President Obama tells the UN General Assembly that violent responses and protests sparked by the “Innocence of Muslims” film empower extremists and promote hate.
President Obama tells the UN General Assembly that the United States still wants to settle the Iranian nuclear issue through negotiations but that time for diplomacy is running out.
President Obama tells the UN General Assembly Tuesday that an Iranian nuclear state would threaten peace and security in the Middle East.
The president weighed in Tuesday on an NFL labor conflict that has millions of football fans around the country begging for a settlement.
(UN Photo/Marco Castro)
The White House is now defining what happened in Benghazi, Libya over one week ago as a terrorist attack. “It is, I think, self-evident that what happened in Benghazi was a terrorist attack,” said White House spokesman, Jay Carney. Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, Carney stated that “our embassy was attacked violently and the […]
President Barack Obama marked the one-year anniversary of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’s repeal Thursday, saying that the elimination of the controversial law banning gay and lesbian soldiers from openly serving “upheld the fundamental American values of fairness and equality.” “Gay and lesbian Americans now no longer need to hide who they love in order to […]
House Republicans are expected to pass the bill before the end of the week, but the Obama administration says it is going nowhere.
Needing 60 votes to shut off debate and move to a final, simple majority vote, the legislation fell just short. (Photo: Richard Miller/TRNS)
The White House announced that President Obama will meet today with longtime Burmese opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Aung San Suu Kyi is in Washington this week meeting with officials to discuss newly re-established American relations with her country’s government. On Tuesday, she visited the State Department, where her efforts were praised by […]