April 15th, 2014
03:18 PM ET
3 years ago

U.S. supports Ukraine's military moves for now, urges caution

Washington (CNN) - For weeks, the White House has on an almost daily basis applauded the Ukrainian government’s restraint in dealing with what many see as an attempted Russian takeover of more than just Crimea, repeatedly stating there should not be a military solution.

The Obama administration reiterated that sentiment on Tuesday, while also supporting Ukraine's movement of troops toward the worst trouble zones in the eastern part of the country.


Filed under: Obama administration • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin
Post Florida-13, White House tackles midterm election concerns
March 13th, 2014
05:36 PM ET
4 years ago

Post Florida-13, White House tackles midterm election concerns

Washington (CNN) - In the wake of this week's GOP victory in a much watched special congressional election, a senior White House official acknowledged the need to rev up voter turnout.

The comments were part of a Thursday post-game analysis following Tuesday's Democratic loss in a special election to fill a vacant seat in Florida's 13th Congressional district.


Filed under: 2014 • Democrats • Obamacare • White House