While most Americans celebrated the holidays, President Barack Obama, on Sunday, December 30, quietly signed into law a five-year extension of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008, which made it legal for the National Security Agency to perform warrantless wiretapping, something that originated under the George W. Bush administration.
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Washington (CNN) — Republican leaders and the White House sent signals Wednesday of possible detente on jobs and energy legislation, but they offered few specifics and congressional Democrats questioned whether any progress would ensue. President Barack Obama had a rare luncheon meeting with leaders of both parties in Congress, including House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and […]
Detroit (CNN) — Mitt Romney will win Tuesday’s Arizona primary, CNN projected based on exit polls, and he took an early lead over rival Rick Santorum in Michigan, a key contest in the Republican race for a candidate to run against President Barack Obama in November. The victory in Arizona, where exit polls showed Romney getting […]
Washington (CNN) — The Senate and the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan deal Friday extending the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while also avoiding a Medicare fee cut for doctors for the rest of the year. The bill cleared the Senate in a 60-36 vote less than an hour after the House approved […]
Written by CNN staffwriter “(CNN) – Voting is currently underway in Florida, the fourth state to vote on the road to the White House. After one month and three contests, it may be up to Florida to finally add some clarity to the race for the Republican presidential nomination that is now between Massachusetts Gov. […]