November 2, 2013 The president is being accused of having misled the public about problems with his health care law — or having been misled himself. Either way, the president is taking political punches for not seeming on top of his own agenda.
October 12, 2013 President Obama hosted the Senate's leading Democrats at the White House for more than an hour Saturday afternoon, in a session that came the same day that Majority Leader Harry Reid met with Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell.
October 9, 2013 Don't expect the president to campaign for Milton Wolf. There's some political distance between Wolf and his cousin in the White House, to put it mildly.
October 9, 2013 The nomination of Janet Yellen as the most powerful central banker in the world symbolized President Obama's advantages in the current standoff with House Republicans and John Boehner, their titular leader.
October 4, 2013 As Republicans and Democrats continue to argue, their positions appear to remain fixed. Looking to put pressure on the administration, the House speaker got emotional Friday morning at a news conference. President Obama responded Boehner can end the shutdown quickly.
September 24, 2013 President Obama has been criticized for playing too much golf. But former President George W. Bush tells the Golf Channel that the sport is a good outlet for the pressures of the White House.
September 16, 2013 Some of the worst mass shootings in American history have occurred since President Obama took office in 2009. The shootings Monday at the D.C. Navy Yard now joins the grim list.
September 16, 2013 After some initial successes, Obama's ability to achieve the other pieces of his economic to-do list has been spotty at best.
September 15, 2013 Asked if he had reached out personally to Iran's President Hasan Rowhani, Obama answered, "I have. And he's reached out to me." The two have exchanged letters, he confirmed in an interview with ABC that aired Sunday.
July 29, 2013 President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Monday for a private lunch that immediately sparked speculation about what it means for the 2016 presidential race.
July 9, 2013 Also: Queen Elizabeth II is looking for a librarian; a giant Mr. Darcy appears in a lake; a letter from Charles Bukowski.
June 19, 2013 The developments cast doubt on the newly announced peace talks between the insurgents and the U.S.
May 9, 2013 President Obama may not like the bills Congress considers, but he rarely vetoes them. In fact, Obama has vetoed fewer pieces of legislation than any president since Martin Van Buren. It's not just because Congress is sending him fewer bills.