Obama Moves to Restore Diplomatic Relations with Cuba
Governments around the world are applauding the U.S. and Cuba after their diplomatic breakthrough. President Obama said Wednesday that it was time to end an experiment in diplomatic and economic isolation that dates back to the Eisenhower administration.
President Obama's Upcoming Challenges with GOP Senate Takeover
President Obama and his family will leave Hawaii this weekend and return to reality. The upcoming year could bring a gridlock in Washington, along with a Congress at odds with the White House. Chip Reid reports from Honolulu.
Top U.S. Court Rejects New Challenge to Obamacare Law
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up another broad challenge to President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. The court rejected an appeal filed by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons and the Alliance for Natural Health USA.
U.K. Prime Minister to Talk Terror, Tech with Obama
President Obama will have more meetings Friday with British Prime Minister David Cameron. The two leaders are expected to discuss topics ranging from international terror to Ebola. Cameron is also expected to press the president on the sensitive subject of government snooping.
A day after giving the State of the Union address, President Obama began a road trip to sell the economic program and other goals he laid out in his speech. While congressional Democrats said they were invigorated by the president's approach, top Republicans criticized his policies and his pledge to veto bills that could roll back health care and immigration reform.
Senate to Begin Hearings for Loretta Lynch, Obama’s Attorney General Nominee
Loretta Lynch is promising a fresh relationship with law enforcement — and with Congress — as she appears before a Senate committee Wednesday in her bid to become the nation's first black female attorney general. CBS2's Susan McGinnis has more on the story.
Obama Agrees to Slow U.S. Pullout from Afghanistan
President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. will slow its military withdrawal from Afghanistan, maintaining 9,800 troops in the country through the end of 2015 instead of cutting the number by about half as originally planned.
The open warring among Democrats over fast-track trade legislation, and the party's broader existential crisis on free trade, grew more pronounced Thursday as senior lawmakers announced a breakthrough on the trade bill.
Barack Obama at the White House Correspondents Dinner
President Barack Obama delivered his seventh speech to the White House Correspondents' Association Saturday night. After a short montage parodying his interviews with BuzzFeed and YouTube stars, the president launched into his annual stand-up set.