The former Tennessee senator and White House chief of staff died Thursday at 88.
Until 1944, black reporters were barred from the White House Correspondents' Association. Harry McAlpin changed that.
Is the president's difficult stretch just a case of bad luck, or is it bad strategy?
For many, this is still a land of unequal opportunity. A history-making president may not be enough.
After Vice President Joe Biden suggested a new openness to same-sex marriage, the administration insists nothing has changed.
The president makes a surprise visit on the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, despite critics who say he's spiking the football.
It might seem like the president's been in reelection mode for months, but now he really means, his campaign says.
The president's real error wasn't failing to make cuts as fast as he predicted. It was making any sort of pledge to begin with.
President Obama will deliver a campaign speech aimed at voters, not the lawmakers before him in the House of Representatives.
An outright victory is nothing to sneeze at, but the real key is to leave Iowa with strong momentum for the other early-primary states.
Obama insisted the U.S. is a "Pacific power" that welcomes China's rise, as long as it's responsible
As he attends the G-20 summit in Cannes, the president has added incentive to prevent European debt from slowing the U.S. recovery
The president unveils his new mantra, seeking to circumvent congressional Republicans with executive action on mortgages
In a press conference at the White House, the president again demanded that Congress pass his stalled economic package
Negotiating a tense Israel-Palestine dispute is just the beginning
In a speech from the Rose Garden, the president suggested a tax hike on America's highest earners coupled with spending cuts
When the White House issues deficit recommendations on Monday, changes to the federal retirement benefit will not be included
The president laid out the elements of his $447 billion jobs package, telling lawmakers it's their responsibility to approve it
After a summer of stalemate and partisan division, the president will ask Congress to move on and try to lift himself above the fray
After the president asked lawmakers to convene, the House speaker suggested the speech be held on Thursday instead