The president faces pressure from frustrated activists to do even more to protect illegal immigrants.
The Obama administration offers support for spending plan in hopes of avoiding shutdown.
Obama cautions Congress not to increase sanctions against Russia without European agreement.
City has one of the fastest-growing immigrant populations in the country, he told his audience.
Obama thanked them for their often unheralded service and urged them not to focus on “hunkering down.“
In an interview with BET, President Obama responds to protests in wake of grand jury decision in Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases
House Democrats vow to fight Obama on trade in a shift of alliances on Capitol Hill.
As the nation’s first African American president, Obama has adopted a more measured approach to race issues that is notable for its lack of raw emotion.
President Obama said he’ll side with Republicans against his traditional allies on trade pacts.
Obama pledges to seek compromise with Republicans during talk to business leaders