In a speech to the graduating class of 2013 at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., President Barack Obama challenged the 1,047 graduates to “live with integrity” and help restore trust in a military that has been stained by recent charges of sexual assault, jus …
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged the future leaders of the U.S. military on Friday to stamp out sexual assault from their ranks, warning that a few individuals could undermine the strongest military in the world.
Washington (CNN) - She repeatedly interrupted President Barack Obama by screaming during his national security speech Thursday, but don't call her a "heckler." "I don't call it heckling, I call it speaking out because the president is not implementing policies that we need to see changed," Code Pink Founder Medea Benjamin said on CNN's "Newsroom" […]
Gallup: Forty-one percent of Americans now characterize their economic views as “conservative,” or “very conservative,” the lowest since President Barack Obama took office in 2009 and on par with where views were in May 2008. This year’s downtick in the percentage of Americans identifying as economically conservative has been accompanied by an uptick in the [...]
In a speech before the U.S. Naval Academy’s graduating class of 2013, President Barack Obama touched on themes relating to the ongoing scandals surrounding the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups and the Department of Justice’s sweeping subpoenas of reporters’ communications records. Obama praised the spirit of public service...
President Barack Obama on Friday warned that sexual assault in the military amounts to a national security threat as he enlisted graduating Navy ensigns and Marines second lieutenants at the U.S. Naval Academy in a campaign to stamp it out. “Those who commit sexual assault are not only committing a crime, they threaten the trust [...]
Two U.S. Senate aides have been nominated to serve as commissioners of the Securities and Exchange Commission. President Barack Obama tapped Democrat Kara Stein, legal counsel and senior policy advisor to Senator Jack Reed (D - R.I.) and Republican Michael...
Sally Ride, the United States' first woman in space, will be posthumously honored with the country's highest civilian commendation and the renaming of a high-flying camera. President Barack Obama announced on Monday that Ride will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House later this year. Show More Summary
TBOTFG. The White House announced Thursday that President Barack Obama intends to nominate Victoria Nuland as assistant secretary for European and Eurasian affairs, a position that requires Senate confirmation. It's very odd how those who lie are promoted and those...
As I said yesterday, President Barack Obama's big War on Terror speech will be praised by those "who like words." Sure enough here comes The New Yorker's Jane Mayer, who knows all about "the dark side" of the WoT, with an almost perfect...Show More Summary
Obama promises limits on war on terror Top news: In a speech at the National Defense University, U.S. President Barack Obama attempted o address criticism of his administration's antiterrorist efforts, announcing that he would cut back on the use of armed drones and again attempt o close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama recently came out to remind people that “Leaks related to national security can put people at risk.” He however denied knowledge of this and the other scandals. In the past, Obama has been able to weather criticism by civil libertarians due to his iconic status with many citizens. This time is different. […]
(CNN) - President Barack Obama is expected to address sexual assault in the military during his commencement address at the U.S. Naval Academy today, a senior administration official told CNN. A recent Pentagon study found that even as the number of troops in uniform decreases, cases of sex assault in the military have increased in […]
Does the Obama Administration truly believe in freedom of the press? President Barack Obama gave a speech this week that dealt with that subject, but Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show" has some questions. He also has some jokes. Watch the clip.
Washington (CNN) - Republican Gov. Chris Christie doesn't have politics on his mind ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to his state next week. Unsurprisingly the New Jersey firebrand said he is focused on his job as governor and will welcome Obama to the state roughly seven months after superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast. […]
President Barack Obama was heckled during a speech at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C by Medea Benjamin, an anti-war activist. The two videos below show the news feed of Obama being heckled repeatedly, and the perspective...Show More Summary
Charles Dharapak/AP WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama pushed his health-care overhaul plan through Congress, he counted labor unions among his strongest supporters. But some unions leaders have grown frustrated and angry about...Show More Summary
"The voice of that woman is worth paying attention to."-President Obama paying homage to terrorist supporter Medea Benjamin. President Barack Obama was heckled Thursday by leftist terrorist ally Susan ‘Medea’ Benjamin while giving a speech on national security issues at the National Defense University at Ft. Show More Summary
When President Barack Obama pushed his health care overhaul plan through Congress, he counted labor unions among his strongest supporters.
Twelve years after the “war on terror” began, President Barack Obama wants to pull the United States back from some of the most controversial aspects of its global fight against Islamist militants. In a major policy speech on Thursday, Obama narrowed the scope of the targeted-killing drone campaign against al Qaeda and its allies and [...]