Tag Archive: Obama

Obama challenges GOP to compromise on debt

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama raised the stakes Monday in talks aimed at preventing an unprecedented U.S. default, saying there would be no agreement if Republicans did not compromise and that he… Continue reading

White House to Congress: We Don’t Need Your Authorization On Libya

WASHINGTON — The White House finally made its case to Congress on why it doesn’t need lawmakers’ approval to forge ahead with military operations in Libya: Because we’re not at war. Senior administration… Continue reading

Obama seeks to reassure Israel on Mideast policy in speech at AIPAC conference

While the president’s core message differed little, Obama appeared to have succeeded in easing the concerns of some Israelis who had sharply criticized his speech Thursday. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, who met… Continue reading

Economists Urge Obama Not to ‘Overreact’ to High Food Prices

Leading advocates for the world’s poorest and hungriest are urging President Obama not to “overreact” to recent spikes in food prices, particularly by imposing export bans on U.S. agricultural products. In its February… Continue reading

Farrakhan: Jews are pushing the US into war

Nation of Islam leader says his comments on Jews are meant “to pull the cover off Satan” and “Zionists dominate the US government and banks.” Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan said Jews… Continue reading

Farrakhan: Mideast uprisings will come to US

Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan predicted on Sunday that America faces imminent uprisings that mirror those in the Middle East. “What you are looking at in Tunisia, in Egypt … Libya,… Continue reading