Barack Obama

Julia Pierson has resigned as director of the Secret Service amid criticism over a White House security breach. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Secret Service Director Resigns Amid Criticism Over White House Security Lapses

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.


President Barack Obama makes a statement following meetings at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sept. 16, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Obama Rode Elevator With Armed Felon

Published reports say President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions.


Vice President Joe Biden says President Barack Obama is determined to move ahead on comprehensive immigration reforms "with or without" Congress. (Getty Images)

Biden to Hispanics: Obama Will Act on Immigration ‘With or Without’ Congress

Vice President Joe Biden told frustrated Hispanic leaders Monday President Barack Obama is “absolutely committed to moving forward” on comprehensive immigration reforms “and he’s going to do an awful lot.”


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Obama’s Ebola Response: Is It Enough and In Time?

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.


U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins salutes after being awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 15, 2014. (Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Decades Later, Vietnam Soldiers Get Medal of Honor

Obama is bestowing the Medal of Honor on Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and Army Spc. Donald P. Sloat, nearly half a century after they fought in Vietnam.


President Barack Obama has slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent. (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Deportations Down 20 Percent, Fewest Since 2007

President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion.


Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney will join CNN as a political commentator. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Joins CNN

Former White House press secretary Jay Carney is joining CNN as a political commentator.


Obama To Delay Immigration Action Until After November Elections (Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama to Delay Immigration Action Until After November Elections

Caught between competing political demands over immigration, President Barack Obama will now wait until after the November election to take executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation and ignite a clash over the extent of his presidential authority.


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Obama Hints Immigration Reform Deadline May Pass Without Action

President Barack Obama still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but may do so later than expected.


D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Chief Urges Obama to Let Police Keep Military Equipment

The District of Columbia police chief is urging President Barack Obama not to cancel a program enabling local law enforcement agencies to buy surplus military equipment at big discounts.





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