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Jennifer Bendery is Roll Calls White House correspondent. Prior to taking over the beat in January 2010, she covered House and Senate leadership for three years. Jennifers other experience includes four years of reporting on the Texas State Legislature for GalleryWatch in Austin, Texas, and three years of covering health care policy for a number of national weekly newsletters based in Providence, R.I. She also worked in marketing for the San Francisco offices of book publisher John Wiley & Sons.
Bendery no longer works at Roll Call.
Have you ever gone to the pharmacy and been told they can’t give you the medicine your doctor prescribed? This can happen for a few reasons. You may not even realize health care decisions are being made on your behalf – by your insurance company. Even though insurers are not involved in your direct care or privy to why your doctor prescribed one medicine over another, many try to limit the use of certain prescriptions and
House and Senate leaders could be forced to push through yet another stopgap spending measure this week if they are unable to hammer out a deal on a six-month plan by Tuesday, House lawmakers conceded Friday.
President Barack Obama is facing growing pressure from his left flank to oust the chairman of his job creation task force, Jeffrey Immelt.
President Barack Obama pivoted to his comprehensive energy policy on Wednesday, calling for a one-third reduction in oil imports over the next decade.
Republicans have found a new foil in their war with the White House over the deficit and spending: Senate Democratic Conference Vice Chairman Charles Schumer.
President Barack Obama told the nation Monday night that he had no choice but to use military force in Libya in order to protect U.S. interests, in what was arguably his most important foreign policy speech to date.
White House officials are revealing little about what President Barack Obama might say in his Monday night speech on Libya, arguably the most important foreign policy address of his presidency.
The White Houses effort to play catch-up with Congressional leaders on U.S. military intervention in Libya has done little to placate lawmakers who have become increasingly frustrated with President Barack Obama.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Thursday pushed back hard against criticisms that the administration did not consult with Congress before taking military action in Libya.
Rep. Dennis Kucinich said Monday that President Barack Obama is acting outside his power by authorizing military action in Libya and that he is reviewing legislative and parliamentary procedures available for ending U.S. involvement.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is resuming her schedule in Rome after a brief hospitalization for an undisclosed condition, her spokesman said Monday.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was hospitalized Monday after feeling slightly unwell during a visit to Rome, the Agence-France Presse is reporting.
President Barack Obama gave an ultimatum to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Friday: Cease all violence against your people or prepare for United Nations-backed military action.
Vice President Joseph Biden is tapping another journalist to be his communications director: Washington Post reporter Shailagh Murray.
President Barack Obama is holding a hastily called meeting Friday with Congressional leaders to discuss Libya.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton doesnt want to serve a second term in her job and isnt interested in running for president, she told CNN on Wednesday.
Every Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted Tuesday against amendments reaffirming that climate change is real and backed by scientific evidence.
Republicans and President Barack Obama may be able to leave partisanship behind when it comes to reforming the nations leading education law.
President Barack Obama will call on Congress on Monday morning to revamp the No Child Left Behind Act, the nations beleaguered education law, by the end of the summer, when the next school year kicks off.
Democrats are hoping theyve found a secret weapon for winning back the House in 2012: Twitter.
White House officials continued to make the case Thursday that they are fully engaged in the budget standoff raging on Capitol Hill, despite criticisms from both sides of the aisle about their absence.
A partisan budget debate may be raging on Capitol Hill, but that isnt stopping President Barack Obama from hosting a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the White House on Wednesday night to watch basketball.
President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he is nominating Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to be the U.S. ambassador to China.
President Barack Obama is meeting with Senate Democratic leaders Wednesday afternoon to try to break the partisan impasse on Capitol Hill over keeping the government funded.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords aides in Washington, still reeling from the tragedy in Tucson, Ariz., are organizing free CPR and first aid training next week as part of a broader effort to give people the same lifesaving skills a 20-year-old Giffords intern used to save her life in January.