WASHINGTON - Republicans will make another move today to damage the national health-care law they derisively call Obamacare. This time, they're being aided by the champion of the measure, President Obama.
WASHINGTON - President Obama wrapped up a weeklong visit to Africa on Tuesday, a tour overshadowed at times by the legacy of his predecessor and a political hero with a bid for his own mark on the continent.
WASHINGTON - Welcome to the new normal, the U.S. national security state that's grown like mad since the 9/11 terrorist attacks nearly a dozen years ago.
WASHINGTON - Six months after his triumphant re-election, President Obama has run into the hard reality of the modern presidency.
WASHINGTON - The White House acknowledged Monday that senior aides to President Obama knew a month ago that the Internal Revenue Service had targeted conservative groups. The admission expanded on previous administration statements about who in the White House knew about the inquiry and when…
WASHINGTON - Presi-dent Obama said Tuesday that he would redouble efforts on a failed first-term campaign promise to close the prison for terrorism suspects at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
BOSTON - President Obama on Thursday celebrated this city's resilience in the face of a bomb attack that upended the legendary Boston Marathon, pledging that runners will return to the streets of an unbowed city next year.
WASHINGTON - President Obama touted a proposal this week to collect $580 billion in new taxes from the wealthy to reduce the nation's escalating deficit.
WASHINGTON - For nine years, a pair of Capitol Hill lawmakers have asked the president to pardon posthumously American boxing legend Jack Johnson.
WASHINGTON - President Obama has relied on state secrets and secret laws to make national security decisions with little congressional or public oversight much as his predecessor did, according to a report being released today by a liberal government watchdog group.
WASHINGTON - A confident President Obama is expected Tuesday to unveil an aggressive agenda in the first State of the Union address of his second term, calling for a rewrite of the nation's immigration laws, steps to prevent gun violence and ways to bolster a still-fragile economy.
WASHINGTON - Four years ago, President Obama used his inaugural address to declare "an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and worn-out dogmas that for far too long have strangled our politics."
WASHINGTON-President Barack Obama proposed a broad package Wednesday designed to curb gun violence, including a ban on assault weapons, limits on ammunition magazines to 10 rounds, required background checks on all gun purchases and stiff new penalties for those who buy guns from unlicensed …
YANGON, Myanmar - Welcomed by U.S. friend Thailand and greeted with rock-star status during a historic visit to Myanmar, President Obama felt the love on much of his three-nation tour of Southeast Asia.
CHICAGO - Barack Obama wasn't supposed to win re-election. The hope was gone, critics said, evaporated by endless partisan gridlock in Washington and a jobless rate that hovered above 8 percent for much of his first term.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - With his presidency on the line, President Obama on Thursday asked for more time from voters, acknowledging that despite his lofty goals of hope and change, the economy is going to take years to recover.