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Top Obama Strategist Counts Himself Out Of Hillary Bid

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

David Plouffe, who ran Barack Obama's 2008 campaign, ruled out running a potential 2016 bid for Hillary Clinton on Sunday. PBS's Jeff Greenfield po...

Are You Better Off? You Betcha!

Sandy Goodman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Of all the lying nonsense that came out of last week's Republican convention, the biggest was that this country is worse off now than it was when President Obama took office. Even more discouraging is the fact that for three days, Democrats went along with that big lie!

Sam Stein

White House Opens Door To Non-"Clean" Debt Ceiling Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the President’s top advisers opened the door on Wednesday to adding deficit-reduction elements to a bill that would raise the c...

Time for Obama to Throw a Hard Left

Jim Neal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Neal

On Saturday, the president answered a question regarding Republican intransigence on ratification of the START Treaty by rambling on and never delivering a punch. "God," I thought, "is he really going to continue down this path?"

David Plouffe To Reportedly Join White House Next Year

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Top White House adviser David Axelrod said Sunday that he expects former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe to replace him when he retires, as he an...

Obama Poll Watch -- January, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.03.2010 | Politics
Chris Weigant

After taking a look at Obama's numbers for the month, we continue our march backwards through history, this month serving up a comparison between Obama and Richard Nixon's term-and-a-half.

Obama Should Hold Press Conference Soon

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama has spent less than an hour in front of the media since his last formal primetime press conference back in July. He needs to hold another -- both for the public's sake and for his own.

David Plouffe Weighs In On 2009 Elections, Obama's Job Performance (Video)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tuesday's elections are local races -- not measures of President Obama's ability to deliver or a referendum on the president's popularity, according t...

Plouffe: Rush Limbaugh The New Minority Leader

Washington Post | David Plouffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The 2008 election sent many messages. At the top: Americans wanted to turn the page on the politics of division and partisan pettiness, and they wante...

Esquire Profiles Plouffe: 'The Man Who Made Obama'

Esquire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When you have been to the moon, you can't come back to Earth and stand in line at Starbucks. You can't order a coffee, and pay for it, and drink it be...

Obama Strategists: We Are Dominating the Field

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Sen. Barack Obama is off the campaign trail, but his top aides are running hard today. Obama's senior strategists held a national news conference by ...

Sam Stein

McCain DHL Deal Hit Hard In New Obama Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

*** Updated Below *** The Obama campaign promised, late last week, that they would keep attacking John McCain and his campaign manager for their ties...

Sam Stein

Plouffe: McCain's DHL Deal A Critical Moment Of Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's presidential campaign claimed that the general election had reached a critical turning point this past week after it was revealed that ...

Obama: Not Having to Say Victory

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

Obama has won. He won't trumpet that fact now, despite the smear campaign the Clinton camp has been waging saying he will. He'll let everyone with access to a pencil stub and the back of an envelope declare for him.