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'You Want A Hit Of This,' Mr. President?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama had an up-close encounter with Denver's marijuana subculture during a stop in the city on Tuesday night. In a video posted on I...

Giffords Pens Op-Ed In Colorado Paper Ahead Of Obama Visit

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) helped President Barack Obama keep the issue of gun control front and center on Wednesday, penning an op-ed f...

No More Excuses

Bob Herbert | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics
Bob Herbert

It's time to stop making excuses for Barack Obama. With so much at stake in this election, his performance at the debate on Wednesday night was indefensible.

Sandra Fluke Helping Out Obama

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Sandra Fluke will introduce President Barack Obama when he travels to Denver Wednesday, reports the Denver Post. The now-graduated Georgetown Law s...

White House Makes Huge Geography Error

Luke Johnson | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

The White House mixed up Wyoming and Colorado when issuing press credentials for President Barack Obama's tour of Western states this week. The press ...

Obama Signing Stimulus Bill In Denver: VIDEO, UPDATES

AP/Huffington Post | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama signed into law the most sweeping economic package in decades, a rescue plan meant to reinvigorate job creation, consumer spend...

Taking the Long View

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Warren

Can Obama really and truly get us to take the long view? And can he both exploit and turn his back on the same media technologies that impact how we respond to events and crises?

Namaste Solar: Biden Flubs Denver Company Name (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At the Denver signing of the stimulus bill, Vice President Joe Biden introduced the CEO of Namaste Solar, Blake Jones. He said that if he pronounced t...

Obama To Avoid "You, Me And Dupree" Moment At Convention

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

"Road trip? Sure, why not," said writer Chris Sloat, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich. "Who knows what kind of trouble Kwame can get into in Denver? And at least he'll be somebody else's problem for a week."

Obama Draws More Than 100,000 At Denver Rally (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama drew a crowd of over 100,000 at a rally in Denver on Sunday, the AP reports: The Obama campaign released an initial crowd estimate of 75...

Obama Camp: Who Is Barack Obama? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's campaign put together a video of behind-the-scenes campaign footage to answer the question John McCain and Sarah Palin keep asking: "Wh...

'America, We Cannot Turn Back. Not with So Much Work to Be Done.'

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

Last night was a reminder of just how much has changed in the past eight years. Obama himself devoted more time to the environment in one speech than the entire 2000 or 2004 campaigns saw.

Obama's Nomination Speech In Denver and Dayton

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

Suddenly my companion is sobbing, "I'm three generations from slavery," she says. I'm holding her. "I didn't know it would affect me this way," she says, and I'm thinking that all of my maternal American ancestors owned slaves.

Realizing A Dream

Rob Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rob Harper

Many African Americans in the stadium openly wept as Barack accepted what many thought they would never see in there lifetime. "I realize that I am not the likeliest candidate for this office," he said. "I don't fit the typical pedigree."

McCain's Convention Ad Congratulates Obama

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: John McCain has released the ad he will air in response to Barack Obama's acceptance speech. In it, he congratulates Obama on his historic nom...

What Obama Must Do Tonight

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Clintons have done their jobs, each delivering a powerful, effective oration. Ditto wife Michelle. If there's anyone in America who still thinks ...

Obama Makes Another Surprise Appearance

The Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Denver shows that Barack Obama is master of the pop-in. He just made a surprise waltz through an Illinois delegation gathering in Denver, on the afte...

Obama's Clinton Bounce in Denver

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Hillary's convention speech definitely fell short on detailing a personal case for Obama as the right person for the job. That's the core issue for the remaining voters.

Obama's Greek Columns Uh Oh

Lynn Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynn Grossman

There is something coming Thursday night that is a blunder big enough to warrant the criticism: the Greek columns on the stage of Invesco Field where Obama is to give his acceptance speech.

What Obama Needs to Do in Denver

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

It is time, once and for all, for Democrats to burn the Kerry playbook. It is the same playbook used to guide one losing Democratic campaign after another for decades.

Obama Convention Speech Recruitment Drive Draws Flood Of Volunteers

Calvin Gipson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Calvin Gipson

John McCain acknowledged Barack Obama's mass appeal through his efforts to tag Obama as nothing more than a celebrity who lacks the experience to lead...

Inside the DNCC: A Convention of Firsts

Cameron Moody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cameron Moody

It will be the first time we're bringing all our delegates together on the eve of the Convention, the first time so much access will be given to the online community and the first time an African American will accept the nomination.

Obama's Mile High Moment

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

We're seven weeks from the biggest speech in a generation by any figure in American politics. If you can be there in person, go. Take your children. It's an event you'll remember the rest of your lives.

Obama Convention Offer Could Violate Minnesota Gambling Law

Minnesota Monitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Minnesota's top gambling official is wondering if a drawing announced on Barack Obama's website constitutes an illegal raffle -- but neither he, nor t...

Rachel Weiner

It's Official: Obama Will Give Convention Speech At Stadium

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama will accept the Democratic nomination at Denver's Invesco field -- which can hold over 75,000. "The Democratic Party is nominating a true chan...