Gen. Stanley McChrystal recently gave an interview to Rolling Stone Magazine. McChrystal, who is the top commanding officer in Afghanistan, painted a less than flattering picture of the White House in the interview. McChrystal has been called to the White House to explain his interview.
Excerpts from a Rolling Stone magazine profile on Gen. Stanley [...]
Obama on Sunday labeled the spill a “potentially unprecedented environmental disaster” as he stopped off in the fishing hub of Venice on to show solidarity with Louisiana’s threatened coastal communities.
Rain running down his forehead as he spoke, Obama stressed BP was the responsible party as he acknowledged the pain of Louisianans in a strong [...]
Rahm Emanuel is officially a Washington caricature. He’s the town’s resident leviathan, a bullying, bruising White House chief of staff who is a prime target for the failings of the Obama administration.
But a contrarian narrative is emerging: Emanuel is a force of political reason within the White House and could have helped the administration [...]
Differences have emerged as President Barack Obama urged top Republicans and Democrats to focus on agreements at a six-hour televised healthcare summit.
He urged 40 congressional Democrats and Republicans in Washington DC to avoid political theatre, as part of a fresh bid to save his troubled reform plans.
For the first time, Mr Obama offered his [...]
President Barack Obama and a bipartisan group of leaders from the Senate and the House will meet February 25 for specific talks aimed at a compromise on health care legislation, said a White House official.
Those same leaders already are scheduled to go to the White House
on Tuesday for broader bipartisan talks on health, the jobs [...]
The unemployment rate in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped to 9.7 percent in January, indicating the labor market may be poised to climb out of its deepest slump since World War II.
More than half a million Americans found work, a Labor Department report showed today in Washington, helping push the jobless rate to the lowest [...]
President Obama is scheduled to attend a Friday memorial service for seven CIA officers and contractors killed in Afghanistan in December.
The service is to be held Friday morning at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia.
The suicide bombing on a CIA base in Afghanistan last week was carried out by a Jordanian doctor who was an al-Qaeda [...]