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White House reporter takes top honors for deadline reporting

Most of the White House Press Corps had departed for the evening, but AP’s Josh Lederman was one of a few still at work inside at 8 p.m. 496 more words


Obama Administration Can Now Sanction Foreign Hackers

President Obama added a new tool to respond to cyber attacks, authorizing the federal government to levy sanctions against suspected hackers.

Under an executive order signed Wednesday, the Secretary of Treasury can freeze assets of those who engage in “malicious cyber-enabled activity” anywhere in the world so long as that activity is dangerous to the national security, foreign policy or economic stability of America. 235 more words

Scott Walker dogged by White House history — and allergies

If Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker makes it all the way to the White House, he may not be able to count on a dog to be his friend in Washington. 195 more words


Police: Men in shooting at NSA had gone to hotel to 'party'

FORT MEADE, Maryland (AP) — Two cross-dressing men who were shot at by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who picked them up for a motel “party,” police said Tuesday. 617 more words


The Buck Stops Here!

Harry Truman was a different kind of President. He probably made as many or more important decisions regarding our nation’s history as any of the other 32 Presidents preceding him. 346 more words

White House Appointment

I have some exciting personal news to share – three weeks ago, I was offered, and have accepted, an appointment from the White House to serve as Special Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General, U.S. 117 more words