During a meeting today with Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari at the White House, President Obama said "he is looking forward to visiting Pakistan later this year," the White House announced a few minutes ago.In a statement, the White House also said that the two leaders' "discussion focused on ou
Family members, friends and others are at the University of Arizona in Tucson tonight for a "Together We Thrive: Tucson And America" service to honor and remember the victims of Saturday's shooting rampage.President Obama will be among the speakers.
Saying that "neither side surrenders its view of the law," the Associated Press nonetheless writes that there's been a settlement in its copyright infringement lawsuit against artist Shephard Fairey over his "Hope" poster that took on iconic status during the 2008 presidential campaign.The wire serv
This morning's report on a drop in the nation's unemployment rate last month and a 103,000-increase in jobs, is evidence that "the trend is clear," President Obama just said: "the pace of hiring is beginning to pick up."
The White House will tomorrow renominate more than a dozen candidates for judicial positions on federal courts, a person familiar with the administration's plans tells NPR.The Senate failed to vote on the nominees before the last Congressional term expired last month.In all, the Senate never took an
This has the feel of a classic "trial balloon":Politico writes that "former Clinton Commerce Secretary William Daley -- a scion of Chicago’s powerful political dynasty -- is being considered for a top slot in the Obama administration, perhaps White House chief of staff, according to two
Congressional Democrats are holding firm against a plan to extend tax cuts from President George W. Bush's time in office. That includes Democrats from President Barack Obama's home state of Illinois.Mr. Obama wants to extend tax cuts for wealthy Americans in addition to the middle class.