“The Federal Government opposes drug legalization because it runs counter to a public health and safety approach to drug policy,” a White House official tells BuzzFeed News after Loretta Lynch testifies.
A senior aide tells BuzzFeed News that if Obama’s attorney general pick passes a committee vote (which seems likely), Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will not stop a full Senate vote — despite calls to block nominees over Obama’s executive actions.
Loretta Lynch tells the Senate, “I certainly don’t hold that view and don’t agree with that view of marijuana.”
“India will succeed so long as it is not splintered along the lines of religious faith.”
The company is a huge supporter of President Obama and his administration.
GloZell Green asks President Obama how he justifies dealing with the Castros.
America, Florrick-Obama is your 2016 presidential dream ticket. Or Obama-Florrick – whatever it takes to make this happen.
“I’ve seen something like gay marriage go from a wedge issue used to drive us apart to a story of freedom across our country, a civil right now legal in states that 7 in 10 Americans call home,” the president said.
The president calls on Congress to act on several key policies, but promises to veto Republican priorities.
If the British Prime Minister visits Washington and nobody notices, did it really even happen?
Church organizations in Philadelphia, Oregon, Arizona and other states have begun taking in undocumented immigrants who are living under the threat of deportation.
The internet personalities will conduct separate interviews with the president aimed at “tweens,” the social-minded crowd, and mothers.
One day after two U.S. government social media accounts were taken over by hackers, a senior administration official warned the primary method for online security doesn’t work particularly well.
For all the wrong reasons.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest tells reporters, “I think it’s fair to say we should have sent someone with a higher profile.”
On Monday President Obama outlined a proposal for stricter laws on how companies should respond to hacking. At the same time, hackers gained access to two high-profile U.S. government social media accounts.
An estimated 9 million students could benefit from the program with each full-time student saving an average of $3,800 per year, the White House said.
President Obama delivered remarks from the White House condemning the massacre in Paris at Charlie Hebdo newspaper that left 12 dead. “France is one of our oldest allies, our strongest allies. They have been with us every moment from 9/11 on.”
The Fraternal Order of Police represents more than 330,000 officers.
Spokesman Josh Earnest revealed the president’s position at a news conference Tuesday.
The White House says it’s a “response to the Government of North Korea’s ongoing provocative, destabilizing, and repressive actions and policies, particularly its destructive and coercive cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.”
The U.S. military’s involvement in the country will continue.
“And I have been very surprised, to answer your question, to see the president of the United States, at every turn, cut the legs off of our ally, Israel, and in fact embrace and lift up the agenda of Islamic jihad.”
Have you seen David Beckham shirtless? Cut. From. Marble.
A NASA rocket explodes during liftoff. Apple and U2 touch fingers. A home explodes on live television. Here are some of the most memorable BuzzFeed News Vines from 2014.
For decades, the U.S. embargo against Cuba has torn apart families like mine.
Love it or hate it, last week’s Cuba opening is the purest expression of his foreign policy yet. What Axelrod got wrong.
On Sunday morning, President Obama called the alleged North Korean hacking an act of “cybervandalism,” but Rep. Mike Rogers thinks the White House needs to do more.