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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...

Memo to Media: Netroots Is Not Just Liberals Bashing Obama

Ari Melber | Posted 08.17.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

Stories recounting liberals' "frustration" and disappointment with Obama are dominating coverage of this year's Netroots Nation. But these stories miss the mark, fitting into a precooked narrative about "Progressives vs. Obama."

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...

Sam Stein

Dean: Obama Will Win In 2012, 'Going To Do Fine' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former DNC Chair Howard Dean urged progressives on Sunday to have patience with President Barack Obama, predicting that the White House would pass com...