By Susan Crabtree | 09/09/14 03:05 PM
The president's speech at 9 p.m., a high-volume viewing time, means that the president believes that fighting Islamic State is a "high national security priority," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/09/14 03:02 PM
"That information does not match the information that I'm currently aware of," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday during his daily briefing.
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 Byron York | 09/09/14 01:26 PM
The president does not have to issue a grand rallying cry against the Islamic State. All he has to do is follow American public opinion.
By Thomas Sowell | 09/09/14 01:18 PM
Everything in Obama's history suggests that he is going to leave the job half done, so long as that gets the issue off the front pages and off the TV newscasts.
By Paul Bedard | 09/09/14 12:17 PM
The plan is for "having a mass, very big civil disobedience action taking place," said Luis Aguilera Garcia of GetEQUAL.
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 Kelly Cohen | 09/09/14 10:44 AM
He told a gathering of College Republicans at the Ohio State University that he'd like to have a "clarion call" to make a run for the presidency.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/09/14 08:50 AM
Just 38 percent of people give the president positive marks on international affairs, compared to 56 percent who disapprove, the survey shows. It is the first time Obama's approval has slipped below the 40 percent threshold in this poll.
09/09/14 06:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton will join President Barack Obama at the White House this week to mark the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, officials said Tuesday. Clinton launched the first crop of AmeriCorps volunteers in September 1994. Clinton and Obama will address hundreds...
By David M. Drucker | 09/08/14 04:01 PM
Republican strategists agree with President Obama: The surge of immigrant children at the border this summer changed the politics of immigration dramatically.
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.
09/08/14 10:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will go on the offensive against the Islamic State group with a broader counterterror mission than he previously has been willing to embrace, U.S. officials said Monday. The new plan, however, still won't commit U.S. troops to a ground war against the...
By Susan Crabtree | 09/08/14 08:00 PM
The California Democrat said she and the White House are still haggling over redactions to the Senate's torture report with the goal of releasing it as soon as possible.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/08/14 07:41 PM
Kerry plans to travel to Jordan and Saudi Arabia this week to try to build a regional coalition to help fight ISIS.
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