With New Congress, Will Obama Work Differently?12/25/14
The GOP-led Congress President Obama will have to deal with for the last two years of his presidency is a stark contrast to the Democratic-led one he came in with. Does that mean Obama will change his approach to dealing with Capitol Hill?
Obama Administration Downplays Court Challenge To Health Law
With this year's enrollment in Obamacare brisk, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell says she's not worried that the U.S. Supreme Court may yet overturn a key provision of the law.
The Oddest Bedfellows? Try Obama and Rand Paul
Jerry Seib and WSJ This Morning's Bruce Johnson discuss how a working relationship between President Obama and Senator Rand Paul highlights shifting ideological lines in Washington.
Obama Considers Listing North Korea A 'Sponsor Of Terrorism' After Sony...
The Obama administration is weighing options for a response to North Korea's alleged cyber attack on Sony Pictures. The move comes after the FBI said it had evidence the Pyongyang government was involved.
President Obama Addresses Sony Hack
President Obama responds to the Sony hack; Staples reveals details of their data breach; Google sues Mississippi's Attorney General and Blackberry makes an acquisition. WSJ's Mathew Passy with details on these stories and more.
Obama unleashed: President goes his own way in final years in office
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: You probably heard that during his news conference yesterday, President Obama took the apparently unprecedented step of only taking questions from female reporters. BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE...
Author: Cuban Dissidents Feel Betrayed By Obama's Action
In the wake of the announcement that the U.S. is restoring relations with Cuba, some Cuban exiles are wary. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Cuban-American author Carlos Eire about his reaction to the news.
Obama Wraps Up A 'Breakthrough' 2014
President Obama held his year-end press conference Friday, insisting 2014 has been a "breakthrough year for America." He also addressed the Sony hack attack and his recent executive action on Cuba.
Obama closes 2014 with remarks on Cuba, North Korea
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSObama’s ‘transformative’ Cuba moment How immigrants are reacting to Obama’s action Obama: No quick end to embargo on Cuba JUDY WOODRUFF: President Obama said today that the United States would respond...
Obama Says Sony Made A 'Mistake' In Cancelling 'The Interview'
President Obama said Sony made a mistake by pulling the movie North Korea opposed and promised a U.S. response to North Korea's actions in the cyber attack against the company.
Cuban-American Congressional Leaders Vow To Fight Obama's Proposals
A day after the president's announcement that he wants to normalize relations with Cuba, Cuban-American congressional leaders came together in Miami to condemn it as appeasement of a Communist regime.
How Obama can change U.S.-Cuba relations without Congress – Part 2
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSU.S. and Cuba restore diplomatic ties, swap prisoners — Part 1 Is it in America’s interest to have closer Cuban relations? — Part 2 How does diplomatic reconciliation affect Cuban-American relations? —...
With Big Moves, Obama Shakes Off Midterm Thrashing
WSJ This Morning's Gordon Deal discusses how President Obama is shaking off the losses in the midterm elections with WSJ's Byron Tau.
Obama Announces Diplomatic Thaw With Cuba
In re-opening ties with Cuba, the president follows through on strategy he outlined during his first White House campaign. He believes engagement with Cuba is a more powerful tool than isolation.
Sen. Marco Rubio: Obama's Cuba Deal Is Bad Foreign Policy
We hear Cuban-American reaction and some of what Cuban President Raul Castro had to say today.
Obama Expected To Impose New Sanctions On Russia
Aides say Obama will sign a bill authorizing new economic sanctions against Russia in retaliation for its ongoing interference in Ukraine. Russia's economy is reeling from earlier western sanctions.
Siding With Obama On Deportations Hurts Saldana's Bipartisan Support
The Senate is to vote Tuesday on Sarah Saldana's nomination to run Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Republicans believe she will be too sympathetic to the president's actions on deportations.
Even Under Obama, Black Activist Says Every Inch Of Progress Is A Fight
President Obama has said he'll work to improve race relations between police and communitie, but in his hometown, many see a leader unable to sustain the progress predicted during his 2008 campaign.
Obama Appointees Could Become Targets For GOP Ire
Two nominees to President Obama's cabinet await Senate confirmation hearings. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with senior Washington editor Ron Elving about their prospects.
How Ash Carter differs from Obama’s past defense secretaries
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhy is Chuck Hagel stepping down? Hagel’s exits and the uneasy White House-Pentagon relationship At West Point, Obama answers foreign policy criticism about America’s role in the world JUDY WOODRUFF: Now:...
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