Obama

  • Most Topular Stories

  • Weekly Address: The Export-Import Bank

    White House.gov Press Office Feed
    The White House
    23 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
    WASHINGTON, DC — In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress made towards rebuilding our economy, including the creation of nearly 10 million new private sector jobs in the past 53 months and the rise in the number of American exports to an all-time high. That growth is in part thanks to the actions of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, an organization that creates American jobs by helping to take American businesses global. The charter of the Export-Import Bank is slated to expire next month, unless Members of Congress renew it, as has happened 16 times in the past…
  • 10 Questions for the Iowa Senate Candidates

    The Caucus
    By JOHN HARWOOD
    21 Aug 2014 | 12:47 pm
    The Times's John Harwood interviewed the two candidates, Bruce Braley, a Democrat, and Joni Ernst, a Republican, vying to succeed Tom Harkin in the Senate.
  • Texas Gov. Perry continues New Hampshire visits

    Barack Obama News
    23 Aug 2014 | 10:35 am
    On the second day of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's swing through a key early presidential voting state, he got a boost from a Republican with direct ties to the oval office.
  • US considers air strikes in Syria after murder of James Foley

    Barack Obama
    23 Aug 2014 | 6:51 am
    'If you come after Americans, we're going to come after you,' says White House adviser as preparations begin to target Isil fighters
  • Is Obama heading toward air strikes in Syria?

    CNN.com - Politics
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:59 pm
    After three years of avoiding it, President Barack Obama finds himself being pushed toward military action in Syria.
  • add this feed to my.Alltop

    White House.gov Press Office Feed

  • Weekly Address: The Export-Import Bank

    The White House
    23 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
    WASHINGTON, DC — In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress made towards rebuilding our economy, including the creation of nearly 10 million new private sector jobs in the past 53 months and the rise in the number of American exports to an all-time high. That growth is in part thanks to the actions of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, an organization that creates American jobs by helping to take American businesses global. The charter of the Export-Import Bank is slated to expire next month, unless Members of Congress renew it, as has happened 16 times in the past…
  • WHITE HOUSE VIDEO MESSAGE: The Export-Import Bank

    The White House
    23 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
    THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary   EMBARGOED UNTIL 6:00 AM ET, SATURDAY, August 23, 2014   WHITE HOUSE VIDEO MESSAGE: The Export-Import Bank   WASHINGTON, DC —In this week’s address, Alejandra Castillo, Director of the Minority Business Development Association highlighted the progress made towards rebuilding our economy, including the creation of nearly 10 million new private sector jobs in the past 53 months and the rise in the number of American exports to an all-time high. That growth is in part thanks to the actions of the U.S. Export-Import Bank,…
  • Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany

    The White House
    22 Aug 2014 | 4:57 pm
    The President spoke today with Chancellor Merkel of Germany regarding the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, which has continued to deteriorate since the tragic downing of the Malaysian airliner last month.  The two leaders agreed that Russia sending a convoy into Ukraine without Ukraine’s approval is a further provocation and a violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.  They expressed concern that the large numbers of Russian troops on the border of Ukraine, the presence of Russian military personnel in Ukraine, and Russian shelling of Ukrainian territory…
  • Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on Russian Convoy in Ukraine

    The White House
    22 Aug 2014 | 11:49 am
    Today, in violation of its previous commitments and international law, Russian military vehicles painted to look like civilian trucks forced their way into Ukraine.  While a small number of these vehicles were inspected by Ukrainian customs officials, most of the vehicles have not been inspected by anyone but Russia. We condemn this action by Russia, for which it will bear additional consequences. The Ukrainian government and the international community have repeatedly made clear that this convoy would constitute a humanitarian mission only if expressly agreed to by the Ukrainian…
  • Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili

    The White House
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:03 am
    Vice President Joe Biden spoke today with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili about bilateral relations, Georgia’s deepening partnership with NATO, and Georgia’s efforts to attract foreign investment and grow its economy.  The Vice President underscored his support for Georgia’s NATO membership aspirations as well as the United States’ steadfast commitment to Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.  The two leaders agreed on the importance of pursuing reforms to strengthen rule of law in…
 
  • add this feed to my.Alltop

    The Caucus

  • 10 Questions for the Iowa Senate Candidates

    By JOHN HARWOOD
    21 Aug 2014 | 12:47 pm
    The Times's John Harwood interviewed the two candidates, Bruce Braley, a Democrat, and Joni Ernst, a Republican, vying to succeed Tom Harkin in the Senate.
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, Aug. 16

    By ELENA SCHNEIDER
    16 Aug 2014 | 11:47 am
    Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri will make the rounds on the Sunday network shows to discuss the unrest in Ferguson after the shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, Aug. 10

    By ELENA SCHNEIDER
    9 Aug 2014 | 12:17 pm
    This week, President Obama authorized targeted airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a militant group that has taken over large parts of northern Iraq, drawing the United States back into the conflict in Iraq.
  • Reactions on Twitter to James S. Brady’s Death

    By MICHAEL ROSTON
    4 Aug 2014 | 12:35 pm
    Users of social media platforms remembered James S. Brady, the White House press secretary who was shot in the head during an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, August 3

    By ELENA SCHNEIDER
    2 Aug 2014 | 11:54 am
    Multiple humanitarian crises — the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the ongoing violence in Gaza and young migrants illegally crossing the border — will all dominate the conversations on the Sunday shows.
 
 
  • add this feed to my.Alltop

    Newsvine

  • A Conservative Epiphany?

    dwillie
    23 Aug 2014 | 8:02 am
    Hey! Did I hear that right? Did I just hear Joe Scarborough say: There is an uneven application of crime and punishment in America based on the color of skin.
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Ferguson, MO and Police Militarization (HBO)

    The Dude Dean
    20 Aug 2014 | 3:39 pm
    Type your comment here ...
  • My Brain Is Becoming a Ball Of Confusion

    DocPhil
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:10 am
    If I am a liberal, which I truly believe I am, I often wonder why I have such mixed thoughts about so many of the issues that plague the country today. Why do I consider myself pro-Palestinian while firmly believing that Israel is the morally and ethically correct power in that p …
  • The Killing of Michael Brown: Police Discretion Tainted By Racial Bias

    dwillie
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:06 am
    I doubt that there is an able-bodied adult in America who hasn't broken some law at some time. Though most of us know that jay-walking is against the law, most of us have jay-walked. I have sometimes turned up my music a little too loud on a favorite tune, likely in violation of  …
  • The Right Direction For Rage

    dwillie
    15 Aug 2014 | 4:34 am
    Add the name Michael Brown to the list of unarmed people of color wantonly slaughtered by scum who see young black men as anything but human beings. Our community seethes at the reflexive application of excessive force. Every person of goodwill is both angered and dismayed by the …
  • add this feed to my.Alltop

    Barack Obama on Huffington Post

  • Mary Ellen Harte: Climate Change This Week: China Out Competes US on Solar, Droughts & Chills, and More!

    Mary Ellen Harte
    22 Aug 2014 | 9:34 pm
    Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Aug 22, 2014 How unus... Read more: Wind Power, Natural Disasters, Rising Sea Levels, Congress, Australia, Fracking, Epa, Agriculture, Cars, Spain, Clean Energy, Animals, Business, Green Energy, Coal, Canada, Colorado, Indonesia, Transports, Greenhouse Gases, Africa, Political Activism, Climate Change Denial, Department of Energy, Business News, Asia, Solar Power, Global Warming, Natural Gas, Voting, Energy, Population Growth, Transport, California, Heat Waves, Carbon…
  • Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- Big and Little Brother

    Chris Weigant
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:53 pm
    We're going to focus on the aftermath and ramifications of what has been happening in Ferguson, Missouri for the past few weeks. It even reached international proportions, as both Egypt and Russia got in a few digs at American police and protesters. Read more: Medicaid Expansion, President Obama, Joni Ernst, Charles Krauthammer, Mark Pryor, Michael Brown Law, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Obama, Democratic, Missouri, War on Women, Eric Holder, Missing Video Presumption, Human Trafficking, Republican, Kay Hagen, Michael Brown, Ferguson Missouri, Rick Scott, Voter Registration, Police Cameras,…
  • Paul Gunther: Form Follows Dysfunction: The Enduring Legacy of a Strategic Failure

    Paul Gunther
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:18 am
    Besides some failed emblem of American exceptionalism shining brightly abroad, it seems reasonable to conclude that national security and its according intelligence tools were and remain the principle role for such a massive presence abroad. Read more: Tyranny, Contractors, Congress, Isis, America, Money, War, Architecture, Al-Maliki, Regime, Democracy, Obama, Jefferson, Arms, Form Follows Function, Chalabi, US Embassy, Politics, Soldiers, Louis Sullivan, Iraq, American, Retreat, Iraqi Army, Politics News
  • White House Deputy: ISIS Execution Of James Foley Was 'Terrorist Attack'

    The Huffington Post News Team
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:59 am
    Ben Rhodes, the White House's Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications & Speechwriting, said that journalist James Foley's execut... Read more: James Foley Execution, Ben Rhodes, Video, Obama Isis, James Foley Terrorist Attack, Isis Iraq, Isis Syria, James Foley Killing, Obama, Ben Rhodes Isis, James Foley, Politics News
  • Jeff Biggers: Moving Mountains Tragedy 2014: Stunning Court Denial of Appalachian Health Crisis

    Jeff Biggers
    22 Aug 2014 | 7:51 am
    In a breathtaking but largely overlooked ruling this week, a federal judge agreed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may disregard studies on the health impacts of mountaintop removal mining in its permitting process. Read more: Epa, Rocky Branch Illinois, Maria Gunnoe, Mountaintop Removal, President Obama, ACHE Act, Coal, Green News
  • add this feed to my.Alltop

  • Woman finds 'priceless' item amidst rubble

    23 Aug 2014 | 10:40 am
    Woman finds 'priceless' item amidst rubbleTribuneEarlier this summer, someone broke into Detra Smith's salon and set the place on fire, scorching nearly all her belongings.Sentimental item left intactMore to seeMan quarantines himself for Ebola12-year-old saves brother's life
  • Bombing suspect seeks case dismissal

    23 Aug 2014 | 10:40 am
    Bombing suspect seeks case dismissalAPLawyers for marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said the makeup of the state's jury pool constitutes a violation of federal law.Two groups notably underrepresentedIn other newsPossible US terror attack avoidedKerry condemns shocking photo
  • Could you pass a middle school history test?

    23 Aug 2014 | 10:40 am
    Could you pass a middle school history test?Do you know how far the president's powers extend, according to the U.S. constitution?Plus, 12 other questions you should know the answers toMore back-to-school coverageBack-to-school dealsTricks to waking up in the a.m.
  • Beauty pageant contestant shocks audience

    23 Aug 2014 | 10:40 am
    Beauty pageant contestant shocks audienceGettyOne beauty queen decided to reveal her biggest secret to a room full of strangers.Heartbreaking trauma she enduredMore from UpworthyBride denied wedding dressALS challenge you have to see
  • Cop seen in CNN report suspended

    23 Aug 2014 | 10:40 am
    Cop seen in CNN report suspendedCNNThe officer, who had a tense exchange with a reporter and protesters in Mo., was put on leave after a jarring video from earlier this year surfaced.Explosive words that got him troubleDid you see these stories?Rocket explodes during test flightU.S. retailers warned of hacking
 
  • add this feed to my.Alltop

    Barack Obama | The Guardian

  • Ferguson: officer relieved of duty after video of racist remarks surfaces

    Jon Swaine in New York
    23 Aug 2014 | 6:04 am
    Dan Page, among the police working at Ferguson protests, is relieved after video emerges of him saying Im into diversity, I kill everybodyA police officer involved in the protests over Michael Browns death in Ferguson, Missouri, has been relieved of his duty after video surfaced of him making racist and derogatory remarks.Dan Page was recorded in April giving a speech in which he described President Barack Obama as an illegal immigrant, and railed against Muslims and gay people. Im into diversity I kill everybody, he said. Continue reading...
  • Martin Rowson on the Middle East crises

    Martin Rowson
    22 Aug 2014 | 3:28 pm
    Continue reading...
  • Isis gains in Syria put pressure on west to deliver more robust response

    Spencer Ackerman in New York, Andrew Sparrow and Martin Chulov
    22 Aug 2014 | 12:48 pm
    US looks at options for action in Iraq as Islamic State ramps up attacks while senior Tories call for UK to join in air strikesWestern powers are coming under mounting pressure to do more to confront Islamic State (Isis) in its stronghold in Syria, as the heavily armed militants edged closer to taking an important air base that would cement their domination over a swath of the country's north.As US aircraft continued to pound the Islamist militants in northern Iraq, the Obama administration was studying a range of options for pressuring Isis in Syria, primarily through training…
  • Obamas message of hope and change is all but lost amid the chaos of Ferguson | Patricia Williams

    Patricia Williams
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:03 am
    The president is being pressed to take sides in a personal, political and structural tragedy in a divided nationIn 2008, the year that Barack Obama became president of the United States, the New York-based artist Carrie Mae Weems created a video installation in which Obamas face melts from one thing to another: model citizen, communist infiltrator, immigrant, foreigner, friend, black Jesus, brown Hitler, American dream, chicken, monkey, zebra, joker, minstrel. As Weemss voiceover describes it: A reason to hope, a reason to change, a reason to reason Of course, Obama has always been somewhat…
  • Isis beheading video brings calls for rethink of UK domestic terrorism fight

    Nicholas Watt, Richard Norton-Taylor and Josh Halliday
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:12 pm
    James Foley killing and broadcast by hunted 'British' jihadi spur MPs to seek wider campaign against UK extremist groupsThe UK government was under pressure to rethink its approach to tackling domestic extremism as security services, led by MI5, intensified the search for a masked jihadi, suspected of being a British citizen, who is believed to have beheaded US journalist James Foley in Syria.As Foley's employers revealed that the terror group Islamic State (Isis) demanded a ransom of $132m (£80m), MPs on both sides of the House of Commons called for a step change in the fight against…
  • add this feed to my.Alltop

    President Obama's Weekly Address

  • Weekly Address: The Export-Import Bank

    The White House
    23 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress made towards rebuilding our economy, including the creation of nearly 10 million new private sector jobs in the past 53 months and the rise in the number of American exports to an all-time high.
  • Weekly Address: Everyone Should Be Able to Afford Higher Education

    The White House
    16 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    In this week’s address, with schools getting ready to open their doors again over the next few weeks, President Obama talked directly to students and parents about the importance of preparing for an education beyond high school.
  • Weekly Address: American Operations in Iraq

    The White House
    9 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    In this week’s address, the President detailed why he authorized two operations in Iraq—targeted military strikes to protect Americans serving in Iraq and humanitarian airdrops of food and water to help Iraqi civilians trapped on a mountain by terrorists.
  • It’s Time for Congress to Help the Middle Class

    The White House
    2 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    In this week’s address, President Obama discussed the new monthly jobs report and the fact that our economy created over 200,000 new jobs in July for the sixth straight month—the longest streak since 1997.
  • Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes

    The White House
    26 Jul 2014 | 1:30 am
    In this week’s address, the President continued his call for our nation to rally around an economic patriotism that says rather than protecting wasteful tax loopholes for a few at the top, we should be investing in things like education and job training that grow the economy for everybody.
  • add this feed to my.Alltop

    White House.gov Photo Gallery Feed

  • The U.S. - Africa Leaders Summit

    The White House
    8 Aug 2014 | 10:46 am
    President Barack Obama hosts the U.S. - Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., August 4-6, 2014.
  • August 2014: Photo of the Day

    The White House
    1 Aug 2014 | 8:00 pm
    Check out the White House Photo Office's picks for Photo of the Day in August of 2014.
  • Aboard Air Force One

    The White House
    29 Jul 2014 | 1:15 pm
    See the evolution of Presidential travel aboard Air Force One throughout the years.
  • The 2014 Kids’ State Dinner

    The White House
    18 Jul 2014 | 5:14 pm
    First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes fifty-four young chefs from all over the country to the State Dining Room for the 2014 Kids’ State Dinner.
  • Dr. Jill Biden's 2014 Trip to Africa

    The White House
    11 Jul 2014 | 3:22 pm
    Pictures from Dr. Jill Biden's July 2014 trip to Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone, highlighting women's empowerment.
 
  • add this feed to my.Alltop

    President Obama's Weekly Address (Audio)

  • Weekly Address: The Export-Import Bank

    The White House
    23 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress made towards rebuilding our economy, including the creation of nearly 10 million new private sector jobs in the past 53 months and the rise in the number of American exports to an all-time high.
  • Weekly Address: Everyone Should Be Able to Afford Higher Education

    The White House
    16 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    In this week’s address, with schools getting ready to open their doors again over the next few weeks, President Obama talked directly to students and parents about the importance of preparing for an education beyond high school.
  • Weekly Address: American Operations in Iraq

    The White House
    9 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    In this week’s address, the President detailed why he authorized two operations in Iraq—targeted military strikes to protect Americans serving in Iraq and humanitarian airdrops of food and water to help Iraqi civilians trapped on a mountain by terrorists.
  • It’s Time for Congress to Help the Middle Class

    The White House
    2 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    In this week’s address, President Obama discussed the new monthly jobs report and the fact that our economy created over 200,000 new jobs in July for the sixth straight month—the longest streak since 1997.
  • Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes

    The White House
    26 Jul 2014 | 1:30 am
    In this week’s address, the President continued his call for our nation to rally around an economic patriotism that says rather than protecting wasteful tax loopholes for a few at the top, we should be investing in things like education and job training that grow the economy for everybody.
  • add this feed to my.Alltop

    Suggestions for Obama

  • US Aquaduct System

    Mark Kluger
    23 Aug 2014 | 4:54 am
    In watching the news today we have flooding through the Midwest and a 3 year drought still in CA. We have increased pollution of ground water. Soon water may become much more precious than oil. Our sewer systems are overloaded by the smallest amounts of rainfalls There appeared to be a need for a nation wide rainwater harvesting system. This is a mammoth undertaking that could prevent future energy, environmental and economic issues for our country. . . Location: Pennsburg PA 18073
  • US Aquaduct System

    Mark Kluger
    23 Aug 2014 | 4:54 am
    In watching the news today we have flooding through the Midwest and a 3 year drought still in CA. We have increased pollution of ground water. Soon water may become much more precious than oil. Our sewer systems are overloaded by the smallest amounts of rainfalls There appeared to be a need for a nation wide rainwater harvesting system. This is a mammoth undertaking that could prevent future energy, environmental and economic issues for our country. . . Location: Pennsburg PA 18073
  • ISIS

    LP MEADOWS
    21 Aug 2014 | 4:33 am
    I think it would be a good idea to stop calling out the name of “ISIS”. This is what they really thrive on, is their name in the MAIN MEDIA. I am a VIETNAM VET and suggest you put me on the payroll for suggestions on how to take care of this kind of things…. Location: FORT WORTH, TEXAS
  • Help Iraq NOW

    Karen Lafferty
    12 Aug 2014 | 9:26 pm
    Mr Obama. Have some courage. Many of us in America believe the US Must Put troops on the ground and attack Isis NOW!! Too many are dieing. Do what it takes to defeat them. PLEASE!!! Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • FDA to approve MORE GMO’s for DOW???

    regina
    11 Aug 2014 | 4:17 pm
    I am shocked and appalled to imagine the increase in cancer rates as herbicide use increases again, 7x!?. I pity those that benefit from increased cancer rates. I would not want to carry their burden of shame. Where are you President Obama for whom I became a democrat and voted? Since the prolonged public outcry does not seem to make a difference, tell me what to do to protect my family from the war on superweeds produced by GMO farming????? Location: santa fe, NM
Log in