The latest news on Obama administration
White House stands by tactic as 'a critical tool' for protecting U.S., reports say.
By tapping Susan Rice as national security adviser, Obama shows he has no regard for Congress.
A top secret court order is allowing the government to mine Verizon phone data.
Rwanda genocide to shape former U.N. ambassador's approach to top security role.
Rice cuts a controversial figure but won't face a confirmation.
Republicans push back against Obama nominations.
President Barack Obama's adviser responds to Darrell Issa, who called White House Press Secretary Jay Carney a "paid liar."
The former Secretary of Defense explains the rules that got him through his career.
Carney declines to respond to Issa's 'paid liar' allegation.
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