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Sam Stein

Obama Steps Up Sandy Response | Sam Stein | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Before hitting the campaign trail for his final swing before the election, President Barack Obama on Saturday stopped by the headquarter...

Sam Stein

Obama's First Term Bookended By Crises In New York | Sam Stein | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the fall of 2008, a crisis in downtown Manhattan allowed Sen. Barack Obama to demonstrate leadership skills that helped propel him to...

On Hurricane Politics and Policy

Ari Melber | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Ari Melber

An attack without an alternative isn't policy -- it's commentary. And no one can seriously argue that our firefighters and first responders will do a better job if we cut their funding, as congressional Republicans have proposed.

Obama To East Coasters: Take Sandy Seriously

Reuters | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama warned on Sunday that Hurricane Sandy was a "serious and big storm" and called on East Coast r...

Obama Balances Storm, Campaign

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has spent months trying to balance his re-election bid with running the government. Now, just when his camp...

Obama Receives Fresh Hurricane Update From Advisers, Visits FEMA

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.27.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has gotten a fresh update on Hurricane Irene from his emergency management team. He'...

Hurricane Threat Prompts Obama To Cut Vacation Short

Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

VINEYARD HAVE, Mass. (AP) -- The White House says President Barack Obama is cutting his Martha's Vineyard vacation short because of Hurricane Irene. H...