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President jokes about Obamacare, gridlock

President jokes about Obamacare, gridlock

From the bungled rollout of “Obamacare” to New Jersey gridlock to the hue of John Boehner’s tan, all was fair game for President Barack Obama and his spirited but pointed…

Virginia Senator Kaine backing Hillary for President

Virginia Senator Kaine backing Hillary for President

Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, an early supporter of Barack Obama in 2008, says he is backing Hillary Rodham Clinton for president if the former secretary of state seeks…

White House wants more data privacy laws

White House wants more data privacy laws

The White House is asking Congress to pass new privacy laws that would add more safeguards for Americans’ data and provide more protections for emails sought in the course of…

White House denies email concerned Benghazi attack

White House denies email concerned Benghazi attack

The White House on Wednesday denied that a staff member’s email three days after the deadly attack on the U.S. mission at Benghazi, Libya, was actually about the attack. Critics…

Obama scolds colleges for ‘turning blind eye’ to rape

Obama scolds colleges for ‘turning blind eye’ to rape

The Obama administration admonished colleges and universities — “No more turning a blind eye” — as it released guidelines designed to stem sexual assaults on campuses and help the victims.…

Obama pledges help after tornado rips Arkansas

Obama pledges help after tornado rips Arkansas

President Barack Obama is sending his deepest condolences to those affected by a deadly tornado that ripped through Arkansas. Obama says he wants everyone affected to know that the federal…

Obama calls team owner’s comments ‘racist’

Obama calls team owner’s comments ‘racist’

President Barack Obama on Sunday described comments reportedly made by the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers “incredibly offensive racist statements,” before casting them as part of a continuing legacy…

In prison for 10 years or more? Apply for clemency

In prison for 10 years or more? Apply for clemency

The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release — and expecting thousands to take up the offer. It’s an effort to deal with high…

Obama to view Washington mudslide damage

Obama to view Washington mudslide damage

President Barack Obama plans a brief visit near Seattle to survey damage from a recent mudslide that killed more than three dozen people. Obama will stop while on his way…

Obama to Republicans: Obamacare is working. So shut up!

Obama to Republicans: Obamacare is working.  So shut up!

President Barack Obama mounted a vigorous effort on Thursday to show his signature healthcare law is working and dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for…