Politics

Biden, Kerry Work the Phones to Unite Iraqi Politicians

Photo By Chris Maddaloni/Roll Call/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As Iraq’s politicians remain deadlocked after many of them walked out of a parliamentary session Tuesday, Obama administration officials are making a big push to reach out to individual stakeholders

Congressman Denied Access to Immigration Facility

Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — A Republican congressman from Oklahoma says he was denied access to the Department of Health and Human Services facility in Fort Still, Okla., on Tuesday. “There is no excuse for

DHS Boosting Security at Overseas Airports Serving US

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Homeland Security is increasing security measures at airports overseas amid deepening concerns that terrorists in war-ravaged Syria are trying to develop a new generation of bombs that could be smuggled onto commercial

Civil Rights Act Signed 50 Years Ago Today

CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Half a century ago on Wednesday, with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy at his side, President Lyndon B. Johnson forged a new path for America by

Obama the ‘Worst’ President Since WWII?

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is considered to be the worst president since World War II, narrowly beating out George W. Bush, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday. Obama was the choice

Obama Lunches with Former Fed Chair, Economists

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama hosted a group of economists for lunch at the White House on Wednesday. The purpose of the meeting was to “discuss ways to accelerate economic growth, expand opportunity, and improve the

US Condemns Murder of Palestinian Teenager

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. government is condemning the murder of a Palestinian teenager whose body was found a day after three Israeli teenagers were found dead near the city of Hebron. The body of Muhammad

Federal Judge Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage in Kentucky

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — A federal judge struck down Kentucky’s ban on same-sex marriage on Tuesday, staying the ruling until an appeals court can make a judgement. U.S. District Judge John Heyburn ruled that the state’s ban