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Sep 19, 2014

US united against IS, Obama says

A Senate vote to authorise arming and training Syrian rebels shows the world Americans are united in combating Islamic State (IS) militants, President Barack Obama said...

Sep 18, 2014

Obama discourages selfies with lawmakers

President Obama hosts a congressional picnic at the White House...

Sep 18, 2014

Senate approves Obama plan to train Syrian rebels

The Senate has approved a plan for the military to train and equip Syrian rebels, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama's signature...

Sep 19, 2014

Obama thanks Congress for approving resolution to arm, train Syrian rebels

Heather Records WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama praises both houses of Congress for passing a resolution to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State... #Barack Obama #U.S. Congress

Sep 18, 2014

Newt Gingrich: Obama Golfs Arrogantly

Newt Gingrich told Newsmax host J.D. Hayworth today that President Obama is simultaneously an incompetent, blundering leader and an extremist who is “very radical ideologically.... #Barack Obama #Newt Gingrich #J. D. Hayworth

Sep 18, 2014

Senate voting on rebel aid after House backs Obama

WASHINGTON — Leaders of both parties expected quick passage Thursday as the Senate neared a vote on President Barack Obama's request for congressional backing to train and arm Syrian rebels battling Islamic State militants. The measure sailed through... #Barack Obama #U.S. Senate #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party

Sep 18, 2014

Gun Store Names Rifle Barrel After Obama But Can't Spell His Name

A California gun store is selling a rifle attachment named “Obama’s Blaster" to mock the president's support for stricter gun control laws. In a post on its website dripping with sarcasm , Ares Armor described the nearly foot-long upper portion of an... #George W. Bush #California #Barack Obama #Secret Service #Mars (planet) #Earth (planet) #Huffington Post

Sep 18, 2014

Senate ready to support Obama on rebel aid

WASHINGTON — Eager to adjourn for midterm elections, the Senate steamed toward final congressional approval Thursday of President Barack Obama's request to train Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state militants in the Middle East. The legislat... #Middle East #Barack Obama #U.S. Senate

Sep 19, 2014

Sens. Warren, Markey oppose Syrian rebel training

President Barack Obama's proposal to prepare Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants found little support among the members of the Massachusetts all-Democratic congressional delegation... #Massachusetts #Barack Obama

Sep 18, 2014

Strong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aid

In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants Thursday night, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlin... #Barack Obama #Syria