President Barack Obama will announce his intention to sign an executive order that will increase the minimum wage of federal contract employees to $10.10 per hour during Tuesday’s State of the Union address, according to CBS News.
The First Couple visited activists in D.C. on Friday who have been fasting for the past few weeks in protest to pressure Congress to pass new immigration laws.
Michelle Obama says she won’t wear shorts on Air Force One again because the one time she did, it created “a huge stink.”
Beset by hard-to-keep promises and a massive website failure, President Barack Obama traveled to the heart of the “Obamacare” opposition Wednesday, declaring that ideological rigidity was denying health insurance to millions of Americans.
White House aides say Obama talks more frequently with Reid than with any other senator, and they call one another several times a week.
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.”
President Barack Obama called for a change in the nation’s gun laws as he led a memorial service Sunday for victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting.
Days after mass shootings in both of his hometowns, President Barack Obama urged his most ardent supporters Saturday “to get back up and go back at it” and help push stalled legislation out of Congress so dangerous people won’t get their hands on guns.
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 is pressing his case in America’s heartland that Congress mustn’t jeopardize fragile economic progress with threats of a government shutdown.