President Obama and his Russian counterpart on Monday failed to resolve their significant differences over how to bring about an end to Syria’s civil war, as each leader steps up military support for opposite sides in the worsening conflict.
The transcript of congressional investigators' May 21 conversations with Holly Paz, who served as a top official in the Internal Revenue Service's tax-exempt organizations division until recently, just came to light Sunday.
The president this week visits a European continent deeply worried about its economy, the worsening conflict in Syria and the uncertain direction of American leadership abroad in the fifth year of his administration.
After the Associated Press reported this month that some Obama Cabinet officials have used alternative e-mail accounts in addition to government addresses to conduct federal business, The Washington Post talked with the National Archives and Records Administration about it and what’s new in the world of electronic recordkeeping.
COLUMN | As the Supreme Court heads into the crucial final weeks of the term, it is apparent that the great majority of remaining decisions will be authored by the court’s most consistent conservatives. It’s a conclusion drawn from a numbers game that is unique to the Supreme Court.