Someone in the hermetically sealed bubble of the White House and Democratic Senate leadership must have thought it was a good idea to stage an all-night talk-a-thon Monday into Tuesday on the subject of climate change. It might seem odd since the American people are most interested in jobs, unemployment, government trustworthiness and a slew of […]
The White House recently revealed what it anticipates Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will deliver in profits over the next 10 years, and the number will stun you.
It's one of the more adventurous -- or foolhardy -- media appearances President Obama has agreed to during his time in the White House. On Tuesday, he appeared on comedian Zach Galifianakis' Between Two Ferns, which is perhaps best known...Show More Summary
The W Washington DC, the closest hotel to the White House, has announced a new VIP Suites Program in all of its 23 "Fantastic and Marvelous Suites," seven "WOW Suites" and one "Extreme WOW Suite." The suite names are typical W branding but the VIP package is indeed inclusive. Show More Summary
The White House recently submitted its annual report on the economy to Congress. One chart contained within shows how far the U.S. has come relative to other nations who went through the credit crisis. It shows that on an indexed basis, GDP per working-age person has climbed further in the U.S. Show More Summary
Jim Harper of the Cato Institute will act as government liaison, as regulators struggle with how to oversee the evolving world of digital currency. Amy Weiss, a former White House deputy press secretary, was also hired as a consulta...
The key to solving the Ukraine tinder box almost certainly lies with Russian President Vladimir Putin. That's led a lot of people — including the White House, America's European allies, esteemed members of Congress, even late-night comedians — to try and figure out just what makes Putin tick. Show More Summary
The White House, after a furious pushback from conservatives and seniors, dumped one of its efforts to undermine the most market-oriented aspect of Medicare. The Wall Street Journal reports, “The Obama administration said Monday that it would scrap much of a proposed plan to limit the types of antidepressants and other drugs that seniors can get […]
Last summer, according to the New York Times, the executive producer of Between Two Ferns, the absurdist faux-cable-access talk show hosted by Zach Galifianakis, “approached the White House with the idea” that President Obama appear on the show to promote the Affordable Care Act. Rather surprisingly, the president went for it. Show More Summary
Wow. Okay. This is how a White House embraces new media. New, awkward, hilariously contentious media. In a clear attempt to top Michelle's frequent Fallon walk-ons, Barack Obama continued his viral campaign to promote Healthcare.gov with an appearance on the least welcoming talk show on the Internet, Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis. Show More Summary
The White House's annual Economic Report of the President pushes a raft of proposals designed to make the U.S. economy stronger and more productive in the long run. Some of them run the risk of making low-wage workers more vulnerable in the short run.
President Barack Obama makes his debut on comedian Zach Galifianakis' web-based talk show "Between Two Ferns" Tuesday. White House aides told the New York Times the president is appearing on the show to encourage young people to enroll...Show More Summary
Texas Gov. Rick Perry revealed a disturbing threat coming from the White House directed at several governors — Republican and Democrat alike. “I was a bit troubled today by the tone of the president,” he began, speaking at the Republican Governors Association Feb. Show More Summary
The proposal created political problems for the Obama administration, with some Democrats joining Republicans in denouncing the changes, saying they would harm Medicare beneficiaries.
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 9: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and the first lady Michelle Obama return to the White House on March 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama was in Florida for a vacation after an official event in Miami. (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images) Read more...
When the new Ukrainian prime minister visits the White House this week, President Obama should offer continued support—but also ask pointedly why several far-right ultra-nationalists have such prominent roles in Ukraine’s new government.
Breaking News from The O’Reilly Factor– This was a terrific interview on The O’Reilly Factor tonight. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and Deputy Whip and Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, told … Continue reading ?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday forecast more robust economic growth in 2014 than last year and a further pickup in the economy for 2015.