Their power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive Saturday to confirm roughly 20 of President Barack Obama’s nominees, and several Republicans blamed tea party-backed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for creating an opening for the outgoing majority party to exploit.
Introducing himself as the “big elf,” President Barack Obama on Wednesday exclaimed “Ho, Ho, Ho” and made merry as he delivered a pair of giant red sacks filled with toys and other gifts to the Marine Corps’ annual Toys for Tots campaign.
The now-famous first date between President Obama and his First Lady Michelle will become the center of a brand new movie.
While Britain’s Prince William meets with President Barack Obama at the Oval Office on Monday and discusses illegal wildlife trafficking at the World Bank, his wife, Kate, will tour a child development center with New York City’s first lady, Chirlane McCray.
The Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics, protocols the Justice Department hopes could be a model for local departments as the nation tackles questions about the role race plays in policing.
Acid reflux is responsible for the sore throat President Barack Obama has complained about for the past couple of weeks.
Hundreds gathered at CASA de Maryland in Hyattsville to watch President Barack Obama’s speech Thursday night during which he announced far-reaching orders on immigration that will allow millions of people now in the U.S. illegally to “come out of the shadows and get right with the law.”
The White House on Sunday confirmed the death of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig.
President Barack Obama is switching planes in Philadelphia for his return trip to Washington because of a mechanical problem with a flap in his earlier aircraft, the White House says.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday expressed optimism about the Ebola situation in the U.S. as he met with his Ebola response team, including his first meeting with his new point man on the deadly disease.