By Paul Bedard | 08/08/14 03:00 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama is sitting on an unsettled political world and economy that is pleasing nobody.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/09/14 05:44 AM
When it comes to Iraq, President Obama is very much the reluctant warrior.
08/09/14 05:07 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — For much of the summer, President Barack Obama had watched with alarm as a brutal, al-Qaida-linked insurgency seized more and more territory in northern Iraq. But it wasn't until Thursday, when Obama learned that genocide could be imminent, that the president decided the U.S....
08/09/14 01:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's new military strategy in Iraq amounts to trying to contain — not destroy — the Islamic militant group that now controls much of the country's northern region. That leaves open the questions of how deeply the U.S. will be drawn into the sectarian...
08/08/14 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law $10.8 billion in temporary funding for highway and transit construction. The bill the White House says Obama signed Friday will keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent through May, when lawmakers will again be challenged to come up with...
By Ed Sykes | 08/08/14 01:58 PM
"Ultimately it's up to the Iraqi people, the Iraqi security forces and the Iraqi government to address the security situation in their country," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.
By Sean Lengell | 08/08/14 01:57 PM
Boehner accused the president of being "disengaged" despite warnings from Iraqi leaders, Congress and even members of its own administration of the growing threat posed by ISIS.
By Ed Sykes | 08/08/14 12:41 PM
"When the lives of American citizens are at risk, we will take action," President Obama said Thursday after he authorized limited airstrikes in Iraq.
By Byron York | 08/08/14 12:24 PM
In the president's first sentence Wednesday night, he stressed that he was authorizing two, and only two, actions.
By Becket Adams | 08/08/14 12:14 PM
And the president isn't the only one who catches blame for Washington's infamously hated gridlock: Voters say Republicans in Congress are just as much a part of the problem.
08/08/14 10:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is doing something unusual with his summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard: He'll come back to Washington midway through the getaway to attend White House meetings. It's an odd move, especially since Obama and his aides for years have fended off questions...
08/08/14 10:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of resisting the pull of more Mideast conflicts, President Barack Obama has sent the military back into action in Iraq, where he once accused his predecessor of waging a "dumb war." U.S. planes on Friday bombed Islamic militants who were towing artillery outside...
08/07/14 05:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans are expected to have an easier time getting government-paid health care from local doctors under a bill that President Barack Obama is set to sign into law Thursday. The $16.3 billion measure also allows the Veterans Affairs Department to hire thousands of doctors,...
08/06/14 10:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Though noting persistent challenges, President Barack Obama heralded Africa as a continent on the rise and a growth market for U.S. businesses as he closed an unprecedented summit Wednesday aimed in part at fostering his own African legacy. The summit also marked a rare return...
08/06/14 08:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the administration is reviewing what authority he has to act without Congress to stop American companies from reincorporating overseas to avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes, a practice he has denounced as unpatriotic and has...
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