By Meghashyam Mali | 02/21/14 06:54 AM
“A lot of young people think they're invincible, but the truth is that young people are knuckleheads,” First lady Michelle Obama told Jimmy Fallon in an interview on the “Tonight Show.”
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/21/14 06:33 AM
China on Thursday called on President Obama to cancel a planned meeting with the Dalai Lama, warning that Washington would “severely impair” its relations with Beijing.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/21/14 06:10 AM
“Right now, we’ve already got close to 4 million Americans who have signed up for exchanges,” the president said in an address to the Democratic Governors Association dinner in Washington.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/20/14 03:07 PM
The White House on Thursday sidestepped questions about whether the administration would hit its target of 7 million Obamacare enrollees, after Vice President Joe Biden suggested they would fall short.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/19/14 10:07 PM
President Obama on Wednesday defended the administration's review of the Keystone XL pipeline, while allowing that the process might seem “laborious” to Canada, which has urged the U.S. to quickly approve the project.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/19/14 08:28 PM
President Obama on Wednesday praised Gap, Inc., after the clothing retailer announced that they would raise their employees' minimum wage. “In my State of the Union Address, I asked more businesses to do what they can to raise their employees’ wages,” Obama said in a statement. “Today,...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/19/14 03:59 PM
The White House on Wednesday downplayed criticism that they had unfairly attacked a Congressional Budget Office report on the minimum wage, insisting that they were “not going after” the nonpartisan agency.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/19/14 03:55 PM
The White House on Wednesday cautioned that the U.S. and Russia were not in competition over Ukraine's future, and encouraged Moscow to help bring a peaceful end to the violence in Kiev. “The message that we delivered to the Russians is that, again, we are not in some competition for the...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/19/14 03:02 PM
"The United States condemns in the strongest terms the violence that’s taking place. And we have been deeply engaged with our European partners as well as the Ukrainian government and the opposition to try to ensure that that violence ends,” said Obama in Toluca, Mexico, where he is...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/19/14 11:31 AM
The White House said the President Obama would publicly address the escalating violence in Ukraine and that the administration was considering a “toolkit” of actions to rein in Kiev, including sanctions. White House press secretary Jay Carney and deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/19/14 10:53 AM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Wednesday mocked President Obama's apology to an art history professor as “pathetic,” and suggested the president should encourage young people to take more vocational courses. “Pathetic Obama apology to art history prof,” tweeted the Tea Party favorite....
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/18/14 06:43 PM
Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday called Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych to express “grave concern” over violence in the streets of Kiev, as clashes between police and opposition protesters escalated. “He called on President Yanukovych to pull back government forces and to...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/18/14 02:30 PM
The White House on Tuesday said there were no “active negotiations” with the Taliban to secure the release of Bowe Bergdahl, a U.S. soldier held captive since 2009, but that the administration was open to discussing his release. “We have long made clear that we support an Afghan-led...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/18/14 01:48 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday slammed Russia, saying Moscow had offered an “unhelpful approach” to ending the Syrian civil war as the Geneva peace talks failed to provide a breakthrough.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/17/14 05:44 AM
President Obama will return to Washington, D.C. on Monday, after a three-day stay in California and continue to press his economic agenda at home and reinforce trade and security ties at a summit of North American leaders. The president traveled to California on Friday and offered millions in...
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