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Embattled Sen. Tested By Obama's Visit To Her State

AP | By JONATHAN DREW and EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Her re-election in doubt, North Carolina's Democratic senator has an uncomfortable decision to make as President Barack Obama a...

Obama Makes Good On Manufacturing Jobs Promise

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Making good on a promise from last year's State of the Union to help create good-paying American jobs, President Barack Obama o...

Obama Hitting The Road For Announcement

Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Highlighting the growing manufacturing sector of the U.S. economy, President Barack...

Obama Hitting The Road

Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama wants to see the nation's classrooms transformed into digital lea...

Obama Hits The Road To Rally Support For Job Creation

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Striking a decidedly populist tone, President Barack Obama stood in a resurrected factory Wednesday, imploring lawmakers to wo...

Sam Stein

Romney Campaign Is Keeping Resources In North Carolina | Sam Stein | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney is not pulling out of North Carolina, despite reports suggesting otherwise. In fact, he appears to be transferring just one ...

Mitt Romney's Campaign Begins To Pull Resources Out Of North Carolina

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign feels strongly enough about a win in North Carolina on Nov. 6 that it has begun transferring staff to other battleground states...

Romney's Uphill Battle

Simon Jackman | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics
Simon Jackman

The subject matter of the first debate -- the economy and domestic policy -- is presumably good terrain for Romney. If Romney can't move the needle after engaging Obama on those matters -- and, according to many snap polls, besting Obama -- when will he?

Team Obama Pounds The Pavement In Tough State

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Dozens of volunteers armed with clipboards and voter registration forms gather at President Barack Obama's field office here eve...

Community Credentials Deferred in North Carolina

Leah Griesmann | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Leah Griesmann

On a balmy August morning, after the Organizing for America office in Asheville, North Carolina announced they would be would be handing out DNC "cred...

Obama Speaking On Key Issue To Young Voters

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Courting college voters, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that Congress needs to keep the cost of college loans from skyr...

Obama's NCAA Tournament Bracket Revealed

Posted 03.14.2012 | Sports

President Barack Obama revealed his bracket predictions for the 2012 NCAA Tournament with ESPN's Andy Katz. Having already unveiled his Final Four pic...

Obama Makes Urgent Appeal In Swing State

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. — President Barack Obama on Wednesday made his most urgent appeal yet for the nation to wean itself from oil, calling it a "fu...

Equipment For Obama Tour Stolen

AP | DENA POTTER | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — At least no one left the keys to Air Force One in the ignition. In an egg-on-face moment for the government ahead of President ...

Obama Campaigns In Key 2012 States On New Jobs Strategy

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

FLETCHER, N.C. — Rolling through small Southern towns in a campaign-style bus, President Barack Obama on Monday pressed lawmakers back in Washin...

Obama Gets Back On The Bus For Tour Of Key Southern States

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is targeting vital North Carolina and Virginia this week, as he kicks off a three-day bus tour that is as mu...

Obama Fights Back

Michael Carmichael | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

While Obama shook hands along the rope-line, every mind and heart in Reynolds, North Carolina realized that the president was back in the race.

Obama Takes Jobs Bill Pitch To North Carolina

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — President Barack Obama urged enthusiastic college students Wednesday to join him in his fight to get Congress to act on his new ...

Looking For Jobs In All The Wrong Places

Dan Rather | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business
Dan Rather

In Washington, business leaders and lawmakers have been pushing to ease visa rules and caps. And across the country, high-tech workers -- both foreign and domestic -- are seeing the notion of job security give way to a brutal contest of survival.

Obama Unveils New Jobs Proposals In North Carolina

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Beset by a grim employment picture, President Barack Obama on Monday pledged to ease the way for businesses to expand hiring and ...

The Primary Day Ritual

Al Giordano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Giordano

The media talking heads will ask aloud why Obama can't "close the deal" (in Clinton's own words) and what is numerically a defeat for Clinton will get spun as a Clinton victory.

Sam Stein

Axelrod Outlines The 2012 Map: Where We Competed In '08, 'We're Competitive Again' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even before the Obama administration announced that the next Democratic National Convention would be held in Charlotte, N.C., the presid...

Sam Stein

Elaine Marshall, Senate Candidate: I Haven't Decided Whether I Want Obama To Campaign With Me | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATED BELOW For the second time in as many weeks, a Democratic Senate candidate in a tough election race has expressed skittishness about campaig...

Obamas' Date Weekend! First Couple Takes Off For North Carolina

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

*Keep checking back for updated photos.* Updated pool reports below: UPDATE 7:00 PM: AF1 and POTUS touched down at Andrews at 7:04 pm eastern. PO...

Obarbecue! Obamas Grab Ribs In North Carolina (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Obarbecue! Obamas Grab Ribs In North Carolina