(CNN) - President Barack Obama entertained a select group of supporters Friday with a dinner out in Washington.
The president met six supporters at Smith Commons Dining Room and Public House in the hip D.C. neighborhood known as "H Street."
Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama has had better weeks, but at least he got to end it in style - and with his wife by his side.
Obama and his wife Michelle celebrated their 20th anniversary with a romantic dinner Saturday night. According to pool reports, the president and first lady ate at the Bourbon Steak restaurant in Georgetown’s tony Four Seasons hotel.
(CNN) - Sen. Jim DeMint made an apparent joke Friday on the tense labor dispute in Chicago's public school system, using a harsh word to describe those on strike.
"You know, we have had a lot of bad news this week. On my way over, I was reading another story about a distant place where thugs had put 400,000 children out in the streets. And then I realized that was a story about the Chicago teachers strike," DeMint said, prompting laughter from the crowd at the Values Voter Summit, a social-conservative event in Washington, D.C.
Washington (CNN) – Beneath his stiff and sometimes impersonable exterior, Mitt Romney has a heart of gold.
That's according to the testimonial Paul Ryan delivered on Romney's behalf Friday at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, an annual gathering of social conservatives and faith leaders organized by the Family Research Council.
Washington (CNN) - Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan will unleash a fierce attack on President Obama's foreign policy Friday in a speech to the Values Voter Summit in Washington, according to excerpts of his speech provided by Mitt Romney's campaign.
Ryan will also highlight his Catholic faith in his speech to the gathering of social conservatives, which is sponsored by the Family Research Council.
(CNN) – Mitt Romney wakes up in New York City on Friday, where he will attend a fundraiser before heading to suburban Cleveland for an afternoon rally. Meanwhile, his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, will appear at the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C.
On the Democratic side, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are in Washington with no public campaign events on their schedules. In the meantime, Biden's wife, Jill, hits the trail in Minnesota.
See a full schedule of the day's events after the jump.
(CNN) – President Barack Obama on Monday emphasized the fulfillment of his promise to end the war in Iraq and pointed to his administration's work for veterans over the last three and a half years.
"Four years ago I made you a promise. I pledged to take the fight to our enemies and renew our leadership in the world. As president, that's what I've done," he said while speaking in Reno, Nevada at the 113th convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
(CNN) – Amid a recent scandal embroiling Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, a new poll released Wednesday night shows a majority of residents believe the mayor should resign.
Fifty-four percent say Gray should step down, while 37% disagree, and 9% have no opinion, according to the Washington Post survey.
(CNN) - President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, found themselves Monday night in a spot where only few lovebirds have landed: the Kiss Cam at the Verizon Center in Washington.
The first couple appeared on the jumbo screen while sitting on the sidelines of the mens' USA National Team vs. Brazil basketball game.
Washington (CNN) - Mayor Vincent Gray knew in January 2012 that members of his staff had not properly reported funds raised for his 2010 campaign, according to a source close to a federal investigation into his campaign funding.
When Jeanne Clarke Harris, a public relations consultant, told Gray in a meeting that she had not reported all the expenditures from the campaign, the mayor instructed her to report them right away, the source said. Harris pleaded guilty this week to helping orchestrate a secret campaign on Gray's behalf.FULL STORY