Washington (CNN) - The Obama administration Wednesday announced Eric Schultz as its pick for the new principal deputy press secretary.
Schultz will now be the number two White House spokesman behind the new Press Secretary, Josh Earnest.
(CNN) – President Barack Obama called House Speaker John Boehner's plans to file a lawsuit over the President's use of executive action "a stunt," in an interview with ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos.
"You notice that he didn't specifically say what exactly he was objecting to. I'm not going to apologize for trying to do something while they're doing nothing," the President said.
Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama talked about his own family's struggle to balance work and family life at Monday's White House Summit on Working Families, calling on Congress to act to make finding that balance easier.
“Before I moved into the White House, I was away a lot, sometimes with work, sometimes with campaigning. Michelle was working full-time and was at home with the responsibility all too often of dealing with everything that the girls needed,” the President said.
(CNN) - President Barack Obama made his first trip as President to an Indian reservation on Friday and attended a traditional pow wow to signify his commitment Native Americans.
“I’m proud that the relationship between Washington and tribal nations is stronger than ever,” Obama said. “My administration is determined to partner with tribes and it’s not something that just happens once in a while. It takes place every day in just about every issue that touches your lives.”
Washington (CNN) - President Obama honored a Maryland high school English teacher Thursday at this year’s National Teacher of the Year ceremony at the White House.
Sean McComb, 30, teaches at the Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts in Baltimore. He said he chose the teaching profession because of the influence of one of his high school teachers.
Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama took time on Monday at a Holy Week prayer breakfast to reflect on the deadly shooting outside a Jewish community center in Kansas.
He noted the religious timing of the violence in Overland Park where a man with a long history of spouting anti-Semitic rhetoric is suspected of killing three people, including a boy and his grandfather.
Orlando, Florida (CNN) – President Barack Obama's latest push in his much touted "Year of Action" is to help women get on an equal playing field with men.
Obama, speaking Thursday to a group of students and staff at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida, discussed his plan to give women more access to higher education and skills for the workforce.
Washington (CNN)-First Lady Michelle Obama's trip to China this week will focus on broadening ties between the U.S. and China and will avoid discussions of any political differences.
Mrs. Obama will depart Wednesday on her week-long trip where she will visit three cities and speak to students at several schools about the importance of education and youth empowerment in their communities.
Washington (CNN) - The Obama administration is hoping to make healthy eating easier for Americans by announcing a makeover for all nutrition labels on pre-packaged foods.
The Food and Drug Administration’s proposed new rules would be the first upgrade in 20 years and would include changing the serving size and updating the recommended daily guidelines for various nutrients.
The guidelines will be announced on Thursday by first lady Michelle Obama in an event at the White House.
Washington (CNN) - White House Press Secretary Jay Carney emerged in the daily press briefing Friday with a fresh look: His recent beard was gone.
"The time had come to shave. Here I am, the old me," Carney said to amused reporters.