Mark Felsenthal

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Name: Mark Felsenthal
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

UPDATE 2-White House trims 2014 deficit projection to $583 billion

(Adds Republican and analyst comment, context)WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - The White House lowered its U.S. federal deficit forecast for the 2014 fiscal year by $66 billion to $583 billion on Friday on the basis of gathering economic momentum as evidenced ... [Published CNBC - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Obama, corporate giants announce plan to boost suppliers

WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is enlisting several major U.S. and multinational companies to draw attention to an initiative aimed at helping small businesses expand and hire workers.The president will meet on Friday with representatives ... [Published CNBC - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine's Poroshenko tells Biden that ceasefire offers rebuffed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told U.S. Vice President Joe Biden that Russia and Ukrainian separatists had refused multiple proposals by Kiev for venues to negotiate a ceasefire, the White House said on Thursday. The two ... [Published Sharenet - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Obama tells Israel U.S. ready to broker talks ending hostilities

Reuters  –WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama expressed concern to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the risk of an escalation of hostilities in the region on Thursday and said the United States would be willing to help negotiate ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Factbox: Obama's request for emergency spending for border crisis

By By | Reuters  –By Mark FelsenthalWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending to deal with a surge in the number of children trying to enter the United States illegally, many of them ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 3 reports

UPDATE 2-Obama seeks money, fast hearings to curb young migrant surge

7:34pm BST(Adds Obama quote, Republican concerns, Perry meeting)By Steve Holland and Richard CowanWASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. administration took steps on Tuesday to halt a cross-border surge of children from Central America, asking Congress ... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. condemns rocket fire against Israel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House condemned rocket attacks against Israel that reached as far as Tel Aviv and expressed support for Israel's right to defend itself on Tuesday."We strongly condemn the continuing rocket fire inside of Israel and the ... [Published News.net - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Obama requests $3.7B for border crisis

1 min agoBy ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will ask Congress for an additional $3.7 billion to deal with a flood of undocumented minors entering the United States, White House officials said on Tuesday.The Obama request would provide ... [Published MSN News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

U.S., France say Russia could draw further costs over Ukraine

WASHINGTON, July 7 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande decided on Monday that Europe should impose further costs on Russia if Moscow does not immediately take steps to de-escalate tensions in eastern Ukraine, the ... [Published CNBC - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's bank comments not a signal of new rules -White House

WASHINGTON, July 3 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's recent comments on the need for more bank regulation were intended to underscore the need to keep close watch over market risks rather than to signal a new policy initiative, a White House spokesman ... [Published CNBC - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Obama expresses condolences on deaths of Israeli teenagers

Reuters  –WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama expressed condolences on Monday over the killing of three Israel i teenagers whose bodies were found in the West Bank on Monday, and urged all parties to refrain from actions that could escalate ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 3 reports

UPDATE 1-White House says Supreme Court ruling jeopardizes women's health

6:18pm BST(Adds White House comments)By Mark FelsenthalWASHINGTON, June 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that some business owners are not required to provide birth control coverage to employees puts women's health at risk, the White House ... [Published Reuters UK - Jun 30 2014]

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UPDATE 2-White House trims 2014 deficit project... [Published CNBC - Jul 11 2014]
White House trims 2014 deficit projection to $5... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jul 11 2014]
Obama, corporate giants announce plan to boost ... [Published CNBC - Jul 11 2014]
Ukraine's Poroshenko tells Biden that ceasefire... [Published Sharenet - Jul 10 2014]
Obama tells Israel U.S. ready to broker talks e... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 10 2014]
Former IRS official sought to hide information,... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 10 2014]
Gaza rockets land deep in Israel as it strikes ... [Published MSN News - Jul 09 2014]
Wonkbook: Washington’s legal marijuana policy e... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 09 2014]
Obama tells Afghan candidates fraud charges mer... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 09 2014]
Factbox: Obama's request for emergency spending... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 08 2014]
UPDATE 2-Obama seeks money, fast hearings to cu... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 08 2014]
Obama to meet Texas governor, a critic in U.S. ... [Published 92.9 WLMI - Jul 08 2014]
Obama tells Afghanistan's Abdullah fraud charge... [Published Sharenet - Jul 08 2014]
U.S. condemns rocket fire against Israel [Published News.net - Jul 08 2014]
Obama requests $3.7B for border crisis [Published MSN News - Jul 08 2014]
Obama offers to meet Texas Governor Perry over ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 08 2014]
U.S., France say Russia could draw further cost... [Published CNBC - Jul 08 2014]
Obama's bank comments not a signal of new rules... [Published CNBC - Jul 03 2014]
Obama: more reforms needed to wring risk from b... [Published SPi World News - Jul 03 2014]
U.S. condemns killing of Palestinian teenager, ... [Published Sharenet - Jul 02 2014]
Administration warns U.S. states highway fundin... [Published 92.9 WLMI - Jul 01 2014]
Obama expresses condolences on deaths of Israel... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jun 30 2014]
UPDATE 1-White House says Supreme Court ruling ... [Published Reuters UK - Jun 30 2014]
White House says Supreme Court ruling jeopardiz... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 30 2014]
White House says Supreme Court ruling jeopardiz... [Published Reuters UK - Jun 30 2014]
Obama names Hart to head U.S. transportation sa... [Published CNBC - Jun 26 2014]
Obama seeks $500 mln from Congress to help mode... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jun 26 2014]
White House disappointed in court decision on a... [Published Yahoo! News - Jun 26 2014]
U.S. small businesses lobby for survival of emb... [Published CNBC - Jun 26 2014]
Congress the butt of Obama's climate science jokes [Published Reuters UK - Jun 26 2014]
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Wonkbook: Washington’s legal marijuana policy e... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 09 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
White House says Supreme Court ruling jeopardiz... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 30 2014]
By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that some business owners are not required to provide birth control coverage to employees puts women's health at risk, the White House said on Monday, and called on... ...
Two top Veterans Affairs officials leave agency... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 26 2014]
By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Department of Veterans Affairs on Wednesday announced the departure of two senior officials in the wake of a scandal over concealed and extensive delays in providing medical care for veterans. Robert... ...
Wonkbook: What to do about America’s child-migr... [Published Ezra Klein - Jun 23 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara. To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Detainees sleep ...
Obama extends family leave rights of gay couples [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 20 2014]
By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday will announce a rule that makes legally married same-sex couples eligible for benefits under the Family and Medical Leave Act in all 50 states, a White House official said... ...
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