WASHINGTON – President Obama on Monday chastised Congress for “careening from manufactured crisis to manufactured crisis” and tried to blame lawmakers for the spending cuts due to take a bite out of agency budgets on Friday.
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Michelle Obama made an appearance at the Oscars from the Diplomatic Room of the White House to present the best picture award to “Argo.”
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A Norwalk man who lost his son to gun violence says he took advantage of a meeting last week with Vice President Joe Biden and other officials to mention the toll that shootings are taking on Connecticut's inner cities.
Leaders from some of the nation’s largest Christian congregations are urging President Obama and members of Congress to end their fiscal brinkmanship and find a balanced approach to reducing the deficit that will also protect the poorest Americans.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will be meeting with the nation's governors as they push Congress to avert deep federal spending cuts that begin to take effect Friday.