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Obama Picks Foreign Policy Aide As Chief Of Staff
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has picked top national security aide Denis McDonough as his next chief of staff.
Obama will announce McDonough's appointment from the White House Friday. McDonough will take over the key West Wing role from Jack Lew, Obama&apos…
White House, GOP Draw Red Lines In Debt Debate
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats are drawing lines in the sand they say they'll never cross when it comes to the U.S. debt limit.
The tough talk on the Sunday morning talk shows doesn't bode well for voters who are frustrated by political gridlock...
White House: Families’ Taxes Could Go Up $1,600
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says a standoff with Congress that results in the January expiration of wide-ranging tax cuts would mean 114 million families would see average tax increases of $1,600 next year.
The figures put a price tag on the potential personal costs of the partisan tax sh…
Cameron, Obama Meet At The White House
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the bonds between the U.S. and Britain are stronger than ever, built on shared goals and national ideals.
Obama welcomed British Prime Minister David Cameron at a formal arrival ceremony on the sunny White House South Lawn this morning...
Governors Headed To The White House Today
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's governors are going to the White House on Monday to discuss ways to bolster job growth and improve their partnerships with the federal government.
The gathering is scheduled for the final day of the National Governors Association winter meeting...
White House Apologizes For Quran Burning
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is apologizing for the burning of Muslim holy books in a pile of garbage at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan.
Press secretary Jay Carney says it's a "deeply unfortunate incident" and doesn't reflect the respect the U...

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