With 16 months left in office, Obama is trying to build support for tough new rules on carbon emissions from power plants ahead of a hoped-for international climate deal later this year that could cement his legacy on the issue.
President Obama on Monday will officially restore Denali as the name of North America’s tallest mountain, ending a 40-year battle over what to call the peak that has been known as Mount McKinley.
President Obama on the Iran debate: “Everybody keep in mind that we’re all pro-Israel… We have to make sure that we don’t impugn people’s motives even as we have what is a very serious debate.”
President Obama played golf with former President Clinton and attended a party with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Saturday, to celebrate the birthday of Washington power broker and mutual friend Vernon Jordan.
If you wondered why President Obama gave such a passionate and, yes, partisan speech on behalf of the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday, all you had to do was tune in to the Republican presidential debate the next night.
His presidency has never been in better form. When historians finish writing their weighty volumes, they will agree the summer of 2015 wrought a clear culmination for a president who once was lost, but now is found, finding “amazing grace.”
President Obama called on Congress to pass “an updated version” of the Voting Rights Act on Thursday, the 50th anniversary of the passage of the federal law.
On the Iran deal, mainstream opinion in Israel’s military and intelligence circles is more closely aligned with Barack Obama than Bibi Netanyahu — as two former chiefs of the Jewish state’s spy services have publicly declared.
Obama has already done many favors for the president who will be inaugurated in January 2017. The Democrats know it and the Republicans won’t admit it.
Obama: “Let’s not mince words. The choice we face is ultimately between diplomacy or some form of war. Maybe not tomorrow, maybe not three months from now, but soon.”
President Barack Obama told U.S. Jewish leaders it was likely rockets would fall on Tel Aviv if a nuclear deal with Iran was blocked and military action ensued, one of them said on Wednesday.
With Monday’s release of landmark rules to combat global warming, President Barack Obama is putting into place what probably will be the last piece of his ambitious second-term agenda.
Planned Parenthood said it broke no laws, because abortion providers are allowed to charge costs to cover expenses associated with fetal tissue donation.
Larry Wilmore brought a special guest on ‘The Nightly Show’ to provide an expert commentary on what it’s like to be just about to leave a job: Jon Stewart from ‘The Daily Show.’ But for his part, Jon said Obama isn’t quite in ‘don’t care’ mode — he’s in ‘I’m gonna build me a library with my name on it’ mode.
President Obama was got to meet a very distinguished ancestor of his during his African tour — indeed, she’s a renowned ancestor to all of us.
Obama paid tribute to his late father’s homeland, spoke of his own continued family ties and heritage, and toasted to hope for future generations in all of Africa. But he also got in a joke against his detractors back home in America — who might be wondering what his trip to Kenya was really all about.
President Obama made a special, full-length appearance on ‘The Daily Show’ to promote the Iran nuclear deal — but first, he had an announcement to make to Jon Stewart.
Republicans hated — and tried to obstruct — President Obama from his first day in office. Nevertheless, he has achieved much of what he set out to do. And it’s worth noting just how much Obama achieved in the last year alone.