The pair met for 25 minutes at the White House and discussed issues including the economy, climate change and the Scottish referendum.
Despair at the political elite drove the BNP’s rise - and hasn't gone away.
The government has a patchy record with criminal justice bills – and the latest is no exception. The Social Action, Responsibility & Heroism Bill is attacked as a “vacuous waste of time” by the Labour party.
The Prime Minister warned President Putin to stop aiding separatists in Ukraine, as responsibility for the MH17 crash was laid at Russia's feet.
The jury for the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute and the New Statesman's new prize for original and critical writing in political economy has been decided.
The two men remain at odds over the financial crisis, but there is a meeting of minds over the EU.
The Tory MP for Stourbridge discusses her business background, flirting with New Labour, breaking school rules, and being the first openly gay female Conservative MP.
Long-term thinking in education policy is vital to the way we reform our political economy.
It could be a blip, but the Green party's polling suggests a bright future.
The PM has spoken to Putin about Russia's role in the Malaysian Airlines crash, and is urging his EU allies to impose harsher sanctions on Russia.
National Policy Forum rejects anti-austerity amendment by 125 votes to 14 as consensus is achieved on programme for government.
The Liberal Democrat president calls for "a new consensus" at the Social Liberal Forum conference.
What the Labour leader will tell his party's National Policy Forum today.
The party believes there have been some benefits from privatisation.
The chair of Labour Friends of Palestine argues that the latest events in Gaza highlight a need for a paradigm shift in the international community. Focusing exclusively on negotiations, whilst failing to hold Israel accountable for their human rights violations and annexation of Palestinian land, is not enough.
Employment tribunal fees are a tax on justice; Labour's National Policy Forum should commit to abolishing them.
The Yes campaign is losing the economic argument – this could be more to do with establishment unionism than seeing through the SNP's "bluff".
The Labour MP Mike Gapes argues that it is becoming increasingly likely the crashed airliner in Ukraine was shot down by Russian separatist fighters, and that it's time Europe took action on the Russia/Ukraine conflict.
Shadow leader of the House of Commons says no "reason whatsoever" why deputy leader should not do job after reports she could be denied it.
The Conservative Party has pledged that if it were to form another government next year, it would ban strikes if less than half of workers back them.
National Policy Forum chair urges boldness as the party gathers for crucial meeting.
The Lib Dem's "u-turn" on the bedroom tax isn't enough; they should come out completely against the policy.
Party vows to end "ideological obsession" with privatisation by allowing the state to bid for franchises.
The reshuffle is yet to backfire.
Helen Lewis, George Eaton and Lucy Fisher consider Labour's response to the Conservative Party reshuffle. Juliet Jacques and Ian Steadman ask whether this really was THE BEST WORLD CUP EVER.
Helen Goodman upbraided for declaring Tory women promoted to the government this week "puppets".
Today's crime figures have shone light on an issue made famous by a landmark TV series: do the police fix their stats? The fact that their measure of crime hasn't fallen may actually be a good thing.
Schools are getting worse in Great Yarmouth, the second most likely seat for Ukip to gain their first MP next year.
The newly elected chair of the Health Committee and Conservative MP for Totnes talks to the New Statesman.
Even if the Liberal Democrats' u-turn on the bedroom tax is a political tool, it is a step in the right direction of abolishing this toxic policy.