Headlines
Obama, Ban condemn Moscow bombing

Obama, Ban condemn Moscow bombing

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday condemned the deadly terrorist bombing at a Moscow airport.
First lady and Walmart team on nutrition

First lady and Walmart team on nutrition

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- First lady Michelle Obama Thursday announced she will collaborate with retail giant Walmart in promoting her Let's Move! campaign against childhood obesity.

Gibbs: State of the Union on economy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The majority of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech will be about the economy and jobs, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Thursday.
Gibbs leaving White House press post

Gibbs leaving White House press post

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Wednesday the last seven years working with Barack Obama have been a privilege and the opportunity of a lifetime.

Gibbs: No big Cabinet changes expected

WASHINGTON, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama's official spokesman said Sunday he did not expect to see any major changes in the White House Cabinet next year.

Gibbs: Obama will focus on deficit

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama will include deficit-reduction plans and the U.S. budget in his State of the Union speech, his press secretary said Thursday.
Obama joins family in Hawaii

Obama joins family in Hawaii

KAILUA, Hawaii, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama started his first day of vacation in Hawaii Thursday with a workout at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kaneohe Bay.
Obama signs 'don't ask' repeal

Obama signs 'don't ask' repeal

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama, calling it an honor, Wednesday signed into law the repeal of the ban on gays and lesbians from openly serving in the U.S. military.

Biden's 'big deal' remark lives on in D.C.

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says he couldn't call this week's passage of tax legislation a "big deal," but not because he didn't think it was important.
Obama: U.S. 'on track' to hit Afghan goals

Obama: U.S. 'on track' to hit Afghan goals

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The war in Afghanistan remains difficult, but the United States is on track to achieve its goals and begin withdrawing troops in July, President Obama said.
Obama to publicly discuss Af-Pak strategy

Obama to publicly discuss Af-Pak strategy

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A report on the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan focuses on three areas: the two countries and al-Qaida's senior leadership, the White House said.
White House confident about healthcare law

White House confident about healthcare law

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The Obama administration disagrees with a federal judge's ruling that a key part of the healthcare law is unconstitutional, a White House official said Monday.
Obama won't leave until Congress adjourns

Obama won't leave until Congress adjourns

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- President Obama will stay in Washington during the holidays as long as Congress keeps working, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Monday.
Obama to troops: 'You will succeed'

Obama to troops: 'You will succeed'

BAGRAM, Afghanistan, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. troops at Bagram, Afghanistan, whooped and hollered as their commander in chief, President Obama, thanked them for their service Friday.
U.S., allies reject talks with North Korea

U.S., allies reject talks with North Korea

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The United States, South Korea and Japan are declining China's request for emergency talks with North Korea on the Korean Peninsula crisis, officials said.
Basketball elbowing injures Obama

Basketball elbowing injures Obama

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Rey Decerega earned himself a footnote in U.S. history Friday by cutting President Obama's upper lip while playing basketball, the White House said.
Obama gets rock star reception in Jakarta

Obama gets rock star reception in Jakarta

JAKARTA, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama told an attentive audience in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday the United States is "committed to human progress."
Gibbs: Healthcare repeal not likely

Gibbs: Healthcare repeal not likely

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Republicans' pledge to repeal the U.S. healthcare reform law enacted earlier this year likely won't come to fruition, a White House spokesman said.
Taxes to dominate White House tete-a-tete

Taxes to dominate White House tete-a-tete

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Thursday he expects taxes to dominate the conversation when President Obama hosts U.S. congressional leaders Nov. 18.
The last laugh

The last laugh

U.S. officials have emphasized they will demand changes from banks if evidence is uncovered suggesting any homeowners were wrongly evicted.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Fed fraud team to look into foreclosures

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs confirmed Tuesday that federal fraud authorities were investigating U.S. lenders rushing foreclosure processes.

Gibbs repeats intention to end gay ban

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- President Obama's spokesman said Sunday the administration still wants to end the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, despite supporting it in court.

Retirees won't get cost-of-living raise

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- People who receive Social Security benefits will not get a cost-of-living increase for a second straight year, the Social Security Administration said Friday.
Rove says no foreign donors

Rove says no foreign donors

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Republican strategist Karl Rove said Wednesday there have been no foreign contributors to his campaign fundraising group American Crossroads.

White House ducks 'don't ask' question

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- A White House spokesman told reporters Wednesday to ask the U.S. Justice Department about any appeal of a ruling striking down "don't ask, don't tell."
Page 2 of 12
x
Feedback