Talks between the President Obama and congressional Republicans grew more contentious as GOP leaders flatly rejected tax increases as part of a deal. Obama has put raising the Medicare eligibility age on the table.
Obama’s deficit strategy is a combination of audacity, hope and — in the eyes of Republicans — chutzpah, writes POLITICO. The president has been casting himself as a pragmatic centrist. Obama still wants to raise taxes on families earning $250,000 a year, but just how “rich” is that?
The Obama administration is ramping up talks on how to revive the housing market.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is probing what he sees as signs of an unseemly overlap between Obama’s official and political activities, including a DNC organized White House meeting with business donors.
The Obama administration implemented its most aggressive and controversial gun measure to date when it ordered dealers in four Southwestern states to report multiple sales of semiautomatic rifles to the federal firearms bureau.
Obama will honor a second living Medal of Honor recipient today.
The White House hosts a lacrosse clinic to celebrate the sport’s Native American origins.
And Michelle consumed a 1,700 calories meal at Washington’s Shake Shack.