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Hillary Clinton leaves Secretary of State post

Hillary Rodham Clinton formally resigned Friday as America's 67th secretary of state, capping a four-year tenure that saw her shatter records for the number...

Hillary Clinton exits State Department with a jab at critics

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is leaving office with a slap at critics of the Obama administration's handling of the September attack on...

Obama’s controversial EPA administrator resigns

The Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, is stepping down after a nearly four-year tenure marked by high-profile brawls over global...

Welfare debate: Deja vu all over again?

Welfare is causing a ruckus in the presidential campaign. But the program is a shadow of its old self from the 1970s, when Ronald...

White House chief of staff claims Obama administration is ‘most transparent’...

According to White House chief of staff Jack Lew, the Obama White House is the "most transparent" in history. The facts, however, don't support Lew's...

Somebody needs to foreclose on the government’s foreclosure program

The Obama administration's central foreclosure-prevention effort won't reach its original goals and the government should come up with clear, measurable objectives for the two-year-old...

Is a deal near on taxes? That depends…

An outline of a bipartisan economic package is emerging that would temporarily extend the Bush-era tax rates for all taxpayers, while extending jobless benefits...

White House tries to contain damage from WikiLeaks

The Obama administration moved forcefully Monday to contain damage from the release of more than a quarter-million classified diplomatic files, branding the action as...

Supreme Court rejects request to lift military gay ban

The Supreme Court on Friday denied a request to lift the Pentagon's ban that prevents openly gay men and women from serving in the...

Task force warns Obama over high cost of Aghan war

An independent task force cautioned President Barack Obama on Friday about the high cost of the Afghanistan war and said he should consider a...