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Obama's Biggest Gaffes, One Year Later

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama is not nearly as gaffe-prone as his predecessor. But even he slips up once in a while. Vote for his biggest stumbles since the electio...

Where Were You When...?

Sam Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sam Greenfield

President Obama made a joke referencing The Speclal Olympics when trying to make a joke about his lack of bowling skills. Does anyone really think this in character for the President? No? Me either.

Washington Times Defends Obama Over "Special Olympics" Joke

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Washington Times editorial board defended President Obama's crack about the Special Olympics Sunday, writing that although his comment was in poor...

Defending Obama's NCAA Picks and Leno Appearance

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Casey Gane-McCalla

Millions of hardworking people fill out March Madness brackets every year. Its nice to think of Obama as regular American guy with regular habits despite his extraordinary responsibilities.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Barack Obama's Special Olympics line on Leno got all the headlines, but the night's real money quote was his saying that his administration plans to "set up a securitized market for student loans and auto loans outside of the banking system" in order to "get credit flowing again." Excuse me, but isn't that what the $700 billion bank bailout was supposed to do? So what happened? Instead of lending the billions we gave them, Obama explained to Leno, the bailed out banks "are keeping it in the bank because their balance sheets had gotten so bad." Imagine that: zombie banks using taxpayer money to stay afloat. If the White House really didn't see that one coming, it's no wonder the ferocity of the public's reaction to the AIG bonuses caught them so off-guard.

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Obama Apologizes For Special Olympics Joke, Wants Athletes To Help Him Improve Bowling Score (VIDEO)

AP/ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Kolan McConiughey, a Special Olympics bowling champion with an average score of 266, is challenging President Obama to a game, TMZ reports: ...

Gibbs: "We've Been Called Idiots Before" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Press Secretary Robert Gibbs told the White House press corps Friday afternoon that President Obama is not losing control of his message, despite the ...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Defends President's Special Olympics Comment

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger told reporters Friday afternoon that President Obama meant no harm by the comment he made about the Special ...

Obama 'Special Olympics' Crack On Tonight Show (VIDEO, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down to vote in our poll UPDATE: Obama apologizes for joke, watch video of Special Olympics chairman Even before Barack Obama's interview...