Content Tagged 'White House'

Secret Service starts K-9 patrols near White House
Planning a visit to the White House? Bring your kids and camera. But please, don't feed the animals.
Health law sign-ups dogged by data discrepancies, report says
The government's health care fraud watchdog said Tuesday that the Obama administration has been struggling to clear up data discrepancies -- that could potentially jeopardize coverage for millions under the new health care law.
Obama hosts annual LGBT Pride Month celebration
Obama recognized a few influential figures, including an old college professor, who he said has helped shape how he thinks about many gay rights issues -- as he marked Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month at the White House Monday.
Baker remembered for his ability to bring people together
Former Sen. Howard Baker is being remembered for his ability to reach across the aisle and to broker compromise. As former Senate colleague Bob Dole puts it, Baker "got things done by working with both parties when it was the right thing to do."
Obama urges Cabinet to find ways to act without Congress
President Obama is telling his Cabinet secretaries to get creative -- to come up with new ways of making what the president calls "real progress" on issues where Congress won't act.
White House review identifies problems, 'corrosive culture' at VA
A review ordered by President Obama of the Veterans Affairs health care system verifies some of the problems pointed out by whistleblowers and internal and congressional investigators.
Ex-White House Chief of Staff Howard Baker dies at age 88
Former White House Chief of Staff Howard Baker Jr., who asked perhaps the most oft-repeated question from the entire Watergate scandal, has died at the age of 88. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander confirmed Baker's death in a news release Thursday.
White House condemns Egypt's sentencing of reporters
The White House on Monday strongly condemned Egypt's prosecution and sentencing of three Al-Jazeera journalists to seven years in prison, on claims that they supported the Muslim Brotherhood opposition to Cairo's new government.
Obama meets with outgoing Israeli President Peres
President Obama on Wednesday met at the White House with outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres. The two held a private meeting with American Jewish community leaders, followed by a working lunch and an Oval Office meeting.
Obama meets with Senate Democrats at White House
President Obama and Senate Democrats on Wednesday met in what the White House billed as more of an informal get-together than a serious policy discussion, as mid-term elections lay not too far off in the distance.
KY Native Loretta Lynn Receives Presidential Medal Of Freedom
Kentucky native Loretta Lynn now has the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Lexington Woman Attends White House Reception With Obama's
What a Lexington woman initially thought was a joke, ended up being a formal invitation to attend a holiday reception with the President and First Lady at The White House. Video Video
White House applauds removal of Syria's chemical weapons
The White House on Monday applauded the completed removal of chemical weapons from Syria -- and said it will ensure they will never be used against the Syrian people, Americans or U.S. partners around the world.
Tornado Victim Honored At White House
Frankfort native Stephanie Decker became the face of the March 2nd tornado outbreak. Video Video
ESPNU All-Access: Kentucky At The White House
Here's a great summary of the first half of the special aired by ESPNU on Friday night. Video Video
Cal's Cats: Trip to White House Will Air Live
ESPNU will broadcast the event at 5 p.m. ET on Friday, May 4th. Video Video
Coach Cal And Champion Cats To Visit White House
Sports champions always visit the White House. The Kentucky Wildcats' turn is this Friday. Video Video
Cats At The White House
Plus Cal's new contract and his staff's as well. Video Video  |  Document UK Basketball Coaches Contracts (2.6MB)
ESPNU All-Access: Kentucky At The White House Finale
The final segment of the ESPNU All-Access Special. Video Video
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