Political

(Washington, DC) -- Representative Mike Kelly is offering President Obama a lump of coal for Christmas. During the weekly GOP address, the Pennsylvania Republican said it's not because the President was bad this year, but because coal is an important part of the American economy...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is reflecting on the progress America made in 2014 as the year comes to an end. During his weekly address, Obama said the country experienced the strongest year for job growth since the 1990s. The President praised the private sector for...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama's annual State of the Union address is set for January 20th. The White House accepted an invitation from House Speaker John Boehner to address a joint session of Congress that night. In a letter, Boehner said members of the House and Senate...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says the Keystone XL oil pipeline is a big deal for Canada but not for the U.S. In a White House news briefing, Obama said Keystone would create only a couple of thousand temporary construction jobs and would not lower gas prices in the U.S...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is optimistic that things can get done in the deeply divided capital city. In a news briefing at the White House, the President was pressed about life with a new Republican-led Congress. Obama said he is always willing to compromise. He also...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama calls 2014 a year of action and a breakthrough year for America. Opening a year-end news briefing at the White House, the President said the economy continues to recover nicely from the deep recession. He cited ongoing economic growth, job...
(Washington, DC) -- The FBI is officially blaming North Korea for the cyber attack on Sony. A statement released today says methods used in the hack are similar to ones used in previous attacks linked to North Korea, including one on South Korean banks and media in 2013. The FBI...
(Washington, DC) -- House Speaker John Boehner is formally inviting President Obama to deliver the annual State of the Union address on January 20th. In a letter, Boehner said members of the House and Senate will look forward to hearing the President's views on economic and...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama faces reporters today for the last time this year. Obama will likely take questions about the new U.S. policy toward Cuba, the Sony hacking incident and relations with Congress in his end-of-the-year news conference. Republicans are set to...