The president, who was out to dinner with the first lady, said it was likely done to prevent fraud because he does not use the card often. His wife picked up the tab after dinner last month in lower Manhattan.
President Obama said in a press conference Wednesday that he is optimistic that Washington will be more productive for the rest of his term. Obama and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the two can work together to pass legislation. Major Garrett reports on what can be accomplished as a lame-duck president.
Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. Senate scrambled on Monday to gather votes to pass a bill that authorizes the project to help send Canadian oil to the U.S. Gulf, a task made harder after President Barack Obama made his toughest comments yet on the topic.
I want to begin with today's wonderful news. I'm told that in the Jewish tradition, one of the great mitzvahs is pidyon shvuyim. (Applause.) My Hebrew is not perfect, but I get points for trying. But it describes the redemption, the freeing, of captives.
When President Barack Obama delivers his 6th State of the Union address, he'll do so with a new tone of optimism about American resurgence. He'll tout areas for compromise with a new GOP Congress but continue to make the case for acting alone.
Obama at Prayer Breakfast: 'People Committed Terrible Deeds in the Name of Christ'
In his comments at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, President Obama condemned violence in the name of religion and pointed to religious groups other than the Islamic State that have perpetrated acts of terror in human history.
Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats
President Barack Obama will meet with chief executive officers on Friday at a summit in Silicon Valley held by the White House that aims to build support for beefing up cyber security laws in the wake of massive hacks at Target, Sony and Anthem.
Michelle Obama Reveals What She Won't Miss About Being First Lady
After President Obama's second term is up, he and First Lady Michelle Obama will be leaving the presidential residence at the White House and moving to their own home, living as regular people. So how does she feel about the upcoming change?