In a White House briefing held Friday, President Obama announced the remaining American troops in Iraq will be home by the end of the year, closing a war effort there that has killed more than 4,400 US servicepeople and wounded 32,000 more since 2003.
“After nine years, America’s war in Iraq will be over,” the president said.
The White House has announced that President Obama, a well-known basketball afficionado, will attend a Veteran’s Day college game onboard the USS Carl Vinson — the aircraft carrier that buried Osama bin Laden at sea.
At a Monday night fundraiser at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, President Obama’s speech was interrupted when some hooligan concerned citizen in attendance yelled that Mr. Obama was the “antichrist” and that “Jesus Christ is savior!” Well, it beats having a pair of shoes thrown at you.
President Barack Obama's approval rating has hit its highest point in two years – 60 percent – and more than half of Americans now say he deserves to be re-elected, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll taken after U.S. forces killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.
In worrisome signs for Republicans, the president's standing improved not just on foreign policy but also on the economy, and ind
More deals are in negotiations today as the House is scheduled to begin considering a budget deal to cover the remainder of the fiscal year.
The Senate would take up the bill at some point after that, according to Jon Summers, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's office.
Last week, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders negotiated an agreement to cut $38.5 billion in n