President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to extend benefits for the long-term unemployed before they expire at the end of the year.
ATHENS, Ohio - President Barack Obama has continued a focus on college campuses with an evening rally at Ohio University in southeastern Ohio.
Obama told the crowd Wednesday that he has two daughters and doesn't want them to be paid less for the same job as a man.
Nineteen-year-old Ohio University student Paris Aaron of Columbus said before the president's speech that he is voting for Obama because he wants to help give the president a chance to finish what he has started. Aaron says he doesn't think starting all over will help the country.
Twenty-year-old Breanna Williams, from Jackson, Ohio, said she also is supporting Obama. Williams says she believes he is "really geared" toward college students and that funding and affordability of higher education are among the top issues for her.
A popular president can help his party's candidates for Congress and governor candidates in mid-term elections. But Democrats increasingly worry they could suffer losses, much as they did in 2010, Obama's first mid-term elections.
President Barack Obama spared two turkeys from the brine and the oven Wednesday, fulfilling the annual tradition of a presidential pardon for a couple of lucky birds ahead of Thanksgiving Day.
A list no one wants to be on.
The United States and Iran secretly engaged in a series of high-level, face-to-face talks over the past year, in a high-stakes diplomatic gamble by the Obama administration that paved the way for the historic deal sealed early Sunday in Geneva aimed at slowing Tehran's nuclear program.
Amidst his lowest approval ratings yet, President Barack Obama comes to Cleveland.
President Barack Obama will be making a visit to northeast Ohio Thursday.
The AP found a complex system put together by harried programmers who pushed out a final product that wasn't tested by experienced private developers.
The partial government shutdown came to an end late Wednesday night. The House and Senate voted to approve the measure, and President Obama then signed it into law.
Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown.