decision to ask the leader of Israel — an archenemy of Iran — to address Congress in March right in the middle of delicate negotiations with Tehran over its nuclear program.

10 hours ago

Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: Democrats Have Made Tough Decisions That Are ‘Hard To Explain’

Vice President Joe Biden told Democrats Friday that the past six years have been “really, really hard” for the country and the Democratic Party.

13 hours ago

A Kenyan woman from the same Kenyan district as Barack Obama's father has named her twins after the presidential candidates. (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Mocks Republican Party: ‘Starting To Sound Pretty Democratic’

President Obama and Mitt Romney rekindled their 2012 presidential campaign barbs Thursday, with Obama taking broad shots at the GOP and saying their party platform is “starting to sound pretty Democratic.”

15 hours ago

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Report Gives Mostly High Marks for Attorney General Nominee

Justice Department evaluators gave mostly high ratings to the management skills of Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s nominee for attorney general, in a report made public five days before she faces a Senate confirmation hearing.

01/23/2015

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President Barack Obama Answers Questions from YouTubers: Recap

President Obama reached out to a younger generation today with a live online interview with three of the most popular YouTubers on the internet.

01/22/2015

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President Obama Interview with YouTubers Bethany Mota, GloZell and Hank Green: Watch Live

President Obama will field questions today from representatives of the online audience, represented by popular YouTubers Bethany Mota, GloZell Green, and Hank Green.

01/22/2015

US President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One prior to departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, January 21, 2015. Obama is traveling on a 2-day, 2 state trip to Idaho and Kansas following his State of the Union address. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

After State of the Union, Obama Heads to Conservative States

President Barack Obama is heading to conservative-leaning Idaho to sell the economic proposals he outlined in his State of the Union address.

01/21/2015

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) looks on as U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks. (Photo by Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Seeks Tax Increase On Wealthy To Help Middle Class, GOP Pushes Back

President Barack Obama will call for increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans by raising the capital gains rate and eliminating a tax break on inheritances, then using the revenue to fund new tax credits and other cost-saving measures for the middle class.

01/18/2015

Inside the Democratic Party, economic policy is often seen as a contest between President Barack Obama's track record and the anti-Wall Street approach advocated by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

Clinton’s 2016 Democratic Allies Push Economic Plan Aiming Between Obama, Warren

Inside the Democratic Party, economic policy is often seen as a contest between President Barack Obama’s track record and the anti-Wall Street approach advocated by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

01/18/2015

White House On Budget: 'End The Era Of Manufactured Crises And Mindless Austerity' (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Previews Some Guests Invited to State of the Union

President Barack Obama will have some special guests in the audience for his State of the Union address Tuesday night — people who wrote him in the past year to share their personal situations.

01/17/2015

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