May 2, 2013 3:04 AM
President Obama travels to Mexico in the day ahead.
It's a trip that is expected to be dominated by trade and immigration. He will meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Most of the president's activities will be at the National Palace in the heart of the capital. Dozens... more »
April 12, 2013 3:50 AM
Today, President Obama will welcome the U.S. Naval Academy football team to the White House for a presentation of the 2012 Commander in Chief's trophy. The trophy is awarded yearly to the service academy with the best record against the other two on the gridiron. The Naval Academy went undefeated... more »
March 28, 2013 3:40 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed an executive order establishing a presidential commission to address voting issues. Obama announced his plans to create the commission last month in his State of the Union address. The top lawyer for Obama's re-election campaign, Bob Bauer, will co-chair the commission with... more »
March 22, 2013 3:00 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) - President Barack Obama is wrapping up a three-day visit to Israel by paying his respects to heroes of the Jewish state and victims of the Holocaust as well as touring the Biblical birthplace of Jesus Christ. Obama was laying wreaths at the graves of Theodor Herzl, the... more »
February 27, 2013 3:54 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is highlighting Mississippi's progress toward reducing childhood obesity. At an appearance Wednesday to celebrate the third anniversary of her own effort against childhood obesity, the first lady said Mississippi is inspiring other states and communities across the country. She is citing new research... more »
February 23, 2013 7:24 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is attending his youngest daughter's dance recital at an arts center in suburban Maryland. A White House official says 11-year-old Sasha Obama's recital is being performed Saturday evening at the Music Center at Strathmore. Located in North Bethesda, Md., about a half-mile outside the... more »
February 22, 2013 12:57 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is warning that automatic spending cuts scheduled to take effect March 1 will result in travel delays at major airports and require traffic-disrupting shutdowns of air traffic control towers at smaller facilities. Transportation Secretary Ray La Hood says the across the board reductions will... more »
February 11, 2013 2:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - An administration official says President Barack Obama plans to submit his 2014 budget plan to Congress in mid-March. The budget was supposed to have been released last week but the White House says it's been delayed by passage of legislation last month to avert the so-called fiscal... more »
January 25, 2013 2:54 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will give their first joint interview to the television news show "60 Minutes," and it will air Sunday. Clinton is soon to leave her post as secretary of state, and already she... more »
January 21, 2013 1:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed documents officially submitting top administration nominations to the Senate. In a traditional inauguration signing ceremony in the U.S. Capitol after he took the oath of office, Obama affirmed the nominations of John Brennan to be director of the CIA, former Sen. Chuck... more »
January 17, 2013 1:55 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Trying to find Michelle Obama on Twitter? Try tweeting her at (at)FLOTUS, which is Washington shorthand for "first lady of the United States." Mrs. Obama's office unveiled her new Twitter identity on Thursday, largely to replace a previous Twitter account under the handle of (at)Michelle Obama. That... more »
January 14, 2013 12:14 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's reviewing a list of proposals from Vice President Joe Biden about how to reduce gun violence and expects to present specifics later this week. Obama says stronger background checks, a meaningful ban on assault weapons and limits on high-capacity ammunition magazines are... more »
January 14, 2013 12:05 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says Congress' failure to raise the government's borrowing authority would delay payments of benefits to veterans and Social Security recipients. He again warned that he will not negotiate on raising the debt ceiling, aiming to pin the burden of an unprecedented default on congressional... more »
January 6, 2013 11:52 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign has been fined $375,000 by the Federal Election Commission for reporting violations related to a set of donations received during the final days of the campaign. The fines are among the largest ever levied on a presidential campaign by the FEC and... more »
November 5, 2012 8:51 AM
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - President Barack Obama has made his last campaign appearance in Colorado. The president spoke before 20,000 supporters at a late-night rally in Aurora in his final stop in the state before Election Day. He mentioned the devastation from Sandy and said Aurora knows something about tragedy... more »
October 14, 2012 12:09 PM
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney won't be making campaign appearances today. They both are expected to spend hours preparing for Tuesday's presidential debate. Obama and his advisers are in Williamsburg, Va., while Romney and his team are at the Republican's Boston-area home. Obama is looking... more »
October 7, 2012 6:17 PM
Campaign issues preached biblically from the pulpit. You probably haven't heard that in church, but for the past several years some pastors have decided to participate in Pulpit Freedom Sunday.
This year more churches than ever took part. We sat in on one of these sermons.
Since 1954... more »
September 20, 2012 4:40 PM
DENVER (AP) - President Barack Obama's administration is creating a national monument at a dramatic rock formation in southwestern Colorado that is sacred to the Southern Ute tribe.
Senator Michael Bennet's office on Wednesday confirmed a report in the Denver Post that said the move to preserve 4,700 acres... more »
August 22, 2012 4:51 PM
President Barack Obama is returning to Colorado next week to try to steal the spotlight from the Republican National Convention. Obama is scheduled to address a rally at CSU Fort Collins on Tuesday evening, just as the Republicans' convention in Tampa heads toward its climax.
Mitt Romney is scheduled to... more »
July 30, 2012 7:04 PM
Ancestry.com says it has found evidence that President Barack Obama could be a descendent of an African slave. Obama's black father is from Kenya and his white mother is from Kansas.
It has been reported repeatedly in the past that Obama's ancestors were not slaves. The Utah-based Ancestry.com now says... more »
July 27, 2012 6:28 AM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - If President Barack Obama wins swing-voting Colorado, and a second term as president, voters like Paula Burky will probably be the reason. Burky, who has decided to vote for Obama, says, in her words, "He understands women." Both Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, see... more »
July 18, 2012 5:34 AM
DENVER (AP) - The presidential campaigns in Colorado are stepping up their efforts to repeat national talking points using in-state politicians. The Mitt Romney campaign planned an event Wednesday with prominent Colorado Republicans criticizing President Barack Obama's economic policies. Former congressman Bob Beauprez and former Sen. Hank Brown planned a... more »
May 13, 2012 8:35 AM
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - First Lady Michelle Obama says the example of the four North Carolina A&T State University students who started the sit-in movement for desegregation more than 50 years ago shows what young people can do to change the world. Obama was the commencement speaker Saturday at the... more »
April 24, 2012 8:06 AM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - University of Colorado students are hoping to hear good news when President Barack Obama visits the University of Colorado in Boulder to talk about student loans. Backers are worried that student support for Obama is not as strong as it was four years ago, but CU... more »
April 23, 2012 4:46 PM
ASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday embraced a student loan proposal that President Barack Obama is selling on the campaign trail and refused to endorse Sen. Marco Rubio's conservative immigration plan aimed at helping young illegal immigrants.
The two policy positions signaled an effort... more »
March 11, 2012 10:50 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is trying to make some bucks off March Madness with its own version of the NCAA Tournament office pool. It's called "The Obama Bracket Challenge." Visitors to Obama's campaign website, BarackObama.com, are invited to pick the winners of each tournament matchup. The... more »
March 8, 2012 10:09 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are having dinner with three donors to his re-election campaign and guests who won a rare chance to have a private meal with the first couple. Obama's campaign is staging its third "Dinner with Barack" event at Boundary Road,... more »
March 1, 2012 3:58 AM
PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona lawman who calls himself America's toughest sheriff is taking aim at President Obama's birth certificate issue. The controversy over the certificate has been widely debunked, but it remains alive in the eyes of some conservatives. On Thursday, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he'll unveil... more »
February 26, 2012 12:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic governors are bullish on President Barack Obama's re-election prospects, citing the improving economy and a Republican nominating contest that has exposed deep divisions in the party's base. Republican governors insist Obama is vulnerable, but they say they are concerned the prolonged primary race has alienated independent... more »
February 16, 2012 7:24 AM
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Marijuana activists are headed to an Obama campaign office to protest what they consider "hostile actions" from the administration. Pot activists say that President Barack Obama's administration is making "attacks" on medical marijuana patients. Several activists were headed to a campaign office in Lakewood Thursday to... more »
February 14, 2012 12:30 PM
After a heated showdown between Congress and the White House, back in December, the 2% payroll tax cut was extended for two months. Now, that extension is about to run out, and President Obama is asking for an extension for the remainder of 2012.
Today, President Obama took his... more »
January 27, 2012 4:58 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is expanding its signature foreclosure-prevention program to try to help those with heavy debt loads avoid losing their homes. The Home Affordable Modification Program will also be extended through 2013. The three-year old program has strived to help those at risk of foreclosure lower... more »
January 25, 2012 10:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- "Good job tonight," President Barack Obama told his Defense chief as he arrived for his annual State of the Union message.
Unknown to a global television audience watching the speech moments later, a bold hostage rescue operation had played out half a world away with an... more »
January 24, 2012 11:17 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mitt Romney spent years building a presidential candidacy based on corporate success, a squeaky clean image and an aura of electability that let him focus on President Barack Obama rather than his GOP rivals.
South Carolina Republicans destroyed that strategy in an instant, saying they see... more »
January 23, 2012 12:22 PM
Congressman Doug Lamborn (R) announced today he will not attend tomorrow's State of the Union address.
Congressman Lamborn made the decision because he does not support the policies of President Barack Obama.
News 5 is interviewing Lamborn this evening and will have more on the decision tonight. more »
January 16, 2012 10:08 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and his family will be among those around the country who will honor the legacy of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
The Obamas plan to participate Monday in a community service project in Washington to honor King's memory.
Monday... more »
January 11, 2012 6:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama has gotten a new commitment from medical schools to boost training and research for the treatment of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health injuries. The initiative is part of the first lady's Joining Forces campaign, which focuses on issues affecting veterans and... more »
December 2, 2011 7:50 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is likely to get a good reception when he meets for the third time with leaders of Native American tribes in Washington. He's been getting high praise from Native Americans for breaking through a logjam of inaction on issues that affect their nations.
... more »
November 26, 2011 11:28 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has a not-so-secret weapon in store for winning over voters in three key states: Vice President Joe Biden. Democrats are crafting a campaign strategy for Biden that targets the big three political battlegrounds: Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida. A shaky economy and sagging... more »
October 26, 2011 7:57 AM
President Barack Obama is detailing a college loan plan that could help him shore up support among cash-strapped students and graduates.
The plan he should announce today in Denver would allow millions of student loan recipients to lower their payments and consolidate their loans.
Young voters were an... more »
October 21, 2011 6:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials confirm that an American Predator drone took part in the airstrikes yesterday in Libya that stopped a convoy carrying Moammar Gadhafi. The ousted Libyan leader was captured -- wounded but alive --and later died with gunshot wounds to the head, chest and stomach.
Today,... more »
October 20, 2011 3:37 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the death of Moammar Gadhafi marks the end of a long and painful chapter for Libya.
Speaking Thursday from the White House Rose Garden, the president says the Libyan people now have the opportunity to determine their own destiny. He says they... more »
October 16, 2011 9:42 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's getting financial support from some of the nation's most distressed areas.
He has shored up support from mid-level donors in some of the most economically distraught areas of the country, even as his Republican challengers have made jobs a central issue heading into... more »
October 13, 2011 11:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign says he raised more than $70 million combined for his re-election and the Democratic party during the summer. The amount exceeds a goal set by the campaign of $55 million combined for the July-September fundraising period but is about $16 million less than... more »
October 1, 2011 8:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama may have a string of counterterrorism successes and earned high marks from the public on foreign policy, but that's probably not going to help him hold the White House.
When he won the presidency, questions lingered about his readiness to handle national security... more »
September 27, 2011 9:46 PM
Tonight we're speaking with Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn to get his thoughts on President Obama's remarks in Denver today.
We'll have that at 10 on KOAA 5 with Rob and Lisa. more »
September 27, 2011 8:14 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - President Barack Obama is heading to Denver to pitch his jobs plan in the city where he accepted the Democratic nomination. But as he's acknowledged at fundraisers up and down the West Coast, this election isn't like 2008.
Obama told a star-studded Hollywood fundraiser Monday... more »
September 25, 2011 9:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is heading to the West Coast to raise money from liberal donors and try to sell his new jobs plan.
Obama has fundraisers events Sunday in two reliably Democratic states, Washington and California. He's expected to keep up his newly aggressive tone of... more »
September 21, 2011 5:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett will headline a pair of campaign fundraisers for President Barack Obama in the coming weeks. Obama's re-election campaign says Buffett will help raise money for the president at an event Sept. 30 in New York City. The longtime Obama adviser will also headline... more »
September 19, 2011 8:34 PM
A petition drive is currently underway to completely legalize marijuana use in our state. A group calling themselves Citizens for Responsible Legalization started running television ads in Colorado Springs on Friday promoting the effort.
Brian Vicente of the group Sensible Colorado says the proposed referendum would place similar restrictions... more »
September 18, 2011 3:51 PM
DENVER (AP) - Denver is in the running for one of three new satellite patent offices to be opened under President Barack Obama's America Invents Act.
The Denver Post reports that Denver is a finalist and in competition with California, Texas, Washington and Utah. The new satellite offices are... more »
September 18, 2011 9:45 AM
President Barack Obama is coming out tomorrow with his opening bid on long-term debt reduction. But the White House wants to keep the focus on jobs and avoid getting sucked into another budget fight with lawmakers.
Administration officials see the task of attending to long-term deficits as necessary, but... more »
September 8, 2011 10:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The collapse of a crane brought in to repair earthquake damage at the National Cathedral has forced a Sept. 11 commemoration with President Barack Obama to move. Organizers say Sunday's "Concert for Hope" will now be held at the Kennedy Center. The president is still expected to... more »
September 3, 2011 1:07 PM
PALATINE, Ill. (AP) - An outspoken Republican congressman from Illinois is defending his decision to boycott President Barack Obama's jobs speech next week. U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh said Saturday that Obama is abusing his power as president by calling a joint session of Congress for the address. Walsh said at... more »
September 2, 2011 5:43 PM
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming congressional leaders say they're glad the Obama administration has backed away from lowering the federal limit for ozone pollution, but environmentalists say it is stepping away from fixing the state's ozone problem.
Last winter, ozone levels near gas drilling areas in the Upper Green... more »
September 2, 2011 9:14 AM
The job report is out, and employers added no net workers last month and the unemployed rate was unchanged. This is a sign that many were nervous the U.S. Economy is a risk of slipping into another recession.
The Labor Department says total payrolls were unchanged in August, the... more »
August 17, 2011 8:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's summer getaway to Martha's Vineyard has renewed a seemingly annual debate: Is there ever a good time for the president to go on vacation?
Given the demands of the job and the risk of an unexpected crisis, the political perils of the presidential... more »
August 13, 2011 11:07 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is headed to the Midwest after a summer of discontent over a debt showdown with Republicans and the downgrade in the nation's credit rating. Obama's bus tour begins Monday. It's his first as president and will take him to prairie communities in Minnesota and... more »
August 10, 2011 9:21 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has hosted a traditional Ramadan break-the-fast dinner at the White House, using the occasion to recognize Muslim survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks and to thank Muslims for their service to the country.
The president said that, with the 10-year anniversary of... more »
August 10, 2011 3:53 PM
ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) - Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says President Barack Obama's previous job as a community organizer didn't prepare him for the job. And the Republican presidential candidate says Iowa shouldn't repeat the mistake of voting for another charismatic politician who lacks experience. That was an obvious reference... more »
August 8, 2011 2:14 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the U.S. always is and always has been a triple-A country, despite its rating agency downgrade.
He said also the U.S. didn't need a rating agency to tell it that it's political system was having trouble functioning.
Speaking at the White... more »
August 7, 2011 6:25 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown is calling for President Barack Obama to respond to Republicans in what he calls "a very powerful way" during the upcoming presidential election.
Brown says the Republicans are gearing up to destroy Obama during the campaign, and he says that, in response,... more »
August 7, 2011 5:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has spent part of the day talking to top American commanders about the U.S. troops lost when a helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan.
The White House says Obama placed calls to the commanders on Sunday to express his condolences for those who... more »
August 5, 2011 8:08 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - White House officials say President Barack Obama will host a rural economic forum on August 16 at a community college in northeast Iowa. The Democratic president and members of his cabinet plan to visit Northeast Iowa Area Community College in Peosta, as part of a... more »
August 3, 2011 9:25 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama is in his hometown to raise money for his re-election campaign. Obama will speak at three fundraising events Wednesday, including a video conference with supporters gathered at house parties around the country. The president's quick stop in Chicago is his first trip outside of... more »
August 2, 2011 10:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A homeless man is in custody after climbing over the White House fence tonight. The man was immediately captured by uniformed Secret Service agents.
Agency spokesman Ed Donovan says the man had a backpack that's being examined for possible explosive material. Donovan says 41-year-old James Crudup... more »
July 20, 2011 8:28 AM
DENVER (AP) - Another campaign ad attacking President Barack Obama is hitting the airwaves Wednesday - and the Republican National Committee is aiming this one just at Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico.
The ad continues Republican themes of blaming the president for the poor economy and highlights the unemployment... more »
July 11, 2011 6:58 PM
President Barack Obama says he will continue to push congressional lawmakers to reach the largest deal possible to cut government spending and raise the nation's borrowing limit.
Obama says he knows his call for a large deal faces resistance. House Speaker John Boehner has said a smaller deal stands... more »
July 10, 2011 7:26 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he and Congress "need to" agree on a budget deal in 10 days in order to meet an Aug. 2 deadline to increase the nation's debt ceiling and avoid a potentially calamitous government default. Obama spoke as he and the eight top House... more »
July 8, 2011 1:24 PM
June 29, 2011 1:04 PM
President Barack Obama says it is not a radical idea to end tax breaks for the wealthy and high earning oil and gas companies.
Speaking at a White House news conference this morning, Obama said the government cannot reduce the deficit if all current tax breaks stay in place.... more »
June 24, 2011 6:06 AM
PITTSBURGH (AP) - President Barack Obama is announcing a $500 million project Friday to spur high-technology manufacturing, a sector of U.S. industry that presidential advisers say has lost ground to overseas competitors. The White House says the project could lead to such things as lighter cars and smarter robots.
... more »
June 22, 2011 8:55 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says 10,000 troops will come home from Afghanistan by the end of this year as the U.S.mission shifts from combat to support after nearly 10 years of war.
The president said a total of 33,000 troops would be withdrawn by next summer, as... more »
June 22, 2011 6:50 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - By the summer of next year, the number of U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan could be reduced by more than 30,000.
That's the timetable that President Barack Obama is expected to announce this evening, in a speech to the nation.
The President's Speech can be... more »
June 21, 2011 1:06 PM
WASHINGTON (MSNBC) - President Barack Obama is set to announce a blueprint for bringing U.S. troops home from Afghanistan that is expected to reduce the number of troops by up to 5,000 next month, as well as a broader plan for recalling the rest of the 30,000 surge forces he... more »
May 31, 2011 8:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is calling Barack Obama "one of the most ineffective presidents" he's ever seen, and says he can beat him next year.
Romney tells NBC in an interview that while Obama wasn't responsible for the recession he inherited, "he made things worse.... more »
May 30, 2011 4:52 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of registered Democrats has fallen in key states carried by President Barack Obama in 2008 in what could be an early warning sign for his re-election campaign. Democrats fared well among an estimated 15 million new voters in 2008, and party registrations soared prior to... more »
May 29, 2011 1:40 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is on his way to Missouri to see the destruction caused by the massive tornado a week ago today. In Joplin, Obama will meet with survivors and officials and attend a memorial service for those killed by the storm. He'll also make brief remarks. more »
May 13, 2011 11:25 PM
(AP) - An Army doctor who disobeyed deployment orders because he doubted President Obama's birth records is free from military confinement at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. Terry Lakin was released today after serving five months of a six-month sentence for refusing to go to Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Lakin of Greeley,... more »
May 10, 2011 10:17 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The killing of Osama bin Laden has given President Barack Obama a new applause line for fundraising events.
Obama boasted at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Tuesday night that thanks to the U.S. military and American intelligence agencies, "Osama bin Laden will never again threaten... more »
May 10, 2011 7:48 PM
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Describing the border with Mexico as more secure than ever, President Barack Obama says Republicans who insisted on tougher enforcement should now be ready to move on and deal with comprehensive immigration reform.
But instead, he says they're still demanding more. In a speech... more »
May 5, 2011 11:37 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama has arrived in New York for a solemn visit to ground zero, where he will try to bury the memory of Osama bin Laden by honoring those who died in the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Obama will hold private... more »
April 30, 2011 5:28 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is taking aim at oil company tax breaks amid rising profits from increasing gasoline costs.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama again urged Congress to end $4 billion a year in oil and gas company tax breaks.
Obama says the... more »
April 27, 2011 1:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the Republication National Committee says the issue of President Barack Obama's birth certificate is a distraction. But in a statement, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus also accuses Obama of playing campaign politics by addressing that issue.
Priebus says Obama "ought to spend his time... more »
April 18, 2011 1:49 PM
In a hypothetical race between President Obama and Donald Trump, the incumbent would win handily. That's the result of a poll conducted by Rasmussen Reports.
According to the poll, President Obama would get 49 percent of the vote, while Trump would get 34 percent.
April 14, 2011 12:33 PM
First Lady Michelle Obama, along with Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, appeared at Fountain-Fort Carson High School this morning to push math and science for children of military personnel.
It wasn't a typical appearance. Mrs. Obama became part of a mock game show, with questions... more »
April 10, 2011 9:40 AM
DENVER (AP) - A Colorado mom says she and her family were watching TV in their pajamas when she heard President Barack Obama read from an email she wrote to tell him how a government shutdown could spoil her son's school trip.
Shalini Schane (SHAL'-uh-nee SHAYN) of Longmont said... more »
March 28, 2011 8:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says that the United States intervened in Libya to prevent a slaughter of civilians.
In a prime time address from Washington, Obama said it was necessary to act to prevent "a campaign of killing" by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
Obama says not... more »
March 23, 2011 2:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A top Navy official in the campaign in Libya says international forces are intercepting and attacking government troops that have been storming population centers in the North African nation.
Rear Adm. Gerard Hueber says the coalition is targeting Moammar Gadhafi's mechanized forces, his artillery and mobile... more »
March 23, 2011 1:58 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is categorically ruling out a land invasion of Libya to force Moammar Gadhafi out. Obama told the Spanish-language network Univision that an invasion is "absolutely" out of the question.
He also says the U.S. this week will pull back from its dominant role... more »
February 17, 2011 2:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is heading to friendly territory to push his plan to spend billions more on education, meeting with Facebook's founder and other technology leaders in the San Francisco Bay area and touring Intel Corp.'s semiconductor manufacturing facility in Oregon.
Obama wants to spend more on... more »