President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama looks up at the sky at sunset as he disembarks from Air Force One upon arriving at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Wash., on Nov. 24, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Country Needs Pelosi To Be House Speaker Again

President Barack Obama is blending an aggressive fundraising schedule for Democrats with a pitch for overhauling the nation’s immigration laws, mixing a powerful issue within his party with the inevitable financial draw of an incumbent president.

CBS Seattle–11/25/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama walks as he departs the White House November 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. The President will visit Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles before returning Tuesday night.   (credit: Ron Sachs/Getty Images)

Money, Star Power Await Obama On Fundraising Tour

Money, star power and Hollywood awaited President Barack Obama on a West Coast swing featuring a bit of official business, but mostly fundraising for a Democratic Party eager to go on offense after a politically debilitating two months.

11/24/2013

US President Barack Obama gets a last look at Mount Rainier before getting in his car upon arriving at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, on November 24, 2013. Obama arrived in Seattle to attend Democratic fundraising events.  (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Raising Money In Seattle On Sunday

Air Force One has arrived at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, right on time for President Barack Obama to head off to two private Democratic Party events on Sunday evening.

11/24/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama in Sioux Falls, SD.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Signs SD Blizzard Disaster Declaration

President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration allowing 14 South Dakota counties and two American Indian reservations to get federal financial help to recover from the early October blizzard that closed roads, downed power lines and killed thousands of livestock, Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Friday.

11/08/2013

Iceberg in Lemaire Channel

Inslee Tapped For Obama Climate Task Force

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is among the political leaders who will be part of President Barack Obama’s task force on climate issues.

CBS Seattle–11/01/2013

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon’s Online Health Insurance Marketplace Fails To Enroll Single Person So Far

A month after Oregon’s problem-plagued online health insurance marketplace has failed to enroll a single person, concerns are mounting that some of the most vulnerable Oregonians may face a break in coverage if they don’t enroll within the next month and a half.

10/30/2013

(Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Seattle War Veteran Awarded Medal Of Honor

A former Army captain whose heroic actions in a deadly Afghan battle were captured on video received the nation’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor, from President Barack Obama.

CBS Seattle–10/15/2013

The bullet hole in the window on the residential level on the south side of the White House is seen on November 26, 2011. According the the US Secret Service, it was allegedly fired by Oscar Ramiro ­Ortega-Hernandez
(Photo creditPAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Idaho Man Pleads Guilty To Firing Assault Rifle At White House

An Idaho man is facing at least 10 years in prison after acknowledging that he shot an assault rifle at the White House two years ago.

CBS Seattle–09/18/2013

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Oregon Medical Community Scrambling To Deal With Influx Of 400,000 Patients Under ‘Obamacare’

With 400,000 uninsured Oregonians expected to get health insurance in the coming years, the state and medical community are scrambling to make sure there are doctors, nurses and other health care providers available to treat them.

07/21/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Buquet Indicted For Ricin Letter To President

A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Spokane man accused of mailing a threatening letter containing the poison ricin to President Barack Obama.

CBS Seattle–06/19/2013

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