President tells NPR that race relations in "day to day interactions" have improved.
The sudden news gave 2016 presidential hopefuls little time to calculate their responses.
Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez joins Republicans in chorus of criticism.
GOP senator says shift will make United States "less safe."
Sanders will meet with progressive groups in the state.
The president said he and Hagel began discussing a potential departure weeks ago.
Republican inaction on immigration reform obligates Obama to go it alone, she says.
President Obama made another push on Monday to complete an Asia-Pacific trade deal that is central...
Senate Republicans to push for change on Iran, Ukraine and ISIS.
The president discussed the long-term outlook for the economy with Janet Yellen.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) says President Obama will have to "reach a little bit."
Party strategists believe President Obama could do more to save the Senate.
American move echoes earlier action from European Union.
Press secretary says President Kennedy would have supported Cuba shift.
In White House speech, president declares, "It's time for a new approach."
A top Senate Republican said on Monday that tackling trade policy represents a way for a Republican...
OPINION | Obama has a Cabinet problem, a policy problem and a White House staff problem.
Executive actions to be announced in prime-time address; Republicans adamant in opposition.
Press secretary Josh Earnest declines to say if President Obama would veto Senate bill.
National security adviser says she will remain in her role as long as President Obama wants.
The former White House chief of staff calls for weekly meeting with congressional leadership.
Dissatisfaction is widespread among groups that traditionally back Democrats.
Officials grapple to justify differences between military and civilian approaches.
President hugged Nina Pham, the Dallas-area nurse declared free of Ebola earlier Friday.