Gov. Christie will attend a conference next month hosted by Rep. Steve King of Iowa, whose outspoken and conservative views on immigration have made his a divisive figure. It will mark the second time in just a few months that Mr. Christie will have traveled to Iowa to attend an event with Mr. King.
Jonathan Gruber, the M.I.T. economist who advised the Obama administration on the Affordable Care Act, apologized on Tuesday for inflammatory comments that have brought negative attention to the law in recent months.
A long-delayed Senate report documenting the C.I.A.’s torture of terrorism detainees is set to become public on Tuesday.
White House reporters who went on President Obama’s trip to China, Myanmar and Australia last month were in for a surprise when they saw the bill: For example, a trip that was estimated to cost The New York Times an eye-popping $60,000 wound up costing $92,111. We thought we’d see whether we could make the same trip flying commercially, and determine how much money could be saved.
President Obama’s authority to use force against the Islamic State is being called into question, but not all conflicts have been so contentious.
Sam Kass, a personal chef to the Obama family who rose to become one of the first lady’s top policy advisers, will step down at the end of the month, the Obama administration said on Monday.