President Barack Obama

Education Reform Offered to Schools That Want to Compete


President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced a new “Race to the Top” program for schools and school districts around the country to…read more

House Arrest Causes Controversy


The arrest of renowned African American Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates at his own home caused a swell of outrage, with President Barack Obama weighing…read more

NewsHour Interview With President Obama


In this video, Jim Lehrer sits down with President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss the administration’s efforts to push health care reform…read more

Sotomayor Senate Hearings Begin


Federal appeals judge and U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee for the first of several days of hearings to…read more

Obama Visits Oil-Rich Saudi Arabia


President Barack Obama began his trip to the Middle East Wednesday with a visit to Saudi Arabia, an important oil-producing country that was also home…read more

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