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Here's Why Obama And Congress Just Can't Get Along

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 01.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — He hardly ever calls. When he does, it's all business. And that's President Barack Obama's vibe with top Democrats on Capitol Hil...

Obama: Golfing With Boehner Won't Win Me More Votes In Congress

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Thursday dismissed the notion, circulated by many lawmakers and pundits in the media, that spending more time on the green w...

Obama Makes Calls Amid Looming Deadline

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Signaling an attempt to break an impasse, President Barack Obama on Thursday placed calls to House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Repub...

WATCH: Obama Has Some Harsh Words For John Boehner

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.08.2011 | Comedy

At Wednesday's Twitter Town Hall, President Obama took questions about the economy, education and other issues affecting his presidency. Most of the q...

Washington Braces For Shutdown Amid Budget Impasse

Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - Washington braced for a shutdown as Republican and Democratic lawmakers headed to the White House on Tuesday in an attempt to reach a bu...

Government Shutdown Looms As Budget Deal Remains Unreached

Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON--Washington is hurtling toward a government shutdown on Friday night as the time to agree on a budget for the remainder of the fiscal year ...

Obama Calls John Boehner To White House To Talk Budget

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Prodded by an insistent President Barack Obama, Congress' top two lawmakers sought to reinvigorate compromise talks Tuesday aimed a...

John Boehner Wants Answers From Obama On Libya Mission

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama came under pressure from Republicans on Wednesday to outline the U.S. goals in Libya, where American aircraf...

White House Launches Behind-The-Scenes Charm Offensive On Incoming House Republican Chairs

Politico | John Bresnahan & Jake Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans don't take power for three more weeks, but the White House is already engaged in a behind-the-scenes charm offensive designed to bui...

Obama Blasts Bush Tax Cuts, Calls Out John Boehner In Ohio Economic Speech

AP | JULIE PACE and TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CLEVELAND — Politically weakened but refusing to bend, President Barack Obama insisted Wednesday that Bush-era tax cuts be cut off for the wealt...