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Most Senate races focus on Obama

Most Senate races focus on Obama

President Barack Obama’s policies, national and local economic issues and women’s rights sparked clashes Tuesday night as Senate candidates debated in five states with just a month left before Election…

Embattled Secret Service director resigns

Embattled Secret Service director resigns

U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire on Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light that exposed gaping holes in the protective cocoon around President…

Obama looking for way to recapture Latino support

Obama looking for way to recapture Latino support

After enraging Latino voters last month by delaying promised immigration reforms, President Barack Obama is expected to assure Hispanic-American lawmakers on Thursday that he is on their side and help…

Obama’s rock and a hard place with airstrikes

Obama’s rock and a hard place with airstrikes

The White House is in a difficult spot when it comes to Syria. Not only is the United States at war with Islamic State, one of President Bashar al-Assad’s foes,…

Wartime Obama overshadows his economic efforts

Wartime Obama overshadows his economic efforts

President Barack Obama’s escalating military campaign in Iraq and Syria has drowned out the economic pitch he hoped would help salvage a midterm election that has been favoring Republicans. But…

Obama admits U.S. underestimated Muslim extremists

Obama admits U.S. underestimated Muslim extremists

President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq’s army to…

Obama: Mistrust of police corrodes America

Obama: Mistrust of police corrodes America

The widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Missouri exists in too many other communities and is having…

Obama playing coy about naming new AG

Obama playing coy about naming new AG

Could the White House be hinting at when President Barack Obama might nominate a new attorney general? The White House won’t give away Obama’s timeline. But press secretary Josh Earnest…

Eric Holder stepping down as U.S. Attorney General

Eric Holder stepping down as U.S. Attorney General

It wasn’t difficult for Barack Obama and Eric Holder to be in the same orbit. Both were sons of immigrants, Columbia Ivy Leaguers, basketball fans and prominent African-American political figures.…

For Obama, air strikes bring rare coalition victory

For Obama, air strikes bring rare coalition victory

For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a…