It was not so shocking that House Speaker John Boehner would seek to undermine President Barack Obama and his attempt to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu to deliver an address to Congress, in which Netanyahu will presumably dump on Obama's efforts. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama and a powerful entourage are showing their respects to the late King Abdullah, as both the U.S. and Saudi Arabia try to patch up a frayed relationship. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib discusses the politics of the president's visit.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was accused by political rivals yesterday of damaging Israel’s critical relationship with its American ally, a day after it emerged that President Barack Obama will not meet the Israeli leader when he pays a controversial visit to Washington just before Israel’s general election. “No doubt his behaviour has caused damage,” said [...]Show More Summary
Allan Landon, President Barack Obama's nominee for an open seat on the Federal Reserve's Board, has personal assets worth between $9.7 million and $41 million, according to financial disclosure forms filed with the U.S. Office of Government Ethics.
The idea that the American left is engaged in a war against the family has always struck Ira Stoll as an exaggeration. But the events of the last week have caused him to reconsider. As Stoll explains, President Barack Obama and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo each recently revealed the extent to which big government poses a genuine threat to the American family. View this article.
President Barack Obama once again has made it plain that he intends to close Guantanamo. Those who doubted his previous promises on immigrant rights and Cuba should realize that he is serious about Guantanamo as well. Most of the remaining 122 Guantanamo detainees, including 47 of 54 already cleared for release, are from Yemen. Show More Summary
With Super Bowl XLIX on NBC this year, the Today show's Savannah Guthrie will do the honors of interviewing President Barack Obama before the big game on Sunday. The announcement coincided with news that Guthrie has resigned with the network for at least three more years.
Solid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, according to congressional estimates released Monday. Continue reading ? The post Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency, CBO says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Here's some practical advice to those who didn't like President Barack Obama's swagger during his recent State of the Union address: Get used to it.
When Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro made their recent historic announcement about reestablishing diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba, people assumed that because I'm a Cuban exile whose family suffered under the Castro revolution, I would naturally be against the "thaw" in relations. Show More Summary
The first day of talks between President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has seen the two leaders agree to some renewable energy policies in the developing nation, which is the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases. However, the talks
In a statement sent out on Jan. 26, Cong. Lynn Westmoreland said U.S. President Barack Obama needs a lesson on U.S. foreign policy. Because, you know, one congressman knows more about U.S. foreign policy than the guy setting U.S. foreign policy. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities. Show More Summary
A small drone crashed on the White House lawn early Monday. Though President Barack Obama was not at home -- he and First Lady Michelle Obama are in India -- the incident triggered a lockdown of the entire complex until it could be determined whether the drone was a threat. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama, in his annual address to the country last week, stressed the importance of keeping “the dream of homeownership alive for future generations of Americans.” One of the main ways he plans to do that involves lowering mortgage premiums. Renters, who make up about 35% of American...
NEW DELHI -- President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities. Continue reading ? The post PHOTOS: Obama takes in India’s grand Republic Day parade appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Guest post by Santosh Mishra BrahMos cruise missile launchers at a parade rehearsal on Sunday. India did not display its nuclear capable Agni-V missiles during the Republic Day parade Monday, where US President Barack Obama was the Chief Guest. According … Continue reading ?
A radio ad in which President Barack Obama endorses Mayor Rahm Emanuel for re-election will begin airing Monday in Chicago.
In a symbol of the broader sidelining of his "pivot to Asia" to attend once again to the recurrent quagmire that is the Middle East, President Barack Obama decided to cut out his visit to the Taj Mahal and leave India early to fly to Saudi Arabia--to pay his respects to the family of recently deceased King Abdullah and meet with new King Salman. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his country's Republic Day Parade in New Delhi. Obama is the first U.S. President to be a guest of honor at the annual festivity.