White House News
Israel's leader says President Barack Obama understands that Israel has the right to defend itself from an Iranian nuclear threat.
President Barack Obama waded deep into the culture wars of American politics by rushing to the defense of a female law student Rush Limbaugh verbally attacked.
Barnard College says President Barack Obama will speak at the school's graduation ceremony this spring.
President Barack Obama is drawing attention to the nation's parks and open spaces, saying conservation of American attractions and resources creates jobs, assists the recovery and even contributes to less foreign oil dependence.
The White House says President Barack Obama has called a Georgetown law student whose stand on contraception coverage prompted Rush Limbaugh to deride her as a "slut" on his radio talk show.
President Barack Obama will travel to Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday to speak about the economy.
President Barack Obama has called the governors of six states recovering from devastating tornados and said he was ready to assist with their needs.
Former President Bill Clinton says the auto industry bailout was the single most important decision by President Barack Obama _ even bigger than pushing his health care overhaul through Congress.
North Korea raised hopes Wednesday for a major easing in nuclear tensions under its youthful new leader, agreeing to suspend uranium enrichment at a major facility and refrain from missile and nuclear tests in exchange for a mountain of critically needed U.S. food aid.
With a formal dinner for the few, President Barack Obama on Wednesday paid solemn tribute to the many.
President Barack Obama announced Tuesday the creation of a new enforcement office to challenge what he called unfair trade practices in China and other countries around the world.
The White House on Monday welcomed a Canadian company's plan to build an oil pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas after President Barack Obama blocked the larger Keystone XL pipeline from Canada.
The Obama administration said Monday it has no control over how the New York Police Department spends millions of dollars in White House grants that helped pay for NYPD programs that put entire American Muslim neighborhoods under surveillance. In New York, the police commissioner said he wouldn't apologize.
President Barack Obama Monday urged the nation's governors to invest more state resources in education, saying a highly skilled workforce is crucial for the U.S. to remain competitive with other countries.
The nation's governors are going to the White House on Monday to discuss ways to bolster job growth and improve their partnerships with the federal government.
President Barack Obama is promising the nation's governors they have a strong partner in the White House.
Nearly every president ends up saying he's sorry for something America has done _ from a bomb gone tragically astray to the locking up of Japanese-Americans during World War II. This time it's disrespectful disposal of Qurans. And again there are critics who see an apology as a sign of weakness or a failure of patriotism.
The Associated Press-GfK Poll on the federal budget and Congress was conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications from Feb. 16-20. It is based on landline and cellphone telephone interviews with a nationally representative random sample of 1,000 adults. Interviews were conducted with 700 respondents on landline telephones and 300 on cellular phones.
President Barack Obama is telling Latino voters their choice in the election "will not be that difficult" because he's the only one who backs comprehensive immigration reform.
President Barack Obama signed the payroll tax cut extension into law Wednesday, notching an election-year victory and rare bipartisan agreement in the continuing partisan battle over jobs, taxes and debt.