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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says North Korea’s government should be focused on the well-being of its citizens, not on “celebrity sporting events” to entertain the country’s elite.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Congress won’t be immune to the automatic cuts in federal spending scheduled to kick in Friday. But for all the grim warnings, the consequences are much sketchier.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is pushing back against suggestions that donors to a new group supporting President Barack Obama’s agenda will have special access to the president.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The administration is warning that automatic spending cuts scheduled to take effect March 1 will result in travel delays at major airports and require traffic-disrupting shutdowns of air traffic control towers at smaller facilities.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reviving his populist re-election message, President Obama will press a politically-divided Congress to approve more tax increases and fewer spending cuts during a State of the Union address. Get a preview here.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama opposes raising the eligibility age for Medicare, an idea he once was willing to consider in budget negotiations with House Speaker John Boehner.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is following up her dramatic appeal for gun control on Capitol Hill with a visit to the White House. WATCH videos of her and husband Mark Kelly.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking swift action on immigration, President Obama on Tuesday will try to rally public support behind his proposals for giving millions of illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship, plus improving the system and border security.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Wednesday it will go ahead with Gen. John Allen’s nomination to become commander of NATO forces in Europe, following his exoneration in a Pentagon investigation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats say President Barack Obama should consider invoking a little-known constitutional provision that they say gives him the power to raise the debt ceiling without going through Congress.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two weeks from an economy-threatening deadline, fiscal cliff talks hit a lull Tuesday.