Politics Barack Obama


  • WASHINGTON— The White House warned Tuesday of a "revolution" of computer-generated threats to the U.S. stoked by growing cyber aggression by traditional U.S. foes like Russia and North Korea, and issued a color-coded response plan for the federal government to use after major cyberattacks. Lisa Monaco, President Barack Obama's homeland security and...

  • Bernie Sanders put Democrats on notice Monday that he's not just hoping to influence Washington's agenda under the next president— he's got his eye on this fall's "lame duck" session of Congress. Sanders is concerned that President Barack Obama may try to get legislators to approve the TPP in the congressional session that takes place after the November...

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The United States and Mexico agreed to put into force a new air transportation agreement that is expected to boost travel and clear the way for any city to have direct airline service to the neighboring nation, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday. The agreement will allow "increased market access for passenger and cargo...

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a speech during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Donald Trump says his acceptance speech offered an optimistic message because "we're going to solve the problems."

  • WASHINGTON— Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine are closely aligned on many issues, but Kaine's cautious, left-leaning political profile in a closely contested state is blurred by his ties to energy industry interests and his personal qualms over abortion. The Virginia senator is regarded as a careful, earnest politician who has navigated the...

  • Blair Effron, partner and co-founder of Centerview Partners LLC.

    Blair Effron watched his bank's star rise in a crowded field. His star may rise if Hillary Clinton is elected.

  • Obama: Munich situation still active

    President Obama addressed the deadly shooting in Munich on Friday, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • President Barack Obama(R) meets with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on July 22, 2016.

    Standing next to his Mexican counterpart, Obama slaps back at Republicans, saying the U.S. "values tremendously our enduring partnership with Mexico."

  • Mexico has cooperated on securing border: Obama

    President Obama addresses efforts and cooperation by Mexico to deal with border issues, in a joint press conference with Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto.

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- President Barack Obama said on Friday that globalization is a fact that "we're not going to be able to build a wall around" but that it was important to work to shape the process so that it benefits not just big companies but small firms as well.

  • Great strength in Turkish people: Pres. Obama

    President Barack Obama comments on the military coup attempt in Turkey in a joint press conference with Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto.

  • Obama: RNC vision of US doesn't match facts

    President Barack Obama and President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico answer questions at a joint press conference about the RNC and Donald Trump's views.

  • Obama: Mexico is a critical partner

    President Barack Obama and President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico speak at a joint press conference.

  • Pres. Obama holds news conference with Mexican president

    President Barack Obama and President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico speak at a joint press conference.

  • The Justice Department lawsuit focused on a county-by-county analysis of where Aetna and Humana have what is deemed too much market share in providing Medicare Advantage for elderly people and in the individual health plans created under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law. Aetna will argue in court that the Justice Department defined the...

  • Signage for 1Malaysia Development Bhd. (1MDB) is displayed at the site of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Sources told Reuters the Malaysian PM was "Malaysian Official 1," as the U.S. also sought to seize proceeds from "Wolf of Wall Street."

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- The White House urged Malaysia on Thursday to demonstrate good governance and a transparent business climate, a day after U.S. prosecutors sued to try and seize $1 billion in assets they said were bought with money stolen from a state development fund. Corruption in Malaysia is a huge problem, "the aide said. Obama spoke generally with Najib on a...

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    Obama stressed the importance of a united America, hours before Donald Trump was set to officially accept the GOP nomination.

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- The White House on Thursday said it was expanding a federal loan guarantee program to include companies building electric vehicle charging stations, part of a broader effort to boost EV sales. The White House touted the fact that the number of EV charging stations has risen from 500 in 2008 to more than 16,000 today, as electric battery costs...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- U.S. antitrust officials on Thursday moved to block an unprecedented consolidation of the national health insurance market, filing suit against Anthem Inc's proposed purchase of Cigna Corp and Aetna Inc's planned acquisition of Humana Inc.. The deals would hurt consumers in the different markets served by the four companies, from medical...