Four of President Barack Obama's nominees moved forward Thursday with one, MIT physics professor Ernest Moniz, being unanimously confirmed by the Senate to be secretary of energy. Another nominee -- Sri Srinivasan to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbi …
Ninety-seven percent of scientists agree: #climate change is real, man-made and dangerous. Read more: OFA.BO/gJsdFp — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 16, 2013
On Thursday, President Barack Obama held a joint press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and answered one reporter’s questions about the widening scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) targeting of nearly 500 conservative groups over the 2010 and 2012 election cycles. Show More Summary
From Michael Sneed at the Chicago Sun-Times: Sneed is told that Attorney General Eric ?Fast and Furious? Holder?s days are numbered. Sneed hears President Barack Obama, who is this/close to Holder, has set his sights on Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama called on U.S. lawmakers on Thursday to provide extra funding to boost security for American embassies following the attack last year on the a U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
Barack Obama loves the troops… To hold his umbrella. POTUS deploys Marines for rain in Rose Garden with Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan. (Major Garrett)
It’s been a bad week for Barack Obama, and things just got worse. On top of the growing scandals over the I.R.S. argeting conservative groups and the Justice Department snooping on journalists, the president has now received a constitutional reprimand from the federal courts over his dubious exercise of executive power. Show More Summary
(WASHINGTON) — Democrats rallied behind President Barack Obama in the long-running, bitter dispute over the administration’s handling of the Benghazi attack, arguing that the White House’s latest email disclosure undermines Republican claims of a cover-up. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama would not engage a reporter who asked him about comparisons to Richard Nixon over the Department of Justice's recent obtaining of phone records from Associated Press journalists. "How do you feel about comparisons...Show More Summary
Obama is worth a lot less these days then when he just started his presidency. Financial documents released this week show that President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have seen their net worth slashed roughly in half since 2010. Last year the couple had assets of between $1.8 million and $6.8 million, down [...]Show More Summary
Evandra Thompson, Daily Kos-endorsed candidate for Virginia General Assembly As President Barack Obama was being inaugurated in DC this past January, Virginia Senate Republicans took advantage of the absence of one of their members,Show More Summary
Because the president can seize stuff from news outlets when he's investigating a crime: Asked to address the controversial seizure of phone logs from Associated Press journalists by the Department of Justice, President Barack ObamaShow More Summary
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(CNN) - President Barack Obama called on Congress Thursday to fully fund administration requests for additional diplomatic security measures in the wake of the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The requests include increasing the number of Marine guards dispatched to protect facilities around the world, Obama said.
President Barack Obama declared on Thursday that he knew nothing about the inspector general’s report detailing actions within the IRS to target conservative groups until press reports emerged, but resisted calls for a special counsel to investigate the controversy. After a …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday he makes "no apologies" for his concern about leaks to the media that could compromise U.S. national security or put American military and intelligence officers at risk.
At an interfaith vigil in the wake of last month's bombings at the Boston Marathon, President Barack Obama vowed that Americans would "summon the strength that maybe we didn’t even know we had" and "finish the race.” On Thursday, the Boston Athletic Association announced that the 5,633 runners who were unable to finish the race [...]
President Barack Obama dodged questions Thursday about the IRS's targeting of conservative groups, shifted responsibility for the Benghazi attack to Congress, and said 'I offer no apologies' for the Department of Justice's secret seizure...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that the U.S. and Turkey will keep ramping up pressure to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad from power, with his country's civil war having "wracked the region." At a news conference with Turkish...
Barack Obama and a visiting foreigner just had a press conference, but nobody cares about the other country (Turkey?) because there are scandals afoot in Washington, so everything's about Eric Holder always doing terrible things. Eric Holder is Obama's friend. So he won't be fired unless all of this doesn't go away in the next couple of news cycles. Read more...