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

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

Photo 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…

President Obama Committed to Helping Colorado Deal with Wildfire

President Obama Committed to Helping Colorado Deal with Wildfire

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama spoke with Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Friday to reaffirm his commitment to helping Colorado as it deals with the most destructive wildfire in the state’s history.The White Ho…

Protests in Belfast Ahead of Obama’s Trip to G8 Summit

Protests in Belfast Ahead of Obama’s Trip to G8 Summit

TOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images(BELFAST, Ireland) — Belfast’s City Hall was the site of a march on Saturday, ahead of next week’s G-8 summit.According to BBC News, the rally was organized by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. The march took the group …

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

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

SAUL 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 …

Threatening Letter to Obama Similar to Pair Sent to Bloomberg

Threatening Letter to Obama Similar to Pair Sent to Bloomberg

Photo 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 …

McConnell Campaign Ad Uses IRS Scandal Against Obama

McConnell Campaign Ad Uses IRS Scandal Against Obama

Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is jumping on the scandal at the Internal Revenue Service in a new campaign advertisement, using vintage video footage of Richard Nixon to amplify his criticism …

McConnell Campaign Ad Uses IRS Scandal Against Obama

McConnell Campaign Ad Uses IRS Scandal Against Obama

Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is jumping on the scandal at the Internal Revenue Service in a new campaign advertisement, using vintage video footage of Richard Nixon to amplify his criticism …

Obama, Chris Christie to Tour Recovery Efforts at Jersey Shore

Obama, Chris Christie to Tour Recovery Efforts at Jersey Shore

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(ASBURY PARK, N.J.) — Nearly six months after superstorm Sandy ravaged the Jersey Shore, President Obama will return to New Jersey on Tuesday to get a firsthand look at the recovery and rebuilding efforts.Obama will join Go…

Obama, Chris Christie to Tour Recovery Efforts at Jersey Shore

Obama, Chris Christie to Tour Recovery Efforts at Jersey Shore

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(ASBURY PARK, N.J.) — Nearly six months after superstorm Sandy ravaged the Jersey Shore, President Obama will return to New Jersey on Tuesday to get a firsthand look at the recovery and rebuilding efforts.Obama will join Go…

President Obama Golfing with Cabinet Secretaries

President Obama Golfing with Cabinet Secretaries

Official 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 House

Photo 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…

New President Elected at Annual NRA Convention

New President Elected at Annual NRA Convention

NRANews/YouTube(HOUSTON) — The NRA has a new president, Birmingham, Ala., attorney Jim Porter, and if his old stump speeches are any indication, he has a knack for firing up a crowd.Porter, who until this week was first vice president at the NRA and c…

Obama Ramps Up Support for Syrian Opposition

Obama Ramps Up Support for Syrian Opposition

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama has directed his national security team to identify ways to significantly increase U.S. support of the opposition forces battling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.Among the options u…

Obama, National Security Team Meet After Arrest of Bombing Suspect

Obama, National Security Team Meet After Arrest of Bombing Suspect

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and his national security team met on Saturday in the wake of Friday night’s dramatic arrest of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect of the terror attack at the Boston Marathon…

Obama, Lawmakers Vow to Ease Suffering from Texas Blast

Obama, Lawmakers Vow to Ease Suffering from Texas Blast

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and lawmakers in Washington, D.C., expressed their condolences Thursday after the devastating explosion in West, Texas, pledging federal resources to help.”Today our prayers go out to the peop…

Mark Kelly: ‘Gabby Is Angry Today’

Mark Kelly: ‘Gabby Is Angry Today’

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Mark Kelly expressed anger shared by he and his wife, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, after the Senate failed to pass the Manchin-Toomey gun background check deal on Wednesday.”Gabby is angry today, and she’s hor…

Proposed Immigration Bill Has Widespread Support

Proposed Immigration Bill Has Widespread Support

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senators John McCain, R-Ariz., and Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., emerged from a White House meeting Tuesday confident that President Obama supports the immigration reform bill they plan to introduce Tuesday night. &…

Obama to Visit Boston Thursday, Speak at Service for Bombing Victims

Obama to Visit Boston Thursday, Speak at Service for Bombing Victims

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(BOSTON) — President Obama is scheduled to travel to Boston on Thursday, three days after the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon.As the city grapples with this tragedy, the president plans to speak at an int…

Social Security Part of Cuts in Obama’s Budget Plan

Social Security Part of Cuts in Obama’s Budget Plan

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama outlined a $3.77 trillion budget plan on Wednesday that aims to reduce the deficit by raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans and cutting popular entitlement programs, saying &ld…

Obama Plays First Round of Golf Since Sequester Cuts

Obama Plays First Round of Golf Since Sequester Cuts

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) –  President Obama spent his Saturday on the golf course at Andrews Air Force Base, his first trip to the links since the sequester cuts took effect on March 1.Obama was joined on the course by…

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