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Obama Hits The Road After State Of The Union

Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is focusing on training workers for in-demand jobs, another theme from his State of the Union address. T...

Katy Perry: 'I Might Have Won Wisconsin' For Obama

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Pop star Katy Perry believes she may have played a key role in President Barack Obama's 2012 victory over Mitt Romney in Wisconsin. "I might have ...

President Obama Reschedules Wisconsin Trip For Thursday

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

Although Hurricane Sandy kept President Barack Obama away from a scheduled trip to Green Bay, Wis., on Tuesday, the campaign has tentatively reschedul...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Campaign Hits Back Against Romney Momentum In Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The importance of Wisconsin and its 10 electoral votes has been made clear in this last week of campaigning, with President Barack Obama...

Ryan Grim

Reince Priebus: GOP 'Basically Crushed' Dems In Walker Recall, Will Do So Again In Wisconsin | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus reminded Democrats on Sunday that his party "basically crushed" them when they attempted to mount a...

Amanda Terkel

For Romney, Wisconsin Becoming The Path Around Ohio | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With President Barack Obama stubbornly maintaining a small but clear lead in Ohio polls, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's...

Amanda Terkel

Early Voting Kicks Off In Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Every day is Election Day for the next two weeks in Wisconsin. Early voting in the state kicked off Monday morning, and it will run t...

Mark Blumenthal

Polls Show Obama Gains in Key Swing States | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New surveys in key battleground states released Wednesday continue to confirm what national polls have shown over the past 10 days. Pres...

Obama's Wisconsin Team Mobilizes Against Paul Ryan: 'We Know Him Best'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin finds itself at the center of the national political discussion once again, with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as Mitt Romney's vice presidential ...

Obama's Wisconsin Team Preparing 'Minute-By-Minute Plan' If Paul Ryan Gets VP Nod

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

There's still no word on whom Mitt Romney will pick as his running mate. But with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) frequently mentioned in the press as a likel...

Obama Weighs In On Wisconsin Recall Loss

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel and Erin Mershon | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave his first public comments on the Wisconsin recalls since Gov. Scott Walker (R) resoundingly defeated Milwaukee Mayor Tom B...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Campaign Cites Scott Walker Win In Fundraising Appeal | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Obama campaign is warning supporters that unless they donate more money to the president's reelection, what happened in Tuesda...

Obama Campaign Sends Out Wisconsin Recall Email For Tom Barrett

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel and Paige Lavender | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- The Obama campaign used its social networks to help get out the vote on Tuesday, as Wisconsinites head to the polls and determine the pol...

Amanda Terkel

Oops! White House Mistakenly Says Obama Has Not Endorsed In Wisconsin Recall | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters on Wednesday that he did not believe President Barack Obama had made an endorsemen...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Campaign Pushes Scott Walker Recall In Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is jumping into the Wisconsin recall, focusing on educating and registering voters in adva...

Jason Linkins

Reporter Briefly Confused By Wisconsin State Flag | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.16.2012 | Media

Yesterday, President Barack Obama traveled to Milwaukee, Wis., to visit Master Lock's plant and give the company props for "bringing 100 manufacturing...

Obama 'Very Impressed' With Lin

Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has caught 'Lin-sanity.' White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was asked about the New York Knicks' point guard Jeremy Lin ...

Walker, Obama Slated To Meet Up

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- President Barack Obama will try to use his visit to a Milwaukee padlock manufacturer to highlight an improving economy and companies ...

Obama the Feckless

Jim Garrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Garrison

John Kennedy once observed that power either stabilizes or destabilizes a person. Power has destabilized President Obama.

Sam Stein

Obama Has No Plans To Visit Wisconsin | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama has no current plans to visit Wisconsin despite pledging as a presidential candidate to “walk on that picket line” s...

VIDEO: Sam Stein On Obama's 'Dance' With Unions

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

The Huffington Post's Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to discuss his recent article on the 'delicate dance' that President Obama now finds h...

Obama Speaks In Wisconsin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's remarks: Let me begin by clearing something up. I have not come to Packer Country because I lost a bet. Sunday was a tough day to ...

Obama Draws 26,000 For Madison Rally (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - If there's an enthusiasm gap for Democrats this election, it hasn't reached Madison. Students and residents in the traditionally...

Sam Stein

Obama To Young Voters: 'You Can't Sit Out' In 2010 | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a conference call with college journalists on Monday, President Obama made a direct pitch to the young voters who flocked to his campaign two years...

In Former Swing-State Wisconsin, It's Ground Game and Robocalls

Scott Foval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Scott Foval

The Badger State woke up Monday morning to hear that neither the McCain-Palin, nor Obama-Biden presidential campaigns considers Wisconsin "in play" du...