White House officials never asked the President
In eight years, through two presidential campaigns and in the White House, Obama has repeatedly cribbed his own 2005 speech
Direct from 1979, it’s the 44th President on prom night
Class of 2013, your path to this moment has wound you through years of breathtaking change. You were born as freedom forced its way through a wall in Berlin, tore down an Iron Curtain across Europe.
Obama looks to find common ground with Republicans on the Keystone XL pipeline and on Social Security.
Obama should cave on tax hikes to achieve his other goals.
Through meeting and eating, the spirit of Washington is shifting, and the commonalities between the two parties are taking center stage for the first time in several years.
Ever since the Cold War ended, the Pentagon has been pushing to become more “flexible” and “agile,” to use two words frequently heard at Defense Department briefings and found burrowed into innumerable Pentagon …
Washington, it seems, can’t get no satisfaction.
After years of often-alarmist rhetoric about the threat of deadly cyber-attacks – and repeated calls for government to ‘do something’ to address the threat – President Obama …
At his State of the Union speech, Obama promised to boost oil and gas production even as he supports clean energy. It’s smart policy—but can he make it work?
Before the economic collapse, President Obama focused on how the middle-class could thrive in an increasingly outsourced and automated world. It’s a message he’ll return to tonight.
The White House petition drive offers a big megaphone for quirky causes. It’s also helping Obama advance his political agenda.
Conventional wisdom holds that second presidential terms tend to be somehow fatally cursed—Eisenhower and the U-2; Nixon and Watergate; Reagan and Iran-contra; Clinton and impeachment; George W. Bush and Iraq and the financial …