More White House Articles

  • Josh Earnest tries to explain why the White House doesn't blame Democrats for congressional inaction

    The White House on Tuesday insisted that it was appropriate to place the blame solely on Republicans for Washington gridlock, even as the GOP moves ahead on a highway-funding bill backed by President Obama.

  • VIDEO: Obama backs GOP highway bill

    President Obama said Tuesday he supports House Republicans' plan to temporarily fund the Highway Trust Fund through may 2015, but that a long-term solution will be needed.

  • Dollars for Obama library roll in from NY, Chicago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The first major donations to President Barack Obama's presidential library are rolling in from New York and Chicago, two cities that are competing vigorously to host the future library. Since launching in February, the Barack Obama Foundation has raised at least $850,000 from...

  • More Clinton White House records to be released

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives says it plans to release more documents from former President Bill Clinton's administration on Friday, part of a months-long disbursement of White House records. About 20,000 pages of records from Clinton's two terms have been released since February. The...

  • At Ramadan dinner, Obama attributes his success to family and community, not government

    President Obama said Monday that the only reason that he has been successful in life is because of investments made by his family and his community.

  • White House backs GOP highway bill, putting it at odds with Democrats

    The White House signaled support late Monday for a short-term Republican fix to the Highway Trust Fund, backing a GOP bill slammed by Democratic leadership.

  • White House opposes subpoena of political director

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is opposing congressional Republicans' subpoena of a top political adviser to President Barack Obama to testify this week, saying the demand threatens the constitutional separation of powers. White House counsel Neil Eggleston sent a letter Monday to House...

  • VIDEO: President Obama to focus on infrastructure this week

    President Obama has set his sights on infrastructure this week. Kicking things off, the White House released a report and an interactive map detailing the highway system in the U.S. and why it needs to be funded and fixed.

  • Eric Holder sees racism in criticism of White House ... again

    Attorney General Eric Holder claimed over the weekend that he and President Obama has long been the target of "racial animus."

  • Obama wants to make this week all about infrastructure

    For the White House, it's infrastructure week. Even as House Republicans debate a lawsuit against President Obama for overstepping his executive authority and critics focus on the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, Obama will instead put the spotlight on America's roads, bridges and railways....

  • Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government. The deal, brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, offers a path out...

  • His agenda in gridlock, Obama relishes roadshow

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Welcome to Barack Obama's split-screen presidency. On one side: a confident Obama making campaign-style stops around the country and ridiculing his political opponents to the delight of cheering supporters. On the other side: an increasingly unpopular president hobbled by...

  • White House says photo ops have some value, after all

    The top White House spokesman on Friday tried to staunch a torrent of snarky commentary this week poking fun at President Obama's assertion that he wasn't interested in a border “photo op."

  • House chairman: $3.7B border request 'too much'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Republican said Friday that President Barack Obama's multibillion-dollar emergency request for the border is too big to get through the House, as a growing number of Democrats rejected policy changes Republicans are demanding as their price for approving any money. The...

  • This Washington Post puff piece on President Obama's recent fundraising tour is really something else

    Juliet Eilperin at the Washington Post gained some amount of notoriety earlier this year after she penned an embarrassing and now-debunked attack on Charles and David Koch, the libertarian-leaning bogeymen of the left.



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