President Barack Obama

Iran Nuclear Deal Protest

Thousands Of Protesters Rally In Times Square Against Iran Nuclear Deal

In Washington, Secretary of State John Kerry led back-to-back, closed-door briefings, trying to sway lawmakers to approve the deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program.

07/22/2015

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Schumer Under Intense Pressure To Make Right Call On Iran Nuclear Pact

The Iran nuclear deal’s ratification could hinge on the vote of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer. So what will he do if push comes to shove? CBS2’s Marcia Kramer attempted to find out.

07/21/2015

US President Barack Obama arrives with Sasha Obama and her friends at John F. Kennedy International Airport on July 17, 2015 in New York, New York. Obama plans to spend the night in New York City after attending a Democratic National Committee fundraiser. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Visits New York For Rare Father-Daughter Weekend

President Barack Obama was in New York Friday evening for a rare father-daughter weekend in the city, and to collect some cash for Democrats.

07/17/2015

Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (L) speaks after receiving the endorsement of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) during a campaign stop at the Double T Diner July 15, 2015 in Annapolis, Maryland. Hogan joined Christie in meeting locals at the diner before speaking to the media.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Christie: Obama’s Presentation Of Iran Nuclear Deal Amounts To ‘Lies’

New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie accused President Barack Obama of telling “lies” about the Iran nuclear deal.

07/15/2015

Obama press conference on Iran nuclear deal (CBS2)

President Obama Defends Iran Nuclear Deal, Says It Will Make World Safer

To the president, the accord with Iran to limit its nuclear program was “a historic day” for the U.S., world powers and Iran.

07/15/2015

President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference on the nuclear deal with Iran on July 15, 2015 in the East Room of the White House. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Sounds Off On Cosby Rape Allegations, Says There’s No Precedent For Revoking Medal Of Freedom

Obama made his comments during a news conference about the recent deal with Iran that Obama says will prevent them from getting a nuclear weapon.

07/15/2015

President Barack Obama delivers remarks after meeting with members of his national security team concerning ISIS at the Pentagon July 6, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. From left, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, Commander of U.S. Africa Command Gen. David Rodriguez, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey. Obama announced the U.S. military is making progress against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. (Photo by Drew Angerer - Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Encouraged By Weekend Air Strikes On ISIS In Eastern Syria

The president has been under intense pressure to wipe ISIS off the battlefield and on Monday afternoon he spoke about 16 air strikes over the weekend on the Syrian city of Raqqa.

07/06/2015

The Waldorf Astoria New York is seen October 17, 2003.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Officials Raise Spying Concerns After Chinese Company Plans Renovation At Waldorf Astoria

The sale to Anbang still allows the Hilton Corporation to run the hotel, but the deal also calls for a massive renovation, which triggered concerns in Washington.

06/18/2015

President Barack Obama pauses as he makes a statement on June 18, 2015, regarding the mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Charleston Massacre, Obama Again Sounds Gun Control Rallying Cry

CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller, who keeps records of such things, said Thursday marked the 14th time Obama had addressed the nation following a gun tragedy.

06/18/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the launch of a nonprofit group, My Brother's Keeper Alliance at Lehman College in the Bronx borough on May 4, 2015 in New York City.   (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

University Of Chicago To Get Obama Library, President And First Lady Announce

President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama announced officially Tuesday that the future Obama presidential library will be coming to Chicago.

05/12/2015

An employee rings up sales at a cash register at a  Walmart in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles on Black Friday, November 29, 2013. US stocks Friday moved higher in a holiday-shortened session following better eurozone economic data and positive early assessments of "Black Friday" shopping traffic by some leading retailers.    AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck

CBS News/New York Times Poll: Most Americans Think Economy Is In Bad Shape

More than 50 percent of Americans said the economy is in poor shape in a new CBS News/New York Times poll released Tuesday.

05/05/2015

President Barack Obama makes a statement at the White House after a deal was reached on Iran's nuclear program.   (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Sources: Obama Library Coming To Chicago Despite Columbia’s NYC Bid

President Barack Obama’s future library will apparently be coming to Chicago, despite a bid from Columbia University to bring the library to New York, according to sources in Chicago.

04/30/2015

Vice President Joe Biden swears in Loretta Lynch as U.S. attorney general  at the Justice Department on April 27, 2015. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Loretta Lynch Sworn In As New US Attorney General

Lynch was sworn in as the nation’s 83rd attorney general Monday at a Justice Department ceremony, with Vice President Joe Biden presiding.

04/27/2015

Warren Weinstein

Obama Says He Takes Full Responsibility For Deaths Of Hostages In U.S. Strike

Two hostages held by al Qaeda and two Americans working with the terror group were killed in U.S. counterterrorism operations earlier this year, the White House said Thursday.

04/23/2015

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. If confirmed by the full Senate Ms. Lynch will succeed Eric Holder as the next U.S. Attorney General.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch As Attorney General

Loretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation’s attorney general, ending months of delay.

04/23/2015

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