By Meghashyam Mali | 02/12/14 11:01 AM
“The President looks forward to discussing with the prime minister progress in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, developments in Iran, and other regional priorities,” said the White House in a statement announcing the visit.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/11/14 02:01 PM
President Obama at a joint press conference with French President Francois Hollande denied that the U.S. had “no-spy” agreements with any nations, but pledged to respect the privacy rights of foreign citizens. Obama disputed a suggestion from a French reporter that the U.S. had an...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/11/14 01:16 PM
President Obama on Tuesday said that the U.S. and France were “absolutely united” in preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. At a joint press conference with French President Francois Hollande, who is on a three-day visit of the U.S., Obama said the two long-time allies were...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/11/14 07:39 AM
The White House announced it was reopening its political office -- renamed the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach -- last month to better coordinate with Democrats and aid the party's candidates with messaging and fundraising ahead of the 2014 midterms.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/10/14 02:01 PM
The White House on Monday praised Michael Sam, a football player likely to become the first openly gay player in a major American sports league.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/07/14 04:14 PM
Secret Service personnel apprehended a man who tried to jump the White House fence on Friday. Ed Donovan, a spokesman for the Secret Service, said the man attempted to climb over the north fence line. “He was apprehended by Park Police and our Uniformed Division officers before he could...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/07/14 07:10 AM
“Jay, you've made a whole lot of jokes about me over the years but do not worry, I'm not upset,” said Obama in a video message aired on the broadcast. “On a totally unrelated note, I’ve decided to make you my new ambassador to Antarctica,” he added. “Hope you’ve got a warm coat,...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/07/14 06:42 AM
Biden has long declined to close the door on a 2016 bid, despite polls showing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the clear front-runner for the Democratic nomination.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/06/14 07:25 PM
President Obama said there was “no doubt” he wanted his delegation to the Winter Olympic Games to “make it very clear” to Russia that the U.S. would not support discrimination of any kind. “Well, there is no doubt we wanted to make it very clear that we do not abide by discrimination...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/06/14 07:04 PM
President Obama said that Russia and the U.S. were taking the steps necessary to guard against terrorism at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. “I think the Russians have an enormous stake, obviously, in preventing any kind of terrorist act or violence at these venues,” said Obama in an...
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