July 23, 2013

White House: Boehner comments on immigration are 'laughable'

Carney takes aim at Boehner for saying "nobody has spent more time" in immigration than Speaker.
July 22, 2013

For blacks, empathy trumps the economy

President Obama’s press conference about the Trayvon Martin case made his solidarity with African-...
July 20, 2013

Obama hails Cordray confirmation as CFPB chief in weekly address

President Obama pivots back to credit card disclosure forms and shady mortgage lenders in his...
July 19, 2013

Obama: Trayvon 'could have been me'

Very few African-American men haven't had the experience of being followed in a department store—“...
July 17, 2013

Carney gets into tense exchange with high school student

White House press secretary Jay Carney got into a tense exchange with a high school student on...
July 17, 2013

Obama: 'Americans are better off' with Cordray 'finally confirmed'

President Obama said Wednesday that "Americans are better off" now that the Senate had "finally...
July 17, 2013

Obama uses Univision, Telemundo to press case for immigration reform

Obama conceded that despite pressure, the House won't pass an immigration reform bill before the...
July 17, 2013

Holder attacks ‘stand your ground’ laws for sowing ‘dangerous conflict’

The attorney general said in a speech to the NAACP that the law has "victimized too many people."
July 16, 2013

Gibbs: Obama must be ‘careful’ weighing in on Trayvon Martin case

"Anything he says or does could be seen as coloring the Justice Department's review of this case,"...
July 15, 2013

Holder: Martin death ‘unnecessary'

Attorney General Eric Holder described the death of Trayvon Martin as “tragic” and “unnecessary” on...