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Friday, November 28, 2014

MSNBC Politics

Begin Again: Obama Fights for Rebalance on Chaotic Global Stage

3 days ago
With a new Defense secretary coming in, now’s the time to see if the Obama White House can do more than manage the chaos. by Chuck Todd and Mark Murray and Carrie Dann

First Read's Morning Clips

3 days ago
A roundup of the most important political news stories of the day

Head of Troubled Phoenix VA Hospital Removed

4 days ago
The head of the Phoenix veterans' hospital at the center of the Veterans Affairs scandal was formally removed on Monday, VA Secretary Robert McDonald told NBC News. by Kelly O'Donnell

Hagel's Predecessors Decried White House 'Micromanaging'

4 days ago
Former Defense Secretaries Robert Gates and Leon Panetta recently spoke openly about what they called the perils of interference from the White House. by Kelly O'Donnell

Secretary of Defense 101: What You Need to Know About the Office

4 days ago
As Chuck Hagel steps down from position as Defense Secretary, here are some facts about the office.

Obama: 'I Love Meryl Streep,' There's Nothing Anyone Can Do About It

4 days ago
President Obama awards Meryl Streep with the Presidential Medal of Freedom Monday at the White House.

Brokaw Receives Medal of Freedom

4 days ago
NBC's Tom Brokaw is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom Monday at the White House.

Tom Brokaw, Meryl Streep Among Medal of Freedom Recipients

4 days ago
President Barack Obama celebrated 18 Americans “who devoted their lives to their fellow citizens” by presenting them with the nation’s highest civilian honor on Monday.

DNC Narrows Possible Convention Spots to NY, Philadelphia, Columbus

4 days ago
The list eliminates two previous contenders -- Phoenix, Arizona and Birmingham, Alabama.

A Shifting Battleground: Why Chuck Hagel Resigned

4 days ago
President Obama thanks Chuck Hagel for his service as Secretary of Defense and notes highlights from his two years in the position. by Perry Bacon Jr.

Kerry 'Very Sad' Hagel Has Decided to Resign

4 days ago
While discussing negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program in Vienna, Austria, Secretary Kerry comments on his fellow cabinet member’s planned departure.

Watch Live: Obama Awards Medal of Freedom

4 days ago
President Barack Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Rand Paul: ISIS War 'Illegal Until Congress Acts'

4 days ago
Sen. Rand Paul continues to insert his unconventional views into the nation’s foreign policy debate as the 2016 presidential contest gets closer. by Leigh Ann Caldwell

'Greatest Privilege': Chuck Hagel Resigns as Defense Secretary

4 days ago
According to one senior official, “He wasn’t up to the job.” by Jim Miklaszewski

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