WASHINGTON (AP) — All things good, bad and unpredictable converge Jan. 1 for President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul as the law’s major benefits take effect, along with an unpopular insurance mandate and a risk […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – President Barack Obama today appointed Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to a task force overseeing federal efforts to guard against droughts, floods, wildfires and storms related to climate change. Garcetti will […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to attend Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard’s “LA River Day” event today on the final day of his trip to Washington. Garcetti and the City Council […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonprofit political advocacy group which emanated from President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign says hackers altered the links contained in tweets sent under his name. An official with Organizing for Action said […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — From county chairmen to national party luminaries, veteran Republicans across the country are accusing tea party lawmakers of staining the GOP with their refusal to bend in the budget impasse […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Breaking a third-of-a-century diplomatic freeze, President Barack Obama and new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke by telephone on Friday and, in a historic shift from years of unwavering animosity, agreed to work […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama is ordering flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor victims of a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. A proclamation Obama signed Monday says […]
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Calling higher education an “economic imperative,” President Barack Obama is pushing for an ambitious new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on affordability and performance and ultimately determine […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is hosting members of his Cabinet and their families at Camp David on Friday. First lady Michelle Obama is also expected to attend the rare gathering at the presidential […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama issued the following statement Wednesday in response to the Supreme Court’s finding that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional: ___ I applaud the Supreme Court’s decision to strike […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Attorney General Kamala Harris is declining to address comments this month by President Barack Obama that sparked a national discussion over whether compliments paid to a woman detract from her accomplishments.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Close aides and loyal allies who made President Obama’s re-election possible are attempting to do what’s never been done before: building an extensive, well-heeled network of outside groups to promote his agenda and shape his legacy.