07/25/14 07:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S. He emphasized to the regional leaders that despite...
By Becket Adams | 07/25/14 04:49 PM
President Obama's approval rating declined this week by three points to 39 percent, down from its previous posting of 42 percent, according to the latest Gallup polling data.
By Sean Higgins | 07/25/14 04:38 PM
Eleanor Holmes Norton, the non-voting congressional representative for the District of Columbia, angrily sputtered during a congressional hearing Friday that the White House should not be held up to scrutiny, saying that there was no right to know what it was doing behind closed doors.
By Brian Hughes | 07/25/14 03:59 PM
The White House Friday stood behind its assertions that Republicans seriously wanted to impeach President Obama, even though Speaker John Boehner has repeatedly dismissed the possibility.
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/25/14 03:14 PM
The House Rules Committee on Thursday approved a resolution authorizing House Speaker John Boehner to file a lawsuit against President Obama over his use of executive action.
07/25/14 03:01 PM
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...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/25/14 01:19 PM
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.Â
07/25/14 01:00 PM
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...
By Steve Doty | 07/25/14 11:55 AM
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.
07/25/14 11:46 AM
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...
By Paul Bedard | 07/25/14 10:39 AM
Police are warning that President Obama's upcoming Africa Leaders Summit will shut off parts of Washington, D.C.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/24/14 06:13 PM
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...
07/25/14 12:30 AM
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...
By Brian Hughes | 07/24/14 05:55 PM
President Obama, in California Thursday to talk about "economic patriotism," walked a very fine tightrope in talking up the administration's accomplishments.
07/24/14 05:45 PM
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...
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