Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced her plans to cut property taxes for homeowners, focus on reducing violent crime among African American men and fight to support small businesses in her State of the City address.
Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken says he will skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech on Tuesday.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s annual speech on the state of the district is being postponed by wintry weather.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s hard to find anyone who thinks President Barack Obama’s series of heavily promoted economic speeches will be the flash point that unclogs the system in Washington — including the president. A […]
Trayvon Martin’s father told a crowded Capitol Hill forum on Wednesday that “a statute or amendment” safeguarding young people against the type of circumstances that resulted in his son’s death would be a fitting legacy for his son.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to focus public attention on the problem he was sent to the White House to solve, President Barack Obama is making a renewed push for policies to expand the middle class, […]
President Barack Obama is delivering the commencement address at Morehouse College, the historically black, all-male institution that counts Martin Luther King Jr. among its alumni.
A stony-faced President Barack Obama declared that those responsible for the explosions at the Boston Marathon “will feel the full weight of justice,” but he urged a nervous nation not to jump to conclusions.
David Petraeus, who has remained largely in seclusion since being forced to resign as head of the CIA after the disclosure of an extramarital affair, returns to the public spotlight Tuesday with a speech and an apology before a group of military students and veterans.
President Barack Obama spoke from Afghanistan on Tuesday, stating that the U.S. Armed Forces occupying the nation are on a “clear path to fulfill[ing their] mission … while [administering] justice to Al Qaeda.” He added that all troops are expected to have left the country by the end of 2014.