Republicans said after the healthcare summit that Obama and the Democrats appear ready to go it alone on healthcare. That means resorting to a process called reconciliation, which allows measures to pass by a simple majority.
More than 80 percent of respondents to a FOX News website poll said the Tea Party movement is a "Fruitless mix of racism and conspiracy theories."
The Pentagon will undertake a year-long review of the 'don't ask, don't tell' law that bars gays from serving openly. A separate 45-day review will look to halting discharges of service members outed to by a third party.
More Americans oppose the health care reform bill than support it, according to two recent polls. The public also expresses confusion about the legislation, though people are more engaged on the issue than when the Clinton administration attempted health reform.
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs disses Gallup poll showing Obama approval rating at record low.
Obama's job approval rating slides to record low 47 percent, Gallup poll finds. Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate, recovers some of her popularity, CNN poll shows.
On eve of the global warming summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, an informal global survey shows that public interest in the issue is waning. But many people are taking individual steps to curb global warming.
Like LBJ decades ago, Obama is escalating a war in a poor Asian nation.
President Obama has not talked about Afghanistan much since March. Starting with his speech laying out a new Afghanistan plan Tuesday, he'll have to start making up for lost time.