Haleh Esfandiari: Iranian media and citizens are fascinated that President Obama pointedly did not meet with the Israeli prime minister and that Vice President Biden was away during Mr. Netanyahu’s visit.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans stepped up the pressure on President Barack Obama to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. Continue reading ? The post Republicans and Democrats push Obama to provide lethal aid to Ukraine appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Periodically we hear Republicans skeptically ask if President Obama is a patriot who loves his country, and is he a Christian? I'm more interested in why people ask these questions, and how their answers of "No" or "I don't know" reveal more about the questioners than about Obama. Show More Summary
With Frank Underwood's ascendancy to the Oval Office, the Obama age finally has its own shadow president.
Republican Congressman Says President Obama Plans To Make All Black People Immune To Criminal Prosecution A Republican congressman from Kansas is stirring the political pot with his recent comments regarding the way President Obama is responding to the problem of
“At least nobody died,” we often hear in politics to explain away some regrettable act. As in: So, yeah, maybe President Obama wasn’t telling the complete truth about keeping your doctor, but at least nobody died. Or: Oh, sure, we said mean things about her, but she can take it. Words aren’t lethal. With the […]
President Obama is being swarmed by four million environmental activists pushing for substantial protections for honeybees. A massive coalition of food safety activists, beekeepers, citrus growers, farmers, environmentalists, and business leaders recently converged upon the White House to deliver a save the bees petition. Show More Summary
More than one hundred fifty House Republicans voted against this week. They refused to vote to fund President Obama’s amnesty plan even though Boehner had summoned Fred Malek’s American Action Network to attack conservatives. Every Democrat sided with, making more powerful than Boehner. Show More Summary
The Texas congressman loves Netanyahu and hates the leader of his own country. Yesterday on “Washington Watch,” Rep. Louie Gohmert criticized President Obama and Vice President Biden for declining to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he came to speak to the U.S. Congress just before the Israeli elections. Gohmert told the Family [...]
No lawmaker worked harder than Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare) to distance himself from the right flank of his party when it risked shutting down a crucial government agency this week to fight President Obama’s immigration policy.
He has no campaigns left to run, President Obama likes to remind audiences of late. But he nonetheless will return to Los Angeles next week to raise money for his party as it gears up for the next presidential race.
Facing dissension from his party over funding the Department of Homeland Security, Speaker John A. Boehner deepened his focus on foreign policy on Thursday by urging President Obama to arm Ukraine.
Washington and Havana have taken the first steps toward normalizing relations after half a century of estrangement, but many tough issues remain to be resolved and time is of the essence. President Obama has only two years left in his presidency and Raúl Castro has only three. Show More Summary
President Obama's State of the Union Address in January was the highest-profile moment of post-Recession recovery bluster. As Obama noted in soaring rhetoric, "we've seen the fastest economic growth in over a decade, our deficits cut...Show More Summary
Several Republican and Democratic lawmakers have sent a letter to President Obama urging him to approve lethal aid to Ukraine, according to US House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner.
I will preface this article with my standard disclaimer on the Keystone XL Pipeline project: I have no vested interest in the pipeline either way. My interest is in fostering honest debate and discussion on energy policy...
Federal Judge Andrew Hanen still hasn't issued a ruling regarding the U.S. government's request that he lift his temporary hold on President Obama's 2014 immigration actions. If he fails to do so by the end of next Monday, government lawyers are now saying they will bypass him and go straight to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals with their request. Show More Summary
US President Barack Obama said in a statement on the 45th anniversary of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) that the United States is reducing strategic nuclear weapon stockpile to the lowest levels in more than a half century, and the US is prepared to negotiate further reductions.
If Obamacare survives yesterday's Supreme Court challenge, it will really be the cat with nine lives. The death of what became the Affordable Care Act has been predicted regularly ever since President Obama's election in 2008. RightShow More Summary
He thinks President Obama and Attorney General Holder abuse their authority and ignore the civil rights of white people. The post Top Republican Election Official Claims Obama Could Eliminate All Prosecutions Of Black People appeared first on ThinkProgress.