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Obama’s Birthday Weekend: Golf, Terror Updates and Camp David

Obama’s Birthday Weekend: Golf, Terror Updates and Camp DavidPhoto by Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama, who turns 52 on Sunday, spent Saturday playing golf with friends at Joint Base Andrews, but before he hit the links, he was briefed on the terrorist threat that will cause 21 U.S. embass...

Obama to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Korean War Armistice

Obama to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Korean War ArmisticeSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama will commemorate the 60 year anniversary of the Korean War armistice Saturday, marking the end of hostilities on the peninsula. Communist North Korea invaded South Korea with 135,000 troops on J...

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...

Bush on Gay Marriage, Why Obama Kept His Terrorism Policies

Bush on Gay Marriage, Why Obama Kept His Terrorism PoliciesSAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania) -- President George W. Bush cautioned against criticizing gay couples, saying in an exclusive ABC interview that you shouldn’t criticize others “until you’ve examined your own heart.&...

White House Won’t Classify Westboro Baptist Church as a Hate Group

White House Won’t Classify Westboro Baptist Church as a Hate GroupChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The White House says it won’t classify the Westboro Baptist Church as a “hate group” in response to petitions filed at WhiteHouse.gov. That doesn’t mean the White House reserves judgm...

Obama Urges Congress to Pass Immigration Reform

Obama Urges Congress to Pass Immigration ReformOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- As the Senate is poised to make a key vote on an immigration compromise Monday, President Obama pressed Congress Saturday to pass immigration reform. “The United States Senate is debating a ...

Obama: US, China Must Develop ‘Firm Understanding’ on Cybersecurity

Obama: US, China Must Develop ‘Firm Understanding’ on CybersecuritySAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(PALM SPRINGS, Calif.) – President Obama Friday night sought to make a clear distinction between his administration’s domestic surveillance and cyber espionage, after the first in a series of meetings with Chinese ...

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Fixing the Immigration System

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Fixing the Immigration SystemBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) -- President Barack Obama urged congress to work together to reform The United States’ “broken immigration system,” in his weekly address. The president began by saying that, for a countr...

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....

Threatening Letter to Obama Similar to Pair Sent to Bloomberg

Threatening Letter to Obama Similar to Pair Sent to BloombergPhoto By Craig F. Walker/The Denver Post(WASHINGTON) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg may not have been the only major public official targeted in the most recent incident involving tainted letters sent through the mail.Authorities intercepted ...

Obama Honors Fallen Troops, Looks to the War’s End on Memorial Day

Obama Honors Fallen Troops, Looks to the War’s End on Memorial DaySAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In a solemn ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, President Obama today called on Americans to never forget the sacrifice of soldiers who served in harm's way and died for their fellow countrymen. "America s...

Obama: Country Will Be ‘Shelter from the Storm’ for Oklahoma

Obama: Country Will Be ‘Shelter from the Storm’ for OklahomaOklahoma Cty Sheriff(MOORE, Okla.) -- Standing in front of the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School, which was destroyed by last week’s tornado, President Obama offered words of support to the community of Moore, Okla., saying that people acr...

Did Obama Forget to Salute?

Did Obama Forget to Salute?Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The president may have forgotten to do something as he boarded Marine One Friday morning. On his way to the U.S. Naval Academy graduation ceremony in Annapolis, Md., President Obama didn’t return the salute of t...

Obama Strikes Personal Tone in Commencement Speech on Race, Manhood

Obama Strikes Personal Tone in Commencement Speech on Race, ManhoodCraig F. Walker/The Denver Post(ATLANTA) -- President Obama said Sunday that he is motivated by the knowledge that “but for the grace of God … I might have been in prison,” in a commencement address at historically black Morehouse Co...

Michelle Obama Makes Light of President’s Failures in Graduation Speech

Michelle Obama Makes Light of President’s Failures in Graduation SpeechiStockphoto(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Delivering her only speech at a high school graduation this year, first lady Michelle Obama joked about the failures her husband, President Obama, has encountered in life as she told a graduating class of high school se...

President Obama Golfing with Cabinet Secretaries

President Obama Golfing with Cabinet SecretariesOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- After a week of hearings in Washington and despite cloudy skies, President Obama is spending his Saturday afternoon on the golf course.Obama's foursome included Health and Human Services Secretary...

Obama Honors Nation’s Top Police Officers at White House

Obama Honors Nation’s Top Police Officers at White HousePhoto by Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama honored several dozen of the nation’s top law enforcement officials at the White House on Saturday, saying they “embody America at its best and at its bravest.”“We k...

Obama to Start ‘Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tours’

Obama to Start ‘Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tours’SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama will kick off a series of Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tours with a trip Thursday to Austin, Texas, a White House spokesman announced Sunday. “In his State of the Union, the presid...

Biden’s Poll Lead Evaporates If Clinton Runs in 2016

Biden’s Poll Lead Evaporates If Clinton Runs in 2016JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A world without Hillary Clinton looks pretty good for Joe Biden. Indeed, if the former secretary of state decides against running for president in 2016, a new Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows...

Latino Outreach Could Bolster Support for Healthcare Overhaul

Latino Outreach Could Bolster Support for Healthcare OverhauliStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Latinos are very interested in the Affordable Care Act, but a new survey shows they don't know much about it yet. Targeted outreach to the Hispanic community might go a long way, however, in increasing public suppo...
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