Ryan was trying to get at whether the high-profile White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers was working the event for the state dinner or there as an invited guest, or both.
Determined to avoid mistakes made by previous administrations, Obama announced on Friday that he'd let Congress be responsible for the language used on the White House's annual holiday card.
Young black men between the ages of 16 and 24 who are facing joblessness at 34.5 percent. It didn't strike me that the issue ranks particularly high on the White House radar.
A new memo on Afghanistan written by one of Obama's top advisors emphasizes the futility of a continued U.S. military presence there, at one point going so far as to compare the war to Jay Leno Show.
With Halloween just around the corner, some folks in the White House are getting into the spooky spirit. Namely, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.
The president, far from curbing excesses, is slipping into nefarious old Washington practices. Reportedly, Obama has been doling out favors to donors that include (gasp!) the use of the White House bowling alley.
Obama thundered he was the only candidate who didn't take a dime from Washington lobbyists. He hadn't taken a dime directly from them, but the favored few wealthy donors who don't have an L scribbled on their backside.
Last week's photo of President Obama stuffing Reggie Love during a pick-up basketball game was the latest in a series of photos taken of the president playing in pants instead of shorts.
In the most significant exchange on CNN, Communications Director Anita Dunn stressed that Obama now personally views Fox as a partisan opponent, rather than a journalistic organization.
Suspicious that the White House is backing out of a public health insurance option, Helen Thomas gives Robert Gibbs yet another chance to fess up or deny.
On issues of race, Obama will forever be either the man who healed the septic wound that runs across the back of this nation, or the man who turned away from the mirror to solve more "practical" issues.
"I'm not going to be happy until I have half the jobs in America," DeGeneres declared. "If that means taking your job, then so be it."
Within the immense pool of 60 million who voted Republican thrives a disturbing core of religious fundamentalists, ultra conservatives, and all-purpose extremists who hates everyone and everything different from them.
Gibbs seemed to hint at a new twist in the debate over whether a government-operated health insurance program will be one of the options available in health reform legislation.
s it a college photo of White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs? Yes. But that's kind of boring, so we're hoping you can funny it up for us via juxtaposition and language.
Robert Gibbs' cavalier response to protesters carrying guns to presidential events was tone-deaf. This isn't a political issue and it isn't about the Second Amendment.