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The head of the Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint, ridiculed big government policies in the U.S. and reiterated that “the little guy” representing the American people should take the power back from “the bigs” controlling the country’s government, health care and corporations.
An Idaho man who pleaded guilty to firing an assault rifle at the White House in 2011, striking the executive mansion more than half a dozen times, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison.
Just as March Madness sweeps the nation for college basketball fans, the White House is making an extra push to increase health care enrollment in the wake of a report showing 1.9 million young people sought emergency treatment from sports-related injuries in 2012.
One of the nation’s largest food service companies is making a series of changes in support of Michelle Obama’s anti-childhood obesity initiative.
In the 15 months since working for $7.25 sweeping floors and serving customers, the 22-year-old KFC employee from Brooklyn has become one of the most visible faces of a movement that has staged strikes across the country demanding a $15-an-hour wage and union representation for fast-food workers.
Comedian and actor Will Ferrell took to Facebook to encourage people to GgetCovered with healthcare through the Affordable Care Act — but thousands of Facebook users encouraged Ferrell to keep his political opinion to himself.
Stymied by a divided Congress, President Barack Obama appealed for help from the nation’s governors Monday as he seeks to advance economic policies that stand little chance of winning passage on Capitol Hill.
The White House is expressing deep concern about violence in Venezuela and calling for those responsible to be held accountable.
The White House says a costly spending bill President Barack Obama signed into law five years ago Monday was good for the economy and helped the U.S. avoid another Great Depression.
President Barack Obama is obtaining commitments from foundations, businesses and community groups to help young minority men improve their employment opportunities and to intervene before some of them get sucked into the criminal justice system.