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Links used in Obama Twitter account hacked

10/28/2013 12:28pm
A nonprofit political advocacy group which emanated from President Barack Obama's re-election campaign says hackers altered the links contained in tweets sent under his name.

Obama says he picked Comey among many to lead FBI

10/28/2013 3:04pm
From his days as a federal prosecutor to his installation ceremony as FBI director, James Comey's law enforcement career was praised Monday by President Barack Obama as a success story that shows Comey is the right choice to lead the FBI for the next decade.

White House lobbies to fill housing finance post

10/28/2013 3:13pm
The White House is stepping up its lobbying for the confirmation of Rep. Mel Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, a post to which President Barack Obama nominated him nearly six months ago.

Feinstein tells NSA to stop listening to allies

10/28/2013 3:25pm
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein is calling for a "total review of all intelligence programs" after allegations that the National Security Agency eavesdropped on the German chancellor _ activity the California Democrat says she wasn't told about.

Obama orders flags at half-staff in Foley's honor

10/28/2013 5:55pm
President Barack Obama has ordered that U.S. flags be flown at half-staff at all public buildings and grounds in honor of the late House Speaker Tom Foley.

White House OKs limited waiver on health penalty

10/28/2013 6:06pm
With website woes ongoing, the Obama administration Monday granted a six-week extension until March 31 for Americans to sign up for coverage next year and avoid new tax penalties under the president's health care overhaul law.