President Barack Obama sounded a nostalgic personal note Sunday night and offered a rare self-assessment while criticizing congressional Republicans as an “impediment” to governing during the start of a West Coast fundraising tour for the Democratic Party.
President Barack Obama hailed an historic interim deal with Iran Saturday as “an important first step” towards a comprehensive accord to end the dangerous showdown over Teheran’s nuclear program short of war.
With flags fluttering at half-staff, the United States paused Friday to mourn President John F. Kennedy and a generation’s shattered dreams, cut down 50 years ago by an assassin’s bullet.
Americans, sometimes divided over John F. Kennedy’s political legacy, have little disagreement about the music and poetry of the martyred president’s soaring rhetoric.
President Barack Obama poked fun at himself, his political opponents and the news media at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Saturday, an annual event where the US leader takes good-natured jabs at his adversaries.