By Susan Crabtree | 09/10/14 11:40 AM
President Obama will meet with all the major players of his national security team late Wednesday morning ahead of a national address on his plans to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, one of the most important foreign policy speeches of his presidency.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/10/14 10:12 AM
Carney starts Wednesday night, offering his insight into President Obama's strategy on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/10/14 08:13 AM
President Obama was turned down by several top golf courses in New York over Labor Day weekend that didn't want to deal with the hassle of a presidential visit.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/10/14 07:44 AM
When President Obama addresses the nation Wednesday night about his plans to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, he will likely lay the ultimate responsibility for securing the extremist group's lasting defeat on a regional coalition of Middle East countries.
By Byron York | 09/09/14 09:08 PM
Holder's negative-to-positive gap was worse than those of Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and even the never-popular Republican Party.
09/09/14 08:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will ask Congress to quickly authorize the arming and training of Syrian opposition forces but will press forward without formal sign-off from lawmakers on a broader military and political effort to combat militants in Syria and Iraq, administration...
By Brian Hughes | 09/09/14 06:12 PM
The move downplays the prospect of a Capitol Hill vote on his military plan ahead of his prime-time address to the nation Wednesday night.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/09/14 03:05 PM
The president's speech at 9 p.m., a high-volume viewing time, means that the president believes that fighting Islamic State is a "high national security priority," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/09/14 03:02 PM
"That information does not match the information that I'm currently aware of," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday during his daily briefing.
By Brian Hughes | 09/09/14 02:11 PM
"This is not a controversial position," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest, noting that President Ronald Reagan signed an extension for the Export-Import Bank. "This is a position that is espoused by the Chamber of Commerce."
By Byron York | 09/09/14 01:26 PM
The president does not have to issue a grand rallying cry against the Islamic State. All he has to do is follow American public opinion.
By Thomas Sowell | 09/09/14 01:18 PM
Everything in Obama's history suggests that he is going to leave the job half done, so long as that gets the issue off the front pages and off the TV newscasts.
By Paul Bedard | 09/09/14 12:17 PM
The plan is for "having a mass, very big civil disobedience action taking place," said Luis Aguilera Garcia of GetEQUAL.
By Brian Hughes | 09/09/14 11:51 AM
The president will "discuss with the American people the threat posed by [the Islamic State] and to lay out the United States' strategy for degrading and ultimately destroying the terrorist group," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/09/14 10:44 AM
He told a gathering of College Republicans at the Ohio State University that he'd like to have a "clarion call" to make a run for the presidency.
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