By Meghashyam Mali | 02/26/14 04:25 PM
President Obama on Wednesday defended his 2009 stimulus package and unveiled a new initiative that would provide grants for repairing the nation's infrastructure.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/26/14 03:42 PM
The White House on Wednesday criticized an Arizona measure that would allow businesses to refuse service to gay and lesbian customers. Asked if Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer should veto the controversial law, Obama deputy press secretary Josh Earnest said the White House does not “weigh...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/26/14 03:22 PM
The White House on Wednesday said they found elements of a House Republican tax reform proposal “encouraging” and were “optimistic” over discussions for overhauling the nation's tax laws.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/26/14 02:56 PM
The White House on Wednesday urged Russia to respect Ukraine's sovereignty and end “provocative rhetoric and actions” amid reports Moscow is ordering military exercises near the two countries' border. “We urge outside actors in the region to respect Ukraine’s sovereignty and...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 07:15 PM
President Obama on Tuesday told his young supporters they're doing “God's work” and urged them to help him raise the minimum wage and boost enrollment in his health care reform law. “The work you are doing is God's work,” Obama said at the National Organizing Summit, hosted by...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 12:33 PM
President Obama has ordered the Pentagon to begin drafting plans for a complete withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan by the year's end in case the Bilateral Security Agreement is not signed, the White House announced Tuesday. Obama notified his counterpart, Afghan President Hamid...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 12:08 PM
Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday denied that Obamacare would cost many Americans their jobs, insisting that it gave workers, in particular women, more employment freedom.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 11:51 AM
“Whether she runs or not will not affect my decision,” Biden said during an interview on ABC’s daytime talk show “The View.” “Its as likely I run as I don’t run,” he added. “I just truly haven’t made up my mind.”
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 08:58 AM
President Obama on Tuesday paid tribute to actor and director Harold Ramis, calling him one of “America's greatest satirists.”
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 08:19 PM
The two are scheduled to speak at 11:30 a.m. in the Oval Office. The president and speaker will discuss a “broad set of topics,” according to Boehner's office.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 05:54 PM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former White House chief of staff, on Monday said he supported President Obama's use of executive actions to push his agenda and bypass Congress “1,000 percent.” “I'm proud that the President took executive action, because he can't allow America's future to...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 03:09 PM
The White House on Monday heralded Mexico's arrest of a top drug cartel leader as a “significant achievement” and said talks over his possible extradition to the U.S. would have to be negotiated by the two countries.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 02:27 PM
The White House on Monday dismissed criticism of its foreign policy toward Russia, insisting that the administration had been “clear-eyed” in its relations with Moscow.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 01:44 PM
The president said the “people of Michigan — and the American people — are better off because of John Dingell’s service to this country.”
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 12:54 PM
The White House on Monday slammed an anti-gay rights measure in Uganda calling it an “abhorrent law” and urging its repeal. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed the law, which toughens criminal penalties against gays and lesbians -- including lifetime sentences for some acts -- into...
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