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Hysteria Makes ISIS Stronger
The terrorists win when we attack each other
U.S. Air Strikes on Syria Would Face Formidable Obstacles
Obama’s proposal for air strikes on Islamist fighters in Syria carries significant risk, experts warn
U.S. Military Failed in James Foley Rescue Attempt
U.S. official says a rescue mission for Foley and other journalists held in Syria was authorized by Obama earlier this summer.
Obama Sends Attorney General to Ferguson
The President called for cool heads to prevail in the Missouri town, where tensions have continued to escalate night after night
Martha’s Vineyard Diary: Events in Ferguson Overtake Obama's Vacation
What can be read into Obama’s choice of blazer instead of a suit?
Martha’s Vineyard Diary: Let Obama Have His Vacation
The Obamas and the Clintons celebrate together—and the role of lobster rolls
Obama: U.S. Airforce 'Remains Positioned' Around Refugees at Mount Sinjar
There is "no American military solution to larger Iraq crisis," President Obama warned
On Martha’s Vineyard, Obama’s Cool is On Display
The Obamas’ seaside style is less brash than the Clintons', more secluded
Clinton Favored More Intervention in Syria
The likely Democratic presidential candidate shows off her hawkish side.
Obama: U.S. Strikes Have Destroyed Iraq Militants' Arms and Equipment
Obama said U.S. airstrikes have destroyed arms and equipment that Islamic State insurgents could have used to attack Arbil but warned the current operation in Iraq could take some time
Obama Has No 'Specific End Date' for U.S. Military Strikes in Iraq
"The president has not laid out a specific end date," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters.
'America Is Coming To Help'
President Obama authorized strikes against Islamist fighters in Iraq and the U.S. also dropped relief supplies for members of the threatened Yazidi sect
Obama Considering U.S. Airstrikes to Help Religious Minorities in Iraq
Obama has been looking at a range of options, from dropping humanitarian supplies on Mount Sinjar to military strikes on fighters from the Islamic State who are at the base of the mountain
Obama: 'We Tortured Some Folks'
The President says the United States crossed a line in resorting to torture after 9/11
Obama Calls for Release of Israeli Soldier, Says Putin Ignoring Russia's Interests in Ukraine
"A ceasefire was one way in which we could stop the killing, to step back and try to resolve some of the underlying issues," Obama said
House Republicans Vote to Sue Obama Over Obamacare
The 225-201 vote, along party lines, to authorize the suit will allow House lawyers to draft legal documents
Republicans Might Try to Impeach Obama, White House Aide Says
A top White House adviser said on Friday Republicans might try to impeach President Barack Obama over his go-it-alone immigration strategy
House Committee Votes to Authorize Obama Lawsuit
The lawsuit, if approved by the full House, would focus on Obama's actions in implementing his landmark healthcare law known as "Obamacare"
Perry to Deploy National Guard to U.S.-Mexico Border
As the governor moves to deploy National Guard troops, Texas Democrats fear a “militarization” of the border
Obama to Sign Order Monday Barring Federal Discrimination Against Gays
Officials told reporters on Friday that Obama's move would update two previous orders about discrimination already on the books
GOP Hawks Urge Tougher Sanctions on Putin, Aid to Ukraine
Blaming rebels backed by Russia for shooting down the Malaysian plane, Republicans want action from President Obama
U.S. President Speaks With Israeli Prime Minister
Obama addresses Gaza conflict, underscoring the U.S. support for Israel to defend itself.
U.S. Says Return of Honduran Women, Children Sends Message in Border Crisis
The charter flight from New Mexico to San Pedro Sula transported 17 Honduran women, as well as 12 girls and nine boys aged between 18 months and 15 years
What If Boehner Wins His Lawsuit Against Obama?
The House speaker’s case may be a political stunt, but legally it’s no joke
GOP Split on Boehner's Lawsuit Against President Obama
Giving up on legislation for now, House GOP leader John Boehner is pushing a lawsuit against the president
President Pushes Perry to Unite GOP to Fund Border Crisis Fix
"Are folks more interested in politics or are they more interested in solving the problem," Obama said he told Perry.
Perry Spurns Obama Handshake, Gets a Meeting on Border
The president's overture comes as he's requesting money to deal with a humanitarian crisis on the border
Obama Asks Congress for $3.7 Billion for Immigration Crisis
Obama is struggling to gain control of a humanitarian crisis along the Texas border with Mexico
White House Says Most Children at Border to Be Sent Home
The strong warning came as the White House is expected to ask for funding from the U.S. Congress to deal with the flood of children
On July Fourth Holiday, Obama Urges Immigration Overhaul
"We have to fix our immigration system, which is broken, and pass common-sense immigration reform," Obama said at a White House ceremony for 25 foreign-born men and women who gained American citizenship for their service in the U.S. military