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Obama extends presidential power in bypassing Congress on gun control

Jan 17 2013

WASHINGTON During the past two years as his frustration with a "dysfunctional" Congress has grown, President Barack Obama has resorted to bypassing the legislative branch as he did on Wednesday to implement tighter gun control laws. | Video

Obama extends presidential power in bypassing Congress on gun control

Jan 17 2013

WASHINGTON During the past two years as his frustration with a "dysfunctional" Congress has grown, President Barack Obama has resorted to bypassing the legislative branch as he did on Wednesday to implement tighter gun control laws.

Obama extends presidential power in bypassing Congress on gun control

Jan 17 2013

WASHINGTON During the past two years as his frustration with a "dysfunctional" Congress has grown, President Barack Obama has resorted to bypassing the legislative branch as he did on Wednesday to implement tighter gun control laws.

In 'fiscal cliff' bill, White House was key to corporate tax breaks

Jan 07 2013

WASHINGTON As the U.S. Congress rushed last week to approve a "fiscal cliff" tax bill that raised income taxes on the wealthy, Washington lobbyists were fretting over a drama that was playing out within the negotiations: whether the bill would include about $64 billion in tax breaks for businesses.

Insight: In "fiscal cliff" bill, White House was key to corporate tax breaks

Jan 07 2013

WASHINGTON As the Congress rushed last week to approve a "fiscal cliff" tax bill that raised income taxes on the wealthy, Washington lobbyists were fretting over a drama that was playing out within the negotiations: whether the bill would include about $64 billion in tax breaks for businesses.

Obama's ad team used cable TV to outplay Romney

Jan 05 2013

As political experts assess Republican Mitt Romney's failed U.S. presidential bid, an analysis of how his campaign and President Barack Obama's winning team used cable TV to target ads at specific groups of voters may offer some valuable tips for the future.

Analysis - Obama's ad team used cable TV to outplay Romney

Jan 05 2013

As political experts assess Republican Mitt Romney's failed U.S. presidential bid, an analysis of how his campaign and President Barack Obama's winning team used cable TV to target ads at specific groups of voters may offer some valuable tips for the future.

Analysis: Obama's ad team used cable TV to outplay Romney

Jan 05 2013

As political experts assess Republican Mitt Romney's failed U.S. presidential bid, an analysis of how his campaign and President Barack Obama's winning team used cable TV to target ads at specific groups of voters may offer some valuable tips for the future.

For an honorary consul in America: deal or no deal?

Dec 04 2012

WASHINGTON When Jill Kelley was appointed honorary consul for South Korea in Tampa, Florida in September she became one of more than 1,200 people recruited by countries around the world to represent their interests in towns and cities across the United States.

Shirtless photo a "joke," says FBI agent who began Petraeus inquiry

Nov 15 2012

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The FBI agent who began the investigation that led David Petraeus to resign as CIA director said that a shirtless photo he sent to a woman at the center of the probe was a "joke" sent to many friends, and was not meant to be sexual.

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