| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:56 PM
With 29 electoral votes, Florida is the most glittering prize in this year's presidential election. Without a win in the nation's biggest swing state, it's hard to come up with a scenario that keeps Barack Obama in the White House.
Since 1960, only one...
| Aug 21, 2012
President Barack Obama "crashed" a state dinner of sorts Monday, making a surprise appearance in the East Room at a children's lunch hosted by the first lady.
Bounding into the first-ever "Kids' State Dinner," he said he normally got invited to state...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Brian Baker, a volunteer for the Obama campaign, stood outside the Obama campaign headquarters on Sistrunk Boulevard on Saturday, waving his "volunteers needed'' sign to traffic headed to early voting at the African-American Research Library and...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:45 AM
HALEIWA, Oahu - If you've vacationed in Hawaii, you know the come-hither scent of flowers, the trade winds cooling the peaks and the warmth of the southern ocean.
Now imagine growing up here, where Barack Obama was born, exposed from the first to a...
| May 14, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Dallas -- Flanked by more than two dozen U.S. athletes, First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday announced an initiative to expose more than 1.7 million American children to Olympic sports.
Obama, who will lead the presidential delegation to the Opening...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:15 AM
The president leaned in, lightly touched Carla Hayden's shoulders and sent a whispered message into her right ear.
What exactly did Barack Obama, leader of the free world, say to the CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library? A national secret? A sweet...
| Jun 21, 2012
— What does conservative pundit Tucker Carlson have to do with an outhouse in Montana?
More than you might think.
Over the weekend, the Montana Republican Party proved wrong those of us who believe our political discourse has gone down the toilet....
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:13 AM
| May 29, 2012
| 4:00 AM
First lady Michelle Obama makes her literary debut Tuesday with a book about the White House garden, an idea born in her Chicago kitchen.
"American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America" is a memoir, how-to,...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 1:05 PM
WASHINGTON – President Obama today said he hasn't taken an active role in the mayoral campaign of his former chief of staff.
"I don't have to make calls for Rahm Emanuel. He seems to be doing just fine on his own," the president said at a...
| Jul 24, 2012
— First lady Michelle Obama will lead a presidential delegation to Friday's opening ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, and she plans to meet Queen Elizabeth, cheer on Team USA and inspire kids to get fit during a four-day trip....