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White House Decides Against AIPAC Snub, Rice And Power To Meet Lobby Group

In a move that may ease — or exacerbate — spiraling tensions with Israel over a potential Iran nuclear deal, the White House has decided against snubbing America’s leading pro-Israel lobby and will send President Barack Obama’s national security adviser and U.N. ambassador to address its annual policy conference.

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White House Press Secretary: I Feel ‘Sorry For Rudy Giuliani Today’

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says he feels “sorry for Rudy Giuliani today” after the former New York mayor declared that President Barack Obama does not love the United States.

02/20/2015

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White House: More Than 11 Million People Signed Up For Obamacare

More than 11 million people signed up for subsidized private health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law this year, the White House announced Tuesday evening.

02/18/2015

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White House Criticized Referring To Beheaded Coptic Christians As ‘Egyptian Citizens’

The White House is being criticized for its statement over the beheadings of nearly two dozen Egyptian Coptic Christians at the hands of an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-affiliated group in Libya.

02/17/2015

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US Intel Officials: 20,000 Foreign Fighters Streaming Into Iraq, Syria To Join Terror Groups

Foreign fighters are streaming into Syria and Iraq in unprecedented numbers to join the Islamic State or Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or other extremist groups, including at least 3,400 from Western nations among 20,000 from around the world, U.S. intelligence officials say in an updated estimate of a top terrorism concern.

02/11/2015

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Obama To Send ISIS War Powers Request To Congress

The White House sought to narrow differences with members of Congress on Tuesday on President Barack Obama’s widely anticipated request for legislation approving the use of U.S. military force against Islamic State fighters in the Middle East.

02/10/2015

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Rick Perry: ‘A Congressional Majority Is A Terrible Thing To Waste’

As they begin to shape their prospective bids for president, ambitious Republican governors are eager to seize on voters’ contempt for that most dirty of political words: “Washington.”

02/06/2015

Marc (L) and Debra (R) Tice, the parents of Austin Tice, 31, a US journalist who has been missing in Syria since August 2012, speak to an AFP journalist during an interview in Beirut on July 4, 2013. Debra Tice wakes up each morning hoping her life will have changed and the 11 months since her son Austin disappeared in Syria will turn out to have been a bad dream. But since she and her husband Marc learnt that their 31-year-old first-born had gone missing while reporting in the war-torn country, not a single morning has given her that relief.        (Photo credit JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Asked to Help Journalist Held in Syria

The parents of a missing journalist detained in Syria and the press freedom group Reporters Without Borders are calling on the White House to help bring the journalist home safely.

02/05/2015

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Drone Maker To Update Software To Block Them From Flying Over Washington

The Chinese maker of a drone that a hobbyist crashed at the White House says it is taking steps to ensure that cannot happen again.

02/04/2015

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Man Arrested Outside White House Grounds Identified

A man charged with unlawful entry after he tried to climb a barrier set up outside the White House is a 23-year-old from Washington.

02/02/2015

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