Obama warns of 'consequences' for Russia over Ukraine
Fox News | 4/16/14 8:12 PM
President Obama on Wednesday said the United States is preparing to ratchet up sanctions on Russia and boost assistance for the Ukrainian military in the coming days, as Ukraine struggles to contain a pro-Russia uprising in its eastern cities.
Dem faces tough storm
CNN | 4/16/14 7:21 PM
Landrieu is beset by well-funded forces on the right who sense the Louisiana Democrat's vulnerability in trying to defend a Senate seat in a red state.
Earn less to land a husband?
CNN | 4/16/14 7:04 PM
Peggy Drexler says Phyllis Schlafly's argument that equal pay reduces women's odds of marrying is flawed.
Obama, Biden announce $600M for competitive job grants
Fox News | 4/16/14 4:59 PM
Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs.
Obama Counsels Students on Options to a 4-Year Degree
ABC Politics | 4/16/14 4:46 PM
It would be a cultural shift, but the Obama administration is hoping to change the perception of two- and four-year universities and what is needed for success. Through two new skills-training programs, utilizing grant money announced in 2010, the administration is encouraging...
Lawyers Who Cleared Christie Donated to RGA
ABC Politics | 4/16/14 3:34 PM
The law firm that wrote the Chris Christie-sponsored report clearing the governor of any wrongdoing in the New Jersey bridge scandal made a sizable donation to the Republican Governors Association, which Christie heads, days before the report’s release. The law firm of Gibson...
9 questions about Ukraine
CNN | 4/16/14 3:29 PM
Ukraine is ground zero in a tense power play between Russia and the West, with U.S. officials saying they just want Ukrainians to be allowed to decide their own fate, and Russian officials saying they simply want to ensure that Russian-speaking Ukrainians have a fair say over...
ACLU challenges Arkansas voter ID law
Fox News | 4/16/14 1:58 PM
A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time state-wide in the primary election next month.
Obama, Biden Go To College
ABC Politics | 4/16/14 8:13 AM
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA ON THE ROAD: This afternoon President Obama departs for Pittsburgh, Pa. where he will be joined by Vice President Joe Biden and spend the day highlighting two job skills training initiatives: A grant competition to encourage...