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In mid-October, political pundits wondered how House Republicans could have put their sizable majority in jeopardy by forcing a government shutdown.
President Barack Obama visited Monday with the family of TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez, who was killed at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month.
A day after Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program in exchange for lighter economic sanctions, the difference in the moods on the streets of Tehran and Jerusalem couldn't be starker.
Two words are nowhere to be found in the pages of text that spell out a new nuclear deal with Iran: Saeed Abedini. Now supporters of the detained American pastor are accusing U.S. officials of betraying Abedini by signing off on an agreement that doesn't get him out of Iranian prison.
President Barack Obama on Monday defended the interim agreement on Iran's nuclear program reached over the weekend in Geneva.
Sen. Graham: "The end game should be to stop enrichment...we're so far away from what the end game should look like."
A CNN analysis shows that in the largest city in nearly every state, many low-income younger Americans won't get any subsidy at all. Administration officials said the reason so many Americans won't receive a subsidy is that the cost of insurance is lower than the government initially expected.
When the troubled federal health care website came online, the key "Anonymous Shopper" function was nowhere to be found -- even though it passed a key test almost two weeks before HealthCare.gov launched.
Just nine months into his tenure as Secretary of State, John Kerry successfully delivered an interim deal with Iran on its nuclear program. It is the most significant level of cooperation between the United States and the Iranians in decades and it could impact the remainder of his tenure.
It's pretty clear the House of Representatives is not going to take up immigration reform this year.
New Yorkers have two ways of looking at a problem. You can ask, "What went wrong, and who do we blame?" or you can roll up your sleeves and ask, "What went wrong, and how do we fix it?"
The deal reached with the Iranians late Saturday in Geneva represents a risk well worth taking by the Obama administration and the five other powers that negotiated it with the Iranians. If the Obama administration briefly got some first-term international diplomatic credit for the suggestion it would hit the "reset" button on relations with Russia, for this, its most important second-term initiative to date, it has opted for the "hold" button.
President Obama's record on foreign policy has changed dramatically since taking office -- he now has one.
Diane Ravitch says New York parents were understandably outraged when the results of Common Core testing characterized students as failures. The standards are unrealistic and untested.
Julian Zelizer says Montana Sen. Max Baucus's proposal to reform the corporate tax code isn't as crazy as it sounds.
The notion that a good president doesn't lie to the American people is an illusion. Historians say many of our greatest presidents were the biggest liars -- and duplicity was part of their greatness.