Weekend: Chance of Precipitation: Fri: 30% / Sat: 40% / Sun: 70%.
Obama task force calls for overhauls to surveillance tactics
White House to tap Baucus as next ambassador to China
The White House is expected to nominate Montana Democrat Sen. Max Baucus as the next U.S. ambassador to China, two sources familiar with the matter confirm to NBC News.Baucus, the chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, announced in April that he would not seek re-election in 2014.
Obamas enlist moms in effort to boost health care law
President Barack Obama says theres something about moms when it comes to promoting the Affordable Care Act.Number one, they've got credibility generally, he said at a rare joint Oval Office event with first lady Michelle Obama and with mothers invited to discuss the new law.
Senate poised to pass budget deal
White House to release report on surveillance reforms
Obama huddles with tech execs
Procedural vote moves Senate one step closer to budget deal passage
The Senate cast a key procedural vote on Tuesday in support of a budget compromise to stabilize government funding into late 2015.Senators voted 67 to 33 to cut off debate on the bipartisan budget passed last week by a relatively overwhelming margin by the GOP-controlled House of Representatives.
Senate set to vote on budget deal
Ethics panel to probe Radel cocaine charge
Congress poised to take small step toward Guantanamo closing