(AP) — President Barack Obama is opening a weeklong visit to California where his first stops include raising money for fellow Democrats. Obama arrived in California late Wednesday after delivering a speech about civility in politics to the Illinois General Assembly.
President Obama may have been filmed using a selfie stick early last year, but he's finally revealed his true feelings for the smartphone self-portrait: he doesn't like them, and wishes they would just go away. Speaking to supporters...Show More Summary
So did President Obama kinda sorta endorse Hillary Clinton and her pragmatic approach to politics in his Springfield speech today? Not really. He was pretty focused on the bitterness and polarization of contemporary political culture and what we could do about it. Show More Summary
SAG-AFTRA has issued a strong statement of support for the WIPO Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances that President Obama sent to the Senate today for approval. The treaty is the result of a long-running multinational effort to...Show More Summary
If you have ever found yourself at the gas pump thinking, “I really wish it cost more to fill up,” then President Obama has just the idea for you. In
Returning to the message of hope that propelled him from the Illinois state capital to the White House, President Obama on Wednesday invoked Abraham Lincoln’s warning that a house divided could not stand and called for structural changes to improve the country’s political discourse. In an address...
President Obama will drop into Burbank on Thursday for a high-level summit... with Ellen DeGeneres. The president will visit the Warner Bros. set of "Ellen" for the taping of an episode that, according to the studio, will air on Friday. Of course, DeGeneres is almost sure to ask the president...
Late in his speech this afternoon to the Illinois General Assembly in Springfield, President Barack Obama said this: So much of our politics now is just designed for short term, tactical gain. You know, if you think that adding more voters will hurt you on election day then, suddenly, you're not...
Today, President Obama ventured back to Springfield, Illinois, where he launched his 2008 presidential campaign, to address the Illinois General...
Brennan Center: During remarks to the Illinois General Assembly today, President Obama called for broad democracy reform, including reducing barriers to voting, implementing automatic voter registration, changing the way our districts are drawn, and seeking reasonable limits on the influence of “dark … Continue reading ?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's unexpected move to block President Barack Obama's policy to cut pollution from coal plants highlights what both sides in the legal fight agree is a key weakness in the rules -- a provision that expands the scope of regulation far beyond curbing emissions from individual smoke stacks.
President Barack Obama is back in L.A. tomorrow to grab some Hollywood cash and to play on-screen softball with Ellen DeGeneres. And for the 19-hours that POTUS is in town, you know what that means Angelinos – the road closures and traffic delays of Obamagadden all over the City of Angels are back too. Show More Summary
In a startling ruling Tuesday night, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to lower greenhouse gas emissions, pending resolution of a last-gasp lawsuit filed against the initiative by the coal industry. Show More Summary
The president went back to his stomping grounds in the Illinois state senate and found more partisanship than he remembered.
Gotta love those office politics. While the Democratic Party is currently having a hard time choosing between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, one White House regular thinks he knows where President Barack Obama's head is at. After Hillary won the Iowa Caucus only to lose to Bernie in New Hampshire, the former White House press secretary says [...]
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There's always the possibility, of course, that he'll be popping into SF for an event, but so far all we know is he has two Democratic fundraisers in the South Bay on Thursday. [ more › ]
President Barack Obama on Wednesday gave a rousing speech on America's political culture, decrying the influence of big money, encouraging compromise and warning people against believing in absolutes from either party. "Trying to find...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama's former press secretary said Wednesday that though the president might not make an endorsement in the Democratic presidential primary, he knows exactly who he wants to succeed him. That candidate is former Secretary...Show More Summary
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