Administration

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...
December 11, 2012

Panetta: Assad 'got the message' on chemical weapons

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Tuesday that the Syrian government has slowed preparations to...
December 11, 2012

Obama: Right-to-work laws about politics, not economics

President Obama on Monday injected himself into an escalating fight over changing Michigan into a...
December 10, 2012

A chance at history

President Obama and Speaker Boehner have the opportunity to make history and salvage Washington’s...
December 6, 2012

Obama lights National Christmas Tree in 90-year-old holiday tradition

President Obama lit the National Christmas Tree on Thursday evening, commemorating the 90th...
December 5, 2012

Geithner: White House prepared to face fiscal cliff

The White House is "absolutely" prepared to hold firm on the "fiscal cliff" if Republicans do not...
December 5, 2012

Obama: Repeat of debt-limit fight would be 'catastrophe' for US

President Obama warned Republicans against using a hike in the debt ceiling as leverage to win...
December 4, 2012

Obama: Susan Rice 'highly qualified,' but no decision yet on secretary of State

Obama on Tuesday rejected the suggestion that he would look "weak" were he not to appoint Rice to...
December 4, 2012

Obama dismisses new offer from Boehner as 'still out of balance'

The president said the Republican plan to raise $800 billion in revenues without increasing tax...
December 3, 2012

Obama: 'There will be consequences' for using chemical weapons

President Obama issued a stern warning to Syria on Monday, threatening a strong U.S. response...

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