Carney stated that the shutdown and debt ceiling deadline fighting are bad for the US and world economy, and the effect of “flirtation” with the debt ceiling and default is “harmful to the American people in all cases.”
Report: Obama Administration ‘Extremely Controlling and Extremely Resistant to Journalistic Intervention’
The U.S. government’s aggressive prosecution of leaks and efforts to control information are having a chilling effect on journalists and government whistle-blowers, according to a report released Thursday on U.S. press freedoms under the Obama administration.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney admits that he doesn’t know if President Barack Obama has personally used the healthcare.gov website that has experienced numerous glitches since it launched last week.
WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – President Obama has cancelled the rest of his planned trip to Asia because of the government shutdown. Obama was going to leave this weekend to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit […]
The White House is defending the National Security Agency following a new report that the agency has been scanning the data it collects to map out some Americans’ social connections.
President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by calling for a transformation in the nation’s gun laws to address an epidemic of gun violence, saying, “There’s nothing inevitable about it.”
The presidents of America and Iran may meet briefly next week for the first time, marking a symbolic but significant step toward easing their countries’ tense relationship.
President Barack Obama on Monday wearily lamented “yet another mass shooting,” this time in the nation’s capital where the debate that raged earlier this year over tightening firearms laws has stalled amid opposition from gun-rights advocates.
The White House tried Wednesday to pin the success or failure of a diplomatic option to secure Syria’s chemical weapons on Russia rather than the United States as Secretary of State John Kerry headed for Geneva to work on a Russian proposal for international inspectors to seize and destroy the deadly stockpile.
The first summer vacation of President Barack Obama’s second term is taking him back to Martha’s Vineyard, resuming his White House tradition of an August break on the well-heeled Massachusetts island he avoided during last year’s re-election campaign.