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Republicans block tax cuts for middle class

President Barack Obama's Republican foes in the Senate have blocked a move to let Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans expire, rejecting in...

Tax showdown clears way for yearend deal

Senate Republicans derailed legislation Saturday to extend expiring tax cuts at all but the highest income levels in a political showdown that paradoxically clears...

To spend or not to spend…that is Obama’s question

In less than three hours, the extraordinary forces tugging at Barack Obama's presidency — and the Republicans who will soon take more control of...

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...

Obama, Republicans to meet but don’t expect much

A House Republican leader heading into a postelection meeting with President Barack Obama Tuesday said the GOP remains steadfastly opposed to any tax increases. House...

Obama back on basketball court…as a spectator

A day after it took 12 stitches to patch a busted lip President Barack Obama suffered during a game of pickup basketball, he was...

Pelosi’s mission: Sabotage Obama deals with GOP

Hers was the face on the grainy negative TV ads that helped defeat scores of Democrats. His agenda, re-election chances and legacy are on...

Obama plays Annie: ‘The sun will come out tomorrow’

Saying America has a history of doing what it takes to make a better tomorrow, President Barack Obama is calling on a country climbing...

Michele’s White House is no ‘Camelot’

She has glamorized kitchen gardening, spotlighted childhood obesity and invited thousands of students, many of them minorities, to official White House events. Expectations were high...

Obama: America ready to defend South Korea

President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged the United States would stand "shoulder to shoulder" with South Korea after what the White House branded a...