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Mission To Midterms: Obama Uses Apollo 11 Team As Campaign Prop

Neil Munro
White House Correspondent
President Barack Obama meets with Apollo 11 astronauts Michael Collins, seated left, Buzz Aldrin, center, Carol Armstrong, widow of Apollo 11 commander, Neil Armstrong, and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, during the 45th anniversary week of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Forty-five years after landing on the Moon, Apollo 11 has landed again, right in the middle of President Barack Obama’s partisan 2014 campaign.

Jeb Bush Jumps Back Into Changing Immigration Debate

8:17 AM 07/24/2014

Potential presidential candidate Gov. Jeb Bush jumped back into the GOP's increasingly hot debate over immigration, with an op-ed article simultaneously calling for the deportation of Central American migrant children and for quick passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill.

Israeli Tanks Block Missiles With Mini ‘Iron Dome’ System [VIDEO]

12:07 AM 07/24/2014

A Hamas cameraman has recorded what appears to be Israel's tank-mounted anti-missile system shooting down an approaching anti-tank rocket during a Gaza battle.

Families Are Paying Smugglers To Escort ‘Unaccompanied’ Children, Johnson Admits

9:27 AM 07/23/2014

Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson admitted at a Tuesday press conference that nearly all the roughly 50,000 Central American youths who have crossed the Texas border since October are accompanied by smugglers hired by the youth's parents or families.

Obama Endorses DC Statehood

4:48 PM 07/21/2014

President Barack Obama casually endorsed the call for Washington D.C. to be considered a state, complete with two new Democratic senators in the U.S. Senate.

Obama Pushes For Ceasefire To Save Hamas

12:39 PM 07/21/2014

President Barack Obama Monday demanded that Israel stop its efforts to destroy the tunnels used by Hamas to launch rocket and jihad attacks against Israeli civilians, and called for a ceasefire on terms favorable to Hamas.

Obama Pressures Israel To Curb Anti-Tunnel Defense

6:56 PM 07/20/2014

President Barack Obama stepped up his efforts Sunday to limit Israel’s gradual destruction of Hamas’ tunnel network in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza, which now conceals many of the rockets and jihadi units that attack Israelis.

White House Hid Huge Spike Of Families Crossing Border

10:56 PM 07/18/2014

New data shows the White House has painted a false picture of the Central American migration by hiding a huge spike in “family units” who are illegally crossing the Texas border.

Obama Forces Religious Groups To Pick Faith Or Funding

8:31 PM 07/18/2014

President Barack Obama is replaying his turnout-boosting 2012 contraception fight against Christian groups by staging a pre-election fight between Christian groups and advocates of new legal rights for gays.

Obama Urges More Talk After Russian Shoot-Down

1:42 PM 07/18/2014

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama used his White House bully pulpit to call for greater international pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin, following the shoot-down of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner over Ukraine.

White House Puts Some Blame On Russia For Shoot-Down

8:42 AM 07/18/2014

President Barack Obama's press secretary released a statement suggesting that Russian government deserves some blame for the July 17 shoot-down of the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 aircraft with 295 people aboard.

Obama Talks About Foreign Crises To Avoid Domestic Crisis

7:42 PM 07/16/2014

The domestic crisis on the Texas border is so bad for President Barack Obama that he tried to divert the media’s attention Wednesday by highlighting various foreign-policy crises.

White House: Migrants’ Privacy Trump Americans’ Right To Know [VIDEO]

5:25 PM 07/16/2014

The White House won’t reveal where it is housing thousands of Central American juvenile migrants because their privacy rights trump Americans’ right to know what‘s happening in their neighborhoods, press secretary Josh Earnest declared July 16.

Gallup: Obama’s Border Meltdown Is Nation’s Top Problem

11:26 AM 07/16/2014

Americans tagged illegal immigration as the nation's most important problem in July, according to Gallup.

Battle Over 2008 Law Conceals Real Border Fix, Says Report

10:52 AM 07/16/2014

President Barack Obama has conned GOP legislators and the media into blaming a 2008 anti-trafficking law for his failure to block the growing wave of migrants now crossing the Texas border, according to a new legal analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies.

Border Crisis Is Spiking Asylum Claims To 40,000 By Fall

11:29 PM 07/15/2014

The number of border-crossing juveniles who file legal claims for asylum is likely to exceed 40,000 by October, and is roughly six times the level seen in 2010.

Poll: Americans Don’t Like Obama’s Border Policy

11:15 AM 07/15/2014

Swing voters, mid-income voters, Hispanic voters and pretty much every other demographic group are opposed to President Barack Obama's handling of the border crisis, according to a new Washington Post poll.

Surge Of Migrant Children Urged On By US-Based Parents

4:16 PM 07/14/2014

Numerous illegal immigrants in Washington D.C. are using a chain of hired smugglers and taxpayer-funded federal agencies to bring their children up from Central American and onto numerous welfare and aid programs, according to The Washington Post.

Leaked Data Shows 10-Fold Increase In Obama’s Asylum Approvals

12:50 PM 07/14/2014

The number of foreigners who successfully filed asylum claims in the United States almost tripled from 2012 to 2013, up to 30,393.