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Clinton: ‘No Information’ Amb. Stevens Was on Al Qaeda ‘Hit List’

Clinton: ‘No Information’ Amb. Stevens Was on Al Qaeda ‘Hit List’

William Ng/State Dept(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded today to reports that Ambassador Chris Stevens feared he was on an Al Qaeda “hit list” by saying that she had “absolutely no information or reason to be…

‘Fast and Furious’ Probe Clears Holder, Faults ATF and Justice Department

‘Fast and Furious’ Probe Clears Holder, Faults ATF and Justice Department

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — “Operation Fast and Furious,” the controversial undercover operation that allowed U.S. guns to be walked into Mexico, was a “risky strategy” that did not “adequately take into account the significant danger to…

Poll: 7 Out of 10 Americans View Politicians Unfavorably

Poll: 7 Out of 10 Americans View Politicians Unfavorably

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Whatever its charms, the 2012 campaign isn’t doing much for politics as a career choice: Seven in 10 Americans in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll express an unfavorable opinion of politicians, und…

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Still in Court Less Than Two Months Before Election

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Still in Court Less Than Two Months Before Election

Comstock/Thinkstock(HARRISBURG, Pa.) — It’s less than two months before the election and Pennsylvania’s voter ID law is still under challenge in the courts.On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered a lower court to determine wheth…

Federal Reserve Bailing Out Obama, Paul Ryan Says

Federal Reserve Bailing Out Obama, Paul Ryan Says

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — As the Federal Reserve pumps billions of dollars into the economy with the hope of stimulating job creation, Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said that the Fed is bailing out President Obama &ldquo…

White House Asks YouTube to ‘Review’ Anti-Muslim Movie

White House Asks YouTube to ‘Review’ Anti-Muslim Movie

Stockbyte/Thinkstock/YouTube(WASHINGTON) — The Obama administration has asked YouTube to review its posting of the anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims,” which has provoked violent protests across the Middle East.“We reached out to …

Mass. Voters Sent to Bogus Website Warning of Pot-Induced ‘Twinkie Addiction’

Mass. Voters Sent to Bogus Website Warning of Pot-Induced ‘Twinkie Addiction’

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Organizers of the committee opposing a Massachusetts state initiative to legalize medical marijuana were munching crow this week after mistakenly directing voters to a satirical website that warns a “Yes&rd…

Obama Salutes US Olympic and Paralympic Teams at White House

Obama Salutes US Olympic and Paralympic Teams at White House

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama welcomed the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams to the White House Friday, telling them they are “a portrait of what this country is all about.”“You guys all find the strength to…

Obama to Attend Ceremony for Americans Killed in Libya

Obama to Attend Ceremony for Americans Killed in Libya

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama will travel to Andrews Air Force Base this afternoon to attend the transfer of the remains ceremony of the four Americans killed in Libya earlier this week.U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Steve…

Secretary Clinton Delivers Powerful Religion Speech After Middle East Embassy Attacks

Secretary Clinton Delivers Powerful Religion Speech After Middle East Embassy Attacks

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Secretary Clinton delivered a powerful and personal speech about religion at an Eid ul-Fitr reception, marking the end of the Muslim holiday of Ramadan. The speech, at times, was a direct response to the attacks …

Obama to Attend Ceremony for Americans Killed in Libya

Obama to Attend Ceremony for Americans Killed in Libya

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama will travel to Andrews Air Force Base this afternoon to attend the transfer of the remains ceremony of the four Americans killed in Libya earlier this week.U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Steve…

Obama Calls for Reconciliation in Rosh Hashanah Message

Obama Calls for Reconciliation in Rosh Hashanah Message

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — In his annual message marking the Jewish New Year, President Obama calls for reconciliation at a time when “public discourse can too often seem harsh” and “society too often focu…

Obama Credits Education with Boosting ‘Mixed Kid’ and ‘Little Black Girl’ to White House

Obama Credits Education with Boosting ‘Mixed Kid’ and ‘Little Black Girl’ to White House

Chris Kleponis/Bloomberg via Getty Image(GOLDEN, Colo.) –  President Obama Thursday credited an affordable college education with helping a “mixed kid from Hawaii” and a “little black girl from the South Side of Chicago” m…

Muslim Leaders in DC Condemn Libya Attacks and Anti-Muslim Film

Muslim Leaders in DC Condemn Libya Attacks and Anti-Muslim Film

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Council on American-Islami Relations (CAIR) and Muslim leaders in Washington Wednesday condemned the violence in Libya, which resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.&n…

DNC Apologizes for Showing Russian Warships in Tribute to US Veterans

DNC Apologizes for Showing Russian Warships in Tribute to US Veterans

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Organizers of last week’s Democratic National Convention apologized Wednesday for accidentally showing an image of the Russian navy during a tribute to U.S. veterans.Soviet-era Russian warships were pro…

Biden on Libya Attack: ‘Bring To Justice Their Killers’

Biden on Libya Attack: ‘Bring To Justice Their Killers’

ABC News(DAYTON, Ohio) – Vice President Joe Biden started his speech at Wright State University on a somber note, addressing the attacks on the U.S. embassies in Egypt and Libya, and promising to bring the killers of the four Americans, including…

Obama Vows Justice for Slain Diplomats

Obama Vows Justice for Slain Diplomats

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama today strongly condemned a deadly overnight attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, calling the murder of four Americans there an “outrageous and shocking” act and vowing …

Govt. Admits Ground Zero Cancer Risk

Govt. Admits Ground Zero Cancer Risk

Anthony Correia/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The World Trade Center Health Program will now provide treatment and compensation for 9/11 victims who were diagnosed with cancer after they inhaled toxic dust, program administrator Dr. John Howard announced…

Pizza Man Bear Hugs Obama, Starts ‘Yelp’ War

Pizza Man Bear Hugs Obama, Starts ‘Yelp’ War

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — When Big Apple Pizza owner Scott Van Nuzer bear-hugged and hoisted President Obama off the ground during their brief meeting in Fort Pierce, Fla., Sunday, it wasn’t only the press corps that took notice. …

Bob Woodward on What Went Wrong with Failed Debt Deal

Bob Woodward on What Went Wrong with Failed Debt Deal

ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) — “Gaps” in President Obama’s leadership contributed to the collapse of a “grand bargain” on spending and debt last year, with the president failing to cultivate congressional relationships that may have helped him break …

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