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Even California Has Major Gripes With Obama, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama’s popularity in California has fallen to an all-time low, with his approval rating among voters down to just 45 percent, a Fi...

California's Drought Is So Bad, You Can See It From Space

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green

Though California has seen some rain this month, the desperately needed precipitation is sadly just a drop in the bucket of the state's year-long drou...

Obama Ends California Weekend On The Golf Course

Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama is wrapping up a three-day weekend in Southern California with a game...

Obama Visits Sunnylands, 'Camp David Of The West,' Twice In Less Than A Year

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — With two visits in less than a year to the sprawling Sunnylands estate in Southern California, President Barack Obama i...

Obama Goes Golfing With Childhood Buddies

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — It's a day of golf in Southern California for President Barack Obama while the nation's capital recovers from this week...

Why Obama Is Going To Fresno

Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is turning his attention to the severe drought threatening C...

Obama Pushing Back Against Liberals Pushing For Executive Orders

AP | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Barack is pushing back against liberals who are urging him to act unilaterally to take steps Congress has blocked. O...

Obama To Visit Dreamworks Studio

AP | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama will visit the home of "Shrek" next week to deliver remarks on the economy. White House spokesman Jo...

Obama Cancels California Trip To Focus On Syria

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — The White House says President Barack Obama has canceled a trip to California to focus on his administration's response...

Obama Pulls Out The Stops On California Visit

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. — President Barack Obama on Friday encouraged the uninsured or those paying high prices for health insurance to sign up for cov...

Obama Meeting With Chinese Leader In California

Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Seeking a fresh start to a complex relationship, President Barack Obama and Chinese Pr...

CALIFORNIA LOVE

San Jose Mercury News | Mike Rosenberg | Posted 04.22.2013 | San Francisco

President Barack Obama has scored his highest approval rating among Californians since he first took office, as Golden State residents continue to be ...

Obama Goes West

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama basked in the support of his gay and lesbian backers Wednesday night, revving up an enthusiastic crowd with...

Robin Wilkey

'San Francisco, I Love You Back'

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.17.2012 | San Francisco

Hundreds of supporters gathered at the Nob Hill Masonic Center on Thursday night to catch a 40-minute speech from President Barack Obama. The fundrais...

Robin Wilkey

Guess Who's Coming To Town?

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.14.2012 | San Francisco

The smear campaigns. The satirical candidates. The protests. It's officially 2012, and election season is in full swing. On Thursday evening, Bara...

$1 Million In Hollywood Donations Raised In One Night

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.02.2012 | Los Angeles

First Lady Michelle Obama's visit to Los Angeles Tuesday and Wednesday was one of many 2012 presidential campaign trips seeking California cash. H...

Obama To Supporters: I Understand Your Frustration

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama said Thursday that the Justice Department will try to "root out" cases of fraud or manipulation in oil mark...

Obama Headed Back To Los Angeles

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.31.2011 | Los Angeles

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama plans to raise money for Democrats during a two-day swing through California in the coming weeks. A Democratic o...

Obama To Focus On Energizing CA Base At USC Friday

Neon Tommy | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Democratic candidates across five Western states are hoping visits by President Obama will galvanize turnout by younger voters and voters of color, in...

Obama Returning To California For Barbara Boxer

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is heading to California for the second time in as many months to help raise cash for Sen. Barbara Boxer's r...

Sam Stein

Labor Ad Calls On Obama To Aid Health Care Workers With Whom He Campaigned

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The labor community is ramping up the pressure on Barack Obama to intervene in what could be drastic and costly wage cuts for health care employees in...

Obama To California: We Can't Bail You Out

Los Angeles Times | Peter Nicholas and Richard Simon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California needs to solve its financial crisis by itself and should not expect an emergency bailout from the White House, an array of Obama administra...

Obama Using Schwarzenegger To Answer GOP Critics

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Buoyed by adoring crowds far from Washington's political wars, President Barack Obama guaranteed Americans on Thursday that the na...

Obama Speaks At Edison Plant In Pomona, California (WATCH LIVE VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama speaks at the Edison Electric Vehicle Technical Center in Pomona, California. Watch: ...

Obama's California

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

As Obama dominates in California -- as much through a sort of political and social osmosis as through personal campaigning -- leadership within the state is shifting also.