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(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is appointing his first-ever Chief Digital Officer. He named former Twitter executive Jason Goldman to the position yesterday, which will put Goldman in charge of the administration's digital communications. The President also named former...
(Washington, DC) -- Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is signing up for health care under the plan he's vowed to repeal. The Texas senator says he will sign up for health insurance on a federal exchange under the Affordable Care Act. Cruz has been covered under his wife's plan, but...
(New York, NY) -- A new list reveals which states are the most and least dependent on the federal government. WalletHub's Jill Gonzalez says several key factors were used in comparing all 50 states. New Jersey, Delaware, Illinois, Minnesota and Kansas were the top five least...
(Washington, DC) -- Secret Service Director Joe Clancy says he's still furious that he did not learn about the most recent incident involving Secret Service agents for several days. Two agents drove into a White House barricade at a low speed and may have been drinking. In a...
(Washington, DC) -- Senator Dan Coats will not seek re-election. The Indiana Republican was in the Senate from 1989-1999 and then retired. He was elected to the Senate again in 2011.
(New York, NY) -- White House hopeful Ted Cruz is making the rounds in New York, a day after announcing his campaign for President. The 44-year-old senator from Texas yesterday rallied "courageous conservative" voters, urging them to imagine a United States without the IRS,...
(Undated) -- Israel says there is no truth to reports it spied on the nuclear talks between Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers. The "Wall Street Journal" reported late Monday that Israel had gotten confidential information about negotiations so it could argue against a...
(Washington, DC) -- Senator Ted Cruz is getting a lot of criticism from within his own party after launching a run for the White House. New York Congressman Peter King tells CNN that Cruz oversimplifies issues, exaggerates, doesn't provide leadership, and has no real experience...
(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest says President Obama ordered U.S. forces out of Yemen because of the deteriorating security situation there. Earnest also said yesterday that the U.S. will continue keeping a close eye on the situation. Over the weekend,...