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Sen. Rand Paul says Democrats should remember President Bill Clinton's history with a White House intern before criticizing Republicans on women's issues. (Getty/House Judiciary Committee, 1998)

Paul: Women’s Rights Democrats Should Recall Lewinsky Scandal Before Criticizing GOP

Sen. Rand Paul says Democrats should remember President Bill Clinton’s history with a White House intern before criticizing Republicans on women’s issues.

01/26/2014

One of President Barack Obama's top advisers says the White House takes seriously the possibility that House Republicans could pursue impeachment of the president.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White House Warns Obama Will ‘Bypass Congress Where Necessary’

The president’s advisers are warning that if lawmakers won’t work with the White House, the White House will go around them.

01/26/2014

The U.S. is sending two top negotiators to Geneva for direct talks with Iranian officials over Tehran's nuclear program. (Photo by Getty Images)

US Begins Easing Iran Sanctions In Response To Nuclear Shutdowns

The United States will begin easing economic sanctions on Iran after it began shutting down its most sensitive nuclear work on Monday, the White House said.

01/20/2014

The White House says it would not have approved former NBA player Dennis Rodman's latest trip to North Korea if it had any say in the matter.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

White House: Government Has No Say In Approving Rodman North Korea Trips

The White House says it would not have approved former NBA player Dennis Rodman’s latest trip to North Korea if it had any say in the matter.

01/07/2014

President Barack Obama is commuting the sentences of eight people he said were serving unduly harsh sentences for drug crimes.  (Photo by Carlos Villalon/Getty Images)

Obama Commutes Harsh Sentences For Drug Convictions

President Barack Obama is commuting the sentences of eight people he said were serving unduly harsh sentences for drug crimes.

12/19/2013

President Barack Obama is meeting Tuesday with executives from leading technology companies, including Google, Twitter and Apple. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I Wish Things Were That Ruthlessly Efficient’

President Barack Obama is meeting Tuesday with executives from leading technology companies, including Google, Twitter and Apple.

12/17/2013

Americans who already have health insurance are blaming President Barack Obama's health care overhaul for their rising premiums and deductibles, and overall 3 in 4 say the rollout of coverage for the uninsured has gone poorly.  (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Insured Americans Blame Obamacare For Rising Premiums

Americans who already have health insurance are blaming President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul for their rising premiums and deductibles, and overall 3 in 4 say the rollout of coverage for the uninsured has gone poorly.

12/15/2013

CIA officers revealed a clash over how quickly they should go help the besieged U.S. ambassador during the 2012 attack on an outpost in Libya, and a standing order for them to avoid violent encounters, according to a congressman and others who heard their private congressional testimony or were briefed on it. (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

CIA: Benghazi Team Clash Led To ‘Stand Down’ Report

CIA officers revealed a clash over how quickly they should go help the besieged U.S. ambassador during the 2012 attack on an outpost in Libya, and a standing order for them to avoid violent encounters, according to a congressman and others who heard their private congressional testimony or were briefed on it.

12/14/2013

Booker, the 44-year-old Democratic former mayor of Newark, N.J., came into Congress as a rare freshman senator with celebrity status. He has been dubbed a rock star mayor by Oprah Winfrey, been called a hero for pulling a neighbor out of her burning home in 2012 and hobnobbed with Matt Damon. credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Booker Goes To Washington As Both Celebrity And Senator

When the U.S. Senate passed a bill to ban job discrimination against gay and transgender people, its newest member’s first impulse was to yell with joy. Then he remembered where he was.

11/10/2013

A bloody resurgence of al-Qaida in Iraq is prompting Baghdad to ask the U.S. for more weapons, training and manpower, two years after pushing American troops out of the country.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Iraqi PM: US Aid Needed To Battle Al-Qaida

A bloody resurgence of al-Qaida in Iraq is prompting Baghdad to ask the U.S. for more weapons, training and manpower, two years after pushing American troops out of the country.

10/31/2013

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