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Gay Bishop Gene Robinson Leads White House Easter Prayer

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
Gene Robinson received quite a surprise this Monday, April 14, when President Barack Obama unexpectedly tapped the former first openly gay Episcopal bishop to lead the closing prayer at the White House Easter celebration.

Huckabee Attacks Obama’s Position on Same-Sex Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) lashed out against President Barack Obama for his views on same-sex marriage on an episode of Fox News’ "The O’Reilly Factor" Friday.

Obama Hams it Up for Health Care on Funny or Die

Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
President Barack Obama is hamming it up online to promote his health care plan.

’Women of Soul’ Wow White House

By Nancy Benac | Saturday Mar 8, 2014
He bobbled the spelling, but President Barack Obama had nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the "women of soul" who shook and rattled the rafters of the White House on Thursday night.

Obama, Putin: Starkly Differing Views on Ukraine

Sunday Mar 2, 2014
President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, President Vladimir Putin, strongly disagree over what’s at stake in the Ukraine crisis.

Anti-Gay Pastor’s Sign Angers Harlem Neighbors, Inspires Hilarious Video

By EDGE | Friday Feb 28, 2014
An anti-gay anti-Obama sign in front of a church in Harlem has become the center of controversy, angering neighbors in the traditionally African-American, but increasingly gentrified, Upper Manhattan neighborhood and inspiring a very funny video.

Obama Threatens Consequences for Ukraine Violence

By Jim Kuhnhenn | Wednesday Feb 19, 2014
President Barack Obama urged Ukraine to avoid violence against peaceful protesters or face consequences, as the U.S, considered joining European partners to impose sanctions aimed at ending deadly street clashes that are sparking fears of civil war.

Obama Applauds Missouri Gay Player For Coming Out

By Darlene Superville | Monday Feb 17, 2014
President Barack Obama is praising University of Missouri football player Michael Sam for announcing he is gay before the NFL draft.

Obama Says Immigration, Minimum Wage Top Agenda

By Charles Babington | Friday Feb 14, 2014
President Barack Obama said Friday that top priorities for Congress should be increasing the minimum wage and overhauling the immigration system, while acknowledging that election year politics could complicate the effort.

Sen. Rand Paul Sues Obama Over NSA Surveillance

By Eileen Sullivan | Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
Republican Sen. Rand Paul and a tea-party backed group are suing the Obama administration over the National Security Agency’s phone record collection policies.