Politics

  1. White House to Democrats: We’ll seek extension to Iran nuclear talks
    Olivier Knox

    White House to Democrats: We’ll seek extension to Iran nuclear talks

  2. How Obama’s immigration overhaul will divide voters in 2016
    Andrew Romano

    How Obama’s immigration overhaul will divide voters in 2016

  3. Senate to vote on two controversial Obama ‘ambassadonors’ Dec. 1
    Olivier Knox

    Senate to vote on two controversial Obama ‘ambassadonors’ Dec. 1

  4. Republicans could struggle to roll back immigration changes
    Meredith Shiner

    Republicans could struggle to roll back immigration changes

  5. Top Obama aide won’t rule out unilateral easing of Cuba policy
    Olivier Knox

    Top Obama aide won’t rule out unilateral easing of Cuba policy

  6. The CIA wants to destroy thousands of internal emails covering spy operations and other activities
    Michael Isikoff

    The CIA wants to destroy thousands of internal emails covering spy operations and other activities

  7. Uber, Gruber and underlying truth
    Matt Bai

    Uber, Gruber and underlying truth

  8. Obama to transform immigration policy, spare 5 million from deportation
    Olivier Knox

    Obama to transform immigration policy, spare 5 million from deportation

  9. Republican governors angered by media’s focus on Obama’s immigration action
    Jon Ward

    Republican governors angered by media’s focus on Obama’s immigration action

  10. Mary Landrieu against the GOP wave
    Meredith Shiner

    Mary Landrieu against the GOP wave

  • Obama to Republican critics on immigration: 'Pass a bill'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration with a challenge to House of Representatives Republicans: if you don't like it, do something. Obama was asked in an interview broadcast on Sunday about House Speaker John Boehner's…

    Reuters
  • Obama says Clinton likely to have different positions from him in 2016 race

    By Steve Holland HENDERSON, Nev. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that he expects Democrat Hillary Clinton to stake out positions that may be different from his if she runs for president in 2016.Clinton, who lost to Obama in the 2008 Democratic…

    Reuters
  • Obama widens post-2014 combat role for U.S. forces in Afghanistan

    By Steve Holland and Mirwais Harooni WASHINGTON/KABUL (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has approved plans to give U.S. military commanders a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month, a senior administration official said. The decision made…

    Reuters
  • U.S. troops to remain in Baltics, Poland next year

    VILNIUS (Reuters) - The United States will keep troops in Poland and the Baltic states for at least the next year as tensions with Russia remain, the commander of U.S. land forces in Europe said on Sunday. Several hundred U.S. troops were deployed in Poland and the three Baltic states of Lithuania,…

    Reuters
  • St. Louis County fortifies police headquarters before Ferguson grand jury ruling

    CLAYTON, Mo. — On Saturday, grand jury watch started to feel more like a hurricane watch here in the heart of St. Louis County. Workers scrambled Saturday morning to barricade police headquarters and other government buildings, residents grabbed supplies at a corner store and some shop owners…

    Yahoo News
  • White House to Democrats: We’ll seek extension to Iran nuclear talks

    The White House told a select group of Congressional Democrats on Friday that Secretary of State John Kerry will suggest to Iran that the two sides extend ongoing nuclear negotiations that are not expected to seal a comprehensive deal by a Nov. 24 deadline.

    Yahoo News
  • Senate to vote on two controversial Obama ‘ambassadonors’ Dec. 1

    The Senate will vote Dec. 1 on whether to confirm a pair of big-time donors to President Barack Obama's reelection campaign as ambassadors to Argentina and Hungary. It could be Noah Bryson Mamet's and Colleen Bell's last chance — their odds become vanishingly small when the GOP takes over in January.

    Yahoo News
  • Retired U.S. general on how to handle IS and why we lost in Iraq, Afghanistan

    Lt. Gen. Daniel Bolger, who flat-out states that the U.S. lost in Iraq and Afghanistan, argues we need to learn from past mistakes so we don’t make the same ones in the fight against the Islamic State.

    Yahoo News
  • President Obama: American People Want 'New Car Smell' in 2016 Campaign

    President Obama, acknowledging he's taken some political "dings" during his time in the White House, said in an exclusive interview with ABC News that the American people will want that "new car smell" when it comes to the 2016 presidential campaign, suggesting he may not have a prominent role on…

    ABC News
  • President Obama: 'Significant' Gaps Remain in Talks Over Iran Nuke Program

    President Barack Obama said just days before the deadline for negotiations over Iran's nuclear program that the gaps in the talks remain "significant" and that it was too soon to tell whether the parties could reach an agreement by Monday."The good news is that the interim deal that we entered into…

    ABC News
  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2014. There are 37 days left in the year.

    Associated Press
  • Veteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dies

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington political reporter for The Associated Press and Newhouse Newspapers who used that experience to teach new generations of students at George Washington University about the business he loved, died Saturday.

    Associated Press
  • Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his…

    Associated Press
  • Marion Barry remembered for love of DC

    Marion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday at the age of 78, was remembered for his love for the city he served:

    Associated Press
  • Conservative group fumbles disclosure in new tax document

    Koch-linked nonprofit American Commitment to amend tax documents after questions from the Center for Public Integrity.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • U.S. companies supply eavesdropping gear to Central Asian autocrats

    Surveillance gear generally falls outside U.S. export controls.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Reporter's toolkit: Investigating sexual assault on your campus

    How to investigate the ways your school deals with sexual assault allegations.

    Center for Public Integrity