President Obama declared Saturday that his administration has "renewed American leadership" in the world...
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is at Washington Hospital Center this evening after falling ill at the Supreme Court this afternoon.
By Ben Pershing Friday's storyline in Pittsburgh was supposed to be all about the economy,...
Senate Republicans said they will delay confirmation of Obama administration nominees to the Department of Health and Human Services unless HHS lifts what Republicans are calling a "gag order" on insurers.
Yosi Sergant, who became well known during President Obama's presidential campaign for his work with artist Shepard Fairey around the iconic HOPE poster, resigned Thursday from his job at the National Endowment for the Arts.
President Obama today hailed the appointment of Paul Kirk as senator from Massachusetts.
In an interview for the Post's Voices of Power series, White House economist Austan Goolsbee cautions the insurance giant AIG to count to ten before again swiping at its major stakeholder.
By Ben Pershing President Obama has now crossed the midpoint of a week dominated by...
n an exclusive wide-ranging hour and a half interview with Newsweek's Lally Weymouth and editors from the Washington Post, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad discussed his upcoming talks with the United States, his opinion of President Obama, his continued denial of the Holocaust as well as the U.S.-led effort in Afghanistan, which he views as doomed.
The White House announced Wednesday that it will push to keep registered lobbyists from sitting on federal advisory boards and commissions, although it stopped short of proclaiming an all-out ban.
By Garance Franke-Ruta The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) announced Thursday it...
ACORN, the community organizing group embarrassed recently in a video sting, announced Wednesday it will shut down it free tax preparation clinics.
Former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, criticized for her lack of foreign policy experience, emerged in Asia on Wednesday to share her views from "Main Street U.S.A." with a group of high-flying global investors.
President Obama delivered a global call to action at the United Nations Wednesday morning, but it was an expression of apparent frustration that may have best captured the moment in which he finds himself.
President Obama is pleading for "a new era of engagement" on world problems, telling the United Nations the United States shouldn't pursue a go-it-alone stance. It is his first speech to world leaders at the U.N.
By Ben Pershing Is President Obama on the rebound? Events from the last 24 hours...
"John McCain would have been worse for the country than Barack Obama," Beck told Couric. He also said that he might have cast his vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton rather than McCain if he had been faced with a choice between those two.
President Obama plans to nominate Alan Bersin, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano's adviser for U.S.-Mexico border issues, to be commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, officials said.
By Ben Pershing The Senate Finance Committee begins its slog through the chairman's health-care bill...
President Obama says the United States was slow to recognize the magnitude of climate change, but that Washington is moving swiftly to catch up.
From the "Late Show" with David Letterman, Sept. 21, 2009.
President Obama extended his media blitzkrieg into late-night television Monday, becoming the first sitting commander in chief to appear on the "Late Show" with host David Letterman.
By Garance Franke-Ruta The Internet loves a spectacle. The latest proof of that comes in...
Senior White House adviser David Axelrod, in one of his e-mail missives to the Democratic faithful, writes Monday that Team Obama has put together a handy video summing up the president's health-care proposal.
In the wake of weekend reports that the White House expressed concern over New York Gov. David Paterson's political standing in advance of the 2010 election contest for the gubernatorial seat, interest was running high Monday morning in how the president and the governor would interact -- if at all -- at Obama's speech on the economy in Troy, New York.
Former governor L. Douglas Wilder says he received a call directly from President Obama about three weeks ago to discuss a variety of issues, but, top among them, was the Virginia governor's race.
By Ceci Connolly The first family plans to queue up for the swine flu vaccine...
| September 21, 2009; 9:05 AM ET |
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By Ben Pershing President Obama spent the bulk of his five television appearances Sunday parrying...
President Obama was the headliner on five major Sunday talk shows, giving pre-taped interviews to...