President Barack Obama

Via CNN: President Obama is set to unveil plans Wednesday to open large swaths of U.S. coastal waters in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico to oil and natural gas drilling — a move likely to please the energy industry but upset the administration’s environmentalist supporters. “To set America on a path to […]

President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Sunday for a firsthand look at the 8-year-old war he inherited and dramatically escalated. After an overnight flight from Washington, the president landed in Afghanistan for a stay of just a few hours, all in darkness. He flew by helicopter from Bagram Air Field to […]

As Allison Samuels writes in her piece “How Will Michelle Obama Make Her Mark,” the first lady’s push for Chicago as the host of the 2016 Olympics “provided a glimpse of what Michelle can be like when she wants something: determined, focused, spirited, graceful. We saw flashes of that Michelle during her husband’s campaign. But […]

President Obama, who made job creation No. 1 in his State of the Union address, will roll out his plan today to give businesses a $5,000 tax credit. CNNMoney.com reports.

In State of the Union, president calls for three-year spending freeze..