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Obama’s message: ‘We are not quitters’

To a nation reeling from recession and facing long-festering problems, President Barack Obama has a simple reminder: "We are not quitters."

Whatever the…

Obama still backs Geithner

The White House says President Barack Obama still has confidence in Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, despite the withering criticism that has come Geithner's way over the government's plan to rescue…

Obama faces high stakes in speech to Congress

President Barack Obama takes center stage on Tuesday to try to sell the American people on his broader agenda for jolting the United States…

Pivotal week as Obama tries to regain momentum

Just a month into his presidency, Barack Obama has had to deal with everything from Cabinet missteps that have strained…

Obama, governors huddle on stimulus

After an evening of black tie grandeur…

Obama sets economic summit at White House

President Barack Obama is bringing together dozens of advisers and adversaries to discuss how to curb a burgeoning federal deficit…

Obama thinks he can cut deficit by half

President Barack Obama has committed hundreds of billions of dollars to help revive the economy and is working on a plan to cut the federal deficit in half by the…

Obama backs Bush policy on denying detainee rights

The Obama administration, siding with the Bush White House, contended Friday that detainees in Afghanistan have no constitutional rights.

In a two-sentence court filing, the Justice Department said it…

Obama’s secrecy worries civil libertarians

Civil liberties experts say ongoing cases related to torture and rendition are testing the Obama administration's assertion it will be more open and transparent than the Bush administration.

Since…

Obama throws $75 billion at mortgage bailout

President Barack Obama threw a $75 billion lifeline to millions of Americans on the brink of foreclosure Wednesday, declaring an urgent need for drastic action — not only to save…