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(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is condemning what he calls the "heinous murder" of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto by ISIS militants. A video released by ISIS today shows the beheading of Goto, a 47-year-old husband and father of two young daughters. Obama's statement goes on...
(Fort Myer, VA) -- Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is saying for the first time the White House didn't think he was releasing Guantanamo detainees fast enough. This revelation comes just as the former Republican Senator from Nebraska and a decorated Vietnam War veteran...
(Washington, DC) -- Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins is urging President Obama to keep college savings accounts tax free in the weekly GOP address. Play Clip
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama believes it's critical for everyone to have the chance to contribute to America's success. In his weekly address, the President says middle class economics is the principle his latest budget proposal is based on. It proposes getting rid of...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest calls Mitt Romney a man of great faith whose commitment to the U.S. is worthy of respect. Earnest was asked about the 2012 Republican nominee's decision to withdraw from another presidential run. President Obama defeated...
(Undated) -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's latest step toward a run for President has prompted social media chuckles. Erin Vogt has more. Play Clip
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama and the Dalai Lama are both scheduled to attend the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington next week. The White House said Obama will speak about the importance of religious freedom at the February 5th event. A spokesperson said a specific...
(Philadelphia, PA) -- With shrinking numbers, House Democrats are plotting strategies to remain relevant. At the end of an issues retreat in Philadelphia, Maryland's Chris Van Hollen said it's all about the middle class. Republicans boosted their hefty majority in the House in...
(Washington, DC) -- The measles outbreak that began at Disneyland around Christmas has the attention of the White House. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said during his Friday briefing that health officials are keeping a close eye on the situation. CDC officials announced...