More White House Articles

  • That bad, huh? Newspaper so disappointed in Obama it apologizes for 2008 endorsement

    President Obama has so far been a major disappointment to even his most ardent supporters, his approval numbers steadily falling to fresh lows. And the president is apparently such a disappointment, that the Billings Gazette in Montana felt compelled last week to apologize to its readers for...

  • So Obama referenced crack at the White House. That happened.

    President Obama made the reference to the popular street drug Monday while making a quick going away speech for White House Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses.

  • Five things Obama could do on immigration without Congress

    With the House stalled on immigration, President Obama said he will take the issue into his own hands. The Washington Examiner's Susan Ferrechio looks at his options.

  • Obama lauds former CEO as right choice to fix VA

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to turn the page Monday on a humiliating chapter in the history of the Veterans Affairs Department, tapping former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to take over the sprawling agency. A former Army captain, McDonald would bring a blend of...

  • Obama to expand safeguards for transgender workers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is preparing an executive order offering transgender federal workers formal protection from discrimination at work, President Barack Obama announced Monday. At least two other measures already prevent the federal government from firing people for being...

  • Obama: I'll act on my own on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Conceding defeat on a top domestic priority, President Barack Obama blamed a Republican "year of obstruction" for the demise of sweeping immigration legislation on Monday and said he would take new steps without Congress to fix as much of the system as he can on his own....

  • White House: Boehner won't set immigration vote this year; Obama to pursue changes on his own

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: Boehner won't set immigration vote this year; Obama to pursue changes on his own.

  • Obama says US supporting Chilean solar power plant

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States wants to help Chile build Latin America's largest solar power plant. Obama touted the project during an Oval Office meeting with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, who has returned to office after winning election...

  • White House: Court ruling risks women's health

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says women's health will be jeopardized by a Supreme Court's decision that allows corporations with religious objections to opt out of a requirement that they cover contraceptives. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday that women should make personal...

  • Benghazi case unfolds against political backdrop

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress. The...

  • US takes gay rights global, despite unsure welcome

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — President Barack Obama has taken the U.S. gay rights revolution global, using American embassies across the world to promote a cause that still divides his own country. Sometimes U.S. advice and encouragement is condemned as unacceptable meddling. And sometimes it can...

  • Obama: Congress obstructs, so I act alone

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he'll keep acting on his own as long as congressional Republicans block his economic agenda. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he has moved to attract jobs, raise workers' wages and help students pay off loans because Republican...

  • Obamas dine out, attend Marine Corps parade

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is taking in a Marine Corps parade with his family. The 57-year-old summertime tradition features the U.S. Marine Band in a display of music and marching just after sunset. The band is also known as "The President's Own." Its director, Col. Michael J....

  • Kerry: Syrian moderate rebels could help in Iraq

    JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry signaled on Friday that the U.S. hopes to enlist moderate Syrian opposition fighters that the Obama administration has reluctantly decided to arm and train in the battle against militant extremists in neighboring Iraq. Obama sent...

  • VA review finds 'significant and chronic' failures

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a scathing appraisal, a review ordered by President Barack Obama of the troubled Veterans Affairs health care system concludes that medical care for veterans is beset by "significant and chronic system failures," substantially verifying problems raised by whistleblowers...



From the Weekly Standard

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    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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