Senate Republicans filibustered President Obama's third and final nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, leaving Democrats with two options for filling the court's empty seats: change the rules and take away the GOP's power to filibuster certain nominees, or call it a day.
President Obama spoke of former South African President Nelson Mandela's legacy of making peace by getting them to trust each other. Obama spoke at the memorial for Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Dec. 10)
Obama Won't Wait For Legislation To Advance 2014 Priorities
President Obama said he would not wait for Congress to pass legislation to advance his policy priorities this year, and said he was "getting close" to finishing a review of U.S. surveillance practices to be unveiled on Friday.
First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks to military children and families at a special screening of Disney's Muppets Most Wanted. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, and star of the film, Kermit the Frog, also participate.
President Obama, Michael Jordan Respond To Donald Sterling's Reported Racist Rant
President Barack Obama is sounding off about Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling 's reported racist rant. During a press conference in Malaysia with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak Sunday, the president said, "When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything, you just let them talk.
For whatever reason, video of President Obama apparently working out in the gym of the Marriott Hotel in Warsaw, Poland has leaked. He's in the country to reaffirm U.S. support for central and eastern European countries against Russia.
Giving the commencement address at the University of California at Irvine on Saturday, President Obama openly mocked the climate science and policy positions of many Republican lawmakers, without naming any names. This was the first time that Obama had launched such a frontal assault on those who are trying to stymie his efforts to reduce emissions of the greenhouse gases that are causing global warming, such as carbon dioxide.
Little more than four months before pivotal congressional elections, President Obama on Friday defended his economic policies and berated congressional Republicans for blocking many of his initiatives. Obama told supporters gathered at a band shell near a Minneapolis lake, "They don't do anything. Except block me, and call me names."
Chris Paul Introduces President Barack Obama and 'My Brother's Keeper' Program
Los Angeles Clippers' guard and NBA Players Association President, Chris Paul, introduces President Barack Obama and the "My Brother's Keeper" Program which helps reduce the dropout rates among minority youth. About the NBA: The NBA is the premier professional basketball league in the United States and Canada.
House Republicans Vote To Sue Obama Over Healthcare Law
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law. The 225-201 vote, along party lines, to authorize the suit will allow House lawyers to draft legal documents over a five-week summer recess starting on Friday.
President Barack Obama welcomes Gay Games 9 participants to the event, held in Cleveland and Akron. The President's video welcome was shared at GG9 Opening Ceremony at Quicken Loans Arena, in Cleveland, Ohio.