WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama will sign a bill Friday to lower the costs of borrowing for millions of students. The bipartisan bill has been awaiting Obama’s signature since earlier this month, when the House gave ...Read More »
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — The White House is insisting President Barack Obama will not extend the Bush-era tax cuts for wealthier Americans — even temporarily. Obama spokesman Jay Carney said the president has been clear in his opposition to ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Sharp questioning by the Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast serious doubt Tuesday on the survival of the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul. Arguments at the high court focused on ...
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to announce new fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks for the model years 2017 through 2025 at an event Friday in Washington. The administration has been in negotiations with automakers on boosting ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Rep. Anthony Weiner’s behavior has been “inappropriate” and “a distraction,” the White House said Monday as the House returned to work for the first time since eruption of the sexting scandal that has brought calls for the New ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The White House says it’s considering requiring companies pursuing federal contracts to disclose their campaign contributions. Spokesman Jay Carney says that would be achieved by an executive order that’s being drafted. With President Barack Obama officially a candidate ...Read More »