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Procurement chief quits as agency accused of waste

Apr 02 2012

WASHINGTON The head of the government's federal procurement office is resigning and two senior officials have been dismissed ahead of a report criticizing the agency's lavish spending on an "over the top" training conference, the White House said on Monday.

U.S. procurement chief quits as agency accused of waste

Apr 02 2012

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. government's federal procurement office is resigning and two senior officials have been dismissed ahead of a report criticizing the agency's lavish spending on an "over the top" training conference, the White House said on Monday.

Florida Republican Senator Rubio endorses Romney

Mar 28 2012

WASHINGTON Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a favorite of the conservative Tea Party movement, endorsed Mitt Romney on Wednesday calling the former Massachusetts governor the inevitable Republican presidential nominee.

U.S. State Department warns against travel to Mali

Mar 27 2012

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Tuesday cautioned U.S. citizens against going to Mali and advised those already in the West African nation to consider leaving because of political instability after last week's military coup.

U.S. State Department warns against travel to Mali

Mar 27 2012

WASHINGTON, March 27 The U.S. State Department on Tuesday cautioned U.S. citizens against going to Mali and advised those already in the West African nation to consider leaving because of political instability after last week's military coup.

Trump to endorse Republican candidate Gingrich: reports

Feb 02 2012

WASHINGTON Businessman and reality TV personality Donald Trump will endorse former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, U.S. media reported on Wednesday. | Video

Trump to endorse Republican candidate Gingrich - reports

Feb 01 2012

WASHINGTON Businessman and reality TV personality Donald Trump will endorse former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, U.S. media reported on Wednesday.

First lady likes Obama’s voice; rates Romney singing ‘beautiful’

Jan 31 2012

"It's beautiful," Michelle Obama says of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's singing.

Obama: Spat with Arizona governor not a big deal

Jan 27 2012

WASHINGTON A tense airport exchange with Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, in which she wagged her finger in his face, was blown out of proportion, President Barack Obama said in an ABC News interview on Thursday.

Billionaire Buffett defends proposed tax rate change

Jan 25 2012

WASHINGTON Increasing taxes on the wealthy would bring fairness to U.S. taxpayers across the board, billionaire investor Warren Buffett said on Wednesday, backing the tax reform that President Barack Obama proposed in his State of the Union address.

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