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Obama censors more, blocks access to FOIA files

For the second consecutive year, the Obama administration more often than ever censored government files or outright denied access to them under the U.S....

Does economic news give Obama an ‘upper hand?’

Bolstered by a spate of upbeat economic news, President Barack Obama is claiming the upper hand in the budget fight unfolding in Congress, aiming...

Obama having trouble picking good political fights

President Barack Obama used to say 2012 was his last election. Then, in 2014, he hit the road for some Democrats in friendly states...

Not much progress on Obama’s anti-IS strategy

U.S. military and intelligence officials are voicing increasing pessimism about a key tenet of the Obama administration's strategy to dislodge the Islamic State group...

Obama’s tightrope on when to exert power

When it comes to President Barack Obama's exerting of presidential powers, Republicans have made it clear they want to keep him in check. Except when...

Obama learned of Clinton’s email from news reports

President Barack Obama said he learned through news reports that Hillary Clinton used a personal email account for official business while she served as...

A living history lesson from Selma, Alabama

In four minutes, President Barack Obama gave his daughters a living history lesson on the civil rights movement. Obama paid tribute Saturday to civil rights...

McConnell postpones action on Iran deal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday decided to postpone action on a bill giving Congress a chance to review and vote on any...

Obama wants quick decision by judge on immigration

The Obama administration asked a federal judge in Texas to decide by Monday whether he will put on hold his prior decision to block...

Right-wing Republicans lose but vow to press on

Bruised but undeterred, some of the far-right Republicans who picked a fight in Congress and lost this week over funding the U.S. domestic security...