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Obama asks Congress for short-term budget fix

President Barack Obama is pressing Congress to pass another short-term mix of spending cuts and tax changes while they hash out a broader budget deal. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2013


New Secretary of State John Kerry makes calls abroad in first weekend on job

New Secretary of State John Kerry reached out to Israeli and Palestinian leaders in phone calls this weekend, assuring them the Obama administration will continue to... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2013


Senate confirms Kerry nomination

The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed President Barack Obama's choice of five-term Sen. John Kerry to be secretary of state, with Republicans and Democrats praising him... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2013


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