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Obama MOCKS Press Corps, Pundits: What If Reporters Were Farmers?

(7742) Comments | Posted April 1, 2010 | 4:00 PM

President Barack Obama used an April Fools' Day appearance in Maine on Thursday to poke fun at reporters and pundits for being too impatient in their coverage of the effects of the health care reform bill.

"Can you imagine if some of these reporters were working on a...

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David Axelrod: After Health Care No One Should Doubt 'Warrior' Obama's 'Strength,' 'Perseverance' (VIDEO)

(1194) Comments | Posted March 23, 2010 | 6:52 PM

White House senior adviser David Axelrod said that President Obama and members of his administration have emerged emboldened by their victory on health care reform, but cautioned that the entire administration also learned a lesson from the months of fierce debate over their top domestic priority.

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First Corporate Campaign Ads Appear After Supreme Court's Citizens United Decision

(9700) Comments | Posted March 23, 2010 | 3:16 PM

A Texas company recently took out a political ad in several local newspapers, making it one of the first corporations to do so in the wake of a landmark Supreme Court ruling that lifted restrictions on corporate political spending.

The Texas Tribune reports that the company, KDR Development,...

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Randy Neugebauer Revealed As 'Baby Killer' Shouter: Texas Republican Apologizes

(4656) Comments | Posted March 22, 2010 | 1:58 PM

Randy Neugebauer (R-Tex.) identified himself as the member of congress who shouted "baby killer" during Rep. Bart Stupak's (D-Mich.) speech on the floor of the House of Representatives Sunday night.

Neugebauer, a three-term member of Congress from Texas, issued a statement of apology on Monday, saying that the...

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Evan Bayh Predicts Third-Party Candidate Could Win Presidency: 'Ross Perot Moment'

(992) Comments | Posted February 17, 2010 | 8:45 PM

Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.), who announced he would retire from his U.S. Senate seat at the end of his term, is already looking into his 2012 election crystal ball and what he sees is the potential for a third-party candidate to win the presidency.

In an interview with...

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Disability Advocates Accept Rahm Emanuel's Apology For 'Retarded' Comment

(763) Comments | Posted February 3, 2010 | 5:00 PM

Special Olympics Chairman and CEO Timothy Shriver personally accepted an apology from White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday, days after comments surfaced in which Emanuel used the word "retarded" to describe a proposal made by a group of liberal Democrats.

According to a joint statement from Shriver...

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White House, Campaign Operatives Spin the Mass. Race

(632) Comments | Posted January 19, 2010 | 2:45 PM

Even before the polls closed in Massachusetts on Tuesday, campaign operatives and White House aides were already spinning a Senate race that many are predicting could be disastrous for the Democrats.

The dynamic is pitting Obama administration officials against advisers to the campaign of Democrat Martha Coakley with each side...

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