White House technology chief to testify at hearing
November 12th, 2013
08:07 PM ET
9 months ago

White House technology chief to testify at hearing

(CNN) - The top White House technology officer will appear before the Republican-led House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, despite the Obama administration's insistence that he was too busy helping to repair the flawed Obamacare website

Todd Park was subpoenaed last week by the panel's chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, after the White House balked at a request for his voluntary cooperation due to his work on the ailing HealthCare.gov site.

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Filed under: Darrell Issa • Health care • White House
Obama arrives in Sweden 'in the shadow of war'
September 4th, 2013
10:18 AM ET
11 months ago

Obama arrives in Sweden 'in the shadow of war'

Stockholm, Sweden (CNN) - The headline from one Swedish newspaper summed up the days to come for President Barack Obama: "Obama in the Shadow of War."

During a fast-paced three-day overseas trip that includes visits to Stockholm, Sweden and a G-20 summit in Saint Petersburg, Russia, the president will face allied, yet skeptical leaders who remain unconvinced that military action is necessary to punish Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons.

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Filed under: President Obama • Russia • Syria