More than two years after President Obama took office vowing to banish “special interests” from his administration, nearly 200 of his biggest donors have landed plum government jobs and advisory posts, won federal contracts worth millions of dollars for their business interests or attended numerous elite White House meetings and social events, an investigation by iWatch News has found.
The Obama administration and Rep. Darrell Issa seem to be headed for their biggest showdown yet as the House oversight committee chief prepares for a Wednesday hearing into an undercover, federal gunrunning investigation.
In a bit of good news for the president, gas prices are coming down.
The White House is pushing back against predictions that Obama’s Middle East policy will prompt many Jewish voters to switch their vote to the GOP nominee.
The Biden group got back to business, focusing on discretionary spending and the Obama administration’s domestic agenda. Some Republican governors want to save money by geting Obama to allow them to tighten Medicaid eligibility requirements, posing a test for the president.
The White House said it will provide Congress with more details about Libya following a demand by Speaker Boehner that it get approval for the war.
New Jersey Gov. Christ Christie says he is certain he will not run.