President Obama kicked off a campaign in defense of the Affordable Care Act at the White House on Tuesday, urging Americans to not let the problematic launch of HealthCare.gov discourage them and presenting individuals who benefited from the act.
A lot has been made of the photo President Obama took with both the British and Danish prime ministers at Nelson Mandela's funeral. The backlash has been immense, with many saying it was tactless, others saying even the First Lady was annoyed. Now the photographer who actually captured the moment is telling a much different story.
Obama Doubles Down During O'Reilly Interview: Fox Is 'Absolutely' Unfair to Me
In a taped interview with Fox host Bill O'Reilly, President Obama went after the host and his employer for investigating issues like the White House’s response to the Benghazi attack and the Internal Revenue Service’s undue targeting of conservative groups.
Obama Says 8 Million Signed Up for Health Insurance
Beating the initial sign-up projections for the Affordable Care Act by one million, the president used the numbers to challenge Republican critics on Thursday. More than a third of those who signed up are under the age of 35.
President Obama showed his skills as a comedian at the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner, focusing mainly on Donald Trump. He made fun of the birth certificate controversy, and ribbed Trump about his presidential ambitions.
Michelle Obama Enlists Help of Richard Sherman to Push Lunch Bill
As the first lady continues her push to raise nutrition standards for school lunches, a House committee passed a bill allowing schools to opt out. Michelle Obama also called upon Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman to join her crusade against childhood obesity.
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama administration tried to get support from the leaders of states that will host thousands of the Central American children who have crossed the Mexican border on their own since Oct. 1.
Is Fundraising Interfering with President Obama's Duties?
President Obama has attended 398 fundraisers since taking office -- and this month's world and domestic issues have not slowed him down. After the Malaysia Airlines crash, President Obama kept his fundraising schedule in New York and chose to call world leaders from Air Force One.
President Barack Obama dismissed Russia as a nation that "doesn't make anything" and said in an interview with the Economist magazine that the West needs to be "pretty firm" with China as Beijing pushes to expand its role in the world economy.