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Watchful eye: Veteran AP White House photog Scott Applewhite, taken by an admirer for scottyshots1 Instagram feed
Senate confirms to serve as Secretary of the Interior. Photo: AP/ J Scott Applewhite
is set to have Senate confirmation hearing today to be Director of National Intelligence. . Photo:…
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Mia Love challenges Obama and opposes his immigration reforms and legislation (AP)-Congresswoman Mia Love Republican-Utah arrives for a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, of House Republicans on thwarting President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration by blocking the funding for the Department of Homeland Security. Obama's directives in November gave temporary relief from deportation to about 4 million immigrants in the country illegally, along with permits allowing them to work legally in the U.S. His move infuriated Republicans after their midterm election victories, and they vowed to retaliate once they assumed full control of Congress this week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Things are looking up for President Obama: (J. Scott Applewhite, AP)
$1.1 trillion spending bill passes House after pleas from Obama, GOP leaders House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio holds what may be his last news conference of the 113th Congress, though critical legislation is still pending, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington. With a midnight Thursday deadline to keep the government running, a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill is teetering as many lawmakers find more in the measure to dislike than like. Mr. Boehner expressed confidence the measure would go through and he said he was looking forward to what he called "the new American Congress" that convenes in January with a Republican majority in the House and the Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
US Capitol staffers raise their hands for FergusonWIS(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Congressional staff members gather on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, to raise awareness of the recent killings of black men by police officers, both of which did not result in grand jury indictments.
Live Blog Fed expected to stay the course on interest rates, bond purchases Janet YellenFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appears before the Senate Budget Committee to examine the nation's economic and fiscal outlook, on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File…
19 days ago Secretary of State Kerry testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to discuss his budget and the status of diplomatic hot spots around the world. Once the chairman of the committee, lawmakers' questions focused on Russia, Ukraine, Iran and Syria. Kerry said the U.S. and European allies were united and willing to impose tough new penalties on Russian energy, banking and mining if Moscow fails to honor a sovereign Ukraine. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Scott Applewhite, File/AP Photo By RICK KLEIN (Just about everything you need to know about the position and predicament of the Republican Party is laid bare by the reaction to the budget deal cut by House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan. The hero/heartthrob of fiscal conservatives – the autho...
NBC/WSJ poll: Shutdown debate damages GOP By Mark Murray, Senior Political Editor, NBC News The Republican Party has been badly damaged in the ongoing government shutdown and debt limit standoff, with a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finding that a majority of Americans blame the GOP for the shutdown, and with the party’s popularity declining to its lowest level. By a 22-point margin (53 percent to 31 percent), the public blames the Republican Party more for the shutdown than President Barack Obama – a wider margin of blame for the GOP than the party received during the poll during the last shutdown in 1995-96. J. Scott Applewhite / AP House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio departs the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, en route to the White House to a meeting with President Barack Obama. Just 24 percent of respondents have a favorable opinion about the GOP, and only 21 percent have a favorable view of the Tea Party, which are both at all-time lows
Pictures of the Day: Spencer Platt with Occupy Wall Street and Scott Applewhite in Washington D.C.
(J. Scott Applewhite, File/ Associated Press ) - FILE - In this March 23, 2010 file photo, Marcelas Owens of Seattle, left, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., right, and others, look on as President Barack Obama signs the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander defended the sweeping spy program before Congress Wednesday. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/ AP)As the Obama administration and the National Security Administration continue to defend their massive spy and data collection program by asserting that the information has b...
Senator Ron Johnson speaks to reporters in 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite.) There is ample evidence to suggest that leading Republican members of the House and Senate are a good deal more familiar with the fiction of Ayn Rand than with the self-evident truths of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison ...
Congress passes $50.5B Superstorm Sandy aid bill By ANDREW MIGA Associated Press The Associated Press Monday, January 28, 2013 8:34 PM EST Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., left,... (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) More US NewsCongress passes $50.5B Superstorm Sandy aid billImmigration overhaul? GOP, Dem senators vow actionUS fighter jet missing on training missionArrests along US borders up in last yearNewtown parents urge enforcement of gun lawsMore US News WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months after Superstorm Sandy ravaged coastal areas in much of the Northeast, Congress on Monday sent a $50.5 billion emergency relief measure for storm victims to President Barack Obama for his signature. "I commend Congress for giving families and businesses the help they deserve, and I will sign this bill into law as soon as it hits my desk," Obama said in a statement late Monday. Despite opposition from conservatives concerned about adding billions of dollars more to the nation's deb ...
The Ed Show What do you do with a leader of a major political party who failed to win the presidency and lost seats in both the Senate (unthinkable six months before the election) and (heavily gerrymandered) House? Well, if you're the Republican Party, you re-elect him! Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) LIKE the post if you think this is a good example of FAILING UP!
Another hypocrite, L.A. Mayor: Keep 'Non-Serious Criminal' Aliens in U.S.--It Will Make Us Safer By Melanie Hunter January 15, 2013 Subscribe to Melanie Hunter's posts Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (CNSNews.com) - Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Monday, said the federal government should stop deporting "non-serious criminal" aliens as a means of making the nation safer. "It is time to put an end to the practice of deporting non-serious criminals," said Villaraigosa. "Our neighborhoods will be safer and our families will be more secure. "Now this is an ambitious agenda," he said. "But immigration reform cannot wait another political season. Already we’re hearing the voices of those who did not learn the lessons of November or who have chosen to ignore them. This isn't the right year, they say. The agenda is too crowded, they caution. “You even heard some point to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Element ...
View the photo Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, meets with reporters as Congress prepares to shut down until after the elections in November, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) on Yahoo! News. Find more photos in our photo galleries.
Fact checking Democratic convention claims about Romney’s Bain Capital experience By Josh Hicks, Published: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1:00 PM ET ( J. Scott Applewhite — Associated Press ) “America cannot afford Romney economics. Mitt Romney will stick it to working people.” — Former Ampad employee Randy Johnson during a speech at the Democratic convention, Sept. 5, 2012 The Democratic convention on Wednesday featured three speakers billed as “former employees at companies controlled by Romney’s Bain Capital,” who shared their experiences with layoffs, benefit reductions and plant closings while under the private-equity firm’s control. Each speaker tried to cast doubt on the notion that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is uniquely qualified to create jobs because of his work as a corporate executive. Opponents have accused Romney of leading a firm that looted companies and drove them toward debt-induced bankruptcy. But a number of prominent Democrats have defended the firm. Massachuset ...
Ghana President John Atta Mills attends the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Friday, May 18, 2012, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Just read the facts about Obama. He talks about out sourcing his friends are different right. Mar 25, 2011 Obama jobs chief -- the CEO of GE -- pays no corporate taxes Comments 39 By David Jackson, USA TODAY Updated 2011-03-25 4:28 PM CAPTIONBy J. Scott Applewhite, AP Some corporate embarrassment today for President Obama. The chairman of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness -- also the CEO of a billion-dollar company -- paid no corporate taxes in 2010. General Electric, led by Obama appointee Jeffrey R. Immelt, reported worldwide profits of $14.2 billion last year -- with $5.1 billion coming from U.S. operations -- but had no American tax bill, and claimed a tax benefit of $3.2 billion, The New York Times said. The Times reported that GE "has been cutting the percentage of its American profits paid to the Internal Revenue Service for years, resulting in a far lower rate than at most multinational companies." The story cited "an aggressive strategy that mixes fierce lobbying for tax breaks ...
J. Scott Applewhite/AP: ... they let the food metaphors fly. By now, you've probably heard the most famous of th...
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