More Barack Obama Articles

  • Obama dining with 4 Kansas City letter writers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess. Obama's Tuesday night gathering comes roughly 48...

  • Obama unveils tougher sanctions against Russia

    President Obama announced new, tougher sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, as Western nations ramped up pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine.

  • House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years. The Republican-led Armed Services Committee backed a nonbinding...

  • Why Republicans think Harry Reid is playing mind games on the border crisis

    As House Speaker John Boehner tries to build support among the Republican caucus for legislation to address the thousands of unaccompanied minors coming to the U.S. from Central America, his Democratic counterpart in the Senate has brought up the toxic issue of immigration reform.

  • Do or die: Paul Ryan warns of disaster in 2016 and beyond if GOP loses presidency again

    Rep. Paul Ryan is warning that his team cannot afford another presidential loss because a 2016 win for the Democrats will cement the liberal, big government direction of the federal government.

  • VIDEO: Obama announces new Russia sanctions

    President Obama announced new economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, putting significant restraints on American exports and trade relationships with Russian companies.

  • The fading star: Survey shows voters wouldn't want Obama anywhere near their campaign

    President Obama's evolution from pop star to election liability has been nothing short of astonishing, from Greek pillars and promises to lower the oceans to vulnerable Democratic lawmakers carefully avoiding him as they campaign for re-election.

  • Survey: Hispanics divided on border crisis

    As the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border remains unresolved with Congress preparing to go into recess, Hispanic voters are deeply divided over how the issue should be dealt with, according to a new Pew Research Center poll.

  • Why John Boehner called impeachment talk a 'scam'

    House Speaker John Boehner tried to end talk of impeaching President Obama on Tuesday, calling the notion a "scam" driven by Democrats.

  • Liberal groups refuse to talk about links to funder with tainted history of illegal human experiments

    A code of silence is apparently in force among Democratic and liberal activists groups funded by Swiss billionaire Hansjorg Wyss, whose former company conducted illegal human experiments where three elderly patients died. None of the 10 organizations contacted by the Washington Examiner would...

  • John Boehner makes it clear: 'We have no plans to impeach the president'

    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, assured reporters Tuesday morning that the House has no plans to impeach President Obama, sending a clear message to players on both sides who have insisted recently that this is a real thing.

  • VIDEO: John Boehner says impeachment talk a 'scam' started by Democrats

    Speaker of the House John Boehner said Tuesday that House Republicans will not impeach President Obama and have no plans to do so in the future.

  • Mike Pence is headed in wrong direction with Medicaid expansion

    Indiana's Republican Gov. Mike Pence has proposed changing the state's Medicaid program, called the “Healthy Indiana Plan.” He says his plan doesn't expand Medicaid, but others on the Left and the Right argue that it does.

  • Q&A: What Paul Ryan thinks about Obamacare, immigration and taxes

    In an interview with the Washington Examiner last week, Ryan sounded off on 2016, talked about his priorities in Congress and discussed the surprising loss of outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a GOP primary.

  • House GOP leaders expect border bill to pass Thursday

    House Republican leaders expressed confidence Monday that they would round up the votes to pass a border bill before Congress adjourns for its August recess at week’s end.



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