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Rallying for McAuliffe, Obama tears into tea party

President Barack Obama cast Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday as part of an extreme tea party faction that shut down the government, throwing the political weight of the White House behind Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the final days of a bitter race for governor.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 06:03am EST

Tags: Barack obama, Ken Cuccinelli, Terry McAuliffe

Obama helps woman during health care speech

President Barack Obama helped a pregnant woman who was losing her balancing during a speech on the roll out of the new health care law at the White House Monday.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 06:27pm EDT

Tags: Affordable Care Act, Barack obama

Shutdown deal in sight? Reid, McConnell optimistic

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reported progress Monday toward a deal to avoid a threatened default and end a two-week partial government shutdown as President Barack Obama called congressional leaders to the White House to press for an end to the impasse.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 03:42am EDT

Tags: government shutdown, Harry Reid, Barack obama, mitch mcconnell, John Boehner

Obama cites progress in talks; warns of default

President Barack Obama is sounding an optimistic note saying there has been progress in the Senate toward resolving a standoff over the nation's debt and the partial government shutdown. But he cautions that if Republicans don't cooperate, "we stand a good chance of defaulting."

Monday - 10/14/2013, 01:18pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, Barack obama, Harry Reid, mitch mcconnell

Congress lumbers while threatened default looms

Republicans and Democrats in Congress lumbered through a day of political maneuvering Saturday while a threatened default by the Treasury crept uncomfortably closer and a partial government shutdown neared the end of its second week.

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 04:25pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, Barack obama, Harry Reid, mitch mcconnell, John Boehner

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