The vice president welcomed back furloughed Environmental Protection Agency workers with baked treats, after a 16-day government shutdown.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney applauded the bipartisan agreement that has provided an off-ramp to the weeks-long fiscal crises, but joined other White House aides in refusing to declare a political win over Republicans. …
“The man has committed crimes that do not warrant his staying in office,” said Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst.
After two days of meetings with congressional Republicans, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said that President Barack Obama is not negotiating with the GOP.
Only 18 of 232 GOP members going to meet the president
Relatives of fallen U.S. service members have not been receiving pay during the shutdown
President met with Fox News and Wall Street Journal commentators
‘Let’s end this shutdown right now, let’s put people back to work’
President Barack Obama has no plans to reverse course on his no-negotiation stance on the debt limit and the government shutdown, two of his top economic aides said Monday at a breakfast briefing sponsored by Politico.
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.