All posts tagged "the white house"

White House officials weakened FDA concerns about e-cigarettes and cigars

By Toni Clarke and Sharon Begley

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Obama to push for more infrastructure projects to create jobs

By Roberta Rampton

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Report: White House considering two-step process for immigration reform

By Julia Edwards and Richard Cowan

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Obama to launch executive actions on equal pay for equal work for women

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will launch two new executive actions this week aimed at increasing transparency about women's pay in a continuing effort to ensure women are paid equally to their male counterparts for similar work, the White House said on Sunday.

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Report: Obama proposal would curb NSA's mass phone data collection

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is preparing a proposal that would curb the bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing administration officials.

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House passes bill allowing for guaranteed loans to Ukraine

The House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved U.S. financial aid to crisis-plagued Ukraine, but the Senate is unlikely to take up the measure until at least next week.

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Newly-revealed memos show Clinton administration's difficulty in presenting 'Hillarycare'

Secret papers documenting Bill Clinton's time in the White House were released Friday, but it was the role of then-first lady Hillary, now a prospective 2016 presidential hopeful, that attracted most scrutiny.

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U.S. bans commercial trade of elephant ivory

The United States banned the commercial trade of elephant ivory on Tuesday as part of a new drive to help African countries stem the rising threat to wildlife from poachers.

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