White House: No Crystal Ball On Ukraine
White House spokesman Jay Carney refused Monday to comment directly on former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates' assessment that Crimea will never be handed back to Ukraine by Russia.
White House pushes back on GOP assault on Obama on Crimea
President Obama waves as he arrives the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, from a trip to Connecticut. / Manuel Balce Ceneta AP A top White House official on Sunday dismissed criticism that President Obama's past foreign policy record influenced Russia's military action in Crimea.
White House official resigns
WASHINGTON (AP) – A top White House official who has been with President Barack Obama since he first became a senator nine years ago is resigning. Alyssa Mastromonaco is Obama’s deputy chief of staff for operations and often described as the most influential person inside the White House who isn’t well known outside of it. She is responsible for planning presidential events, hiring staff and ...
Reporter Bill Plante reflects on a changing White House
Bill Plante's journey from his Rogers Park upbringing to his current and longstanding post as CBS News White House correspondent has been, in many senses, a conventional one for reporters of a certain age. Plante, now 76, got into radio young ...
The White House Budget: A View From the Left
We should acknowledge these growing signs of populist influence and capitalize upon them as we work to effect change that is real and ... In fact, many of its provisions would have been at home in Republican budgets of previous decades.
3 reasons the White House is optimistic on growth
The U.S. economy in the next two years is well positioned for growth assuming no adverse shocks or bad policy decisions. That's the view from the White House, which released President Obama's 2014 Economic Report on Monday. The report offered ...