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Senate approves Obama’s global trade bill

In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing...

A day of battles coming over Obama’s trade bill

Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda hope to fend off hostile Senate amendments Friday and send a major trade bill to the House,...

Obama limits military hardware for police use

In a surprise announcement coming nine months after police in riot gear dispelled racially charged protests, President Barack Obama is banning the federal government...

Obama closes health insurance loopholes

From contraception to colonoscopies, the Obama administration Monday closed a series of insurance loopholes on coverage of preventive care. The department of Health and Human...

Obama thanks McConnell for Lynch support

President Barack Obama sent Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a handwritten note thanking the Republican for backing Loretta Lynch as attorney general. That's right: The...

No Senate override of Obama union veto

The Senate on Tuesday sustained President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would have scrapped a new government rule on union elections. It marked...

Obama works to shape his legacy

Piece by piece, President Barack Obama is trying to build the foundation for the legacy he wants to leave, putting in place decisions that...

Obama continues cutback on deporting immigrants

The Obama administration is on pace to deport the fewest number of immigrants in nearly a decade, according to internal government data obtained by...

GOP defense budget challenges Obama’s plans

The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House...

Supremes throw out Obama’s contraception ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived religious objections by Catholic groups in Michigan and Tennessee to the Obamacare requirement for contraception coverage, throwing...