Statement by the Press Secretary on H.J. Res. 124, S. 231

_On Friday, September 19, 2014, the President signed into law:_ H.J. Res. 124, the "Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015," which provides...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 5:00 pm

christian groups on campus

california is working on banning christian student associations on college campuses for the dastardly crime of insisting the the leadership and...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 2:31 pm

Administration Announces 7.3 Million Paid Obamacare Enrollments Republicans Whine

Administration announces 7.3 million paid Obamacare enrollments, Republicans*whine...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 2:29 pm

rape in the military

male on male rape. just from the number of reported rapes in the military, a young man is 1,000 times more likely to be raped in the military than in...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 2:21 pm

Remarks by the President at "It's On Us" Campaign Rollout

East Room 12:14 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Welcome to the White House, everybody. And thank you to Joe Biden not just for the introduction,...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 1:10 pm

Cape Town pro-gay mosque opens in South Africa

This should get a whole bunch of different groups in a real flap. ---Quote (Originally by BBC)--- A Muslim academic has opened a gay-friendly...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 12:30 pm

Scotland

So, the UK remains intact by a 55-45 vote. I was a bit surprised when the POTUS came out openly as a No - didn't really think the rest of the...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 12:06 pm

I Don't Think the Kids Get It

The former Miss RNG (the fundie) asked me to babysit our 9 yo granddaughter because her hubby is out of town on business, the girl is sick and she...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 11:36 am

Obama Administration Launches Second Promise Zone Competition to Create Economic Oppo

Today, the Administration is launching the competition to designate the next round of Promise Zones, part of the President’s plan to create a...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 11:30 am

Angry With Washington, 1 In 4 Americans Open To Secession

"BOSTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States,...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 11:01 am

Remarks by the First Lady to Women's Leadership Fund Conference

Marriott Marquis Hotel Washington, D.C. 4:12 P.M. EDT MRS. OBAMA: Are you guys fired up? (Applause.) You have to be. You really do have...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 9:30 am

Statement by the President on the Results of the Scottish Referendum

We welcome the result of yesterday’s referendum on Scottish independence and congratulate the people of Scotland for their full and energetic...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 9:30 am

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 9/18/2014

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:58 P.M. EDT MR. EARNEST: Good afternoon, everybody. Welcome to the White House. Happy Thursday. ...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 9:30 am

Remarks by President Obama and President Poroshenko of Ukraine After Bilateral Meetin

Oval Office 3:21 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, it is a great pleasure to welcome President Poroshenko to the Oval Office. He and I have...

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 8:30 am

Presidential Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate

_NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:_ Allison Beck, of the District of Columbia, to be Federal Mediation and Conciliation Director, vice George H....

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 8:30 am