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Obama Midterm Elections

Paige Lavender

Obama Outlines Immediate Goals For Congress | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke about the midterm elections Wednesday, telling every American -- including those who didn't vote -- "I hear you." "The...

New York Post Shows Obama 'Stripped' Of Control

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.05.2014 | Media

Republicans have taken control of the Senate, and the New York Post couldn't wait to get this front page out first thing Wednesday morning: vi...

Obama Predicts Democrats Will Hold The Senate In November

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama said that he thinks Democrats can maintain control of the Senate and defended his administration’s record during an interview...

It Takes A Movement: Why Politics Is Frozen Solid -- Part 2

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

What has still not been really understood by Obam's White House, by most of his supporters and by a media that mostly focuses on who's up and who's down in Washington during any given week is this: It takes a movement.

It Takes a Movement: A Post-Election Analysis -- Part 1

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

How ironically warm it seemed on that distant inauguration day now stands in sharp contrast with the cold and very angry political atmosphere that was evidenced in the midterm elections.

Stop Shooting at Obama

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Barack Obama has sometimes "disappointed," but he has not "failed." And only those who confuse politics and magic, regretting that he did not transform his country and the world in the wink of an eye, can speak of "failure."

Midterm Elections: Another "Perfect Storm" for Obama?

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

If the voters were trying to send the president a message, what is it? Is it merely: lower taxes, less government? Or was the election more about voter anger and outrage over the state of the economy with its high unemployment and massive foreclosures?

Wake Up, Mr. President! You Are the Lindsay Lohan of the Oval Office!

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bonnie Fuller

Mr. President -- I'm a big fan but you are suffering from the same mental disease as Lindsay Lohan -- DENIAL!

A Lesson for Now From 1934

Saul Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Saul Friedman

Americans love a good fighter. In November, 1934, against the odds and history, Roosevelt's Democrats picked up 9 House and 9 Senate seats. Can Obama do the same today?

Obama Delivers 2010 Election Pitch On YouTube: 'I Need Your Help'

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Desperate to curtail expected widespread losses this fall, President Barack Obama pleaded with supporters of his 2008 campaign Monday to help elect De...

Obama Midterm Elections: DNC To Cough Up $50 Million For 2010 Races

Politico | Mike Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee will contribute more than $50 million in cash and services for November's midterm elections, a top Democratic offici...

House Dems: We Need Obama's Help In Midterms

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats see the midterm elections as a referendum on President Obama and insist he become heavily involved in their outcome. House Democrats see ...