The White House
President Barack Obama is stepping away from the heated debate over government funding and his health care law to raise campaign cash for Democrats.
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 White House is canceling its annual summer picnic on the South Lawn for Congress members and their families.
Chanting “They say more war; we say no war,” speakers say Saturday’s picket line marks a line Congress should not cross as it prepares to vote on the issue.
The D.C. fire department says an ambulance was taken out of service while on a run to the White House because it ran out of gas.
The White House says it hopes Iran’s new president will “heed the will” of the voters and make choices that will “lead to a better life” for Iranians.
The White House is considering canceling a fall summit between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, a move that would further aggravate the already tense relationship between the two leaders.
President Barack Obama will try to ratchet up pressure on House Republicans this week to pass legislation overhauling the nation’s immigration laws.
The White House says President Barack Obama has picked the finance chairman for his re-election campaign to be the U.S. ambassador to Britain.
In the courts of law and public opinion, congressional Republicans increasingly accuse President Barack Obama of exceeding his constitutional authority for the benefit of special interests.