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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.
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.
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.
The White House says President Barack Obama has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the U.S. isn’t listening in on her phone calls.
Last week, President Barack Obama gathered some of his top advisers in the Oval Office to discuss the problem-plagued rollout of his health care legislation. He told his team the administration had to own up to the fact that there were no excuses for not having the health care website ready to operate on Day One.
In his weekly White House website address, President Obama talked about the dangers of not meeting the country’s financial commitments, raising the debt ceiling and ending the “Republican shutdown.”
President Barack Obama is thanking workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency for doing their jobs under “less than optimal circumstances” during the government shutdown.
When President Barack Obama picked B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, it looked like the moment had arrived when the beleaguered ATF would reassert itself as an agency with teeth.
The White House is defending the National Security Agency following a new report that the agency has been scanning the data it collects to map out some Americans’ social connections.
President Barack Obama is stepping away from the heated debate over government funding and his health care law to raise campaign cash for Democrats.