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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - White House
President Barack Obama is beginning a new effort to help students take the first step toward getting college educations.
Rand Paul's biggest political decision is approaching: whether to run for president in 2016 or focus solely on re-election to his U.S. Senate seat. A Republican lawmaker from his home state wants to free him from the potential dilemma by letting him run for both.
The White House defended President Obama's decision Friday to spend the weekend on vacation in an ultra-exclusive resort in the Florida Keys while the economy remains weak and the showdown with Russia over Ukraine demands his attention.
Sen. Rand Paul urged the thousands that turned out for the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to imagine electing a "friend of liberty" to the White House who will defend the Constitution and push back against a federal government that is trampling over their individual rights.
The Obama economy continues to sink deeper into a recessionary abyss, where full-time jobs are in short supply, incomes are flat and life for many millions of Americans is a daily struggle.
It was supposed be a weekend getaway to Florida for President Barack Obama and his wife and daughters, an escape from the frigid weather and lingering piles of snow around Washington. But Russia's intervention in Ukraine has put Obama's plans in doubt, making it possible the family could end up at the White House.
Sen. Mitch McConnell assured conservative activists he won't disappoint them if they give him enough troops for the GOP to take control of the Senate in November's elections, as he sought to tamp down a growing rift between tea party activists and top Republican leaders on Capitol Hill.
The White House says President Barack Obama has signed into law a reauthorization of the National Integrated Drought Information System.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul faces a potential quandary as he weighs whether to run for president in 2016 or focus solely on re-election to his Senate seat. Legislation introduced Thursday in his home state would allow him to run for both.
Georgia's two U.S. senators and 14 congressmen have signed a bipartisan letter to the White House budget director protesting the Obama administration's decision to withhold funding and a final agreement for deepening the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah.
President Barack Obama has signed a declaration ordering federal aid for 39 Georgia counties that were impacted by an ice storm in mid-February.
Ukraine lurched toward breakup Thursday as lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared they wanted to join Russia and would put the decision to voters in 10 days. President Barack Obama condemned the move and the West answered with the first real sanctions against Russia.
Can President Obama get respect if he can't spell it?
A top aide to President Obama said Thursday the White House isn't entertaining the possibility of Republicans winning the Senate this year.
The Obama administration hopes Russia will agree to sit down for direct talks with the transitional government that took power in Ukraine following last month's ouster of the nation's Moscow-backed president, a senior State Department official said Thursday.