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44: November, 2011

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011

White House: Obama campaigns 5 percent each week

The White House says Obama only spends about 5 percent of his week campaigning.

By David Nakamura  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Obama 2012 campaign embraces spirit of Cyber Monday

By David Nakamura  |  04:14 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Obama to pardon two national turkeys for Thanksgiving

By David Nakamura  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Obama pushes jobs plan in New Hampshire (VIDEO)

President Obama is in New Hamshire to push his jobs plan.

By Beth Marlowe  |  12:18 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 11/21/2011

LIVE VIDEO: Obama speaks about debt ‘supercommittee’

President Obama will deliver a statement from the White House briefing room on the failure of the debt “supercommittee”

By Matt DeLong  |  05:28 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:28 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Scribes forced to cool heels as Obama meets Chinese leader

Print journalists were not allowed into the ceremonial opening of a meeting between President Obama and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, prompting a protest from weary reporters at the end of the president’s nine-day Asia-Pacific trip.

By David Nakamura  |  10:28 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Secretary of State Clinton to visit Burma next month

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Burma next month, the White House said Friday, in a thawing of dimplomatic ties between the United States and the Southeast Asian nation whose strong-arm government has outraged the West.

By David Nakamura  |  11:29 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Obama, in Indonesia, touts private company trade deals in Asia

Boeing, General Motors sign deals totaling $25B with Asian airline companies, White House says.

By David Nakamura  |  08:25 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:29 AM ET, 11/17/2011

President Obama addresses Australian military troops after announcing partnership

U.S. president rallies Australian troops after announcing new military partnership.

By David Nakamura  |  07:29 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:03 AM ET, 11/17/2011

During school visit, Obama talks hoops, education, Bieber

U.S. president recalls Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s years playing hoops in a professional league Down Under.

By Debbi Wilgoren  |  07:03 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:14 AM ET, 11/17/2011

President Obama arrives in Bali, Indonesia

U.S. president arrives in Indonesia for next leg of his Asia Pacific trip.

By Debbi Wilgoren  |  06:14 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Obama: U.S. to send 250 Marines to Australia in 2012

Troop presence is part of deliberate U.S. effort to compete with China for influence in the Asia Pacific region.

By David Nakamura  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Lost in translation? Obama luau gesture seen as Taiwan politicking

Lost in translation: Obama’s luau gesture is seen as Taiwan politicking by the Chinese press.

By David Nakamura  |  02:41 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Obama nixes funny shirts for APEC photo

President Obama breaks with tradition of outlandish outfits for group photo of leaders at APEC summit.

By David Nakamura  |  06:30 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 AM ET, 11/13/2011

Obama administration defends approach to Iran’s nuclear weapons program

By David Nakamura  |  01:16 AM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:10 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Obama calls Penn State scandal ‘heartbreaking’

In his first remarks about the child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State University, President Obama called it “heartbreaking” and said it should prompt “soul-searching” across the country.

By David Nakamura  |  10:10 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Obama honors U.S. military at Carrier Classic basketball game on USS Carl Vinson

Aboard the U.S. warship that dumped Osama bin Laden’s body at sea, the president paid tribute to service members on Veterans Day, saying he “could not be prouder to be an American” because of their service.

By David Nakamura  |  07:38 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 PM ET, 11/10/2011

President Obama to spend Veterans Day in Washington and California, attend annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Ceremony

The day will begin with a breakfast for veterans at the White House hosted by Obama and the First Lady, Michelle. Obama will then make his way to Arlington National Cemetery where, at approximately 11:15 a.m., he will participate in the annual wreath-laying ceremony

By Scott Wilson  |  09:30 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Obama to meet with Chinese President Hu, other leaders during Asia Pacific trip

By David Nakamura  |  02:11 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Obama, Clinton present united front on taxes

There’s nothing like a GOP attack ad to bring the two Democrats back together.

By Anne E. Kornblut  |  11:41 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Obama to change Head Start funding, slams GOP on spending cuts to education

The president announced changes to Head Start funding and attacked Republican proposals to cut spending for schools.

By Scott Wilson  |  12:14 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 11/08/2011

President Obama announces changes to Head Start funding (Live Video)

By Natalie Jennings  |  11:24 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Obama to announce changes to Head Start funding during Philadelphia visit

Announcement of changes in federal funding is intended to highlight differences with GOP over education.

By Scott Wilson  |  10:03 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Obama speaks on veterans jobs initiatives (Live video)

By Natalie Jennings  |  11:36 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Obama announces new veterans jobs initiative to keep pressure on Congress

On Monday, Obama announced new initiatives intended to reduce unemployment among military veterans.

By David Nakamura  |  11:02 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 11/04/2011

In Cannes’ rain, Obama has moment in the sun

It was raining in Cannes, but an event celebrating the centuries-long alliance between France and America raised spirits.

By David Nakamura  |  03:05 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 11/04/2011

President Obama to speak from G-20 Summit (Live video)

By Natalie Jennings  |  10:13 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 11/03/2011

White House: China open to discussing currency policy

By David Nakamura  |  03:55 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/03/2011

Sarkozy seeks political boost from Obama at G-20

President Obama’s popularity might have dipped in the United States, but his public standing in Europe remains high.

By David Nakamura  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:59 AM ET, 11/03/2011

Obama, French President Sarkozy open G20 summit

U.S. president says “most important aspect” of G20 summit is stabilizing Europe and Greece amid financial crisis.

By David Nakamura  |  06:59 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 11/02/2011

President Obama rips Boehner for ignoring jobs legislation in favor of ‘In God we Trust’

By Anne E. Kornblut  |  03:34 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Obama pushes jobs plan in Georgetown (LIVE VIDEO)

The president will speak near Georgetown’s Key Bridge on the infrastructure spending.

By Beth Marlowe  |  11:22 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 10/31/2011

White House Halloween: How would you describe this scene? (caption contest)

By Natalie Jennings  |  06:26 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Obama to visit Georgetown’s Key Bridge to promote jobs plan

President will highlight the need for infrastructure investments to boost the economy, a White House official said.

By David Nakamura and Ben Pershing  |  03:35 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Obama to meet with France’s Sarkozy and Germany’s Merkel during G-20 summit

The president will meet with them at the G-20 summit in France to discuss Europe’s debt crisis.

By David Nakamura  |  12:23 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 09/16/2011

Obama pushes jobs plan at Georgetown bridge

President Obama will talk about infrastructure and promote his jobs plan at the waterfront park near the Key Bridge in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C

By Beth Marlowe  |  08:55 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 09/16/2011

Obama pushes jobs plan at Georgetown bridge (LIVE VIDEO)

President Obama will talk about infrastructure and promote his jobs plan at the waterfront park near the Key Bridge in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C

By Beth Marlowe  |  08:55 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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