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  • Obama, Biden tout job-training grants

    Obama, Biden tout job-training grants
    President Obama promoted his latest attempt to help U.S. workers compete in the global "skills race," announcing $600 million in grants for job-training programs focused on industry partnerships and apprenticeships. Speaking at a community college...
  • Obama weighs bond hearings for detained immigrants

    Obama weighs bond hearings for detained immigrants
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials are considering allowing bond hearings for immigrants in prolonged detention, officials said, a shift that could slow the pace of deportations because immigration courts expedite cases of incarcerated...
  • Obama accuses Putin of destabilizing Ukraine

    Obama accuses Putin of destabilizing Ukraine
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of supporting "non-state militias" in southern and eastern Ukraine in an attempt to destabilize the country, and warned that the Russian leader was risking economic pain and...
  • Is Jeb Bush too old school for the new GOP?

     Is Jeb Bush too old school for the new GOP?
    Is Jeb Bush's moment over? Not in his mind. The former governor of Florida says he's considering a campaign to become his family's third president, even though he dreads "getting back into the vortex of the mud fight." But as enticing as it is for the...
  • White House may slow immigration deportations unless Congress acts

    White House may slow immigration deportations unless Congress acts
    WASHINGTON — After meeting with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, leaders of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus voiced confidence Wednesday that if the Republican-led House fails to undertake immigration reform this year, the administration...
  • Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw flawed Obamacare rollout, resigns

    Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw flawed Obamacare rollout, resigns
    WASHINGTON – Kathleen Sebelius, who helped guide the rocky and controversial rollout of President Obama’s landmark healthcare law, is stepping down as Health and Human Services secretary after about five years, according to a senior...
  • Obama names Sylvia Burwell to take over healthcare law implementation

    Obama names Sylvia Burwell to take over healthcare law implementation
    WASHINGTON — President Obama named White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to take over the implementation of the Affordable Care Act on Friday, saying there was "no manager as experienced and competent" to run the next phase of his...
  • GOP-led House approves tough Paul Ryan budget, but debate continues

    WASHINGTON -- With little drama Thursday, House Republicans easily approved a largely symbolic budget proposal from Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), closing out a floor debate over spending priorities and opening a new front on the midterm campaign trail. As...
  • Presidents celebrate Civil Rights Act, LBJ and 'lost causes'

    Presidents celebrate Civil Rights Act, LBJ and 'lost causes'
    AUSTIN, Texas — President Obama lauded Lyndon B. Johnson on Thursday and offered lofty reflections on the importance of taking political risks to advance causes like the 1964 Civil Rights Act, but steered clear of any political references to his own...
  • Pennsylvania school stabbing suspect 'doesn't fit the mold'

    Pennsylvania school stabbing suspect 'doesn't fit the mold'
    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — A teenager charged in a high school stabbing rampage "just doesn't fit the mold" of someone who could be harboring such rage, his lawyer said Thursday as the boy's classmates fought to recover from life-threatening wounds and...
  • Health chief Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw Obamacare rollout, resigns

    Health chief Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw Obamacare rollout, resigns
    WASHINGTON — Kathleen Sebelius, who helped guide the rocky and controversial rollout of President Obama's landmark health law, has resigned as Health and Human Services secretary after more than five years. In her place, the president plans as...