Political

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says Americans must accept the grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown. Speaking from the White House, Obama repeated calls from Brown's father saying hurting others or destroying property is not...
(Arlington, VA) -- The White House is downplaying speculation that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is being forced out. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby says Hagel came back from a morning press conference determined as ever. President Obama confirmed Hagel's resignation on Monday...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest is again challenging the House to pass an immigration bill. In his daily briefing, Earnest was pressed about the negative Republican response to President Obama's executive action on immigration. He said House Republican...
(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest is warning against additional sanctions against Iran because of what Congress did. Earnest told a briefing that additional sanctions would be counterproductive as negotiations with Iran are continuing. Some members of...
(Vienna) -- Today's deadline for a deal in the Iran nuclear talks is being extended. Secretary of State John Kerry confirmed a four-month extension during a statement in Vienna. The ongoing negotiations are aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions. Iran wants an end to...
(Washington, DC) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is headed out the door. President Obama confirmed Hagel's resignation in a statement at the White House today. Obama praised Hagel's service as a decorated Vietnam War veteran. He also praised Hagel's tenure as defense chief and...
(Concord, NH) -- A Republican 2016 presidential poll from the first primary state is showing Mitt Romney as the leader of the pack. Even though he says he's not running again, the former GOP presidential candidate leads other possible Republican challengers by 19-points in the...
(Undated) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down. President Obama is expected to talk more about the resignation when he speaks from the White House at 11:10 this morning, Eastern time. Hagel took over the Pentagon in February of last year. Republican Hagel is a...
(Las Vegas, NV) -- President Obama is on the defense over his executive order on illegal immigration. On ABC's "This Week," Obama challenged House Speaker John Boehner to move on a bill if he isn't happy with the President's actions. Obama repeated his argument that he has the...