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  • Obama: 8 Million Health Care Sign-Ups a Boon for Democrats - President Obama has many times declared victory for the Affordable Care Act, most recently with the announcement earlier this month that 7 million people have signed up in the law’s inaugural year. Today, with a slight grin, he added a big exclamation point. Now, 8...
  • Obama Tells Wounded Warriors They Are 'Inspiration' - President Obama welcomed Wounded Warriors on their Ride to the White House today calling the participants “an incredible inspiration to me and to our country.” “Biking nearly 60 miles in three days would be a challenge for anybody, but for all of you, this is...
  • Obama: 'Nobody who works full-time should have to live in poverty' - President Obama used his executive authority to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers on Wednesday Paul Lewis Karen McVeigh
  • Obama: 8 million have signed up for health care - President Obama announced that the number of people signed up under the health-care law has reached 8 million.
  • Obama accuses Putin of destabilizing Ukraine - WASHINGTON -- President Obama accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of supporting "non-state militias" in southern and eastern Ukraine in an attempt to destabilize the country, and warned that the Russian leader was risking economic pain and international isolation.
  • Obama warns of 'consequences' for Russia over Ukraine - President Obama on Wednesday said the United States is preparing to ratchet up sanctions on Russia and boost assistance for the Ukrainian military in the coming days, as Ukraine struggles to contain a pro-Russia uprising in its eastern cities.
  • Obama, Biden pitch job training: Do reforms go far enough? - Both President Obama and House Republicans offered dueling messages Wednesday on an issue important to getting millions of Americans back to work and the national economy back on track. And for the 3.7 million “long-term unemployed” workers, who haven’t been able to find new jobs for half a year or more, the path back to a job with decent earnings may run through a school or certificate program ...
  • Obama's hope in check after Geneva deal - President Barack Obama had a curt assessment of his own administration's latest "breakthrough" in its tangled diplomacy with Vladimir Putin: buyer beware. US officials never held out much hope for talks in Geneva aimed at stemming the chaos in eastern Ukraine that Obama had blamed on Russian support for separatist rebels. But on the face of it, the unexpected agreement between Russia, Ukraine ...
  • Obama: Health plan ‘is working’ and many enrollees are young - President Obama announced Thursday that 8 million people had signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act and that 35 percent of them were under the age of 35, countering those who predicted that it would attract mainly older and sicker people.
  • Obama conciliatory on immigration - President Obama sounded a more conciliatory note on immigration Thursday, a day after he issued a statement criticizing House Republicans for "extreme" votes on the issue and angering a top GOP lawmaker who said it further poisoned chances for a bill to get done this year. Mr. Obama also gave ...

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