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President Obama danced with Santa Claus Thursday night at the National Christmas Tree Lighting. Here are the best photos.
“This is clearly a fight between good and evil,” King Abdullah II told CBS News host Charlie Rose.
Pretty clever of them to disguise this reprogramming session as a taped historical event.
“We need the backing of our black president to say that this is a racial issue and that he stands behind us. We don’t need him to come and put boots to the ground; he should have done it 100 days ago.”
“Cassidy/Jindal — bad for Louisiana, disastrous for black families.”
The Obama administration is defending federal programs that send military equipment to local law enforcement, distancing itself from them, and promising some minor reforms to how they operate — all at the same time.
President Obama will “discuss how communities and law enforcement can work together to build trust to strengthen neighborhoods across the country.”
Oedipus Complex: kid-tested, mother-approved.
President Obama’s executive actions don’t change the fact that thousands enter the country every year. And that means good business for companies like B.I. — which sells GPS trackers.
It’s the first cabinet-level departure since Democrats lost the Senate in the midterm elections. He will remain in his post until his replacement is confirmed.
The president has quietly authorized an expanded role for the U.S. military in Afghanistan despite previously saying combat operations would end in 2014.
“I’m going to cry if I need to because my parents’ future is still in limbo. I’m gonna throw all the shade I can to people who thank Obama for his bullshit speech.”
The meals are meant to comply with the USDA’s new guidelines for school lunches championed by the first lady.
Senior White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer: “We feel very good about how the last two and half weeks have gone.”
Speaker John Boehner has been threatening to sue the Obama administration since July over alleged abuses of power related to the rollout of the health care law.
Eric Holder released a video calling for calm Friday. Top White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer tells BuzzFeed News there’s “nothing planned” for Obama so far.
The woman’s arrest comes on the heels of other arrests in and around the White House grounds.
Activists staged a series of protests at Clinton’s campaign events this fall.
President Obama is delivering a televised speech on immigration Thursday at 8 p.m. ET.
Sen. John McCain says there isn’t standing yet to sue the president over his immigration executive actions.
Administration talking points sent to activists and obtained by BuzzFeed News hammer the message that his actions are legal, other presidents have acted on immigration, and the GOP can pass legislation.
The latest Jonathan Gruber video is less inflammatory, but speaks to a fundamental question about Obamacare: Should Americans get health insurance from their employers?
Both were stopped and had their bags emptied and shoes taken off after the U.S. President’s motorcade exited the Marriott Hotel.
The two appeared together outside Aung San Suu Kyi’s home, where they discussed the law that would prevent her from being president.
A new review points to a series of Secret Service failings as the reason Omar Gonzalez managed to penetrate the White House in September.
They acknowledge the lives Obama will affect with long-awaited executive actions to slow deportations, but say parents of DREAMers must be protected.
President Obama plans to use executive actions in order to overhaul the nation’s immigration enforcement policies. Republicans said he is cutting them out of the policy change and will work to oppose it.