Tamara Keith

Tamara Keith appears in the following:

Planned Netanyahu Speech To Congress Continues To Cause Political Uproar

Thursday, February 26, 2015

At the heart of the dispute is an Obama administration effort to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to derail it.


#NPRreads: If You've Got 2016 Winners Penciled In, Think Again

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Political scientists say it won't be all the political tussling that will predict a new president in 2016. Instead, look at the economy.


President Obama Asks Congress For Approval Of Military Force Against ISIS

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Operation Inherent Resolve began over the summer. Now President Obama is officially asking Congress to give its blessing to the war on the self-described Islamic State. On Wednesday the White House sent language up to Capitol Hill for an authorization for the use of military force.


White House Seeking Support Of Congress In Fight Against ISIS

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Current military action against ISIS relies on a Bush-era vote by Congress authorizing force against al-Qaeda. The Obama administration is drafting language for a new authorization specific to ISIS.


In Likely Democratic Primary, Who's Joining Hillary Clinton?

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Pretty much everyone expects Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016. But will she have any competition? A look at the Democratic bench and finds a rather short, short list.


Obama, Merkel Downplay Disagreement Over Ukraine Aid

Monday, February 09, 2015

With the Ukraine crisis spiraling, President Obama and Germany's leader Angela Merkel met in Washington, D.C.


Like Groundhog Day, There's A Routine To White House Budget Debut

Monday, February 02, 2015

What's the point of a White House budget besides using up a lot of paper and ink? So the administration can lay out its political priorities and draw contrasts with the Republicans.


Romney Ends Flirtation With 2016 Presidential Run

Friday, January 30, 2015

After flirting with a third run for president, Mitt Romney now says he won't run in 2016. What does that mean for the rest of the GOP field?


White House Won't Seek To End 529 College Tax Break

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

All 50 states and the District of Columbia sponsor 529 plans. Critics had called the proposal to limit them a tax hike on the middle class.


U.S. Careful Amid Turmoil And Transition In Yemen, Saudi Arabia

Friday, January 23, 2015

The White House is facing uncertainty in the wake of political turmoil in Yemen and political transition in Saudi Arabia.


Obama Takes His State Of The Union Messages To YouTube

Thursday, January 22, 2015

President Obama is pitching his State of the Union proposals on a campaign-like trip and on YouTube.


Obama Defends His Aggressive Agenda In Boise, Idaho

Thursday, January 22, 2015

In his State of the Union address, President Obama talked about middle-class tax cuts, free community college and paid sick leave. The next day, he headed to Boise to drum up support for his ideas.


Working 3 Jobs In A Time Of Recovery

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

If Elkhart County, Ind. was the symbol of the recession, then Ed Neufeldt was the face of the unemployed worker. Elkhart's economy has recovered but Neufeldt is still struggling to bounce back.


White House Rolls Out Tax Proposals Before State Of The Union Address

Monday, January 19, 2015

The focus of Tuesday's speech will be the middle class. One item to be discussed will be a plan to increase taxes on the wealthy to pay for tax cuts for the middle class and working poor.


Obama's Trouble Articulating The State Of The Economy

Sunday, January 18, 2015

It's easy to give a rousing State of the Union speech when the economy is doing well, but Obama has had a hard time hitting the right note in years when the country was hurting.


Obama To Host White House Meeting With Congressional Leaders

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says President Obama plans to talk about possible areas of agreement: tax changes, trade and infrastructure.


Some Not-So-Conventional Wisdom About The Next Congress

Friday, January 02, 2015

Will Republicans have to prove they can govern and will Democrats be totally irrelevant? Will the president's veto pen get a workout? Here's a second look at some wisdom about the next Congress.


The Fleeting Obsessions Of The White House Press Corps

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

From the VA and Secret Service scandals to Ebola, each week brought another hot issue into the White House briefing room. Here's a look at just how short the press corps' attention span was in 2014.


Most Federal Workers Get Day After Christmas Off

Friday, December 26, 2014

Thanks to an executive order signed by President Obama, most federal workers are also off on Friday. The cost for the extra day off is $660 million.


With New Congress, Will Obama Work Differently?

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The GOP-led Congress President Obama will have to deal with for the last two years of his presidency is a stark contrast to the Democratic-led one he came in with. Does that mean Obama will change his approach to dealing with Capitol Hill?