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Rallying for Virginia Democrat, Obama tears into tea party

President Barack Obama cast Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday as part of an extreme tea party Republican faction that shut down the government, throwing the... Read more »

Nov. 3, 2013


'Saturday Night Live' pokes fun at criticism over lack of black women in cast

With Kerry Washington as guest host, "Saturday Night Live" wasted no time poking fun at itself after receiving criticism for having no black women among its 16 regular... Read more »

Nov. 3, 2013


Pumpkins replace politics at White House Halloween

Finally, the White House has pulled off a successful web launch. Ghastly spider webs, haystacks and pumpkins adorned an orange-hued White House for the annual White... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2013

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Public tours of White House to resume Nov. 5

Public tours of the White House, canceled earlier this year because of budget cuts, are resuming next month on a limited basis. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2013


Shutdown takes its toll on White House operations

Now in its second week, the partial government shutdown has taken its toll on the White House, where about 3 of 4 staffers have been furloughed, barred even from... Read more »

Oct. 8, 2013


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