Barack Obama Holds Final Press Conference As PresidentWith just two days left in office, President Barack Obama held his final press conference in the White House briefing room on Wednesday.
President Obama Commutes Sentence Of Former Intelligence Analyst Chelsea ManningManning is more than six years into a 35-year sentence for leaking classified government and military documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. Her sentence is now set to expire May 17.
World Series Champion Chicago Cubs Visit White House, ObamaPresident Barack Obama is celebrating the World Series champion Chicago Cubs before he leaves office.
Pence: Trump Presidential Campaign Has Had No Contacts With RussiaVice President-elect Mike Pence says the Trump presidential campaign had no contacts with Russia and he denies that the incoming national security adviser spoke with Russian officials in December about sanctions.
Republican-Led Senate Takes First Step To Repeal 'Obamacare'In a nearly partly-line vote of 51-48, lawmakers approved a nonbinding GOP-backed budget measure that makes it easier for action on subsequent repeal legislation as soon as next month.
President Obama Calls On America To Preserve Democracy In Farewell Speech In ChicagoPresident Barack Obama addressed the state of American democracy, and what must be done to maintain it for the future, as he headed back to his longtime hometown of Chicago to give one final speech.
Photos: Iconic Moments From Barack Obama’s PresidencyHere's a look back at some of the most iconic moments from Barack Obama's tenure as president.
Trump Says Meeting With Intelligence Officials On Classified Russia Hacking Report 'Constructive'Trump released a statement soon after the intelligence leaders' report on Russian's alleged hacking attempts to influence the presidential election.
GOP-Led Congress Takes First Steps Towards Repealing Obamacare, Dems Fight BackThe president-elect is making his views known in a series of new tweets and he's taking aim at the Senate's Democratic leader, New York's Chuck Schumer -- a top defender of the health overhaul.
Republicans Primed For Push To Dismantle Obama's Policies As Congress Gaveled Into SessionMembers of the 115th Congress will be sworn in at noon Tuesday, setting off the GOP's pursuit of a conservative agenda.
35 Russian Diplomats Leave US, State Department ConfirmsObama expelled the diplomats, saying they were really spies, and ordered new sanctions on Russian spy agencies for alleged Russian hacking of political sites during the presidential election.
From Elections To Emails: A Look Back At The Biggest U.S. Political Stories Of 2016The presidential election dominated the news in 2016, but it was just one of several political stories to grab headlines over the past 12 months.

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