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President Obama: U.S. Will Fix Broken Immigration System

Posted: 08/10/2009 - Speaking at the end of a meeting with the leaders of Mexico and Canada on Monday, President Obama said the three countries have been enriched by the intermingling of cultures but that citizens also have a right to secure borders.

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President Turns To Web To Boost Health Overhaul

Posted: 08/10/2009 - The White House has turned to its favorite tool — the Internet — to tell the public that President Barack Obama's proposed overhaul of the nation's health care system will not result in rationing of care, euthanasia or an end to Medicare.

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White House: Afghan War Not In Crisis

Posted: 08/10/2009 - President Barack Obama's national security adviser isn't ruling out anything in Afghanistan, including another infusion of U.S. troops.

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EPA Plans Fewer Toxic Cleanups

Posted: 08/10/2009 - Budget documents and agency records indicate the Obama administration plans to do even less environmental cleanup than the often-criticized Bush administration.

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Midwest Legislators Converge On Kansas

Posted: 08/10/2009 - Legislative leaders from across the Midwest are in northeast Kansas for the regional meeting of the Council of State Governments.

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Senators' VIP Loans Broke No Senate Rules

Posted: 08/07/2009 - A committee that investigated VIP mortgage deals for Democratic Sens. Chris Dodd and Kent Conrad has cleared both of them of breaking Senate rules.

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GOP Sources: Sen. Martinez To Resign This Month

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Several senior GOP sources tell The Associated Press that Republican Sen. Mel Martinez of Florida will resign from the Senate this month, more than a year before his term ends.

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White House Has Dual Strategy To Defeat Terrorism

Posted: 08/06/2009 - A senior White House official says the Obama administration has mapped out a dual approach to defeating terrorism, fusing military strikes against insurgents with a commitment to pump economic aid into countries that have been safe havens for militant groups.

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White House: Health Care Meeting Wasn’t Negotiation

Posted: 08/06/2009 - The White House says President Barack Obama's meeting with a bipartisan group of senators on health care reform wasn't a "negotiating session" but simply a chance for him to get an update.

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Clinton Vows New U.S. Support For Somalia

Posted: 08/06/2009 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has pledged to "expand and extend" American support for Somalia's weak interim government as it struggles against Islamist extremists believed linked to al-Qaida.

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Senate Expected To Approve 'Clunkers' Refill Today

Updated: 08/06/2009 - Extending the government's incentive plan would give car shoppers until Labor Day to trade in their gas-guzzlers and get a rebate up to $4,500. A vote is planned later today.

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Clinton Recalls US Embassy Attacks In Africa

Posted: 08/06/2009 - On a trip to Africa, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is honoring the victims of the deadly 1998 al-Qaida-linked attacks on the American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

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Government Mortgage Partners Sued For Abuses

Posted: 08/06/2009 - An investigation by The Associated Press shows billions of dollars the government is spending to help homeowners avert foreclosure are passing through — and enriching — companies accused of preying on struggling homeowners.

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Gov. Parkinson Repeats: No Detainees In Kansas

Posted: 08/06/2009 - Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson is repeating his opposition to any plans by the Obama administration to relocate suspected terrorists from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth.

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Congressman Demands Answers On Forged Letters

Posted: 08/05/2009 - A congressional chairman is demanding answers from a coal group about forged letters that were sent to three congressional offices on a major climate bill.

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Gibbs Backs Off Statement On Iranian Election

Posted: 08/05/2009 - White House spokesman Robert Gibbs has retreated from his statement that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is "the elected leader" of the Islamic republic.

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