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House Republicans who are critical of the federal health care law have written to more than a dozen companies, including top insurers Aetna and BlueCross BlueShield, to ask if President Obama's top health official tried to solicit funds from them to support the overhaul.
President Obama forgot to return the salute of a U.S. Marine while boarding Marine One Friday morning, then came back out to shake the Marine's hand, according to a tweet by CBS News' Mark Knoller.
Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says the White House could be making current press secretary Jay Carney's job easier.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden, who poked fun at his own penchant for verbal slip-ups at an event in Washington Tuesday night, was at it again Wednesday morning when he spoke at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduation in New London, Conn.
President Obama condemned the terrorist attack on a British soldier on the streets of London Wednesday, but parsed his statement on the horrific incident carefully.
Former Rep. Anthony D. Weiner is running for mayor in New York, but he might not be able to outrun his past. The Democratic candidate told radio listeners on Thursday that more lewd pictures of him likely will turn up during the campaign.
In June, Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano announced the Obama administration's "deferred-action" policy for children who were brought to the country illegally but are a low priority for law enforcement because they are not considered a security risk. On Tuesday, President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden met with three such persons in the White House.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was channeling his inner childhood baseball player on Thursday, twice mentioning Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper as part of analogies for politics.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a possible contender for the 2016 Democratic nominee for president, had some harsh words for former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, who recently launched his campaign to be the next New York City mayor.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said high-ranking IRS official Lois Lerner should have shed light on what led to the agency's targeting of conservative groups in recent years instead of refusing to testify before House investigators.
A new poll shows that more than half of Americans expect that President Obama's health care overhaul will increase the amount they spend on health care.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus defended Sen. Ted Cruz Thursday morning after Mr. Cruz said Wednesday he doesn't trust either the GOP or Democrats on the issues of spending and the debt ceiling.
Sen. Rand Paul introduced a bill Wednesday that would require the federal government to obtain a warrant before they can use drones to collect evidence against or do surveillance on American citizens.
During an closely watched hearing on the IRS' targeting of conservative groups, Rep. Jim Jordan revealed what most people suspected about politicians — they like to know what's being said about them.
President Obama will travel to Oklahoma on Sunday to survey the devastation from the deadly tornado that tore through the town of Moore, leaving death and debris in its wake.
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