2chambers: president obama

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/10/2012

Why are we talking about the debt ceiling again? And what is the debt ceiling anyway?

It's been raised about 100 times through U.S. history -- so why are we talking about it again?

By Ed O'Keefe  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, Edsplainer, George W. Bush, Mitch McConnell, president obama

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Presidential Inauguration theme announced: Faith in America's Future'

The inauguration coincides with the 150th anniversary of the capping of the U.S. Capitol Dome.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  10:11 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Schumer, Inauguration, JCCIC, president obama

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Warren Rudman's legacy laid groundwork for fiscal cliff' negotiations

2CHAMBERS | The former senator will be remembered for many things -- but none more so than what he did to establish elements of the current fiscal debate.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  11:39 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Kerrey, Concord Coalition, fiscal cliff, president obama, Senate, Senate Democrats, Senate Republicans, Simpson-Bowles, Warren Rudman

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 11/14/2012

President Obama defends Susan Rice against criticism from John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Kelly Ayotte

The trio of GOP senators says the U.N. ambassador was either ill-equipped or too misinformed to speak out about the attacks on a U.S. consulate in Libya.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  01:28 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Kerry, John McCain, Kelly Ayotte, Lindsey Graham, president obama, Senate, Senate Armed Services Committee, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senate Intelligence Committee, Susan Rice

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Angus King, still undecided, doesnt rule out joining GOP

Maine's independent senator-elect says he has two main criteria for picking with which party he plans to caucus.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  01:23 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Angus King, Bob Corker, Chuck Schumer, Harry Reid, Maine, Mitch McConnell, Olympia Snowe, president obama, Roy Blunt, Senate, Senate Democrats, Senate Republicans, Susan Collins, Vice President Biden

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Allen West: We used bayonets in Iraq and horses in Afghanistan

#5in5 | Florida lawmaker critiques the president's understanding of military history.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  03:18 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  #5in5, allen west, Allen West for Congress, debate, florida, florida politics, Mitt Romney, president obama