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Israeli Prime Minister and Likud Party's leader Benjamin Netanyahu gives a statement to the media at the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem, on March 17, 2015. Results tallied Wednesday showed Netanyahu's party with a decisive win. (Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

Netanyahu Allies Urge Obama To Respect Israeli Election Outcome

Israeli officials are firing back at the Obama administration’s criticism of Benjamin Netanyahu.

March 23, 2015
North portico of the White House (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Analysis: Why The GOP Will Likely Attack The Fake White House

The Secret Service is likely to get caught in the middle of Congress’ next spending debate.

March 23, 2015

Obama Administration Puts Out Fracking Rules For Federal Lands

President Obama has taken another big step to protect the environment.

March 20, 2015
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Emissions Order Might Spur Alt-Fuel Vehicle Sales

Executive order sets pace for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by replacing White House fleet with alt-fuel running vehicles.

March 19, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with the Council of the Great City Schools Leadership in the Roosevelt Room of the White House March 16, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss efforts to strengthen educational opportunities for students in city schools. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Obama, School Officials Talk Education Goals

The White House has issued a veto threat against House Republicans’ education bill.

March 16, 2015
President Barack Obama leaves Air Force One with Sen. Barbara Boxer after arriving at LAX on Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. Obama will tape an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live and attend a DNC event. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Obama Administration Collects Data To Sell Iran Nuclear Deal

The White House is preparing for a tough sell on a nuclear deal with Iran.

March 16, 2015
Denis McDonough addresses the U.S. Islamic World Forum on May 30, 2012. (U.S.-Islamic World Forum/Flickr)

Obama Deputy Warns Senate Against Undermining Iran Nuclear Talks

The White House is pushing back against Senate interference in the Iran negotiations.

March 16, 2015
Uniformed US Secret Service officers patrol Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, DC, March 12, 2015

Report: U.S. Secret Service Embarrassment Gets Worse

This new report certainly won’t help the Secret Service’s damaged reputation.

March 13, 2015
President Barack Obama visits Georgia Tech

Obama Immigration Program, Blocked By Texas Judge, Wins 14 States’ Support

14 states are backing up the White House on immigration.

March 13, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd L) stands next to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd R) during a round of nuclear negotiations on March 2, 2015, in Montreux, Switzerland (AFP/Evan Vucci)

Obama Lambasts U.S. Senators Over Iran Nuclear Letter

The White House is livid over Senate Republicans’ letter to Tehran.

March 10, 2015
Keystone XL protest

Senate Fails To Override Obama’s Veto Of Keystone XL Pipeline

The Senate’s dream of forcing President Obama to sign off on Keystone XL is dead.

March 4, 2015
President Obama requests congressional authority to use military force against ISIS. - DC

Obama Splits Muslim Faith From Terrorism At Extremism Conference

Why you won’t hear the term ‘Muslim extremism’ at President Obama’s terrorism conference.

February 18, 2015
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Obama Selects Joseph Clancy To Lead Secret Service, Rejects Calls For Outsider

President Obama has a new Secret Service director.

February 18, 2015
Photo: This handout photo courtesy of the Mueller family and the office of US Senator John McCain shows Kayla Mueller (L) and her mother Marsha (AFP)

White House Doubts Mueller Killed By Airstrike

The White House is pushing back against IS’ account of Kayla Mueller’s death.

February 10, 2015
Copies of US President Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget proposal are available for sale at the Government Publishing Office Bookstore in Washington, DC, February 2, 2015

Budget Proposal Is Obama’s Map Back To Big Government

President Obama’s new budget is a sharp progressive turn.

February 2, 2015
US President Barack Obama speaks in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015

Obama To Propose Rolling Back Budget Cuts

Here’s what you can expect in the president’s next budget.

January 29, 2015
Obama visits Lawrence, Kansas

Obama Rallying Democrats To Fight For Spending Boost In Budget

President Obama and Democrats are going big with their new budget plan.

January 29, 2015
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Obama Drops Proposed Tax Increase On College Savings Plans

Pressure from the left caused the White House to drop a proposed tax hike.

January 28, 2015
President Obama and Reggie Love

Ex-Aide Writes About Being Obama’s Friend, Valet, And ‘Surrogate Son’

Reggie Love’s new book, while not quite a tell-all, sheds new light on President Obama.

January 27, 2015
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Possible Drone Discovered On White House Grounds, Officials Say

The Secret Service is reportedly investigating a possible drone recovered at the White House.

January 26, 2015
Florida Senator Marco Rubio addresses CPAC 2014 (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Rubio Says He Is Nearing Decision On Presidential Run

Is Marco Rubio about to launch a presidential campaign?

January 21, 2015
2014 state of the union

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Delivers The 2015 State Of The Union Address

Follow the State of the Union live with The National Memo.

January 20, 2015
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State Of The Union Conundrum: Can Obama Take Credit For Economy?

The White House is taking a risk by claiming credit for the thriving economy.

January 20, 2015
Alan Gross, alongside his wife Judy, speaks at a press conference after being released by Cuba on December 17, 2014 in Washington (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)

State Of Union Guests Put Faces To Obama Policies

Meet some of the Obamas’ 23 guests for the State of the Union.

January 20, 2015
US President Barack Obama answers questions at a press conference in the East Room of the White House on January 16, 2015, in Washington, DC

On Eve Of State Of The Union Speech, Obama Enjoys Steady Rise In Polls

Americans clearly don’t see President Obama as a lame duck.

January 19, 2015