The president was blunt: In order for the stem this “continuing cause of death for innocent people,” America needed to pass new laws.
The White House has said President Obama would oppose any legislation undermining the international nuclear agreement reached in July.
In voicing a willingness to deal with Iran and Russia, both backers of Assad, Obama was openly acknowledging their influence in Syria and swallowing a somewhat bitter pill for the United States.
Clearly, he is not in this thing just to be pope; he communicates moral conviction and urgency, especially on climate change and immigration. He is here to get things done.
China’s president arrived in Washington on Thursday for a state visit and talks with President Obama — which that are expected to be clouded by differences.
In a speech on the White House South Lawn, the Argentine pontiff lauded President Barack Obama’s efforts to reduce air pollution.
What is commonly known as the trade embargo on Cuba is still on the books, as it has been for some five decades. But for companies from around the United States, the barriers to trade with the untapped market 90 miles from Florida are getting lower and lower.
President Obama nominated Eric Fanning to become the next secretary of the Army, paving the way for the first openly gay leader of a military service branch in U.S. history.
President Obama will raise concerns about cyber security with Chinese President Xi Jinping when they meet in Washington this month amid rising U.S. worries about Chinese hacking of U.S. government and commercial targets
John McCain, who lost against Obama in 2008, slipped in Senatespeak and called Obama “Obama.” That’s President Obama to you, sir.
Obama’s push for sentencing reforms that would decrease the number of Americans imprisoned – a key focus of his remaining time in office – has won support from an unlikely coalition.
“Right now you have parents who have to choose between losing income or staying home with a sick child,” Obama said Monday.
Some truly historic things have unfolded this summer, and been only glanced at by a media transfixed on conflict and personality.
President Obama visited two remote native villages in the U.S. Arctic on Wednesday, hoping to show how climate change is affecting Americans.
A new poll from Democratic-aligned Public Policy Polling shows a remarkable state of belief among Republican voters, about who exactly was or wasn’t born in America.
President Barack Obama arrived in Alaska on Monday for a three-day tour aimed at spotlighting how its melting permafrost and eroding coastlines show the United States is already being hurt by climate change.
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.