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(Washington, DC) -- National Security Adviser Susan Rice insists that the U.S. is not involved in any military cooperation with Iran over ISIS. In a White House briefing, Rice also refused to confirm reports that President Obama recently sent a secret letter to Iran's leader,...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says a minimum wage boost is long overdue. In a briefing, Earnest said there is clear momentum to raise the minimum wage. He noted that a number of states have already acted independently to hike the minimum wage. Many...
(Undated) -- A Republican polling firm says Obamacare did not play a major role in the midterm elections. The voter survey by Public Opinion Strategies noted the Affordable Care Act was not a significant factor on Tuesday. Despite a barrage of healthcare related campaign ads,...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will be asking Congress to approve another three-point-two billion dollars for ongoing air strikes against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria. Defense Department officials say the funds also would be used to train and arm Iraqi troops and...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is getting ready to host more than a dozen congressional leaders at the White House today. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said the meeting will focus on next week's lame duck congressional session and the agenda for the new Congress in...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will be asking Congress to approve another three-point-two billion dollars for ongoing air strikes against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria. Defense Department officials say the funds also would be used to train and arm Iraqi troops and...
(Undated) -- Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson says border security is his main priority. Johnson says there are areas where Republicans and Democrats agree when it comes to immigration reform, and wants both parties to work together. He says if President Obama grants executive...
(San Diego, CA) -- Democrat Scott Peters might keep his seat in Congress. An updated tally puts Peters ahead of challenger Carl DeMaio by nearly 900 votes in the tight race for the 52nd Congressional District in San Diego. Representatives from both campaigns monitored registrar...
(Washington, DC) -- Country artist Willie Nelson and rapper Common are in the lineup of musicians taking part in honoring military veterans at the White House. During a taping of the PBS series "In Performance at the White House," President Obama said it was fitting to bring...