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Obama News Conference

President Obama's News Conference

Connie Lawn | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
Connie Lawn

The president gives speeches -- not concise answers. He called on only five reporters in 70 minutes.

Obama Holding Year-End Press Conference

Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will hold an end-of-the year news conference at the White House Friday afternoon. Obama is likely to fac...

Obama Holding News Conference Amid Shutdown Fight

Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama will hold a news conference Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET. According to the White House, Obama will make a statement and take questi...

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...

WATCH: Obama Takes Questions At News Conference

Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is planning a news conference Tuesday morning at the White House. The White House say...

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....

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 Speaking About Economy

Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama is delivering a statement on the economy, including the European crisis, at 10:15 a.m. ET. According to the White House, Oba...

Sam Stein

Steny Hoyer Warns GOP: Don't Expect A Single Vote Without Revenues

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic House leader in charge of counting votes on legislation to raise the nation's debt ceiling warned on Monday that he could...

Jason Linkins

Obama Condemned For Saying Something Blandly True About Corporations Not Liking Regulations

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.30.2011 | Media

Occasionally, someone like President Barack Obama will say something in public that intimates that Wall Street bankers and wealthy CEOs are not, ultim...

Sam Stein

Obama Open To Economic Stimulus As Part Of Debt Reduction Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The media coverage of the ongoing debt ceiling negotiations has often painted President Obama as painfully eager to be considered a cham...

Obama Holds Press Conference

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is holding a news conference on Wednesday morning, his first full formal news session with the press since ...

Obama Japan Statement To Be Delivered By President On Nuclear Crisis

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama will make a statement later in the day on the deepening nuclear crisis in Japan. Obama spo...

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's Press Conference: Passion Misplaced

Leah McElrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leah McElrath

Anyone watching Obama's press conference yesterday had to be struck that he reserved his greatest energy for his attack on Democratic critics. This might be a misstep with more far-reaching repercussions than the compromise on tax-cuts.

Obama News Conference: President Takes Press Questions On Economy, Health Care, Islamophobia, National Security (TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama opened his first formal news conference with some brief remarks about the economy, then took questions. For nearly one hour and 20 min...

Obama News Conference: WATCH LIVE

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Striving to gain the upper hand on a crucial political issue, President Barack Obama is faulting Republicans for refusing to help him turn around the ...

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...

Gates in Cuffs: Scenes from 'Post-Racial' America

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rick Horowitz

You just know that, if all the players -- the neighbors, the "intruders," the cops -- had been white, or if they'd all been black, the whole story would have played out differently.

Obama Press Conference On Health Care: TEXT, VIDEO

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Below is the full text of the prepared remarks President Obama delivered during his press conference last night, along with updates from the subsequen...

Obama News Conference: WATCH LIVE VIDEO

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama will hold a news conference Tuesday, and is expected to open the afternoon event with remarks on health care reform, energy leg...

Obama Remarks: Primetime Press Conference (ADVANCE EXCERPTS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***WATCH OBAMA LIVE AT 8 PM EST*** In his primetime press conference Wednesday night (the third of his term), President Obama will echo what he said...

Jason Linkins

Press Corps: Obama Bored Us By Answering Our Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you look at the breakdown from Tuesday's press conference, a pattern emerges: the "traditional" media outlets brought the repetitive, dull, blunt force trauma, and the smaller outfits provided the evening's flavor.