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  • Obama seeks to revamp federal job training programs

    Obama seeks to revamp federal job training programs
    WAUKESHA, Wis. – President Obama on Thursday ordered an across-the-board review of federal job training programs, seeking to make the American workforce more job-ready, but he acknowledged that his presidential initiative just scratches the surface....
  • House leaders respond to Obama call for 'year of action'

    House leaders respond to Obama call for 'year of action'
    CAMBRIDGE, Md. – After President Obama outlined his goals for what he said should be a “year of action” for the American people, House Republicans are sending a message back: We’ve already done some of the heavy lifting. Ahead of...
  • Commission urges states to expand online registration, early voting

    Commission urges states to expand online registration, early voting
    WASHINGTON -- States should expand online voter registration and create more voting opportunities before election day, according to a report issued Wednesday by a commission formed in wake of trouble at the polls in 2012. The Presidential Commission...
  • Biden presses Ukraine president to find peaceful end to crisis

    Biden presses Ukraine president to find peaceful end to crisis
    WASHINGTON – Vice President Joe Biden pressed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in a telephone call Thursday to halt his government’s bloody battle with political protesters, warning that further bloodshed “would have consequences...
  • Top general to ask Obama to keep more troops in Afghanistan

    Top general to ask Obama to keep more troops in Afghanistan
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. commander in Afghanistan is planning to go to the White House on Monday to argue for keeping about 10,000 troops in the country after this year, a subject that has exposed a fissure between some of President Obama's top...
  • Seeking support from women, GOP changes messenger but not message

    Seeking support from women, GOP changes messenger but not message
    Like almost all of the State of the Union speeches before it, Tuesday’s was visually dominated by men: The television screen filled most of the time with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in dark suits and medium-blue ties; next to Biden,...
  • Biden: No decision on 2016 yet

    Biden: No decision on 2016 yet
    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday he is "confident that I could make a good president," but added that he had yet to decide whether he will seek the Democratic nomination in 2016. Biden, during a round of morning TV interviews in...
  • State of the Union: Guests invited to make a point

    State of the Union: Guests invited to make a point
    WASHINGTON – Two Boston bombing survivors and Jason Collins, a 12-year NBA player who came out as gay last year, will sit among the White House’s guests at Tuesday’s State of the Union speech. Accompanying First Lady Michelle Obama, they...
  • Spending bill is on track but jobless benefits stall in Congress

    Spending bill is on track but jobless benefits stall in Congress
    WASHINGTON — A $1-trillion spending bill was headed for swift approval in the House by Wednesday, but legislation to extend unemployment insurance stalled in the Senate amid partisan bickering, dashing hopes for a quick deal to resume jobless...
  • Snowden leaks severely hurt U.S. security, two House members say

    Snowden leaks severely hurt U.S. security, two House members say
    WASHINGTON — A classified Pentagon report concludes that leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have set back U.S. efforts against terrorism, cybercrime, human trafficking and weapons proliferation, leaders of the House...
  • Obama is right to put spotlight on economic inequality

    Obama is right to put spotlight on economic inequality
    You may have missed it, given the launch of the Christmas shopping season and all the foofaraw about the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, but earlier this month Barack Obama gave the most important speech of his presidency. The topic was the rising...