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Obama To Campaign For Democrats In Maryland And Illinois Gubernatorial Races

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, who has largely limited his campaign appearances to fundraisers ahead of next month's elect...

Obama To Visit Big Three Auto Plants In Michigan, Illinois Next Week

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will visit U.S. auto plants in Michigan and Illinois next week to highlight his administration's decision to...

Obama In Illinois: Security Beefed Up In Quincy, Town Reacts To President's Visit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As President Obama swings through Quincy, Illinois Wednesday to make a case for Wall Street reform on his "White House to Main Street Tour," state Rep...

President Obama Will Likely Dump the Public Option, and Here's Why

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Obama wants -- no desperately needs -- to win a big victory on health care, or at least the appearance of a victory, even if it means scrapping the only thing that really represents true health care reform.

Criminal Justice: One Of The Enormous Non-Issues Of Presidential Politics

James Freedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Freedman

A candidate like Obama -- who says "thoughtful things" and actually speaks in "paragraphs" as opposed to soundbites -- might be willing to address the topic. But don't hold your breath.

Inauguration Tickets Already Selling Fast In Illinois

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Like Cubs or White Sox fans booking their World Series seats at the All-Star Break, Illinois residents are snapping up tickets to celebrate Barack Oba...

Barack Obambi? Not Quite; Just Ask Alice Palmer

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

In 1995, deciding to run for an open congressional seat, state senator Alice Palmer anointed Obama as her successor. It was from that relatively lowly position that Obama launched his incredible political career.

Illinois Rep: At Least Eight Superdelegates Secretly Supporting Obama

Progress Illinois | Mose Buchele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Jan Schakowsky says she knows of "at least eight" superdelegates who plan on voting for Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention, but h...

Obama Says GOP Will Have Dirt on Clinton

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — Sen. Barack Obama predicted Wednesday that Republicans will have a dump truck full of dirt to unload on Hillary Rodham Clinton if the ...

Obama Snags San Francisco Chronicle And St. Louis Post-Dispatch Endorsement

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the San Francisco Chronicle are endorsing Barack Obama in the upcoming Feb. 5 Democratic presidential primary. The O...