WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is spending a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday’s basics. There’s thyme-roasted turkey and honey-baked ham, cornbread stuffing and oyster stuffing, braised winter greens and macaroni and cheese. Show More Summary
Just in case you're curious, below is what President Barack Obama and his family will enjoy for their massive meal tonight. As you might expect, it's a rather lavish meal including six different types of pies.
Dr. Ben Carson claims that race relations have deteriorated since Barack Obama took office as president. The retired director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Carson rose to national prominence in the political realm...Show More Summary
Congress can block President Barack Obama from using federal immigration fees to issue permits for millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States, according to a congressional research memo released on Wednesday. The memo from the non-partisan Congressional Research...
Two years ago, President Barack Obama used the annual turkey pardoning ritual to crack a joke about Nate Silver's power of prediction. This time, he took the opportunity to make fun of the conservative backlash to his recent executive action on immigration.
If this source told The Hill the truth, President Barack Obama aided and abetted Billy Joel in breaking his commitment to stop smoking. Which means Obama also secretly smoked. Scandal!
It's that time of year again. President Barack Obama will perform the bizarre tradition of "pardoning" a turkey for Thanksgiving at the White House on Wednesday afternoon, November 26.
According to Search Engine Land, a Google search for Who is "king of United States" turns up President Barack Obama. But look ye upon the article that generated the answer...
Many business leaders say they are disappointed President Obama’s executive action didn’t include items such as making allotted but unused green cards available for foreign workers. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s executive actions...Show More Summary
There was an unscripted moment for President Barack Obama yesterday that might make Justice Department lawyers defending the recent unilateral changes to immigration laws a bit uneasy. The President was faced with an understandably annoying problem of hecklers who interrupted his speech demanding an end to deportations of anyone. The President responded with a clearly […]
The split-screen television image, which showed President Barack Obama calling for peaceful demonstrations alongside live footage of protesters overturning a police vehicle offered a poetic juxtaposition of the yawning gap between substance and symbolism.
Last week, President Barack Obama took executive action to protect 5 million undocumented immigrants from immediate deportation, leading to a predictable tide of right-wing outrage. Critics denounced Obama as an emperor, an autocrat, a felon, and a potential instigator of ethnic cleansing. Show More Summary
Michèle Flournoy, the woman who many believed to be President Barack Obama's choice to replace Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense, has reportedly removed herself from consideration.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama pledged on Tuesday to veto a deal still under negotiation in Congress that would make several expiring business tax breaks permanent. The warning marks a major setback to House and Senate negotiators who were trying to reach a deal on so-called "tax extender" breaks worth some $440 billion over 10 years. Show More Summary
While most Republicans have stayed quiet or found ways to blame President Barack Obama for the newfound unrest in Ferguson, Missouri following last night's grand jury decision, Sen. Mitch McConnell quietly praised the president's response on Tuesday.
Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts."
By Steve Holland CHICAGO (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was interrupted several times by hecklers during a speech on his immigration policy on Tuesday, and their complaint was that his plan did not go far enough in protecting illegal immigrants from deportation. Show More Summary
CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama sharply rebuked protesters Tuesday night for racially charged violence in Missouri, saying there was no excuse for burning buildings, torching cars and destroying other property after a grand jury declined to indict the white police officer who shot a black teenager.
President Barack Obama will speak to community leaders in Chicago Tuesday about his executive action on immigration that will protect up to five million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Yesterday, The New York Times broke the story that Chuck Hagel was resigning under pressure (fired) as secretary of defense. The story noted the struggle Hagel had trying to gain any traction within President Barack Obama's insider-run...Show More Summary