President Obama announced Tuesday at a distribution center in Maryland for the grocery chain Safeway that he is ordering a new round of fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles by March of 2016.
Obama to Nominate New Attorney General After November Elections
President Barack Obama will wait until after Nov. 4 congressional elections to nominate a new U.S. attorney general, a White House official said on Tuesday. The decision to delay allows Obama more time to pick a replacement for Attorney General Eric Holder and means the new nominee will not get mired in election-year politics in the final weeks of the congressional election campaign.
There's another young man I met. His name is Nelson Rieu -- and Nelson is here today. Wave, Nelson. There's Nelson. (Applause.) Now, the reason I want to tell Nelson's story is because, unlike Ashley, Nelson wasn't born here on base, he wasn't born in Jersey.
President Obama Thinks Lions Got Robbed by Refs Against Cowboys
Unless you've been living under a rock for the last few days, then you know that, while the Cowboys beat the Lions in a playoff game on Sunday, they did so due in large part to a controversial call that was made—or rather not made—by the referees who were officiating the game.
White House to Curb Methane Emissions from Oil, Gas Production
President Barack Obama's administration will unveil new rules Wednesday that aim to slash methane emissions from oil and gas production by up to 45 percent by 2025 in its latest move to solidify the Democratic president's credentials on climate change.
Obama Skeptical as Netanyahu Backtracks on Palestinian Statehood Comment
The rift between the Obama administration and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be hardening. Netanyahu tried to walk back on his campaign vow to oppose a Palestinian state, but in a congratulatory call, President Obama made his skepticism clear. Major Garrett reports from the White House, which is unmoved by the prime minister's backtracking.