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Iowa Couple Receives Surprise Wedding Gift From The President

Sarah Medina | Posted 09.18.2012 | Good News

One Iowa couple recently received a wedding gift that they aren't going to forget in a hurry. Reddit user itgirlragdoll posted the story of a frie...

Ryan Grim

Obama's Labor Day Speech (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than a week ahead of a critical address before a joint session of Congress, President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned defense...

Protesters From Yale, Harvard Interrupt Obama Rally

Yale Daily News | Contributing Reporters | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Protesters from Yale and Harvard momentarily stole the spotlight from President Barack Obama at a rally in Bridgeport, Conn. Saturday. Speaking in ...

At Home in Chicago, Obama Rally a Far Cry From Democrats' 2008 Triumphs

Ray Suarez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ray Suarez

For all the warmth toward the president on the Midway in Chicago Saturday night, 2008 suddenly seemed like a very long time ago.

Obama's Public Rally In Chicago, With A Surprise Guest

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If recent polling is any indication, the races at the top of the Illinois ticket could be nail-biters. With Alexi Giannoulias and Mark Kirk running ne...

Man Had Guns Outside Minneapolis Obama Rally

Minnesota Independent | Chris Steller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Packing two pistols, a Rogers man with a Twin Towers tattoo on his arm spent seven hours Saturday among protesters outside Target Center, where Presid...

Obama Protester With Semi-Automatic Rifle Part Of 'Publicity Stunt'

HuffPost's Eyes & Ears | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A number of YouTube videos have shown a man carrying an AR-15 rifle to a pro-Obama health care reform rally outside the president's speech in Phoenix ...

Man with a Gun Near Obama Rally -- Hell No!

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Imagine he was Muslim and waiting for Bush with a gun. How long would that guy have lasted? You think they'd let him just sit there and wait for Bush?

Surge Of New Voters and Obama Campaign Efforts Tipping Virginia

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

During the primaries Obama got trounced in southwestern Virginia. "Presence really matters," Gov. Kaine told Obama. "Go and show 'em you're really interested."

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 5: This is What Change Smells Like?

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Barack Obama declared victory in Grant Park amid celebration and the wafting scent of an herb now available for medicinal purposes in Michigan and Fook caught the celebration on tape. Hear it on this edition of Keeping Score In Chicago.

Reliving the Grant Park Election Night Countdown (VIDEO)

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

Drawn from the YouTube feeds of five fellow Grant Park revelers, here is how we who were down there experienced the moment when America changed forever.

Obama's Crowds Made the Difference

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

The reason I voted for Obama had little to do with the candidate and everything to do with the crowd.

Grant Park, the Day After

Daniel Sinker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Daniel Sinker

Here's a slideshow of what it looked like, both from the stage and from the park itself, the day after history was made.

Whole World Watching Grant Park, Again

Howard Wolinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Howard Wolinsky

American flags were waving Tuesday night over Grant Park as they celebrated the Obama win. Back in '68, the riot in Grant Park started when a protester tried to lower an American flag.

Obama's Victory as Progress, Not History

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Across the country, with their votes and their activism, people are firmly backing this famous "change" agenda.

Obama Election Night Rally Prep: Updates, Video, Photos

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

***UPDATE 11/04*** The Chicago Tribune reports on the crowds that have already started gathering for tonight's Obama rally. With the sun beaming su...

McCain, Palin Draw Surprisingly Small Crowds In Ohio

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

John McCain and Sarah Palin crisscrossed Ohio over the weekend, appearing at multiple rallies that drew surprisingly small crowds -- especially taking...

Obama Election Night Rally Guest List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE Gov. Blagojevich has been invited to the Grant Park rally, according to a note from the governor's office to Capitol Fax. Barack Obama's most...

Obama Paying For Election Night Rally

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE 10/28 The City of Chicago has retained security consultant Neil Sullivan to aid with the Obama rally planning at a rate of $100-an-hour with a...

McCain Volunteers Finally Roused In Northern Virginia

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

I peered inside the huge glass windows and saw something unexpected: rows and rows of people on phone banks, dozens of them. It was completely unlike the other McCain "victory offices" I've visited.

Obama Supporters' Tires Slashed In North Carolina

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Still more ugliness and hostility on the campaign trail, courtesy of North Carolina's Fayetville Observer: Someone slashed the tires of at least 30 ...

Obama Rally In St. Louis Draws 100,000 (VIDEO, SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama drew a crowd of 100,000 at a rally near the Gateway Arch in St. Louis on Saturday, the AP reports. McCain spent the day campaigning in No...

Zavier's Day With Obama In Toledo

Teresa McCoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Teresa McCoy

I could see by the look on the faces in the crowd that people in Ohio are hungry for a real leader, one who recognizes that everyday folks are the ones who matter.

McCain-Palin Rally in Anchorage is a Whole Lotta Empty Chairs, Gosh Darnit!

Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker)

I actually felt sorry for the organizers for a minute, before I snapped myself out of it. A head count yielded about 250-300 people. Clearly they had been hoping for more.

Jason Linkins

Right-Wing Obama Critics Obsess Over 'Rock Concert Conspiracy' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

[UPDATED BELOW] Rightward critics of Barack Obama continue to be all a-flutter over the fact that the Illinois Senator's massive rally in Portland, w...