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Barack Obama Is Not the First President to Receive Heat From His Base

Rich Rubino | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Obama is not alone in being chastised from his party's ideological base. In many respects, it is a political "right of passage" for a president's base at some point to become offended.

Sam Stein

Obama To Base: Help Me With Fiscal Cliff | Sam Stein | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama made a direct, personal appeal to 30,000 of his top campaign activists on Tuesday night, asking them to stay invo...

A More Progressive Budget, a More Progressive President?

Richard Kirsch | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Richard Kirsch

The real challenge for progressives is to use 2012 to increase the likelihood that a reelected President Obama will keep to the new course in 2013.

Obama Team Looks To Fire Up President's Base

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama rode a wave of voter passion in 2008 fed largely by intense dislike of President George W. Bush and the Iraq war, plus...

Obama Reaches Out To Base Amid New Tension

The Washington Post | Peter Wallsten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of President Obama's tax-cut deal with Republicans, the White House is moving quickly to mend its strained relationship with the Democrati...

Will Liberal Base Let Obama Move To The Center?

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

t seemed so right just two weeks ago. This was in Elkhart, Ind., and Sen. Evan Bayh, mentioned as a possible running mate of Sen. Barack Obama, the pr...

Hands Off Obama

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

If the barbs against the Obama keep up at a steady rate, McCain won't even need a strategy -- all he'll need to do is keep his mouth shut. Leave the swift-booting of Obama to the Repugs.