President Obama stepped up pressure on Congress Tuesday to reinstate unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed that expired December 28 when they failed to vote on the issue before leaving town for the holidays.
Idris Elba probably didn't expect Pres. Barack Obama to talk about his sex appeal when he went to the White House last week for a screening of his awards season favorite drama 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.' "He told everyone in the screening room Idris Elba couldn't sit down because all the ladies were all over him. Elba said "it was an honor" to have Obama ask to see the movie.
President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that stoked talk of a possible rapprochement between the leaders of two Cold War foes. (Dec. 10)
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.
In a statement from the White House Press Briefing Room, President Obama announces a series of measures that will continue to increase the cost on Russia and on those responsible for what is happening in Ukraine.
Lunching outside the White House, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden push above minimum wages and at the same time government financed infrastructure projects that they say could be endangered if Congress does not act soon.