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Obama to speak on legality of drone program
May 19, 2013
| KUSA-TV - Obama's speech will be an attempt to fulfill his State of the Union pledge to be more'' transparent'' with the public about the controversial drone program that has become the...
Aide: Obama learned about IRS from news accounts
May 19, 2013
| KARE-TV - Speaking Sunday on CNN's'' State of the Union,'' Dan Pfeiffer says the White House counsel's office learned of the IRS inspector general's investigation in late April, but...
Harkin blocks health care nominee
April 26, 2013
| DesMoinesRegister.com Harkin wants to protect $15 billion in a trust fund that was created with the federal health care reform law and is supposed to pay for wellness and disease-prevention programs....
Obama Aide Does Sunday Show Marathon
May 20, 2013
| FishbowlDC During his TV tour, Pfeiffer was grilled on questions that have been raised over the past week during his tour of shows, which included ABC's'' This Week,'' NBC's'' Meet the Press,'' CBS's'' Face the Nation,'' Fox News''' Fox News Sunday'' and CNN's'' State of the Union ...
No compromise in sight, health care deal likely dead
May 01, 2013
| Naked Politics Despite promises they would work toward middle ground, House and Senate leaders have been unable to reach agreement on health care reform and the session has only two days left....