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NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic former congressman Anthony Weiner, who resigned in disgrace amid a sexting scandal, said on Tuesday he would come out of political retirement to thwart a potential mayoral bid by Republican Donald Trump Jr. and would beat him "like a rented mule."...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Democratic former congressman who resigned in disgrace amid a sexting scandal says he'd come out of political retirement to thwart a potential New York City mayoral bid by Republican Donald Trump Jr. The son of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will soon expand efforts to help Central American families and children legally immigrate to the United States amid another surge of migrants caught crossing the border illegally. White House Deputy Homeland Security Adviser Amy Pope...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama vetoed a bill Friday that would cap the taxpayer-funded expense accounts of former presidents. Obama said he supports the bill's goal, but he sent the measure back to Congress because it would immediately end salaries and benefits to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would cap the taxpayer-funded expense accounts of former presidents. Obama says he supports the bill's goal, but sent the measure back to Congress because it would immediately end salaries and benefits to staffers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a bill to curb abuse of heroin and opioid drugs, even as he expressed bitter disappointment with Republicans for not providing more money for addiction treatment. The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says discriminating against Muslim Americans "feeds the lie" that the West is at war with their religion. He also says that singling them out isn't smart national security. In comments Thursday at a White House reception commemorating the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says that commercial charging stations for electric vehicles will be eligible to receive loan guarantees from the federal government as the Obama administration works to increase the number of stations. There are 16,000 currently in place. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly five decades after helping rescue dozens of American soldiers pinned down by enemy fire, a Vietnam War veteran is receiving the nation's highest military honor for valor. President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to retired Lt. Col. Charles...