President met with Fox News and Wall Street Journal commentators
‘Let’s end this shutdown right now, let’s put people back to work’
On the first weekend of the shutdown, President Obama was nowhere to be seen. There were no calls or meetings at the White House, as surrogates flooded Twitter and television in his stead. Not even the still open Andrews Golf
After years of controversy, President Barack Obama recommended that the Washington Redskins rethink their name, despite the team’s storied history
President Barack Obama, elected as a first-term senator in 2008, took a swipe at Republican freshman Sen. Ted Cruz for focusing on building a political base instead of governing.
And on the fourth day, they went out to lunch.
President Barack Obama released a video message early Tuesday morning thanking American servicemembers and Defense Department personnel for their service as most of the federal government shutdown began.
Lanhee Chen called the president’s plan on retirement programs ‘laughable’
Says he expects to speak with congressional leaders again soon as government shutdown nears
Tells Republicans it’s not up for debate
Calls out GOP ‘grandstanding’
The president hailed the United Nations resolution requiring the country to give up its chemical weapons
Obama and Rouhani’s much-anticipated meeting at the UN didn’t happen. Here are some of the most momentous handshakes in history to tide you over instead.