It had a little bit of everything to tempt the palate of most lawmakers, including gun-violence prevention cash and home-state pet projects.
Obama ‘Inviting the Whirlwind’ by Neglecting Blooming al-Qaeda Strongholds, Affiliates ‘Spreading Like Wildfire’
Lieberman: "Mr. President, there are three more years in which you're going to be commander in chief. A lot of what you're doing now is not protecting our security."
Over USDA objections, OMB ordered that fiscal year 2012 disbursements be retroactively docked for 2013 sequestration.
But he's facing a veto-proof majority from lawmakers pointing out Iran's actions since the administration's November deal.
White House opposes because people "can trust that the information that they are providing is protected by stringent security standards."
Says she's "confident" political climate "stacked against moderates" won't work against Democrats and put taking back the House out of reach.
Rules depend on studies not allowed under law and would require technology not commercially available.
And what efforts are even being made on behalf of the Washington state resident -- "charged – in essence – for being a Christian"?
Iraq vet in House calls for limited air support: "What’s happening now dishonors all those who put their lives on the line to bring stability to this country."
Holder signs proposed regulations redefining who's mentally defective, while Sebelius wants to modify HIPAA privacy rule so more are reported to NICS.
A triumph for freedom exposed where the key players stood and people power became Islamists' biggest threat.
The latest transfer of detainees was into the hands of old bin Laden ally and wanted war criminal Omar al-Bashir.
From Obama on Ho Chi Minh and our Founders, to Biden talking about Deliverance, to the best Capitol Hill profanity of the year.
But strong showing at the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act's introduction suggests a veto-proof majority can be reached as White House tries to annihilate effort.
An amendment for Fort Hood victims among the measures that fall victim to Reid's maneuver, along with every amendment to the Ryan-Murray budget bill.
Carney, though, says Obama just got the internal review he asked for on intelligence gathering and will study "its more than 40 recommendations."
Obama vs. the Press Corps: Revolt Against ‘Draconian Restrictions’ and White House ‘Propaganda’ Photos
"As surely as if they were placing a hand over a journalist’s camera lens, officials in this administration are blocking the public from having an independent view."
N.J. Dem: "Part of my challenge in trying to listen to the administration is some of the same statements I've heard in the past." PLUS: State Dept. admits six-month period hasn't started yet.
State Dept. official makes show of handing out bread in Kiev square, but Psaki stresses "this is not a zero-sum game" and everyone can be friends.
Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) to Kerry: "You're asking us to be asleep and do nothing while 9,000 centrifuges turn and a new uranium stockpile is created."
State Department reveals why Obama seems wary of the second coming of the Orange Revolution: "This is not about the United States versus Russia."
Audubon says "all options are on the table" to challenge unilateral Interior Dept. decision to grant 30-year "take" permits to renewable energy producers.
"I cannot fully imagine my own life without the example that Nelson Mandela set, and so long as I live I will do what I can to learn from him."
Bill would require that key parts of guns be made of detectable and non-removable metal and magazines fall within guidelines.
DOJ has been reviewing laws as lawmakers lead legislative push to end them, claiming they stigmatize the HIV-positive for just a "chronic, treatable medical condition."