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Barack Obama Second Term

Overplaying President Obama's Supposed Second Term Hex

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Obama to date has accomplished far too much in the face of far too much adversity. To try and stamp his administration with the label of failure is a horribly bad overplay of the supposed presidential second term hex.

Obama's Second Term Agenda On The Line

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's second-term agenda will be robustly tested this week, with gun control and immigration in the spotlight on Capi...

Obama Has His Eyes On The Prize

Real Clear Politics | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

Obama is not out to destroy the Republican Party, just severely cripple it, and thereafter to cement his legacy in the final two years of his presiden...

Obama Embarks On First Working Day Of Second Term

Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Four years ago, President Barack Obama and his staff spent the first day in the White House lear...

Mark Blumenthal

The Road Forward: Polls Find Americans Optimistic And Pessimistic

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More Americans are optimistic than pessimistic about how President Barack Obama will handle his second term, but that hope does not tran...

Leading From Behind Is No Way to Lead: What a Second-term Obama Can Learn From FDR

David Woolner | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
David Woolner

The sad fact is that we now live in a society where the income disparity between the rich and the rest of us now stands at its worst level since the late 1920s -- just before the onset of the Great Depression.

Joy Resmovits

The Road Forward: White House Assessing Major Preschool Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

Arne Duncan, President Barack Obama's education secretary, has a slogan that summarizes his tenure and the view of his mission that he shares with his...

Obama Faces Tough Challenges Ahead In Second Term

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's hardly a secret that Barack Obama, like every president no doubt, muses about his ultimate legacy and spot in the presidential pant...

3 Ways Smart Business People Will Profit Under Obama

Gene Marks | Posted 01.19.2013 | Small Business
Gene Marks

I supported Governor Romney in the election. He lost. It's over. President Obama is our president. He deserves our support. Or at the very least our respect. Because that's what smart business people do. They put emotions aside and run their businesses based on the facts.

Joy Resmovits

Obama To Keep Arne Duncan In Cabinet

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.16.2012 | Education

After a week of speculation about the composition of President Barack Obama's second-term cabinet, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan implied in ...

Elise Foley

Obama Makes Forceful Promise To Progressives On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama lifted the spirits of a room full of progressive leaders on Tuesday when he pledged to tackle immigration reform ...

Joy Resmovits

Barack Obama's Big Education Choice

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.08.2012 | Education

In Rick Hess's eyes, President Barack Obama has a big choice to make. "The president campaigned with a different face of education reform than what...

Build the Party or Build the Community?

Harold A. McDougall | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Harold A. McDougall

Commentators have said a social movement brought President Obama a second term. But can we count on that in 2016, without Obama's "star" quality?