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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...

Obama Escalates 2012 Fight With Official Campaign Kickoff

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Plunging into his campaign for a new term, President Barack Obama tore into Mitt Romney on Saturday as a willing and eager "rub...

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...

Obama Says Congress Must Pass Jobs Plan

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — President Barack Obama used a boisterous Labor Day rally to put congressional Republicans on the spot, challenging them to place the c...

Obama Previews Job Creation Ideas

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics

DETROIT (AP) — President Barack Obama is previewing his ideas for job creation and economic growth at a Labor Day rally with union members in Detroi...

Staten Island Man Sentenced For Streaking At Obama Rally

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

PHILADELPHIA — A New York man has been sentenced to probation for streaking at a rally for President Barack Obama in Philadelphia. Twenty-four-...

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 Chicago Rally Details: Who, When, And Where

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Hip-hop artist Common will be joining Barack Obama at a weekend rally for Democratic candidates in the president's home state of Illin...

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...

Barack Obama To Rally In Four States Prior To Midterm Elections

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is coming to a swing state near you this fall. The Democrat known for packing stadiums from coast to coast ...

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...

AP Poll: Obama Supporters Gleeful, McCain's Glum

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- That smiling guy walking down the street? Odds are he's a Barack Obama backer. The grouchy looking one? Don't ask, and don't necess...

Obama Rally: City Details Plans

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago authorities are bracing for as many as a million people in downtown Grant Park Tuesday night to cheer on Barack Obama as elect...