LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in a state whose GOP governor was preparing to enter the vast 2016 presidential field.
Presidential aspirant Jeb Bush and President Barack Obama don't want peas in their guacamole.
That the United States is finally ready to reopen its embassy in Cuba comes as little surprise; U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration had hoped to plant its diplomatic flag in Havana back in April, more than a half-century since the two nations severed relations. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and bureaucrats in Obama's own administration. Show More Summary
A Florida senator drafting a bill for the state that will protect pastors from marrying gay couples recently addressed the shifting views of President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton when it comes to same-sex marriage while defending the proposed legislation.
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin, July 2 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama ripped the policies of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and poked fun at the large crop of Republican presidential candidates on Thursday, injecting himself into the race to find his successor in 2016. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wanted dearly to get the government in the business of rating universities based on value and affordability. No longer does the federal government intend to use a formula to score schools based on factors like price, average student debt and graduation rates.
President Barack Obama ripped the policies of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and poked fun at the large crop of Republican presidential candidates on Thursday, injecting himself into the race to find his successor in 2016. The Democratic president, who had largely avoided weighing in on the 2016...
Without naming any names, President Barack Obama shared his thoughts about the exploding 2016 Republican presidential field during a speech in Wisconsin Thursday afternoon. As more and more members of the GOP join the race every week, the president said there may soon bye enough candidates for a full-on fight to the death.
President Barack Obama described the growing Republican presidential field as an "interesting bunch" of candidates soon large enough for their own "hunger games."
President Barack Obama sees a similarity between the ever-expanding Republican presidential field and the popular science fiction series "The Hunger Games." In a speech on the economy in Wisconsin on Thursday, Obama described the Republican primary field as a "bus-full of people" fighting for the nomination. Show More Summary
Nudging his way into presidential politics, President Barack Obama traveled to Wisconsin on Thursday to draw contrasts with Republicans on economic policy just as the state's governor, Scott Walker, was filing paperwork to enter the GOP presidential primary.
Yes of course. I don't know why I expected that sentence would end any other way. Eli Lake & Josh Rogin: Important details of the nuclear agreement President Barack Obama says would bring unprecedented transparency to Iran's nuclear program will...
After a shooting in Charleston, South Carolina claimed nine lives, President Barack Obama called for the nation to come to terms with the fact that no other advanced country in the world suffers mass shootings as frequently as the U.S. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama’s position on the Washington Redskins name has been clear since 2013, when he told the Associated Press he (...)
On Wednesday, after the New York Times proposed adding peas to guacamole (what's next, mayonnaise?), President Barack Obama announced that the proper way to make guacamole is with avocado, onions, garlic, and hot pepper. It wasn't the first time the leader of the free world had disparaged peas. Show More Summary
Later today, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will welcome President Barack Obama to the Badger State, where Obama is traveling to announce At his first inauguration, Walker had pledged to create some 250,000 new jobs...
A group of protesters in Tennessee waved Confederate flags at President Barack Obama on Wednesday while praising his health care reform law. Rick Martin told The Tennessean that he drove two hours to the president’s health care rally in Madison to stand up for his heritage. “It would be...
Cuba: U.S. President Barack Obama called on Congress to drop the trade embargo against Cuba as both countries fully reestablished diplomatic ties for the first time since 1961. Mexico: Mexican Supreme Court judge Olga Sanchez urged legislature in 29 of the 31 states banning gay marriage to overturn their restrictions. Show More Summary
While President Barack Obama's top foreign-policy initiatives–particularly on Cuba, trade and Iran–have dominated the headlines lately, the White House is gearing up for a domestic policy push that's largely been under the radar.