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Obama Gulf Oil Spill

High Court Declines On Oil Spill Case

AP | Posted 12.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't decide if the Obama administration violated a judge's order that struck down its temporary moratorium on d...

Fulfilling President Obama's Gulf Coast Restoration Pledge

Paul Harrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul Harrison

Three days before President Obama's visit to Louisiana to commemorate the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on August 29, a broad, bi-partisan coal...

Obama Family To Vacation In Gulf Coast In August

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is taking his own advice and taking his family to the Gulf Coast on vacation next month, something he and fi...

Gulf Oil Spill Presidential Commission Named By Obama

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency chief on the job during the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska in 1989 and a former Florida senat...

Obama Says Gulf Oil Cap Is 'Good News'

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says BP's successful capping of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is "good news." But he says testing continues...

Obama's Oil Response Aggressive As Crisis Unfolded: AP

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT and ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It was a two-day trip to the Midwest to talk about jobs and clean energy. President Barack Obama didn't mention the drama unfolding...

Arianna Says Frustration With Obama Goes Beyond Left And Right On 'Fareed Zakaria GPS' (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared as a guest on CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" on Sunday, along with Eliot Spitzer, Ross Douthat and Katrina vanden Heuvel . The roundtable...

Michael Steele To Barack Obama: Stop Playing Golf Until Oil Spill Ends

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, it was an ad. This time, it's a statement from the GOP chairman. Over the weekend, Republicans advanced the meme that President Obama has...

Gulf Oil Spill: Don't Forget 9/11, Mr. President

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

For those of us who lived through the aftermath of Sept. 11, the story of the emergency responders has a chilling familiarity.

Republican Ad Slams Obama For Focusing Too Much On Golf And Not Enough On Gulf Spill (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A day after President Barack Obama addressed the nation about the Gulf oil spill, the Republican National Committee released an ad criticizing his res...

From BP Massacre to BP Massacred: Let's Move

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

Yes, the Kingfish was loud, abrasive, and dictatorial, but he was also right -- right for the people of Louisiana, and, it now appears, right for the rest of us Americans, too.

New Poll: Americans Dissatisfied With How Obama Has Handled Spill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans have become just as dissatisfied with President Barack Obama's work on the Gulf oil spill as they were with his predecess...

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Oil Spill: What Obama Is Overlooking | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When it comes to mitigating the effects of the oil spill, President Obama, like his administration's federal response, has focused on the country's co...

Obama To Name New Head Of Oil Drilling Agency

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Washington (AP) -- The White House is about to announce a new head of the agency that regulates the oil industry, a Democratic official said Tuesday ...

Sadness and Seafood: New Orleans Recounts the Loss

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

My friend Jim Gabour sent me a Blackberry thumbed update last week from Pensacola -- where those on the lookout for the arrival of the oil on those pristine beaches weren't talking.

Obama Was Flying To Private Fundraiser During Deepwater Horizon Memorial Service

CNN | Abby Livingston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According his official schedule, President Obama did not attend the May 25 memorial service in Jackson, Mississippi for the workers who died in the De...

GOP Tests 2012 Theme vs. Obama

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential contenders appear to have found a 2012 campaign theme: They're spreading the word that President Barack Obama lacks enough rea...

Palin Chides Obama's Lack Of Executive Experience In Handling Gulf Oil Spill

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said President Barack Obama's acknowledgment that he hasn't directly spoken to BP's chief execut...

Gulf Oil Spill: Obama Vows To Stand With Coast Residents 'Until They Are Made Whole'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GRAND ISLE, La. — President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will stand with Gulf Coast residents "until they are made whole" from the oil spi...

Obama To BP: No Nickel And Diming Gulf Residents (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GRAND ISLE, La. (Associated Press) - Dogged for being too calm in crisis, President Barack Obama unleashed frustration for all to see Friday, warning ...

Obama Makes Third Visit To Challenged Gulf Region

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

KENNER, La. (AP) -- Stormy skies greeted President Barack Obama as he arrived at the Gulf of Mexico Friday to encourage residents and get a fresh loo...

Obama Oil Spill Speech: FULL TEXT

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) -- Intent on showing firm command of a deepening Gulf Coast crisis, President Barack Obama inspected a fouled beach, took in wha...

Obama To Visit Coastal Louisiana For Oil Spill Update

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE and JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GRAND ISLE, La. — Kneeling to pick up tar balls on an oil-fouled beach and listening to "heartbreaking stories" of loss, President Barack Obama ...

Obama Oil Spill Press Conference: Government In Charge Of Oil Disaster Response

AP/Huffington Post | JENNIFER LOVEN and TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama defensively and sometimes testily insisted on Thursday that his administration, not oil giant BP, was callin...

Obama Oil Spill Speech: President To Take Questions, Cite Report, On Gulf Oil Spill

AP | TOM RAUM and JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Thrown on the defensive, President Barack Obama acknowledged his administration could have done better in dealing with the biggest ...