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Ukraine crisis also a crisis for Obama in public approval

Ukraine crisis also a crisis for Obama in public approval

Foreign policy used to stand out as a not-so-bleak spot in the public’s waning assessment of Barack Obama. Not anymore. He’s getting low marks for handling Russia’s swoop into Ukraine,…

Obama to propose end to NSA ‘phone sweeps’

Obama to propose end to NSA ‘phone sweeps’

The White House wants the National Security Agency to get out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on Americans’ phone calls. The Obama administration…

Obama using data to force focus on climate change

Obama using data to force focus on climate change

The Obama administration hopes to fight global warming with the geeky power of numbers, maps and even gaming-type simulations. The White House on Wednesday announced an initiative to provide private…

Immigration activists hope to stop deportations

Immigration activists hope to stop deportations

President Barack Obama’s surprise announcement last week that his administration would change its deportation policy to become more “humane” shows how the immigration battle has narrowed after months of congressional…

Transparent administration? Another Obama lie

Transparent administration? Another Obama lie

The Obama administration has a way to go to fulfill its promises from Day 1 to become the most transparent administration in history. More often than ever, the administration censored…

Obama touts overhaul of overtime rules

Obama touts overhaul of overtime rules

President Barack Obama says it’s not right that businesses that treat their employees fairly can be undercut by competitors who don’t. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama is…

Starting in 2015, Obamacare will cover gay couples

Starting in 2015, Obamacare will cover gay couples

Married gay couples will be eligible for a family health policy under President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law, beginning in 2015, the U.S. government said on Friday, encouraging insurers to…

Obama: Enough sign-ups to make Obamacare work

Obama: Enough sign-ups to make Obamacare work

President Barack Obama, aiming to allay concerns about the viability of his signature healthcare law, said on Friday enough people have enrolled to make its insurance marketplaces stable. “Well, at…

Obama flip-flops on Medicare drug coverage

Obama flip-flops on Medicare drug coverage

The Obama administration, in an abrupt about-face, said on Monday it would drop proposed changes to Medicare drug coverage that met wide opposition on grounds they would harm health benefits…

Longtime Obama aide calling it quits

Longtime Obama aide calling it quits

A top White House official who has been with President Barack Obama since he first became a senator nine years ago is resigning. Alyssa Mastromonaco is Obama’s deputy chief of…