More White House Articles

  • The history behind the awkward Obama-Benjamin Netanyahu relationship

    Here's a look at how the two leaders have arrived at yet another point at which both U.S. and Israeli officials are questioning whether the Obama-Netanyahu connection is beyond repair.

  • White House looking into reports of Russian convoy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is looking into what it calls unconfirmed reports that Ukraine's security forces have disabled vehicles in a Russian military convoy inside Ukraine. A spokeswoman for the National Security Council says it's working to gather more information. NATO says a...

  • With Ferguson remarks, Obama carefully wades into topic of race

    President Obama's careful remarks on the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., marked one of a handful of times that President Obama has openly addressed America's racial divide while in office.

  • Obama laments killing of black teen while appealing for calm in Ferguson

    Obama also gave an update on the latest developments in Iraq, praising the U.S. military for assisting the Kurds in fighting the Islamic State and helping thousands of Yazidis trapped on mountain to escape while the U.S. launched airstrikes against the extremists.

  • The K Street president

    All that "hope and change" stuff was just hot air. A new report shows that the Obama White House is full of Beltway lobbyists.

  • Obama weighs strategy against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is grappling with how to bridge the gap between its increasingly dire assessment of the threat posed by the Islamic State group and the limited, defensive air campaign it has so far undertaken, which military officials acknowledge will not blunt the...

  • White House: No (combat) boots on the ground in Iraq

    The White House on Wednesday acknowledged that ground troops could be used in a humanitarian mission in Iraq. "What he's ruled out is reintroducing U.S. forces into combat on the ground in Iraq," explained Ben Rhodes, Obama's deputy national security adviser.

  • Joe Biden, President Obama fight over hamburgers

    Vice President Joe Biden reveals that he and the president can't agree on the best way to build a burger.

  • Obamacare round two: What could bring unwanted deja vu for the White House

    It's not just the 2014 midterm elections that have the White House on edge, but also the return of open enrollment in Obamacare.

  • Does the New York Times edit Maureen Dowd's column anymore?

    Amateur pot enthusiast Maureen Dowd has penned what is likely the silliest thing published this year by the New York Times, which is saying quite a lot considering the Murderers' Row of "experts" currently in the employ of the Grey Lady.

  • VIDEO --- White House: Never a perfect time for the president to take time away

    Much has been made about President Obama's trip this week to Martha's Vineyard. With ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine, critics of Obama have said he should be at the White House.

  • Here are the top three issues that worry Americans the most

    Americans are now more concerned about illegal immigration than they are about the health of the U.S. economy, according to a new report from Gallup.

  • Report: White House didn't OK immigrant releases

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013 were released strictly for budget reasons by immigration agency officials who kept the homeland security secretary in the dark about the plan, according to a federal watchdog's report. This lack of communication led the...

  • After Syria remarks, Obama and Hillary Clinton to attend party on Martha's Vineyard

    The event comes shortly after Clinton criticized the president's handling of Syria and his overall approach to his foreign policy decision-making in an interview.

  • Obama administration eases part of lobbying rule

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is easing a key part of its rule restricting lobbyists from serving in government. The move comes after a judge ruled against the administration in a court case filed by several lobbyists. Under the rule change, registered lobbyists will now be...

From the Weekly Standard

  • No Law, No Order

    Ferguson, Mo.

  • No Reply from America?

    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...