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Sebelius spotlighted over Obamacare sign-up glitches

Sebelius spotlighted over Obamacare sign-up glitches

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- With the debt issue temporarily sidelined, Republicans have turned their sights on the flawed enrollment system for the Affordable Care Act, officials say.

Gibbs: Stop politicizing Libya attack

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- President Obama's senior campaign adviser Sunday criticized Mitt Romney for politicizing the attack that killed the U.S. ambassador in Libya.
Biden, Ryan spar on Middle East, economy

Biden, Ryan spar on Middle East, economy

DANVILLE, Ky., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Vice President Joe Biden and Republican nominee Paul Ryan debated foreign and domestic policy Thursday in a sometimes-contentious debate in Danville, Ky.

Adviser: Obama faced Romney clone

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- President Obama's senior campaign adviser, Robert Gibbs, said Sunday "a clone that looked a lot like Mitt Romney" showed up for last week's presidential debate.
Romney takes the fight to Obama in Denver

Romney takes the fight to Obama in Denver

DENVER, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Republican challenger Mitt Romney went hard at Democratic President Barack Obama in their first debate Wednesday at the University of Denver.
Aide: Obama video doesn't claim racism

Aide: Obama video doesn't claim racism

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A former White House aide Wednesday dismissed claims that President Obama implied in a video that race affected the pace of help for Hurricane Katrina victims.
White House: No Libya cover up

White House: No Libya cover up

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A senior White House aide Sunday denied the Obama administration tried to downplay the apparent terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya.

Gibbs: Voters know economy takes time

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Robert Gibbs, President Obama's senior campaign adviser said Sunday he's confident voters understand it will take time to get out of the "mess" of the economy.

Obama aide: Medicare 'cut' wasn't a cut

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- One of President Obama's advisers said the supposed cuts the administration made to Medicare was actually the result of savings made through new efficiencies.
Johnny Tapia, boxing champ, dead at 45

Johnny Tapia, boxing champ, dead at 45

ALBUQUERQUE, May 28 (UPI) -- Johnny Tapia, a five-time world boxing champion, has died in Albuquerque, the Albuquerque Journal reported Monday. He was 45.
Santorum: Obama 'elevates Earth above man'

Santorum: Obama 'elevates Earth above man'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said President Barack Obama subscribes to a theological worldview that "elevates the Earth above man."

Attack ads hurting GOP and Dems

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Negative attacks in Republican presidential campaigns have driven disapproval ratings on both sides of the political divide, politicians said Sunday.

Report: Gibbs joins Obama campaign

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs has joined the Obama re-election campaign, sources tell Politico.
First lady: Not 'some angry black woman'

First lady: Not 'some angry black woman'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. first lady Michelle Obama disputed a new book's assertion she meddles in White House matters with staff and said she's not "some angry black woman."

Gibbs: I didn't say Romney was 'weird'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama's re-election campaign does not plan to assault Republican front-runner Mitt Romney's character as "weird," an Obama adviser said Sunday.

Neighbor thwarts kidnapper

ALBUQUERQUE, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- An Albuquerque man saved his 6-year-old neighbor by calling police while he chased an alleged kidnapper, police say.
Gibbs expects Romney to get GOP nod

Gibbs expects Romney to get GOP nod

SCHENECTADY, N.Y., April 26 (UPI) -- Former White House spokesman Robert Gibbs picked Mitt Romney out of the crowded field as the most likely to win the Republican nomination for U.S. president.
Gibbs candidate for Facebook job?

Gibbs candidate for Facebook job?

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 28 (UPI) -- Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs could be offered a job with the social networking site Facebook, those familiar with the situation said.
WH spokesman Gibbs conducts last briefing

WH spokesman Gibbs conducts last briefing

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- White House press secretary Robert Gibbs faced the media one last time Friday, fielding questions about Egypt, the federal budget proposal and the Middle East.
Obama talks generalities with GOP leaders

Obama talks generalities with GOP leaders

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama discussed spending cuts and deficit reduction with House GOP leaders at a White House lunch Wednesday, but didn't get into specifics.
Gibbs in last week as WH spokesman

Gibbs in last week as WH spokesman

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Robert Gibbs confirmed Monday this is his last week as press secretary before leaving the Obama administration.
Gibbs: Only Egyptians can determine fate

Gibbs: Only Egyptians can determine fate

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- An orderly transition is a must to end unrest in Egypt, but transition doesn't have to mean a new government, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Monday.

Carney tapped as Obama's press secretary

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- President Obama will name Jay Carney as his new press secretary, succeeding Robert Gibbs, a senior administration official said Thursday.
Tucson hero to be at State of the Union

Tucson hero to be at State of the Union

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The intern credited with saving U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' life when she was shot in Tucson will be at the State of the Union address, the White House said.
Gibbs keeps State of Union details secret

Gibbs keeps State of Union details secret

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- White House reporters found slim pickings Monday when they tried to pry details of the president's State of the Union speech from press secretary Robert Gibbs.
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