January 15, 2013
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 13, 2013
The Root took to the red carpet to discuss Martin Luther King's legacy and the state of black entertainment.
by Hillary Crosley onJanuary 9, 2013
With Timothy Geithner stepping down, the White House chief of staff may be the next appointment.
January 1, 2013
President Obama delivered a statement in the Brady Press Briefing Room and will travel to Hawaii.
December 31, 2012
President Obama will deliver remarks about the fiscal cliff at a White House event.
by Lawrence D. Bobo onDecember 30, 2012
From Obama's debates to a Spike Lee joint, these achievements made this year memorable.
December 20, 2012
President Obama travels to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to visit wounded U.S. soldiers.
by Hillary Crosley onDecember 17, 2012
Updated: Twitter feed erupts with n-word insults aimed at the president during his Newtown, Conn., memorial speech.
by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. onDecember 17, 2012
Campaigns against U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice and news host Rhonda Lee undermined good intentions.
December 12, 2012
Predictions about crowds and atmosphere in 2013 versus 2009.
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