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Obama on 60th Anniversary of Armistice: Korean War a Victory, Not a Tie

Obama on 60th Anniversary of Armistice: Korean War a Victory, Not a TieSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama Saturday honored the 60th anniversary of the peace armistice that brought an end to the Korean War, which claimed more than 2.5 million lives over three years. The armistice put an end to fighti...

Obama Golfs with ESPN Hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon

Obama Golfs with ESPN Hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael WilbonOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- Able to play golf with pretty much anyone he wants, President Obama is spending his Saturday on a military course with ESPN’s Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser, co-hosts of Pardon the Inter...

Obama Compares Nelson Mandela to George Washington

Obama Compares Nelson Mandela to George WashingtonWALTER DHLADHLA/AFP/Getty Image(PRETORIA, South Africa) -- Although President Obama will not get a chance to see Nelson Mandela on his trip to South Africa, he is using his historic visit to pay tribute to the man he calls a hero to the world and will ...

Obama’s Remarks Go Missing in Embarrassing Moment of the Day

Obama’s Remarks Go Missing in Embarrassing Moment of the DayWin McNamee/Getty Images(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- When President Obama stepped up to the podium Friday morning, the cameras were rolling, the stage was perfectly set and reporters were eagerly awaiting his remarks on health care. But something was missing....

Obama Golfs Ahead of WH Correspondents’ Dinner

Obama Golfs Ahead of WH Correspondents’ DinnerPhoto credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama spent Saturday afternoon at the golf course, just a few hours before he is set to attend the White House Correspondents’ Dinner later in the evening. The preside...

SNL Spoofs Senate’s Work On Gun Control

SNL Spoofs Senate’s Work On Gun ControliStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Days after the Senate cleared a significant hurdle in the debate on new gun measures, Saturday Night Live took aim at the Senate’s work on gun control in its cold open sketch last night, spoofing the Senate&rsq...

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Reducing Gun Violence

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Reducing Gun ViolenceOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- In his weekly address, President Obama calls on Congress to pass "commonsense measures" to protect the nation's children by reducing gun violence.The president says in the three months since 20 in...

Palestinians Frustrated by Obama’s Trip to the Middle East

Palestinians Frustrated by Obama’s Trip to the Middle East(WASHINGTON) -- President Barack Obama’s last day visiting Israel took him back to the West Bank for a cultural stop in Bethlehem. There he toured the Church of the Nativity, the biblical birthplace of Jesus, with Palestinian Authority President ...

Obama Calls Sequester ‘Dumb,’ Blames Uncooperative Republicans

Obama Calls Sequester ‘Dumb,’ Blames Uncooperative RepublicansABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Dumb, inexcusable and unnecessary. Just a few of the adjectives President Obama used to describe the $85 billion in spending cuts that will kick-in Friday after a last ditch effort to broker a compromise with congressional leade...

Obama Enlists Governors to Help Get Sequester Deal

Obama Enlists Governors to Help Get Sequester DealOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- With less than five days to prevent $85 billion in sweeping, automatic budget cuts, President Obama Monday asked the nation’s governors to help pressure Congress to compromise on a deal to a...

Obama a Skeet Shooter? President Asks Gun Control Advocates to Listen More

Obama a Skeet Shooter? President Asks Gun Control Advocates to Listen MoreJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Amid a push from the White House and progressive Democrats for tighter gun control laws, President Obama revealed Sunday he made time for shooting during retreats. The revelation came in an interview published S...

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp: Reported Obama Gun Proposals ‘Way in Extreme’

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp: Reported Obama Gun Proposals ‘Way in Extreme’ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. said Sunday morning on “This Week”  that while all options should be on the table to address gun violence, President Obama’s reported plans to curve shootings are ”way in ex...

Sen. Mitch McConnell: “The Tax Issue Is Finished”

Sen. Mitch McConnell: “The Tax Issue Is Finished”Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Sunday he will not accept any new revenue in future deals with congressional Democrats and President Obama.“The tax issue is finished.  Over. Comp...

Obama Suggests Any ‘Cliff’ Deal Would Be Small

Obama Suggests Any ‘Cliff’ Deal Would Be SmallSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- With less than two days remaining for Congress to reach a budget agreement that would avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff,” President Obama on Sunday suggested that a small deal remains the best hope to...

Obama:`We Are Fully Supportive of Israel’s Right to Defend Itself’

Obama:`We Are Fully Supportive of Israel’s Right to Defend Itself’(BANGKOK, Thailand) -- President Obama today fully backed Israel’s right to defend itself and warned that the escalating violence in the Middle East threatens the prospect for a lasting peace process.Speaking at a joint press conference with Thai...

GOP Senators Stand Strong on Libya, Petraeus Scandals

GOP Senators Stand Strong on Libya, Petraeus ScandalsKAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Three Republican Senators are at the helm of a movement to stand strong in their intent to combat President Obama on the two issues that currently stand at the forefront of the political media scene.Sen. Joh...

"SNL" Debuts New "Obama," Clint Spoofed, Too, in Season Premiere

"SNL" Debuts New "Obama," Clint Spoofed, Too, in Season PremiereJamie McCarthy/WireImage/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- In the season premiere of Saturday Night Live, impressionist extraordinaire Jay Pharaoh saw his promotion from featured player to full-fledged cast member come with a presidential job: he's replaced Fr...

Democrats Tap Sen. John Kerry for Stadium Speech on Foreign Policy

Democrats Tap Sen. John Kerry for Stadium Speech on Foreign PolicyBrendan Smialowski/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats will make President Obama’s foreign policy achievements a major theme of the final night of their convention next Thursday at Bank of America Stadium, ABC News has learned.Organizers announ...

George Clooney Lends Support to Obama at Fundraiser in Geneva

George Clooney Lends Support to Obama at Fundraiser in GenevaTom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- No wonder President Obama called George Clooney a “good friend” in a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight. The actor is doing what he can to help the president win his re-election bid ...

Mitt Romney Makes Birth Certificate Reference

Mitt Romney Makes Birth Certificate ReferenceAlex Wong/Getty Images(COMMERCE, Mich.) – At a rally meant to highlight Mitt Romney’s hometown roots in Michigan, a joke delivered by the candidate seemed to make reference to suggestions that President Obama was not born in the United Stat...
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