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(WASHINGTON) -- Hold your horses, Jack Hanna: the Koch brothers just threw a monkey wrench into a May ballot proposal to increase funding for the Columbus Zoo in Ohio.Less than two weeks from a vote on the proposal, Americans for Prosperity, an interest group financed in part by the conservative Koch brothers, is reaching into the debate over a loc...
(WASHINGTON) -- When it comes to the job hunt, they say, it’s all about who you know.And one little girl, a guest at the White House’s annual “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day,” seized the opportunity to get her father’s resume into some powerful hands on Thursday. When Michelle Obama called on her during a ques...
(WASHINGTON) -- As she seeks to emerge from a crowded Democratic primary field in Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial race, Rep. Alyson Schwartz is among the first prominent Democrats to take President Obama’s advice and defend the new health care law.“It’s a major accomplishment of the president’s,” Schwartz told repor...
Posted 2014-04-24 11:18:05
(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State John Kerry brought a special guest to a Take Your Children to Work Day event at the State Department Thursday: his one-year-old puppy, Ben (named after Benjamin Franklin).Ben, who is also on Twitter at @DiploMutt, was not very interested in what his master had to say -- he was very boisterous, jumping around and c...
Posted 2014-04-24 11:00:16
(TOKYO) -- President Obama has plenty on his plate -- and in his sake cup.The eater-in-chief is chowing down on sushi, seafood and even a mound of ice cream shaped like Mt. Fuji during his state visit to Japan.Obama kicked off his culinary tour in Tokyo on Wednesday night with a sushi dinner with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the esteemed Sukiyabash...
(TOKYO) -- Caroline Kennedy is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president in 2016 -- “if she runs.”The new U.S. ambassador to Japan endorsed Barack Obama in 2008, calling him an inspirational figure for a “new generation of Americans” akin to her father in 1960.“I think he’s been a great president. And I think that ...
(TOKYO) -- Her father was nearly killed by the Japanese more than 50 years ago. Now, Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. ambassador to Japan, is bringing history full circle.“I think that my story in a way is a great metaphor for the U.S.-Japan alliance,” Kennedy told ABC’s Jonathan Karl in an interview in Japan. “Countries that ...
(STORRS, Conn.) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed her frustrations about the current state of media on Wednesday night, describing what she sees as an “entertainment-driven” approach to news that is “not good for the country and not good for journalism.”The potential 2016 frontrunner, 66, made her less-t...
(WASHINGTON) -- Having been dismissed by the nation’s most powerful boss, retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal knows a thing or two about getting fired. And now he’s helping others deal with it.McChrystal’s almost-40-year tenure in the Army, culminating in his leadership of NATO forces in Afghanistan, came to an abrupt end when impolit...
(WASHINGTON) -- Faced Tuesday with a question she couldn't answer about Hillary Clinton's accomplishments as secretary of state, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki returned Wednesday, armed with some facts about the high points of the former top U.S. envoy's tenure.However, it might have been too little, too late.Psaki was initially put on the ...
(NEW YORK) -- The "Jeb Bush for president" speculation went into overdrive Wednesday after the former Florida governor admitted during a New York fundraiser that he was "thinking about running for president," according to a report by Politico.Bush, the son and brother of two former commanders in chief, has dropped tantalizing hints before about pos...
(PHOENIX) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed two pro-gun bills this week for concealed-carry permit holders. One bill would have allowed people in the state to carry guns into both public events and public buildings where metal detectors and security are not present. The law excluded schools, community universities and colleges, and major sporting a...
(WASHINGTON) -- The Navy says a former commander of the Navy’s Blue Angels flight demonstration team was reassigned from his current post because of an ongoing investigation into claims that he allowed “lewd speech, inappropriate comments, and sexually explicit humor” under his command.The “inappropriate work environment wit...
(WASHINGTON) -- First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden have announced a new web tool to connect veterans and service members with employers. Obama publicized the Veterans Employment Center, the new online resource, during Wednesday's anniversary celebration of Joining Forces, the national initiative serving America's military families. The jo...
(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Eric Holder praised Tuesday's dissent by Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor in the Michigan college admissions case, calling it "courageous and very personal."Speaking at a Department of Justice diversity and inclusion summit on Wednesday, Holder explained that despite great strides toward equality, there is stil...

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