Administration

April 29, 2013

White House 'commends' Jason Collins for becoming first openly gay NBA player

The White House praised veteran professional basketball player Jason Collins for becoming the first...
April 29, 2013

First lady unveils program to help veterans find tech jobs

First lady Michelle Obama on Monday announced a partnership between the military and IT companies...
April 29, 2013

WATCH LIVE: Obama announces nomination for Transportation secretary

—This event has concluded. President Obama on Monday will nominate Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to...
April 28, 2013

Obama: ‘Second term, baby’

President Obama spoke to the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) dinner Saturday night,...
April 26, 2013

Obama: ‘A line has been crossed’ in Syria

But the president cautioned that more “direct evidence” is needed to confirm a chemical weapons...
April 26, 2013

White House: Not yet an 'airtight case' that Assad is using chemical weapons

The administration is working to “establish credible and corroborated evidence” against Assad...
April 26, 2013

Obama hammers new state abortion laws

Speaking to Planned Parenthood's national conference, the president criticized Republican governors...
April 26, 2013

WATCH LIVE: Obama gives keynote address at Planned Parenthood gala

—This event has concluded. President Obama will deliver the keynote address at Planned Parenthood's...
April 25, 2013

Obama: 'America needs towns like West'

President Obama pledged "the love and support and prayers of the nation" at a service for victims...
April 25, 2013

Hagel: 'Some degree' of confidence that Syria used chemical weapons

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday that U.S. intelligence can say with "some degree of...

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