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.