By Brian Hughes | 09/13/14 11:41 PM
White House officials say the administration should explain where the president stands on legislation, even if it has no chance of passing.
By Brian Hughes | 09/12/14 02:47 PM
The White House on Friday said the U.S. is engaged in war with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a day after Secretary of State John Kerry refused to use that terminology.
By Brian Hughes | 09/12/14 01:48 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest Friday said Obama would travel to Atlanta Tuesday for a briefing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on both Ebola and a respiratory virus in the Midwest.
By Brian Hughes | 09/12/14 10:12 AM
The Obama administration Friday announced new penalties against Russia's largest bank and expanded sanctions on the nation's energy and defense sectors, pledging additional economic punishment if Russian President Vladimir Putin continues his incursions in Ukraine.
By Brian Hughes | 09/11/14 06:29 PM
In going after the Islamic State, the president has abandoned talk of limiting such investments in favor of asking lawmakers for what critics call a blank check to fight counterterrorism battles.
By Brian Hughes | 09/11/14 01:15 PM
President Obama announced Thursday that the U.S. would "intensify" sanctions against Russia's financial, energy and defense sectors, as western powers ratchet up their showdown with Russian President Vladimir Putin over his incursions in Ukraine.
By Brian Hughes | 09/11/14 10:14 AM
"Thirteen years after small and hateful minds conspired to break us, America stands tall and America stands proud," Obama said from the Pentagon, marking the attack on the nation's defense headquarters.
By Brian Hughes | 09/10/14 10:38 PM
One year after he abandoned a bid for congressional approval of Syrian airstrikes, President Obama saved himself from another rebuke in an address to the nation Wednesday.
By Brian Hughes | 09/10/14 12:46 PM
According to the White House, the GOP bill "would allow insurers to deploy practices such as charging businesses more when a worker has a pre‑existing condition or when it has more workers who are women than men.”
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 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 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 Brian Hughes | 09/08/14 11:13 PM
Aside from Republican disdain, the president now has little reason left to avoid the type of sweeping executive action long demanded by his progressive base.
By Brian Hughes | 09/08/14 03:04 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest would not specifically endorse the Ravens' personnel move but said that President Obama would continue to use the powers of his office to condemn violence against women.
By Brian Hughes | 09/08/14 02:53 PM
"The president is willing to take a little political heat," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said, "in order to ensure that the policy he puts forward is one that can be sustained."
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