Barack Obama

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Obama to GOP: ‘Stop just hating all the time’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pointing the finger at Republicans for congressional inaction, President Barack Obama chided lawmakers Wednesday for spending the waning days before their month-long summer break trying to sue him rather than […]

07/30/2014

Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, arrives for a meeting of the Republican Conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans began muscling legislation through the House on Wednesday authorizing an election-year lawsuit asserting President Barack Obama has violated the Constitution by exceeding his executive powers. Democrats branded it a political charade […]

07/30/2014

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US accuses Russia of violating 1987 missile treaty

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration accusation that Russia violated a key nuclear weapons treaty leaves the future of the 26-year-old accord in question and further dampens President Barack Obama’s hopes to burnish his […]

07/29/2014

(AP)  When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. Credit: Funnyobamas.com

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads only one-twentieth the […]

07/28/2014

An Osprey carrying the press corps traveling with President Barack Obama flies over the palm trees of a neighborhood in Los Angeles Wednesday, July 23, 2014, to attend a fundraising event during the president's three-day West Coast trip to Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

Obama’s day in LA and traffic alerts with road closure info

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – President Barack Obama is set to conclude a planned 24-hour visit to the Los Angeles area today by participating in another Democratic National Committee fundraiser and speaking at Los Angeles Trade- […]

07/24/2014

March 18, 2014 --  Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators’ state Capitol day event in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Cruz suggests flight ban is boycott of Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to […]

07/23/2014

President Barack Obama salutes as he exits Marine One and is greeted by Rep. Mike Honda, D-Calif., left, as the president arrives in Los Altos Hills, Calif., July 23, 2014, during his three-day West Coast trip to Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

Obama begins Southland visit

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – President Barack Obama arrived aboard Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport today, beginning a roughly 24-hour visit during which he will conduct two political fundraisers and speak at Los […]

07/23/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement on the situation in Ukraine and Gaza, at the White House in Washington, Monday, July 21, 2014.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Free tickets given out for Obama speech in LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Hundreds of people lined up for hours today for a shot at free tickets to see President Barack Obama deliver a speech at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. Some people began lining […]

07/22/2014

President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One before departure at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Obama on fundraising trip to West Coast

SEATTLE (AP) — Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him — raising money for his fellow Democrats. […]

07/22/2014

Young men listen intently as President Barack Obama speaks about the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, Monday, July 21, 2014. President Obama announced that leaders of 60 of the largest school systems have pledged to expand minority boys' access to better preschools and advanced classes and to try to prevent grade retention, suspensions and expulsions. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Obama touts expansion of program for minority boys

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced a major expansion of his initiative to improve the lives of boys and young men of color, with educators, star athletes, companies and foundations announcing partnerships to help […]

07/21/2014

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