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Obama to Dine with Second Group of Senate Republicans

Obama to Dine with Second Group of Senate Republicans

Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Look who’s coming for dinner again: Senate Republicans.On Wednesday, April 10, President Obama will dine with a new group of 12 Republican senators.Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., wa…

Obama’s ‘Evolution’ on Gay Marriage

Obama’s ‘Evolution’ on Gay Marriage

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will hear arguments in two landmark cases on same-sex marriage this week, nearly 11 months after President Obama first announced his support of marriage for same-sex couples, a decision he re…

Obama Urges Vote on Gun Measures, Including Assault Weapons Ban

Obama Urges Vote on Gun Measures, Including Assault Weapons Ban

Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — With the Senate set to consider a comprehensive gun package next month, President Obama urged Congress to seriously consider all of the gun measures which passed the Senate Judiciary Committee, including t…

“Reality” Weighs Heavy on Obama’s Mideast Peace Efforts

“Reality” Weighs Heavy on Obama’s Mideast Peace Efforts

Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — Middle East peace has been slow going for President Obama, as his administration’s relationship with Israel has unfolded under his presidency in fits and starts.In his first year in office, Obama brought…

Tree Planted by Obama in Jerusalem May Be Uprooted for Inspection

Tree Planted by Obama in Jerusalem May Be Uprooted for Inspection

Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — It’s an old gospel song: “Just like a tree planted by the water, I shall not be moved.” But if you’re the magnolia tree the president of the United States planted today in Jerusalem, there&rs…

Obama, Biden Could Be Out of Country at Same Time

Obama, Biden Could Be Out of Country at Same Time

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(NEW YORK) — For the first time during this administration, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden might be out of the country at the same time next week.President Obama is scheduled to depart for I…

Notable Names on Updated Obama Fundraising List

Notable Names on Updated Obama Fundraising List

Photographer: Chris Kleponis/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Actor Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith are among the new names on an updated list of fundraisers released today by the remnants of President Obama’s re-election campai…

Obama Says US Is Not Aligned with Russia or China on Syria

Obama Says US Is Not Aligned with Russia or China on Syria

CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/GettyImages(LOS CABOS, Mexico) — President Obama said Tuesday that China are Russia are not aligned with the United States and its allies when it comes to resolving the escalating crisis in Syria, but that both countries “reco…

Democrats Hit Mitt Romney for Comment on Teachers, First Responders

Democrats Hit Mitt Romney for Comment on Teachers, First Responders

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Amid swirling criticism from Republicans over President Obama’s characterization of the private sector as doing “fine,” Democrats are seizing on Mitt Romney’s suggestion that the country…

Axelrod Denies Participating in Anti-Terror Discussions

Axelrod Denies Participating in Anti-Terror Discussions

Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The communications director of President Obama’s reelection campaign today denied a report in the New York Times that he had sat in on weekly White House meetings on terrorism.On Tuesday the paper said t…

Virginia Is For Lovers (Of Electoral Combat)

Virginia Is For Lovers (Of Electoral Combat)

Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Within the next few days both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama will take their turn courting voters in Virginia—a state that is already emerging as one of the most intensively contested battle…

Biden Says Romney, GOP is Out of Touch

Biden Says Romney, GOP is Out of Touch

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden “can’t remember” a candidate as out of touch with the American middle class as Mitt Romney, he said in an interview on Sunday.The claim is not new to the Obama campaign, but in a CBS in…

Obama to Move Forward with Iran Sanctions

Obama to Move Forward with Iran Sanctions

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama is moving closer to imposing sanctions on Iran’s oil exports after determining that there is enough crude oil in the global market to avoid buying from Iran.Obama made the announcement …

President Obama Responds to Civilian Afghan Deaths

President Obama Responds to Civilian Afghan Deaths

Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama responded to the death of Afghan civilians in Pakistan on Sunday, saying that he was “deeply saddened” by the incident, according to a statement from the White House. “I offer …

Rick Santorum: Obama Wrong to Apologize for Koran Burning

Rick Santorum: Obama Wrong to Apologize for Koran Burning

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum slammed President Obama on Sunday morning’s This Week for apologizing to Afghans earlier this week for the recent burning of Korans at a U.S. military base…

Laura Ingraham: Romney Has to Bring ‘A’ Game to Beat Obama

Laura Ingraham: Romney Has to Bring ‘A’ Game to Beat Obama

Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Conservative radio host and Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham said that Republican front-runner Mitt Romney may have a difficult time challenging President Obama in the general election if Oba…

Huntsman Will Drop Out of Republican Race

Huntsman Will Drop Out of Republican Race

EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Jon Huntsman will drop out of the Republican presidential race on Monday, a campaign spokesman told ABC News.
A source close to the Huntsman campaign said the former ambassador to China and Utah Gover…

Book Highlights Michelle Obama and White House Tensions

Book Highlights Michelle Obama and White House Tensions

Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A new book about the first family shows the evolution of Michelle Obama.
The book, The Obamas written by New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor, will be released on Tuesday and delves into the evolution of th…

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