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Republicans Responding Well to Obama’s Charm Offensive

Republicans Responding Well to Obama’s Charm Offensive

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama has been busy recently, his schedule filled with lunch and dinner dates with Republican leaders as part of his new charm offensive. Republicans seem to be receptive to Obama’s new tune…

President Obama, Comedian-in-Chief at Gridiron Club Dinner

President Obama, Comedian-in-Chief at Gridiron Club Dinner

Kevin Winter/NBCUniversal/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama showed off his comedy chops when he spoke to an elite group of journalists Saturday night at the Gridiron Club Dinner.
The Gridiron Club is one of Washington’s most exclusive o…

“Sports Illustrated” Names Obama One of Most Powerful in Sports

“Sports Illustrated” Names Obama One of Most Powerful in Sports

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Image(WASHINGTON) — President Obama has hit the basketball court with Scottie Pippen, played a round of golf with Tiger Woods, and meticulously filled out March Madness brackets. And now, Sports Illustrated has named him one of t…

Obama Attends Daughter’s Basketball Game

Obama Attends Daughter’s Basketball Game

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama tended to his duties as dad Saturday morning, making time to watch his 11-year-old daughter Sasha play in a basketball game in Chevy Chase, Md., just outside Washington, D.C.In an interview wit…

DC Government ‘Reviewing’ Firefighters’ Appearance with Obama

DC Government ‘Reviewing’ Firefighters’ Appearance with Obama

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The District of Columbia’s Fire and Emergency Medical Services says there are no plans to punish first responders for their participation in an economic speech by President Obama, but are still reviewing …

President Obama, Tiger Woods Play Golf Together

President Obama, Tiger Woods Play Golf Together

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(PALM CITY, Fla.) — President Obama is in the middle of spending a three-day weekend at a posh Florida golf and yacht club. And if taking private training lessons on the links from Tiger Woods’ old coach Saturday wasn…

President Obama Gets Golf Lessons from Tiger Woods’ Old Coach

President Obama Gets Golf Lessons from Tiger Woods’ Old Coach

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(PALM CITY, Fla.) — President Obama is spending his President’s Day weekend in an upscale coastal community for a golf getaway with friends. But he isn’t spending his three days in the Sunshine State…

White House Photo Shows Obama Firing Shotgun

White House Photo Shows Obama Firing Shotgun

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — After a week of speculation over the authenticity of claims by President Obama that he regularly participated in skeet shooting at Camp David, the White House released a photograph on Saturday sho…

President Barack Obama Concerned about Football Safety

President Barack Obama Concerned about Football Safety

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In an interview that will appear in the Feb. 11 issue of The New Republic, President Barack Obama stressed his concern about player safety in football.
Obama told The New Republic that if he had a son, he’d th…

President and First Lady Volunteer on National Service Day

President and First Lady Volunteer on National Service Day

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama and First lady Michelle Obama volunteered on National Service Day on Saturday.The couple stepped out of the White House to help stain a bookshelf at Burrville Elementary School in Washing…

Obama Gets a Fitness Exam

Obama Gets a Fitness Exam

ABC/Donna Svennevik(WASHINGTON) — President Obama received a routine fitness evaluation from the Fit to Win Clinic located inside the Pentagon’s DiLorenzo TRICARE Health clinic on Saturday morning, according to a White House official.“The …

White House Fiscal Cliff Summit Brings Hope for a Deal

White House Fiscal Cliff Summit Brings Hope for a Deal

The White House(WASHINGTON) — Washington brinkmanship appears to have created a last minute chance for the White House and Congress to agree on a plan to avoid sending the country over the fiscal cliff.President Obama emerged from a White House summit…

White House Says It Has No New Fiscal Cliff Plan

White House Says It Has No New Fiscal Cliff Plan

Edward Linsmier/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The White House said on Friday it has no plans to offer new proposals to avoid the fiscal cliff which looms over the country’s economy just days away from now, but will meet Friday with Congressional leaders …

Fiscal Cliff Talks Gridlocked, President and Congress Walk Away

Fiscal Cliff Talks Gridlocked, President and Congress Walk Away

Edward Linsmier/Getty Image(WASHINGTON) — The first family arrived in the president’s idyllic home state of Hawaii this weekend to celebrate the holidays, but President Obama, who along with Michelle will pay tribute Sunday to the late Sen. Daniel Ino…

Obama Golfing in Hawaii with Pal Arrested in Prostitution Sting

Obama Golfing in Hawaii with Pal Arrested in Prostitution Sting

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(HONOLULU) — Taking a break from the fiscal cliff negotiations, President Obama spent the first day of his holiday vacation golfing with friends and aides, including longtime pal Bobby Titcomb, who was arrested last year on s…

Obama to Attend Inouye Memorial in Hawaii

Obama to Attend Inouye Memorial in Hawaii

Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will attend a memorial service for the late Senator Daniel Inouye at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific on Sunday in Hawaii.This is the se…

Obama Supports Syrian Opposition, But Singles Out Terrorist Group

Obama Supports Syrian Opposition, But Singles Out Terrorist Group

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — The choice to label a Syrian rebel group as a terrorist organization while simultaneously recognizing the Syrian opposition as the country’s legitimate government is not a coincidence, Presi…

Obama Inauguration’s Big Donor Packages Previewed

Obama Inauguration’s Big Donor Packages Previewed

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The biggest donors to President Barack Obama’s second inauguration have been notified on what benefits will be available to them during that day’s festivities.Corporations and other organizations t…

Obama Shops Local Bookstore for Small Business Saturday

Obama Shops Local Bookstore for Small Business Saturday

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama and his daughters Sasha and Malia did some holiday shopping near Washington on Saturday. Dropping in on One More Page Books in Arlington, Va., Obama spent the afternoon outside the White …

Obamas’ Thanksgiving Menu a Tour de Pie

Obamas’ Thanksgiving Menu a Tour de Pie

Getty Images/Comstock Images(WASHINGTON) — As for many Americans, Thanksgiving is a time of tradition at the White House. But the Obama family has taken it a little more literally, eating basically the same thing each year since 2009.An organic, brine…

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