By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 04:16 PM
President Obama on Monday pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over Mideast peace talks, saying that both sides had to make “tough decisions” and would need to “compromise” to reach an accord.
By Sean Lengell | 03/03/14 03:58 PM
Capitol Hill Republicans on Monday suggested President Obama was partly to blame for Russia's military intervention in Ukraine, saying foreign and military policy mistakes by the administration have emboldened Russian President Vladimir Putin to act without fear of American pushback.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 03:49 PM
President Obama on Monday assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of his “absolute commitment” to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran. “My absolute commitment is that Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon,” Obama told reporters ahead of his meeting with the Israeli leader at the...
By Susan Crabtree | 03/03/14 03:16 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin showed no signs of bending to world leaders' warnings about his military intervention in Ukraine on Monday, as pressure grew on President Obama to take measures to punish Moscow. Reports said Russian troops ordered the crews of two Ukrainian warships to...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 03:14 PM
President Obama on Monday said the U.S. was weighing a number of measures to “isolate Russia” if Moscow did not de-escalate the crisis in the Ukraine and end their military intervention.
03/03/14 02:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama plans a weeklong solo visit to China this month that includes meetings with China's first lady and high school and university students. It will be her first visit to the Asian economic powerhouse. In an announcement Monday on the White House blog, the first...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 12:25 PM
First lady Michelle Obama will travel to China for a weeklong visit in March, where she will meet with students and promote the “importance of education,” the White House announced on Monday.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 11:56 AM
Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev on Monday and urged Moscow to withdraw military forces from Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.
By Tim Mak | 03/03/14 11:50 AM
Former White House staffer Ronnie Cho is strongly considering a congressional run in Arizona, sources tell the Washington Examiner. Cho, the former associate director for the White House's Office of Public Engagement, has been taking calls encouraging him to run in Arizona since Democratic...
By Darlene Superville | 03/03/14 08:56 AM
Striving to show momentum on a top legislative priority, President Barack Obama is appearing next week with Northeastern governors who back his push to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour and will pledge to lift the earnings of the lowest-paid workers in their states to at least the...
By Susan Crabtree | 03/03/14 06:06 AM
The crisis over Russia's military intervention in Ukraine looms over a busy week for President Obama, as he also welcomes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday and turns to domestic politics, highlighted by his budget on Tuesday.
By Susan Crabtree | 03/02/14 05:54 PM
The State Department on Sunday announced that Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ukraine for meetings Tuesday while President Obama spent Sunday afternoon speaking with U.S. allies and weighing a response to Russia's invasion of the Crimea region.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/02/14 12:11 PM
As tensions continued to rise between Russia and Ukraine over the weekend, the White House released a photo of President Obama speaking on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to the White House, Obama spoke with Putin for 90 minutes on Saturday expressing "deep concern...
By Susan Crabtree | 03/02/14 10:25 AM
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers Sunday said the naivete of President Obama's national security advisers about Russian President Vladimir Putin's motivations is allowing Russia to outmaneuver the U.S. in Ukraine and other hot spots around the globe.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/01/14 06:04 PM
President Obama spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday, urging him to withdraw military forces from Ukraine and expressing "deep concern" over the situation. The two leaders spoke for 90 minutes in an effort to defuse an international crisis in Ukraine, after Russia sent...
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