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Barack Obama Press Conference

Obama Holding News Conference Before Vacation

Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Caught between domestic gridlock and foreign policy crises, President Barack Obama will hold a n...

Obama To Hold Press Conference Friday

AP | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he'll hold a news conference Friday afternoon at the White House. Obama will answer reporters' questio...

Obama On Benghazi 'Sideshow': 'There's No There There'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday called reports that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups "outrageous" and said an...

Obama Praises Jason Collins During Press Conference

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

During a Tuesday press conference at the White House, President Barack Obama praised NBA center Jason Collins for his decision to come out as gay, say...

WATCH: Professor Argues 'We Are A Nation Of Deadbeats'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.18.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

President Barack Obama insisted on Monday that the United States "is not a deadbeat nation." But one history professor says not so fast. Scott Reyn...

Sam Stein

Biden Recommends Federal Trafficking Law In Gun Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As part of a comprehensive package of proposals, Vice President Joseph Biden is recommending a law that could define gun trafficking as ...

Sam Stein

Obama To Congress On Gun Control: Examine Your Own Conscience

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his last press conference of his first term, President Barack Obama began the salesmanship of his soon-to-be-revealed proposal of gun...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama: 'We Are Not A Deadbeat Nation'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama issued a strong warning to Republicans on Monday that he will not negotiate over the debt ceiling or allow Republ...

Obama Holding Press Conference

Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama is holding his last press conference of his first term in the East Room Monday at 11:15 a.m., according to the White House. ...

Luke Johnson

Obama Slams GOP Idea: 'The Math Tends Not To Work'

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has rejected an idea put forward by House Speaker John Boehner and other Republicans to close unspecified tax loo...

Obama Expected To Get Grilled

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday is expected to be grilled about negotiations to avert a looming "fiscal cliff" an...

Obama Says He's 'Comfortable' With Including Proposed 5.6% Surtax On Millionaires In Jobs Plan (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

At a news conference on Thursday, President Barack Obama said he's "comfortable" with Senate Democrats including a 5.6 percent surtax on millionaires ...

Obama Holds Press Conference

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is holding a White House news conference Thursday morning. It's Obama's first news conference since announcing h...

Sam Stein

Obama Opens Door On Short-Term Government Funding Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans announced plans on Friday for another short-term government funding resolution, putting off concerns about a federal s...

Obama News Conference Scheduled To Address Rising Oil & Gas Prices

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House says President Barack Obama will address rising oil and gasoline prices at a news conference on Friday. Fuel prices have been risin...

Obama Press Conference: President Speaks Before Holiday Trip

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Buoyant in political victory, President Barack Obama on Wednesday wrapped up a long, rough year in Washington by rejoicing in a rar...

Obama News Conference: What Would YOU Ask The President At His First Q&A Since May?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATED: See some of the best questions below. Ahead of President Obama's White House news conference scheduled for 11:00 a.m. ET on Friday, the Huf...

Obama To Hold First News Conference Since May

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will hold a news conference at the White House on Sept. 10. The White House said Obama would use the news c...

Network Execs "Seething Behind The Scenes" Over Obama Press Conferences

Hollywood Reporter | John Consoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

But executives at the Big Four broadcast networks are seething behind the scenes that President Obama has cost them about $30 million in cumulative ad...

Obama 100 Days Press Conference: FULL TRANSCRIPT

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The full transcript of Obama's third press conference on April 29, 2009: OBAMA: Please, be seated. Before we begin tonight, I just want to provide ev...

Obama's 100 Days Press Conference: Full Video

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama held his third primetime news conference to mark the 100th day of his term. Here is full video of the press conference: Visit msnb...

Fox Not Airing Obama Press Conference

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Fox became the first broadcast network to turn down a request by President Barack Obama for time, opting to show its drama "Lie to Me...

NYT Trying To Turn Obama Into Al Gore: Media Matters

Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How? By suggesting Obama is becoming something of a chameleon who reinvents himself depending on the political setting. The press spent most of 2000 d...

Big Questions for President Obama's Big Press Conference

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Tuesday, Obama is holding the second prime time press conference of his first 100 days. Here are just a few questions for the big event.

Jason Linkins

Matthews Back To Praising Obama's Communication Skills (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC's Chris Matthews was full of compliments after last night's Obama presser, most notably for "our breed" -- the press. The media, he said, "looke...