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(Washington, DC) -- The White House is putting more heat on Senate Republican leaders to schedule a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said Lynch has now been waiting more than 130 days for a confirmation vote, calling it an "...
(Washington, DC) -- The FBI is looking into Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock's campaign finances. "CNN" is reporting that the agency sent out subpoenas today related to donations to his political campaign. Schock announced his resignation this week amid allegations that he...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest won't predict how close the U.S. may be to a possible deal in the Iran nuclear negotiations. U.S.-led talks are aimed at getting Iran to back away from its nuclear program. Iran is angling for an end to international...
(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. remains committed to a two-state solution to resolve decades of conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians. Earnest said the U.S. remains concerned about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent...
(Washington, DC) -- The director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is stepping down. "ABC News" is reporting today that B. Todd Jones is resigning after almost four years on the job. The 57-year-old attorney was brought on back in 2011 after the ATF was...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. Senate will delay any vote on a bill that would require President Obama to seek congressional approval for any nuclear deal with Iran. Republicans and Democrats agreed to delay the vote until April 14th. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker...
(Jerusalem) -- John Boehner will visit Israel in about a week. According to reports out of Israel, the Speaker of the House will begin his visit on March 31st, and will bring a delegation of Republican members of Congress with him. The officials say the trip was arranged two...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is stirring controversy after pitching the idea of mandatory voting. National Correspondent Joe Gomez has the story. Play Clip
(Washington, DC) -- The White House is strongly condemning this week's deadly terrorist attack in Tunisia. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest expressed deep condolences and said the U.S. stands with the Tunisia in the fight against terrorism. Earnest said President Obama's...