January 16, 2013 He joins others who are leaving the Obama administration as the president begins his second term, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.
January 9, 2013 Attorney General Eric Holder, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki plan to remain with President Obama's administration as his second term begins, according to a White House official.
September 14, 2011 Solyndra got $535 million from the government. It has since failed. The Washington Post says White House officials asked repeatedly how soon its loan would be OK'd. The White House says it expressed "active interest," but didn't pressure reviewers.
March 31, 2011 President Obama was presented with an award for his efforts to make government more transparent Monday. If that seems like late news to report on a Thursday, it is — but the award was kept secret for much of this week.
February 4, 2011 The White House's top economist said the jobless rate drop was welcome but needed improvement. The White House used the jobs report release to tout its innovation agenda meant to create jobs while Speaker Boehner used it to jab at the administration.
February 3, 2011 The White House is reportedly looking into whether under the Affordable Health Care Act, it can require insurance companies to offer free contraceptives and family planning as a preventive service. Experts say 50 percent of pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended.
November 12, 2010 Obama G20 summit; cholera in Haiti; NATO says bomb near Kabul
November 3, 2010 The morning after Democrats received what President Obama calls a "shellacking" that cost them control of the House, the president spoke with reporters on subjects ranging from whether or not he "gets it" to how to help businesses start hiring.
September 9, 2010 A U.S. appeals lifted temporarily a ban on federal funding of human embryonic stem cell funding.
August 24, 2010 Obama Administration To Appeal Stem-Cell Ruling
July 14, 2010 Over the next few days, Tell Me More will take a closer look at the Obama administration's new drug policy and some of its treatment options.
July 12, 2010 Interior Secretary Ken Salazas told his agency to craft a new pause on deepwater oil drilling.
June 23, 2010 U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman, who sided with the energy industry against the Obama Administration's temporary halt of deepwater drilling, has been criticized for his past oil and gas-related investments.
June 22, 2010 The decision by a U.S. judge to stop the Obama Administration's moratorium on deepwater drilling was praised and panned.