President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, May 22, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) In this week’s address, the President commemorated Memorial Day by paying tribute...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep highway and transit aid flowing to states for another two months and prevent shutdown of summer construction projects. [...] in this case, the economic benefits of certainty in terms of our infrastructure investments would benefit the job market and the economy in communities all across the country. [...]Show More Summary
Arizona Sen. John McCain called President Barack Obama’s declaration that the U.S. isn’t losing the fight against ISIS “mind-boggling” in an interview on CNN on Friday. In reality, McCain said on CNN’s “New Day,” “the President’s strategy is certainly not succeeding — it’s an abject failure,” one that will eventually bring Americans around to the […]
Conservative internet mogul Matt Drudge went off on Republicans tonight after they gave Barack Obama sweeping new powers – without reading the bill. The Republican Senate passed Obamatrade Friday without reading the bill. Details to the bill remain classified. … Continue reading ?
President Barack Obama scored a major victory on Friday when the U.S. Senate voted to give him “fast-track” powers that would help wrap up negotiations on a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal central to projecting American influence in Asia. Attention now turns to the House of...
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Friday proposed an amendment to legislation to give President Barack Obama fast-track trade authority that would shift budgetary power from Congress to the executive branch. Senators didn't vote on the amendment...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House.
The U.S. Senate “passed major trade legislation that would pave the way for President Barack Obama’s signature Pacific trade deal, marking a victory for the Obama administration and Republican leaders in Congress and sending the bill toward an uncertain fate [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate has handed President Barack Obama a major victory by approving his request for enhanced trade negotiating authority. The Senate voted 62-37 Friday to endorse Obama's request for "fast track" negotiating authority.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate approves trade bill in major win for President Barack Obama.
(Adds rejection of currency rules mandating sanctions) By Richard Cowan and Jason Lange WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Friday was poised to approve the "fast-track" authority that President Barack Obama says he needs...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama warned of rising anti-semitism in the world, while seeking to reassure American Jews of his support for Israel, in remarks at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington on Friday.
EXETER, N.H. -- Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday sought to distance herself somewhat from both her husband, a previous president, and Barack Obama, the current White House occupant who defeated her in 2008. "I'm not running for my husband's third term and I'm not running for Barack Obama's third term," Clinton said here, where she […]
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Friday that although she has "real concerns" about the major trade pact President Barack Obama is currently negotiating, she will not take a formal position on the agreement until...Show More Summary
By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - Seeking to shore up support from the Jewish community ahead of a June deadline to reach a potential deal to limit Iran's nuclear capabilities, President Barack Obama said his commitment...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has signed legislation that gives Congress the power to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with Iran. Continue reading ? The post Obama signs bill giving Congress a say on Iran nuclear deal appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Administration of US President Barack Obama called on the Senate to pass the USA Freedom Act.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday he "forcefully" objects to suggestions that policy differences between his administration and the Israeli government signal his lack of support for the longtime U.S. ally. The president's...Show More Summary
This morning in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama spoke to Adas Israel Congregation. It is a rare occurrence for a sitting President to speak at a synagogue. The official reason for the speech was that today begins solidarityShow More Summary