Obama goes there on ‘acting white’

It’s an insult meant to stunt the viewpoints and ambitions of their victims.

Obama: I ‘lose my mind’ around chips and guacamole

Meanwhile, the first lady is trying to cut back on french fries.

Morgan Freeman arrived in D.C. for an awards dinner without anyone noticing

Freeman, a longtime supporter of the NEH, delivered the keynote address at a black-tie dinner celebrating the winners of the 2013 National Humanities Medals.

Obama tries to connect with ordinary Americans — through junk food

Burgers, pizza, fries and beer -- just like a regular guy!

Michelle Obama: ‘Did you know that African-American slaves helped to build’ the White House?

Her 2009 comments come to mind as we think about acknowledging the contributions made by slaves.

A guide to White House slogans

What exactly does “pen and phone” mean? We explain.


Obama extends long-term trend of fundraising presidents

(Jay L. Clendenin / AP)

Over the past 30 years, fundraisers undertaken by sitting presidents have largely witnessed an upswing.


First lady says `Drink Up' more water

First lady Michelle Obama, along with 30 children, unveiled a temporary logo surrounded by 2,000 blue water bottles on the White House's South Lawn on Tuesday. This is all part of the White House’s “Drink Up” campaign, which launched in September.


Obama’s new approach: Keep ‘hope and change’ alive

(Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP)

The president resurrects his campaign rhetoric in a midterm strategy of hammering Republicans.