White House News
President Barack Obama says Europe's leaders can solve their debt crisis _ if they can muster the political will.
President Barack Obama says there's no reason why his nominee to lead the new consumer protection bureau shouldn't be confirmed by the Senate.
President Barack Obama is defending his administration's decision to stop plans to allow the Plan B morning-after pill to move onto drugstore shelves next to condoms.
A simpler credit card agreement is getting a tryout.
President Barack Obama raised the threat of a veto Wednesday if Republicans try attaching controversial oil pipeline or other language to a bill renewing payroll tax cuts and unemployment coverage, intensifying their year-end partisan showdown.
Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Tuesday pressed the Senate to swiftly confirm President Barack Obama's nominee for ambassador to El Salvador, casting Republican opposition as denying a Hispanic woman a rare shot at a prestigious diplomatic post.
President Barack Obama is backing tougher penalties for financial fraud after a top Wall Street regulator called for more tools to punish repeat offenders.
The Obama administration says it has full confidence in the U.S. ambassador to Belgium, despite comments he made about anti-Semitism that prompted angry responses from Jewish groups and Republicans.
Republican Mitt Romney accuses President Barack Obama of considering America "just another nation." To other GOP politicians running for the White House, Obama has apologized for the United States and is presiding over the nation's decline.
White House officials say they will pressure Republican lawmakers from seven states ahead of this week's expected Senate vote on the confirmation of Richard Cordray to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Newt Gingrich has taken the lead in a poll of Republican voters in Iowa, followed by Ron Paul and Mitt Romney.
The White House signaled Friday that President Barack Obama will take a hard line in ongoing negotiations over a $900 billion-plus catchall spending bill that's needed to keep the government running through next September.
In a potent political pairing, President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton evoked a more prosperous time in America Friday as they jointly pushed a green jobs program that Obama said harkens back to the Clinton administration when "we were firing on all cylinders."
Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday "we're not claiming victory" in Iraq, but he believes the emerging government in Baghdad is capable of defending itself.
The White House refused to say Tuesday whether President Barack Obama would agree to payroll tax cuts if they add to the nation's deficit, as the top Senate Republican predicted lawmakers eventually would reach an agreement to prevent taxes from increasing on 160 million Americans.
Europe's deepening debt crisis is echoed in the United States by the inability of President Barack Obama and Congress to strike a bipartisan deficit deal.
Wary of Europe's deepening debt crisis, President Barack Obama said Monday the United States stands ready to do its part to help the continent, even as the White House ruled out any financial contributions from U.S. taxpayers.
President Barack Obama says the United States stands ready "to do our part" to help Europe solve its debt crisis, even as the White House rules out U.S. taxpayers as contributors.
President Barack Obama is hosting European Union leaders for a summit Monday that is likely to focus on the European debt crisis.
President Barack Obama has pitched in to help small businesses get into the holiday shopping season.