December 14, 2012

Tearful president: 'Our hearts are broken'

A visibly emotional President Obama offered condolences to the victims of the mass shooting Friday...
December 14, 2012

Carney on school shootings: 'Today is not the day' to discuss gun policy

The White House spokesman did say Obama remains committed to reinstating an assault weapons ban.
December 14, 2012

US to send 400 
troops and Patriot 
missiles to the Syrian border

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta signed a deployment order Friday to defend against missiles coming...
December 14, 2012

'We've got bigger fish to fry' than pot smokers, President Obama says

Obama says it wouldn't make sense to go after recreational marijuana users in states that have...
December 14, 2012

Rice: 'I don't regret' talk show appearances discussing Benghazi

Rice, no longer a candidate for secretary of State, said that she was "not a political person at my...
December 13, 2012

Susan Rice drops bid to become Obama's next secretary of State

President Obama on Thursday accepted U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice's decision to withdraw from...
December 13, 2012

Carney: Boehner offering 'fantasy economics'

White House press secretary Jay Carney lit into Republican leadership Thursday, accusing Speaker...
December 13, 2012

President Obama tweets support for Sandy relief during concert

The White House tweeted out a Web video and urged followers to help victims of Hurricane Sandy in...
December 12, 2012

Obama 'confident' debt deal will come together

The president says he thinks Republicans will back legislation that would extend middle-class tax...
December 11, 2012

Michelle Obama drops off gifts at Toys for Tots

First lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday delivered about 900 gifts to the Marine Corps’s annual Toys...