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  • Obama's UN envoy takes lead role in plane response

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after a passenger jet was shot out of the sky, Samantha Power took her seat at the United Nations Security Council and angrily began building the Obama administration's case against separatists in eastern Ukraine and their Russian benefactors. Her 13-minute remarks...

  • How the House GOP lawsuit could lead to more executive actions

    White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer says administration aides are scouring areas of the law ripe for more executive actions in response to House GOP lawsuit accusing President Obama of overreach. 

  • Obama to attend UN climate summit in September

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will attend a United Nations summit on climate change in September. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited heads of state and other leaders to the Sept. 23 summit in New York. The U.N. says the goal is to spur governments, industry and civil...

  • WEX BackStory: Obama's six-year itch

    White House Correspondent Brian Hughes talks with the Washington Examiner's Steve Doty about President Obama's six-year itch. Obama has two years left in office, and Democrats and Republicans are starting to wonder what he'll do in those final years.

  • Little sunlight as Obama raises super PAC dollars

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, President Barack Obama railed against the surge of unlimited spending flowing into American political campaigns, arguing that average voters were being shut out of a secretive system that lets special interests bankroll elections. Now, as Obama enthusiastically...

  • Obama's 'Africa Summit' to close parts of D.C., limit airspace

    Police are warning that President Obama's upcoming Africa Leaders Summit will shut off parts of Washington, D.C.

  • Why Malaysian Airlines crash was not a game-changer, after all

    For President Obama, the crash of a Malaysian Airlines flight in Ukraine wasn't really a game-changer. Even as global anger against Russian President Vladimir Putin has grown for his indirect role in the crash, Obama hasn't spent much political capital pressing the issue, while Europe remains...

  • Obama visits with nonprofit head, ex-gang members

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama met privately Thursday with four former gang members and the head of a Los Angeles nonprofit that is helping them turn around their lives. The brief meeting with Homeboy Industries founder Father Gregory Boyle and the four teenagers who all served...

  • Obama brags about increasing oil production -- and reducing carbon emissions

    President Obama, in California Thursday to talk about "economic patriotism," walked a very fine tightrope in talking up the administration's accomplishments.

  • Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded "economic patriotism" from U.S. corporations that use legal means to avoid U.S. taxes through overseas mergers. "I don't care if it's legal," Obama declared. "It's...

  • Obama's six-year itch

    As troubles mount at home and abroad, Obama instead focuses on fundraisers and his vacation on Martha's Vineyard.

  • Obama's laid-back style at times of crisis

    President Obama's quiet response to emergencies piling up both at home and abroad should come as no surprise.

  • Joe Biden wishes he had rich, 'Republican kid' to pay for his retirement home

    Vice President Biden is looking to the future and retirement and wishing he had a Republican son--to help pay for his retirement home.

  • 10 ways Obama tries to sound populist

    Obama has deployed a variety of catch phrases -- with mixed results -- to brandish his populist credentials. Here are the 10 that have gained the most traction.

  • Obama to attend United Nations climate summit

    President Obama will attend the United Nations climate summit in New York in September, a move that would put a stamp on his administration's agenda ahead of pivotal international negotiations next year in Paris.



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