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Obama Paying Tribute To JFK Legacy

Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to John F. Kennedy two days before the 50th anniversary of his assassination by honoring ...

Jason Linkins

Obama Not Going To Gettysburg Is This Week's Hurricane Katrina | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

Somehow, in the time it took me to leave my desk, run to the store and get lunch, President Barack Obama has gone and gotten himself into another one ...

President Obama vs. President Kennedy: Who Has The Best Style?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams & Ellie Krupnick | Posted 08.23.2013 | Style

When President Obama was elected in 2008, he was heralded as a "cool" president -- smooth, stylish, young, hip, etcetera. But it quickly became clear ...

Obama and the Legacy of Camelot

Kitty Kelley | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Kitty Kelley

Comparisons between Barack Obama and John F. Kennedy have been inevitable, but while there are striking similarities between the 35th and 44th presidents, there are also distinguishing differences.

Ted Sorensen DEAD: John F. Kennedy Speechwriter, Obama Supporter, Dies At 82

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Of the courtiers to Camelot's king, Theodore C. Sorensen, who died Sunday, ranked just below Bobby Kennedy. He was the adoring, tirel...

Obama Meets With Sen. Kennedy's Widow

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BOSTON — President Barack Obama, who is to honor Edward M. Kennedy with a funeral eulogy, visited early Saturday with the late senator's widow. ...

Ted Kennedy -- "Greatest Senator of our Time"

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

I arranged for Placido Domingo, the great tenor, to sing to Ted Kennedy on his 72nd B-day. Of course, Teddy loved to sing and joined in two-part harmony. He had a great baritone.

Ted Kennedy Reactions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here are reactions to Ted Kennedy's death: President Obama: Michelle and I were heartbroken to learn this morning of the death of our dear friend, S...

Obama-Kennedy Visit May Happen During Vacation

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama came to Martha's Vineyard for his first full week of vacation since taking office, but with the controversy and debate over health car...

Sam Stein

The Lion Roars Once More: Kennedy Makes Emotional Pitch For Health Care Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A day that was designed to produce conversation and cohesion on reforming the health care system ended with an emotional pitch. President Barack Obam...

Have a Hopeful New Year

Craig Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Crawford

Nations throughout history perished or flourished based upon how well they progressed into a new age. As Kennedy did, Obama has the chance to bring about a new spirit for the country.

Kennedy, King and Now Obama

Peter J Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter J Burns

At Grant Park Obama reminded us of both Martin Luther King, Jr., and John F. Kennedy. I saw Dr. King's Dream come true on that stage. And Kennedy's vision was apparent in Obama's challenge to us. Kennedy and King never promised us a hand out. They promised us a fair shake.

What Will Barack Obama Say in Berlin?

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

The association of Obama with Kennedy was due, in large part, to their shared oratorical talents. This week's Berlin speech makes that association even more pertinent.

Discreet Meetings: How Caroline Kennedy Vets Potential Veeps

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The question bounced around the Internet and tumbled from the lips of Washington insiders: Why would Barack Obama choose Caroline Kennedy, a reluctant...

Why Caroline Kennedy Needs Obama

TNR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg is crazy for Barack Obama, the guy must really be something special, right? This, clearly, is the line of thinking Te...

Obama Overstates Kennedys' Role In Helping His Father

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Addressing civil rights activists in Selma, Ala., a year ago, Sen. Barack Obama traced his "very existence" to the generosity of the Kennedy family, w...

Dreams Of a President Like My Father (And How One Op-Ed Might Make Them A Reality)

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hillary Clinton was endorsed by the New York Times itself but this, I think, means far more. This is the endorsement -- the last living heir of JFK and his legacy saying that yes, Obama is like him, and here's why.