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Obama starts to build support for Syria strike The White House battled Monday for congressional authorization to bomb Syria, as two top Republicans warned that a "no" vote after President Barack Obama had threatened action would be catastrophic.
03 сентября 2013
Obama back at White House after vacation President Barack Obama was back home at the White House late Sunday, ending his eight-day summer vacation at exclusive Martha's Vineyard off the US east coast.
19 августа 2013
White House goes green with solar panels The White House is going green. Solar panels are being installed on parts of the residence, a US official said Thursday -- making good on a pledge that dates back to 2010.
16 августа 2013
US pressures Russia on Snowden, slams China The White House pressured Russia to expel fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden and warned China it had harmed efforts to rebuild trust by allowing him to leave Hong Kong.
25 июня 2013
Photo courtesy of Suspicious letters sent to White House, NY mayor A suspicious letter addressed to the White House and "similar" to an apparently poison-laced letter sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been intercepted.
31 мая 2013
White House stresses personal side of Obama-Xi summit The White House on Tuesday styled the first summit between President Barack Obama and China's Xi Jinping next month as a uniquely personal encounter offering each man the chance to size the other up.
29 мая 2013
Scandals risk tainting Obama's second term With time ticking down to get things done in his final term, President Barack Obama risks suffering long-term consequences from a series of scandals that have hit the White House in recent days.
20 мая 2013
US visit endorses 'Myanmar's Spring': Thein Sein aide President Thein Sein's historic invitation to the White House is an endorsement of "Myanmar's Spring" and a further sign that the former pariah's reforms are irreversible.
17 мая 2013
White House releases Benghazi emails The White House released 100 pages of emails Wednesday designed to defuse Republican claims of a cover-up over the attack on the US mission in Benghazi last year that killed four Americans.
16 мая 2013
Twitter security in crosshairs after AP account hijack A hijacked Associated Press Twitter account that rattled markets with false word of an attack on the White House put the security of social media in the crosshairs.
25 апреля 2013
Charges dropped against US ricin suspect A US man accused of sending a poison-laced letter to the White House was released from jail with his charges dismissed Tuesday as officials searched the home of a rival.
24 апреля 2013
Photo courtesy of Obama to host South Korean president on May 7 US President Barack Obama will hold his first White House talks with South Korean counterpart Park Geun-Hye on May 7.
16 апреля 2013
Obama soaks up soul at White House shindig US President Barack Obama paid homage on Tuesday to Memphis soul and the role the music style played in advancing civil rights at a star-studded White House concert celebrating the genre.
10 апреля 2013
Photo courtesy of White House fears deep damage from spending cuts The White House warned Friday that billions of dollars in automatic budget cuts set to kick in on March 1 were a "blunt" instrument that could wreak deep damage to the already fragile US economy.
09 февраля 2013
Obama's inauguration a boon for businesses Tucked behind a tidy souvenir shop storefront on the ground floor of an office building one block from the White House.
19 января 2013
Obama lines up Jack Lew for Treasury President Barack Obama was expected to name Washington veteran Jack Lew as his next Treasury chief as early as Thursday, stocking his team for the next tense budget showdown with Republicans.
10 января 2013
Republicans reject 'ridiculous' Obama fiscal cliff proposal Republicans rejected as "ridiculous" Thursday a White House plan to raise $1.6 trillion in new taxes over the next decade, as crunch talks on the US deficit took a turn for the worse.
30 ноября 2012
Crowds celebrate Obama victory at White House Chanting "Four more years!" and "USA, USA!," a crowd of well-wishers danced and celebrated outside the White House late Tuesday after Democratic President Barack Obama swept to re-election.
07 ноября 2012
Aggressive Obama puts Romney on back foot in fiery debate A combative Barack Obama landed telling blows on challenger Mitt Romney Tuesday as naked dislike boiled over between the White House foes in a tense debate three weeks from election day.
17 октября 2012
Romney batters Obama on Mideast 'failures' Buoyed by better poll numbers and a debate triumph, White House challenger Mitt Romney sought to build momentum Monday by vowing to restore strong US leadership in the Middle East.
10 октября 2012

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