Mar 4, 2013 — President Obama plans to announce three Cabinet-level nominations Monday, including a new administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, who could be on the hot seat in the looming battle over global warming.
Feb 4, 2011 — The White House's top economist said the jobless rate drop was welcome but needed improvement. The White House used the jobs report release to tout its innovation agenda meant to create jobs while Speaker Boehner used it to jab at the administration.
Feb 3, 2011 — The White House is reportedly looking into whether under the Affordable Health Care Act, it can require insurance companies to offer free contraceptives and family planning as a preventive service. Experts say 50 percent of pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended.
Jul 14, 2010 — Over the next few days, Tell Me More will take a closer look at the Obama administration's new drug policy and some of its treatment options.
Apr 1, 2013 — The daughter of the nation's 35th president has been talked about as a potential envoy to Tokyo. Now, multiple news outlets say they've been told she's President Obama's choice and is being vetted for the job.
Mar 3, 2013 — On Monday, President Obama will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, currently head of the Walmart Foundation, as his next budget director, a White House official said.
Mar 1, 2013 — The Washington Post journalist says he never characterized the White House as threatening him over a story on sequestration.
Feb 28, 2013 — The veteran Washington Post reporter says a White House aide threatened him over a story about President Obama's role in sequestration.
Jan 31, 2013 — "My overall worldview has never changed," said the former senator, who has been nominated to be secretary of defense.
Jan 31, 2013 — The former Nebraska senator faces the Senate Armed Services Committee. After some initial doubts, the conventional wisdom in Washington is that he's likely to be confirmed. But Hagel will face some sharp questions about his views on key issues.