President Barack Obama plans to begin laying out his strategy for defeating Islamic State militants expanding their grip in Iraq and Syria. He'll outline his evolving tactics when he meets with congressional leaders from both parties at the White House on Tuesday and then delivers a speech Wednesday on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the Sept.
President Barack Obama is calling the problem of sexual assault on college campuses "an affront to our basic humanity." At the White House Friday, Obama unveiled a new campaign to change the way people think about campus sexual assault.
President Rode Elevator with Armed Convicted Felon
The president, along with his secret service, rode in an elevator with a contractor who was working for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention security firm. The security breach occurred while President Obama was visiting the CDC Atlanta on Sept. 16.
President Barack Obama cancelled his first major campaign trip of the fall to focus on the widening Ebola crisis. Following an urgent Cabinet meeting on the issue, Obama pledged his administration's response would be "more aggressive."
Confrontations Await Obama After Productive Trip to China
After a productive trip abroad, President Barack Obama is back in Washington, where he faces confrontations with Republicans on immigration and an oil pipeline project. The contentious immigration debate could mean a year-end fight over keeping the government running, if some GOP lawmakers get their way.
We are only ten short days away from Stephen Colbert's very last episode of The Colbert Report and the comedian is making every second count. Broadcasting from D.C. on Monday night, Colbert found himself usurped by none other than President Obama.
Obama, Senior U.S. Officials Skip Rally for Paris Terror Victims
Secretary of State John Kerry's upcoming visit to France follows heavy criticism of President Obama for skipping Sunday's rally in Paris. There were no senior U.S. officials among the dozens of world leaders who came to show their support.
Obama Administration Announces Goal to Reduce Methane Leaks
The Obama administration announced a plan to significantly cut methane emissions produced by gas and gas wells by the year 2025 through executive action. Judy Woodruff talks to Coral Davenport of The New York Times and Michael Oppenheimer of Princeton University about President Obama's strategy in addressing climate change and how environmentalists and the industry are reacting to the proposal.
President Obama is threatening to veto a bill in Congress that would impose new sanctions on Iran, which Obama says could threaten nuclear talks. Speaker John Boehner is also under fire for personally inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress next month.
Obama Pushes Congress to Approve Battle Plan Against ISIS
A House committee holds the first hearing Thursday morning on President Obama's request to approve military force against ISIS. The War Powers Act resolution follows more than 2,300 airstrikes on ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria. The proposed legislation already has many critics from both parties.