Tag Archives: White House

Obama urging Senate to confirm attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch quickly

President Obama chose Loretta Lynch, the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, N.Y., as his nominee to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder Friday. Obama plans to announce Lynch’s nomination Saturday at a White House event. If confirmed, Lynch will become the … read more

Republicans win majority in US Senate, giving party control of Congress

Mitch McConnell’s decisive victory in Kentucky sets ball rolling for Republicans in dismal election night for Democrats • Republicans sweep to Senate win: reaction and fallout – live • US Senate and House midterm election results Dan Roberts in Washington,Megan Carpentier in Louisville, Paul Lewis in … read more

REPUBLICANS RISE – Dems’ Only Hope : Turnout…

                REPUBLICANS RISE Senate On The Line… GOP’s To Lose… Dems’ Only Hope: Turnout…‘Unprecedented’ Surge Of Mystery Money Floods In… Republican Swagger… Losses Not Obama’s Fault… ‘Historic’ Number Of Governors Could Lose… Lobbyists Swarm Toward McConnell…  What’s On The … read more

Obama appointed a former White House adviser as Ebola “czar”

President Barack Obama appointed a former White House adviser as Ebola “czar” on Friday and named officials to bolster the response to the disease in Texas, the center of U.S. Ebola cases, as the death toll in three West African … read more

U.S. court to hear appeal over keeping U.S. demands for telecom records secret

A U.S. appeals court is set to hear arguments on Wednesday on whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation can force Internet and telecommunications firms to turn over customer records without revealing the government’s demands. A lower court judge in San … read more

white House Orders Review of security @ overseas embassies

The Obama administration is directing all U.S. diplomatic posts overseas to review security and the State Department says it will give additional help to embassies and consulates in need. This initiative comes as the Senate Intelligence Committee edges toward releasing … read more

Angering advocates.Obama delays immigration action

President Barack Obama said Saturday that the surge of immigrant children entering the U.S. illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led him to put off a pledge to use executive action that could shield millions of … read more