The controversies facing his administration could be creating a stiff headwind for President Obama's second-term agenda.
May 14, 2013 This was the critical moment, the brief time between his inaugural and when the nation's collective focus turns to whom his successor will be, when President Obama had to make real progress on his second-term agenda. Instead, controversies have intruded, eating up precious time.
May 13, 2013 In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, the AP president says there can be 'no possible justification' for the breach of confidential communications.
April 24, 2013 One day after suspending its account because of a hacking, the wire service says it is back on Twitter.
April 23, 2013 It quickly became clear that the "news" was not true. There had been no explosions at the White House and President Obama was fine. But a message on the wire service's Twitter account rattled investors.
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May 7, 1945: In Frankfurt, Germany, Allied commanders including British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, U.S. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Soviet Marshal Gregori Zhukov and others celebrate the German surrender.
May 4, 2012 In 1945, the wire service's Edward Kennedy reported the news that Germany had surrendered. He defied military censors to do so. German authorities had reported the story and Kennedy saw no reason to wait. At the time, AP condemned his actions.
October 6, 2010 Election time means government workers become campaigners for their bosses which is legal so long as workers keep track and account for the time they spend campaigning and the time spent doing their government jobs.
September 10, 2009 An American Marine was killed during a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan. An Associated Press photographer captured that moment. Should NPR and other news organizations have run photos of the dead Marine when his parents have specficially asked the AP...
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