Denis McDonough

President Barack Obama makes a statement in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Aug. 28, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Chief of Staff Pledges Action on Immigration

President Barack Obama will act on his own by year’s end to remake the nation’s fractured immigration system, and he will go as far as he can under the law, the White House chief of staff told frustrated Latino lawmakers Thursday.

09/11/2014

President Barack Obama returns to the White House after he went outside for a coffee shop run with White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough (left) on June 9, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Makes Coffee Shop Run, Avoiding Most Reporters

President Barack Obama slipped out of the White House for a run to a nearby Starbucks, ahead of the knot of White House reporters who normally accompany him when he leaves the White House grounds.

06/09/2014

Senate Foreign Relations Committee ranking member Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., hold a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 27, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Corker: White House Meeting About Obama’s Foreign Policy ‘One Of The Most Bizarre I’ve Attended’

White House officials have been holding private meetings this week aimed at soothing lawmakers’ concerns over the U.S. posture in Syria, the future of the American military presence in Afghanistan and defense spending.

05/23/2014

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and two leading senators on national security are traveling to the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

McCain, Feinstein Join White House Official In Trip To Guantanamo Bay

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and two leading senators on national security are traveling to the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

06/07/2013

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