<p>President Barack Obama</p>

President Barack Obama

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Obama seeks to create new 21st century workplace policies

White House summit gives voice to working families

Many American families face the stark reality that in today’s economy even two paychecks barely cover the rising costs of food, shelter, health care and education.

Tease photo

Few benefit from Obama's student loan program

Amid great fanfare, President Obama on Monday announced plans to use his executive pen to help more graduates tackle student loan debt.

Tease photo

Get over it: No hatred in Obama critiques

Quite often fellow Africa Americans have heard me criticize President Obama and asked me why I hate the President. I reject the premise of the question.

Tease photo

Obama wants to expand overtime pay

President Obama will ask the Labor Department on Thursday to issue tougher rules on overtime, which could lead to extra pay for millions of workers who aren't currently paid for extra hours of work.

Tease photo

Obama's uncle wins immigration battle, gets OK to stay in U.S.

Onyango Okech Obama -- an uncle of President Barack Obama who has been in the United States illegally for decades -- has gotten a federal court's OK to stay in his adopted country, according to an attorney representing the uncle.

Tease photo

Obama heads to Africa to promote investment, democracy

Visit will take him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania

President Barack Obama flies across the Atlantic on Wednesday for a trip that takes him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania -- his second visit to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office.