The sanctions are aimed at Vladimir Putin’s inner political circle.
As Republican strategist Karl Rove points out, “ObamaCare is a potent issue that hurts Democrats badly but isn’t sufficient by itself.”
The White House says that it is “doing everything it can” to help both the Israelis and Palestinians achieve peace.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce was noticeably absent from the private meeting.
The president said that Americans looking to join an Affordable Care Act exchange may have to switch doctors.
A senior State Department official said Friday that sanctions against Russia are a foregone conclusion if the referendum goes forward on Sunday.
The former Massachusetts Senator, who was voted out in 2012, is expected to launch an exploratory committee.
The White House noted Thursday that the situation in Ukraine “is not getting better.”
If adopted, the plan would shrink the federal prison population by more than 6,500 over the next five years.