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Obama Predicts Democrats Will Hold The Senate In November

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama said that he thinks Democrats can maintain control of the Senate and defended his administration’s record during an interview...

Obama's Still Missing Ingredient

Trey Ellis | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics
Trey Ellis

If Obama continues to stay on message, forcefully addressing income inequality and positioning himself as the champion of the middle-class, he has a better than decent chance at reelection.

Waiting for Obama: 60 Minutes of 'Nothing Very Definite'

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

I waited last night for the confident Democratic President of the United States to appear on 60 Minutes but he never quite arrived. It appears to me that Obama is engaged in "strategic ambiguity."

Could We Have Predicted What Happened Last Tuesday?

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

The president once again illustrated three interrelated hallmarks of his presidency: his ability to endorse nearly every side of an issue, his inability to articulate any core principles that inform his decisions and his allergy to leadership.

Obama Reflects On Elections In '60 Minutes' Interview

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his first one-on-one interview since his party suffered crushing losses in the 2010 midterm elections, President Obama reiterated his belief that h...

President Obama Analyzes Election Thrashing In Sit-Down Interview

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama has sat down for his first one-on-one interview since Democrats were clobbered in the midterm elections on Tuesday, reflecting on his ...

Jason Linkins

Obama 'Overexposed': The Media's New New Obsession | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Doesn't Obama realize that he's risking overexposure, with all the explaining and answering questions and being a public figure? How dare he?

President Obama To Appear On "60 Minutes" Sunday

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

President Obama will appear on "60 Minutes" this Sunday for an interview with Steve Kroft, the Washington Post's Howard Kurtz reports. Kroft was the ...

Watching Obama on 60 Minutes Made me Feel Patriotic... (Almost)

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Clothier

What a thrill to have as a President-elect a man who speaks in whole sentences, who has well-enunciated thoughts, a readily accessible grasp of history -- and a sense of humor to boot.

Republicans Debate Their Future, Democrats Say Kiss Our Black Ass

Michael Seitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Seitzman

The Republicans are in a period of "soul searching." And by "soul searching" they really mean, "Who do I have to kill to be in charge here?" The answer, of course, appears to be Sarah Palin.

Barack Obama's Going Away Gift to Illinois Newsprint

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Barack Obama's first big gift to newsprint was the run on most national editions during his second day as President-elect. His latest gift is more personal to the Land of Lincoln.

60 Minutes: Obama's First Interview Since Election

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama has agreed to give his first post-election interview to 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft. The interview includes futu...

Obama's Use of Complete Sentences Stirs Controversy

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

Obama's decision to use complete sentences in his public pronouncements carries with it certain risks, since after the last eight years Americans may find his odd speaking style jarring.

Clinton: "As Far As I Know" Nothing To Base Obama Muslim Rumor On

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ben Smith at the Politico writes: A weird moment of TV, partially captured in the clip above. Clinton denies she thinks Obama's a Muslim, but her den...

Sam Stein

Rep. Ellison: Clinton Trying To Reap Benefit Of Obama-Muslim Smear | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Clinton campaign flatly denies any hand in the Obama-is-a-Muslim smear campaign that has bubbled beneath the media surface, but it is more than w...