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44: April, 2012

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 04/28/2012

White House Correspondents’ Dinners in years past

Taking a look back at years past gives a quick reminder of what the hot issues and big targets of the moment were.

By Sara Carothers  |  02:58 PM ET, 04/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/27/2012

Obama signs executive order to protect troops from for-profit college deceptive practices

Surrounded by soldiers, the president signed an executive order cracking down on for-profit colleges that prey on service members and veterans.

By Rosalind S. Helderman  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  for-profit colleges, higher education, military, veterans

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Obama to Jimmy Fallon: A couple ‘knuckleheads’ shouldn’t detract from whole Secret Service

Is it too soon to joke about the U.S. Secret Service sex scandal?

By David Nakamura  |  04:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Obama endorsed by major environmental groups

Four major environmental groups simultaneously endorsed President Obama’s reelection bid Wednesday.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Obama may not attend Rio Earth Summit, administration official says

More than 120 presidents and prime ministers from around the globe—including the leaders of China, India and Germany—have announced they’ll attend.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  03:24 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:35 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Obama delays ban on discrimination by U.S. contractors, disappointing gay rights advocates

White House officials say Obama would not sign “at this time” an executive order to prohibit federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation.

By Peter Wallsten  |  04:35 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Fast friends? Obama, Cantor join forces on JOBS Act

If it’s Thursday, it must be another day of bipartisanship in Washington.

By David Nakamura  |  03:06 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Economy, President Obama, Eric Cantor, JOBS Act, U.S. Congress

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Obama supports admitting women members to all-male Augusta National, spokesman says

Obama believes that women should be admitted as members at the all-male country club, White House spokesman Jay Carney said.

By David Nakamura  |  12:32 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Obama gives ‘Vulcan salute’ in photo with Nichelle Nichols of ‘Star Trek’

Actress Nichelle Nichols, who played Lt. Uhura on “Star Trek” in the 1960s, on Tuesday tweeted a photo she took in February with the one-time “Trekkie” who now occupies the Oval Office.

By Natalie Jennings  |  04:30 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Obama hails bipartisanship in signing STOCK Act

A day after blasting Republicans for being increasingly unwilling to moderate their views, President Obama found common ground with them.

By David Nakamura  |  12:39 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  STOCK Act, President Obama, Sen. Scott Brown

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Obama’s rise confused the left: Q&A with ex-White House official Van Jones

The former “green jobs czar” says the liberal movement grew passive under President Obama and paved the way for the rise of the tea party.

By Peter Wallsten  |  11:52 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Obama to assail Republican budget plan as ‘social Darwinism’

The president plans to accuse the GOP of trying to impose a “radical vision” on the nation in a speech Tuesday.

By David Nakamura  |  06:01 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:11 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Obama touts coaching daughter’s basketball team to youth title

During halftime of the NCAA championship game, the president talks of helping coach Sasha’s youth basketball team, the Vipers, to a tournament title.

By David Nakamura  |  11:11 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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