George Stephanopoulos dodged the press more than any other briefer-in-chief since 1993. But every briefer had their quirks.
Some have criticized the White House for staying away from James Foley’s memorial mass.
The moment is now when it comes to police demilitarization, say advocates — but it won’t stay that way for long.
No “heads-up” from Missouri’s governor.
After attending a birthday party in Martha’s Vineyard Thursday night, President Obama was briefed on the unfolding situation in Missouri.
“While there are deep concerns about slippery slopes and being dragged into a sectarian war in Iraq, progressives will not oppose action responding to genocide.”
In an alternate reality, President Obama always talks the way he did at Ft. Belvoir Thursday.
Behind every great man is a great woman. Duh.
The Obama administration pivots off another natural disaster to make its case that climate change is real and Americans are already suffering because of it.
“Obama and Netanyahu are like little kids who have been paired together by their science teacher, but who still want to try and jab and hurt each other as much as possible.”
The president says the word “torture” — twice — when talking about controversial CIA interrogations from the post-9/11 era.
“It’s not particularly relevant whether a particular leader in Hamas ordered this abduction,” Obama says.
President Obama promises a limited, effective fight against the Islamic State in Iraq in comments Saturday morning. U.S. military jets launched several airstrikes Friday on isolated targets.
President Obama speaking from the White House briefing room. Watch live here.
John Podesta says Republicans in the House are a “lagging indicator” when it comes to climate change.
“The administration’s position on this has not changed.”
Dan Pfeiffer: “It would be foolish to discount the possibility that the Republicans would consider going down that path.” Update: Boehner’s office says impeachment has been “ruled out.”
The Obama administration is joining with Congressional Democrats steering clear of the Cuellar-Cornyn border bill.
(It’s about roads and bridges.)
The president is delivering an address from the White House after the U.S. escalated sanctions against Russia Wednesday over the crisis in Ukraine.
The odds aren’t great against Hillary Clinton, but the Democratic governor from Maryland is doing the actual things people do before running for president: donors, new policies, campaign travel, distance from Obama. “I think people are going to be surprised at the amount of time he does this.”
“I know Brad [Jenkins] would be honored if you voted for his nomination,” the White House intern writes to a White House “Artists” email list.
The Obama administration is running TV, radio, and print ads in the countries where thousands of undocumented immigrants, many of them children, are coming from. The White House is asking Congress for money to run more.
“This isn’t theater. This is a problem.” Obama puts the border crisis on Congress’ shoulders.
“Together, all of you remind us that America is and always has been a nation of immigrants,” President Obama said.
Saba Ahmed made headlines this week when she stood up for Islam to a hostile conservative panel. Now she says she wants a job in the Obama administration.
“People are happy to let the president [move unilateraly] because leadership on both sides of the aisle know pretty well that the American people have Iraq fatigue pretty bad.”
New steps ban visas to officials involved in human rights abuses and cancels a US-funded military exercise in Uganda.
The president will send up to 300 military advisers to assist the Iraqi regime in its battle against ISIS, and is laying the groundwork for airstrikes.
“We broke the country, and we do need to fix it. But we need to do it without risking more men’s and women’s lives.”