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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama condemned fatal shootings in Canada on Wednesday as "outrageous attacks." ''We're all shaken by it," he said.
Vice President Biden toured a dredging barge at Penn's Landing on Thursday to show support for the project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Labor Secretary Tom Perez sought Monday to re-energize President Barack Obama's stalled push for raising the minimum wage from $7.50 to $10.10 an hour and for making paid leave for mothers of newborns more widely available.
CHICAGO (AP) - A lesson from President Barack Obama's brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What's past is prologue.
President Obama is planning to travel to Pennsylvania to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf in the final week of the race, a White House official said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency.
WASHINGTON (AP) - He's tackled the financial crisis, served two vice presidents and been portrayed by Kevin Spacey in an HBO film, but Ron Klain's newest job as the U.S. point person on Ebola may be his toughest challenge to date.
The Big Tent: First Lady Michelle Obama tells a Philadelphia audience it's critical to elect Tom Wolf governor of Pennsylvania to "finish what we started" and stand up for families.
Vice President Biden will travel to Philadelphia next Thursday, the White House said Friday. Without providing details, the White House said Biden will be coming to the city to take part in an event designed to highlight the "importance of investing in America's infrastructure."
Staff writers for both The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News will be tweeting about today's General Election.
EVANSTON, Ill. - President Obama assured an audience peppered with old friends and colleagues that he wasn't making a campaign or political speech.
WASHINGTON - Almost as soon as President Obama decided that Julia Pierson had to go as director of the Secret Service, he knew exactly whom he wanted to replace her.
WASHINGTON - In an interview with CBS' 60 Minutes, President Obama acknowledged that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State extremists and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight.
Gov. Christie targeted President Obama in two national media interviews Tuesday, criticizing the president for saying the intelligence community had underestimated the threat posed by the Islamic terrorist group ISIS.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama condemned fatal shootings in Canada on Wednesday as "outrageous attacks." ''We're all shaken by it," he said.
CHICAGO (AP) - They say you can never truly go home again, but for Barack Obama, perhaps the old adage doesn't apply.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Labor Secretary Tom Perez sought Monday to re-energize President Barack Obama's stalled push for raising the minimum wage from $7.50 to $10.10 an hour and for making paid leave for mothers of newborns more widely available.
CHICAGO (AP) - A lesson from President Barack Obama's brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What's past is prologue.
WASHINGTON (AP) - While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away.
CHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Secret Service is charged with watching the president's back, but who's watching his wallet?
WASHINGTON (AP) - He's tackled the financial crisis, served two vice presidents and been portrayed by Kevin Spacey in an HBO film, but Ron Klain's newest job as the U.S. point person on Ebola may be his toughest challenge to date.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Under pressure to select an Ebola "czar" to lead the U.S. response against the disease, President Barack Obama conceded Thursday it "may be appropriate" to designate a single individual to head the administration effort.
Vice President Biden toured a dredging barge at Penn's Landing on Thursday to show support for the project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel.
The Big Tent: First Lady Michelle Obama tells a Philadelphia audience it's critical to elect Tom Wolf governor of Pennsylvania to "finish what we started" and stand up for families.
President Obama is planning to travel to Pennsylvania to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf in the final week of the race, a White House official said.
Vice President Biden will travel to Philadelphia next Thursday, the White House said Friday. Without providing details, the White House said Biden will be coming to the city to take part in an event designed to highlight the "importance of investing in America's infrastructure."
CHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections.