Biden's son joins Navy Reserve

Vice President Joe Biden will have another military son to worry about as he helps chart America's course around the world.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 01:23pm EST

Biden's son joins Navy reserve

Vice President Joe Biden will now have another military son to worry about as he helps chart America's course around the world.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 12:14pm EST

A look at expected Obama administration departures

President Barack Obama is weighing replacements for several White House aides and Cabinet members expected to leave before his second term begins, or early in his second term.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 09:17pm EST

Canada PM urges Obama to avoid "fiscal cliff"

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper urged President Obama on Thursday to work with the U.S. Congress to resolve the "fiscal cliff."

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 08:39pm EST

Obama to visit Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand

Fresh from his re-election, President Barack Obama will embark on a trip to Southeast Asia and become the first U.S. president to visit Cambodia as well as the once pariah nation of Myanmar where he will hail the country's shift to democracy after five decades of ruinous military rule.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 03:01pm EST

Obama speaks with world leaders after re-election

The White House says President Barack Obama has spoken with more than a dozen world leaders following his re-election and expressed his desire to continue to have close cooperation with them.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 02:02pm EST

Obama, GOP leaders lay down markers on budget deal

Taking little time to celebrate, President Barack Obama is setting out to leverage his re-election into legislative success in an upcoming showdown with congressional Republicans over taxes, deficits and the impending "fiscal cliff." House Speaker John Boehner says Republicans are willing to consider some form of higher tax revenue as part of the solution _ but only "under the right conditions."

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 09:57am EST

Obama gets storm update, sends officials to states

President Barack Obama said Saturday that "there's nothing more important than us getting this right" as he visited the headquarters of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for an update on superstorm recovery efforts before beginning a final weekend of campaigning before Election Day.

Saturday - 11/03/2012, 11:41am EDT

Obama convening meeting on Sandy recovery efforts

President Barack Obama on Saturday is gathering together top aides and state and local officials impacted by Superstorm Sandy as he continues to monitor the government's response to the weather disaster, the White House said.

Saturday - 11/03/2012, 12:12am EDT

Obama orders fuel to be sent to areas hit by Sandy

The Obama administration is ordering the purchase of up to 12 million gallons of unleaded fuel and up to 10 million gallons of diesel fuel for distribution in areas impacted by Superstorm Sandy to supplement private sector efforts.

Friday - 11/02/2012, 07:44pm EDT

Benghazi questions fuel fierce partisan debate

The deadly military-style assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has raised numerous foreign policy and national security questions and fueled a fierce, partisan election debate over the Obama administration's handling of the attack.

Friday - 11/02/2012, 04:52pm EDT

Obama and Romney: Where they stand on the issues

A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues, in brief:

Friday - 11/02/2012, 12:10pm EDT

Obama and Romney: Where they stand on the issues

A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues:

Friday - 11/02/2012, 12:03pm EDT

Secret Service agent kills self amid affair probe

A senior Secret Service agent who was being investigated by the government for failing to disclose a long-standing relationship with a foreign citizen killed himself last week in Washington, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 06:31pm EDT

White House cancels annual Halloween celebration

There's no trick-or-treating at the White House this Halloween.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 05:19pm EDT

Obama goes to FEMA before visit to storm-racked NJ

President Obama is paying a visit to Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters ahead of his trip to New Jersey to see the damage done by superstorm Sandy.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 10:43am EDT

Committee probes White House, failed solar company

A congressional committee is looking into efforts by the Obama administration to promote a Colorado solar company that later went bankrupt.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 02:47pm EDT

Mechanical problems delay first lady's plane

First lady Michelle Obama is returning to Washington after her plane was delayed in Nevada Friday night because of mechanical problems.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 01:10am EDT

Admin. rejects new claim about Libya attack

Obama administration officials defended their response to the September attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, amid new claims that the White House failed to send help quickly enough as militants overran the mission. The U.S. ambassador and three other Americans died in the hourslong battle.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 11:07pm EDT

Obama gets briefing on Hurricane Sandy

President Barack Obama has been briefed on Hurricane Sandy and the White House is urging people in the storm's path to listen to local officials and monitor weather reports.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 12:59pm EDT
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