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Former executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson, spoke of being “fired” from the paper in May, and also her belief that the Obama White House is the most secretive administration she ever dealt with in her career.  (Photo by Chris Keane/Getty Images)

Abramson: Obama Administration Has ‘Put A Freeze’ On Journalists

Former executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson, spoke of being “fired” from the paper in May, and also her belief that the Obama White House is the most secretive administration she ever dealt with in her career.

07/17/2014

US President Barack Obama (R) is seated next to Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Crisis Leads to O’Malley and Obama Spat

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley was one of Barack Obama’s top fundraisers in 2012, raising more than $1 million for his re-election campaign.

07/16/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 20:  National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson (L), Warren Hudak (2R), president of Hudak and Company, and Kevin Hassett (R), senior fellow and director of economic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, listen as Robert McDonald (2L), chairman, president and CEO of Proctor & Gamble and chairman of the Business Roundtable's Fiscal Policy Initiative, speaks during a hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee on Capitol Hill January 20, 2011 in Washington, DC.  The Committee called business and tax leaders to testify about the effect of the Federal income tax on tax payers and the economy.  (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Obama Selects Former P&G Exec. to Head VA

President Barack Obama is selecting former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald as his choice to be secretary of Veterans Affairs.

06/29/2014

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Obama Seeks $500M to Train, Equip Syrian Rebels

President Barack Obama asked Congress Thursday for $500 million to train and arm vetted members of the Syrian opposition, as the U.S. struggles for a way to stem a civil war that has also fueled the al-Qaida inspired insurgency in neighboring Iraq.

06/26/2014

Frustrated waiting for Congress to act on immigration reform, newly-minted White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that President Obama is seeking ways to use his executive authority to directly stem a recent influx of illegal immigrants streaming into the U.S. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

WH Press Secretary: ‘We’re Not Just Going To Sit Around And Wait’ For Congress To Pass Immigration Laws

Frustrated waiting for Congress to act on immigration reform, newly-minted White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that President Obama is seeking ways to use his executive authority to directly stem a recent influx of illegal immigrants streaming into the U.S.

06/26/2014

A truck burns on the grounds of the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi during the September 11, 2012 attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. (STR/AFP/GettyImages)

Benghazi Suspect In U.S. Custody

Ahmed Abu Khattala will face a trial in the United States for the Sept. 11th, 2012 attack that killed 4 Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.

06/17/2014

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Urge Medicare Coverage For Cancer Test

More than 130 lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to expand coverage for a lung-cancer test under Medicare that could cost the program billions, calling the preventative screening important for vulnerable seniors.

06/17/2014

President Barack Obama gives the commencement address at the graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 28, 2014 in West Point, N.Y. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Obama: 275 U.S. Military Personnel Could Deploy to Iraq

President Barack Obama is notifying Congress that about 275 U.S. military personnel could deploy to Iraq.

06/16/2014

The aircraft carrier USS George H W Bush is moored outside Piraeus port southwest from  Athens, on March 5, 2014. The 1,092 feet (333 metres) carrier which can carry 6,000 personnel, is one of the worlds largest warships. AFP PHOTO / Angelos Tzortzinis        (Photo credit should read ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Hagel Orders US Aircraft Carrier to Persian Gulf

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered an aircraft carrier — the Norfolk, Virginia-based USS George H.W. Bush — to move from the northern Arabian Sea to the Persian Gulf as President Barack Obama considers possible military options for Iraq.

06/14/2014

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