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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: U.S. Underestimated Threat Of Militants

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Sunday he agrees with intelligence leaders who believe the United States not only underestimated the t...

WATCH: Obama Slaps Down '60 Minutes' Reporter

Posted 03.30.2013 | Media

President Obama and Hillary Clinton spent most of their joint "60 Minutes" interview on Sunday heaping praise on each other. But Obama also took a sec...

Wealthy Patriots Wage Class War

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

A strange thing happened in Chicago. An audience of well-heeled professionals, a mixture of Democrats and Republicans, packed a room to hear Robert Shiller give a presentation on the housing market. At the end of the presentation, there was a bi-partisan revolt.

Obama Makes His Case For A Second Term

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In making the case for his re-election, President Barack Obama is arguing that it doesn't matter who the Republicans nominate to ru...

Obama On Taking Out Bin Laden: 'Justice Was Done'

Posted 07.08.2011 | World

"Justice was done," President Barack Obama said in an interview with Steve Kroft on CBS's "60 Minutes." Regarding the Osama bin Laden mission, Obama s...

Obama: Bin Laden Had Support Network In Pakistan

AP | Posted 07.08.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Osama bin Laden benefited from "some sort of support network" inside Pakistan, President Barack Obama said in a Sunday broadcast in...

Michael Calderone

Will Scott Pelley Revive The 'CBS Evening News?' | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.04.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Scott Pelley spoke to staffers in the Washington D.C. bureau Wednesday, his first stop since being named Katie Couric's successor as ...

Obama Going On '60 Minutes' To Talk Bin Laden

Posted 07.03.2011 | Media

President Obama will appear on Sunday's "60 Minutes" to discuss the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Obama will speak with Steve Kroft, who is his inter...

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 Surprised By Political Cost Of Health Care Reform

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WATCH THE VIDEOS BELOW WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says the political cost of overhauling the health care system turned out to be higher tha...

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 ...

Obama "60 Minutes" Interview: We'll Know By 2010 If Afghanistan Strategy Is Working

AP/ The Huffington Post | By STEVE R. HURST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down to watch President Obama on "60 Minutes" WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says he'll know by the end of 2010 if his Afghan strateg...

Obama: I Didn't Run For Office To Help 'Fat Cat Bankers'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama takes aim at "fat cat bankers" and their aggressive lobbying efforts to defeat financial reform in an upcoming 60 Minutes interview se...

Obama To Appear On "60 Minutes" Sunday

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We just got word that President Obama will sit down with 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft for an interview that will air Sunday night on "60 Minut...

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?

Obama: We Can't "Govern Out Of Anger"

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he cannot "govern out of anger" just because of public outrage over bonuses paid at financial instituti...

"60 Minutes" Enjoying Ratings Surge Off Newsmaker Interviews

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — "60 Minutes" has thrown a few haymakers in recent weeks: the first interview with hero pilot Chesley Sullenberger; a long-sought talk...

Obama "60 Minutes" Interview: Affirms Support For Geithner, Hits Back At Cheney

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says treasury secretary is one job that's not up for grabs. In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" Obama sa...

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 ...

"60 Minutes" Enjoying Ratings Resurgence

New York Times | JACQUES STEINBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On paper it hardly seems like the blueprint for a hit TV series: a news program that reports regularly from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, devotes ...

Reading The Pictures: Honeymoon Plus

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-11-17-obamasmile.jpgHow big a figure did Obama cut on 60 Minutes Sunday night? Well, watching anybody else that close up would probably give you vertigo.

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.