With one week left before Congress’ August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families from Central America.
Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government’s ability to respond, senior Obama administration officials testified Wednesday as they urged senators to agree to the president’s emergency spending request for the crisis.
President Obama rejects the notion that Cantor’s primary defeat means there is no chance for an overhaul of immigration laws.
The Education Department says complaints against two District of Columbia charter schools related to students’ immigration status have been resolved.
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.”