Despite President Barack Obama's new vow, closing the Guantanamo Bay prison is still a tough sell in Congress. So the White House may look instead toward smaller steps like transferring some terror suspects back overseas. Read More
TUPELO, Miss. — Charges of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others were dropped Tuesday against an Elvis impersonator from Mississippi who has said since his arrest last week that he had nothing to do with the case. Read More
Not all middle-class Republicans endorse arrogant and condescending Republican leadership rhetoric that stereotypes modest-income citizens as “freeloaders.” Read More
It’s the third year of the Obama presidency, and Americans want to see new ideas and fast action for adding more jobs to the economy. The problem is that President Barack Obama’s idea of job creation largely revolves around public works and infrastructure projects that are rooted in Keynesian economics and driven by government funding and political payoffs. That hasn’t worked. Read More
“More than a third of Americans now believe that President Obama’s policies are hurting the economy, and confidence in his ability to create jobs is sharply eroding among his base,” The Washington Post reported today. Read More
Ahead of what of today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on the number of jobs created in June, the WH is downplaying the importance of the unemployment rate to Obama’s reelection.
At a Bloomberg breakfast yesterday, Obama’s 2008 campaign manager said this: Read More
President Obama is asking congressional leaders and staffers to work on budget negotiations over the weekend and return to the White House on Sunday to try to hammer out a compromise.
"The parties are still far apart on a wide range of issues," Obama told reporters after a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House on Thursday. Read More
President Obama scheduled an impromptu meeting with reporters to discuss the status of budget negotiations on Tuesday.
Obama plans to address reporters in the White House briefing room at 4:40 "to discuss the status of efforts to find a balanced approach to deficit reduction," according to a release from the White House press office. Read More
The Obama campaign website was hacked on Tuesday and invited supporters to two fake anti-government events hosted by an unnamed "Commy Obama."
The campaign's application for mobile devices, such as iPhones and iPads, directed users to two events titled "Rules of Politics" scheduled for noon on Tuesday in Washington. Read More
Taxes on corporate jets seemed to be a reoccurring theme of President Obama's press conference today. Journalists, activists and even members of Congress took to Twitter to discuss the validity of Obama's remarks that higher taxes on corporate jets would significantly reduce the national debt.
Post your favorite tweets from the press conference in the comment section below: Read More