The envelope, which was intercepted on Monday, had a substance on it that tested positive for possible cyanide, the Secret Service confirmed.
Joseph Clancy said at a House hearing on Tuesday that the agency’s latest embarrassing incident proves the culture needs to change.
“I do a million of these a day, so just give me five.”
The incident reportedly happened last week while the agents were drunk after a party. An investigation is ongoing.
Observers on all sides of the gun rights argument are scratching their heads after the failure of an ATF plan to ban bullets for AR-15s.
An aide said former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood used both personal and professional email on his Blackberry — with both going into the archives. People around him were briefed about not using personal email and the White House reminded staffers constantly on the same.
“A woman’s place is on the money,” the nonprofit Women on $20s says.
The State Department on Friday apparently decided it was a good idea to ask social media users how to defeat “violent extremism.”
New offices, new lobbyists, new money pour into a new national criminal justice effort — that features some of the most well-known names in progressive and libertarian politics.
Members of the Afghan Taliban said they were due to hold the first round of talks with the U.S. officials in Qatar on Thursday. The U.S. National Security Council denied reports of the meetings.
Public statements from top officials indicate the White House will keep sending military hardware designed for the battlefield to local police forces after Ferguson.
How did we get Obama to use a selfie stick? Oh, because he wants you to go to https://www.healthcare.gov.
The Smarter Sentencing Act is being reintroduced by a bipartisan coalition of conservative and liberal senators. Update: A White House official said the Obama administration “applauds” the effort.
Her family got a private message from ISIS this weekend that was authenticated by the intelligence community, the National Security Council said, and “they concluded that Kayla was deceased.”
He said the science on the issue should drive U.S. drug policy.
“There is only one Internet, and users expect that they be able to access an uncensored Internet regardless of how they connect.” The FCC chair backs President Obama’s push for an open internet.
The White House told BuzzFeed News on Monday that the expansion of health insurance decreases the need for the 317 immunization program.
“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.
The company is a huge supporter of President Obama and his administration.
If the British Prime Minister visits Washington and nobody notices, did it really even happen?
White House domestic policy adviser Cecilia Munoz hit back at House Republicans Wednesday, saying the current battle over President Obama’s executive actions won’t keep DREAMers and other undocumented immigrants from coming forward.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest tells reporters, “I think it’s fair to say we should have sent someone with a higher profile.”
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.
Spokesman Josh Earnest revealed the president’s position at a news conference Tuesday.
Josh Earnest warns that boosting Scalise to House leadership could make it tougher for the GOP to expand its base.
The president says Sony shouldn’t have killed The Interview.
Hack back? Military strike? Sanctions? Nothing?
A new leader for the agency should be prepared to shake things up, the United States Secret Service Protective Mission Panel recommended. “Some in the Secret Service will resist and may need to move on,” the panel said.
The White House “Task Force on 21st Century Policing” was announced Thursday. It will make its recommendations to the president about how to fix America’s police forces by early March.
While many in the conservative base stew over the president’s decision to end half a century of frosty relations with Cuba, the list of Republicans in Washington on board with the plan is growing.