After a year of horrific headlines about substandard care in VA hospitals, veterans' groups were hoping for a little love from the president.
After six years of recession and gridlock, most voters don't share the president's rosy view on the "middle-class economy."
Typically, a sit-down with the president is an honor reserved for only the most senior and respected White House reporters. But at 5PM, President Obama will take questions from some unusual interviewers.
While conservatives clearly agree that they don't like Barack Obama, they don't seem to have found a consensus on much of anything else.
President Obama is pushing a series of new cybersecurity initiatives that could weaken, and even criminalize, independent research into data vulnerabilities.
Jan 15, 2015
New White House rules focused on cutting methane emissions are the last big chance for the president to cement his legacy on climate change.
Dec 23, 2014
Since the Eisenhower years, presidents have tended to relegate granting clemency to the holiday season, treating pardons like gifts. Unless something changes soon, President Obama will go down as one of the shittiest Santas in history.
Now that the US and Cuba are friends again, are Havana's "jineteros" are going to be hip-deep in American women?
Obama will announce today that the US and Cuba are "normalizing" relations for the first time in 50 years.
Sneaky moves by the oil industry have probably made the contentious pipeline superfluous.
Civil rights activists in Ferguson and New York have pinned their hopes for justice to federal investigations into police misconduct. But these probes aren't a silver bullet.
Photographer Richard Misrach and Mexican composer Guillermo Galindo are turning human trash found on the US-Mexico border into instruments, giving a new identity to fragments of lost lives.
There were many people who could have lessened the damage done in the aftermath of the now infamous shooting of Michael Brown—and virtually all of them were Democrats.
After Matthew Hoh's critical resignation letter was published, he was frozen out of Washington and became suicidal. Now he's trying to help whistleblowers have an easier time.
Democrats and Barack Obama are losing their grip on young voters. That means if you're under age 30, your vote is back in play for 2016.
I think the president came to realize, quite early on, that closing Guantánamo and rejecting indefinite detention were promises he had to break in order to give the rest of his counter-terrorism policy room to breathe.
Just in time for Veterans Day, the Obama administration has announced that as many as 1,000 employees in the country's embattled VA could face disciplinary action. So why are top hospital administrators still on the agency's payroll?
The President has picked Loretta Lynch, a US Attorney from Brooklyn, to replace Eric Holder as Attorney General. But while she has a strong record on criminal justice reform, whether she will finally crack down on Wall Street is a whole other question.
The left still hasn't figured out how to get Obama's coalition to vote when Obama's not on the ballot.
The GOP is now preparing to take control of the Senate for the first time in eight years--a political power shift that gives the party free rein to torment President Barack Obama for the next two years.
Voter choices today will directly impact the quality of air we breathe, how much we pay in taxes, and whether the country's broken immigration system gets fixed before we start collecting Social Security.
It's easy to chalk up the GOP's hard right midterm turn on immigration to conservative fearmongering and vague doomsday panic, but that's not the whole story.
You can create the most sophisticated medicines and vaccines in the universe, but none of that matters if most countries can't afford them-or even afford to train doctors in the first place.
The grim specter of the Islamic State loomed heavily over the NATO summit. The jihadist group dictated the agenda of the event being held at the five-star resort in Newport and nearby Cardiff Castle.