James Comey dismisses Mr Trump's claim that Barack Obama ordered his phone tapped, US media say. [...]
Barack Obama levelled some of his sharpest criticisms of Donald Trump following the Republican presumptive nominee's blistering immigration and national security speech on Monday. [...]
President Obama will make history on Sunday when he flies to Cuba to visit the island and hold talks with its communist leader, Raul Castro. [...]
The Republican Party has come unglued. It's been a long time in the making, but the day of reckoning is finally here.Well, that's it then. The Republican Party has come unglued. It's been a long time in the making, but the day of reckoning is finally here.
For decades there's been an uneasy alliance between the various factions within the Republican Party. The business interests have joined with social conservatives and economic populists to form a governing coalition.
At least it was a governin [...]
An altered image of US President Barack Obama with a cigarette in his mouth is being used as part of an anti-smoking campaign in Russia. [...]
Barack Obama condemns "inexcusable political rhetoric" about Islam in his first visit to a US mosque as president [...]
The US Supreme Court is to rule on the president's stalled immigration plan, which would allow five million undocumented people to work. [...]
On economic matters, would Hillary Clinton mirror her husband Bill's centrist outlook, or follow along the lines of Obama's more liberal initiatives? Clearly, she'd be different from Bernie Sanders.
True to her centrist roots on economic issues, Clinton, it seems, wants to appeal to those whose livelihood is tied to financial services as well as the consumer/labor advocates who increasingly comprise the base of the Democratic Party. [...]
Obama stretched the facts in his final SOTU on jobs, deficits, health care, military spending and carbon emissions.
President Obama’s final State of the Union Address came up short of the facts on several topics:
• He embellished his record on jobs, citing “more than 14 million new jobs,” without mentioning that’s only private sector jobs and only since the job losses hit bottom in February 2010.
• Obama similarly omitted part of his presidency in boasting of nearly 900,000 manufac [...]
Like all good politicians Barack Obama in his final State of the Union address was trying to give his narrative on his term of office. [...]
US President Barack Obama attacks the most powerful US gun lobby during a televised public forum dismissed as a PR stunt by the NRA. [...]
An emotional US President Barack Obama unveils new restrictions on gun purchases, saying the "constant excuses for inaction" have to stop. [...]
Barack Obama says the US shouldn't let a "terrorist suspect" buy a firearm. But his reliance on secret government watch lists has Republican opponents - and some liberals - crying foul. [...]
Barack Obama is commander-in-chief of the American military. This is an American president’s most important responsibility of the various duties delineated in the Constitution for the chief executive (Section II, Clause 1: “The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States…). [...]
We must not stay silent on this!
And so the fundamental transformation of America continues as President Barack Obama has envisioned it. [...]