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Obama Bus Tour Rolls On

Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUBURN, N.Y. — President Barack Obama gets back on the road Friday for the final leg of a two-day bus tour ce...

WATCH: Obama Forgets Buffalo Mayor's Name During Speech

Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

While speaking at the University at Buffalo on his plan for a new government rating system for colleges and universities, President Barack Obama caugh...

Obama Proposes New Rating System For Colleges

AP | JULIE PACE and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Targeting the soaring cost of higher education, President Barack Obama on Thursday unveiled a broad new government rating system...

Obama Going On Tour

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics

EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama will spend the latter part of next week riding a bus through two Northeastern states to talk about the...

Obama Challenged To Arm-Wrestling Match

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's "Betting on America" bus tour brought him to a bar in Amhert, Ohio on Thursday evening, where he chatted and shook hands. Acc...

Obama: Turn Off Fox News

Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

President Obama jokingly told a customer at an Ohio bar to turn off the Fox News that was playing in the establishment on Thursday. Obama has been ...

Joe The Plumber: Obama Should Be 'Embarrassed' To Visit Battleground State

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

This time around, Joe the Plumber won't be asking much of President Barack Obama. Sam Wurzelbacher, more commonly known by the nickname he earned d...

Obama Hits The Road

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Campaigning by bus through swing state Ohio, President Barack Obama cast his re-election bid as a bet on the American worker Th...

Obama Enters Fresh Phase Of Re-Election Bid

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is ramping up a fresh phase of his re-election bid with a bus tour next week, focusing more on direct engage...

Obama, First Lady Tout Jobs Plan For Veterans In Virginia

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

NORTH CHESTERFIELD, Va. — President Barack Obama teamed up with his popular and personable wife Wednesday on the final leg of a three-day bus tr...

John McCain: Obama Bus Tour Is 'Wrong'

Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) continued his verbal onslaught against President Barack Obama's bus tour on Tuesday, blasting the three-day swing throug...

Obama's Reason For Bus Tour: 'I'm The President'

Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JAMESTOWN, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's touring Republican areas of North Carolina for a simp...

Equipment For Obama Tour Stolen

AP | DENA POTTER | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — At least no one left the keys to Air Force One in the ignition. In an egg-on-face moment for the government ahead of President ...

Obama Gets Back On The Bus For Tour Of Key Southern States

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is targeting vital North Carolina and Virginia this week, as he kicks off a three-day bus tour that is as mu...

Right Back Where We Started

Christian Nwachukwu, Jr. | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Christian Nwachukwu, Jr.

President Obama campaigned on the message "Change We Can Believe In" and, later, "Change We Need." Exactly 69,456,897 Americans voted for that "change," a change, it seems seldom remembered now, that requires something from us all.

Elijah Cummings: Obama Needs To 'Fight Harder' For Black Community

Posted 10.21.2011 | Politics

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), responding to the high unemployment rates in the black community, said that African-Americans feel President Barack Obam...

Obama Faces Liberal Backlash

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Liberals argue that he caved on the debt ceiling. Unions are upset over his handling of unemployment and labor issues. Hispanics br...

GOP Senator: 'Good Thing I Can't Pack A Gun On The Senate Floor'

Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) blasted Congress for America's financial troubles and predicted that the debt ceiling agreement would unravel this fall, cal...

GOP Rep: Obama Riding In 'Darth Vader Bus'

Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-Texas) criticized President Barack Obama's bus tour of the Midwest during an appearance on Fox Business Tuesday night. T...

To Professional Writers Who Second-guess America's 'Story Teller In Chief': Knock It Off

David Murray | Posted 10.17.2011 | Media
David Murray

Despite what the writers of the world want to believe, an out-of-the-blue come-to-Jesus speech from President Obama would fail just as disastrously as Carter's now infamous "crisis-of-confidence speech."

Obama Holds Town Hall Meetings As Bus Tour Rolls On

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

ALPHA, Ill. — Confronting the most public anxiety yet of his Midwestern tour, President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to reassure an audience in...

WATCH: Exchange Gets Heated Between Obama, Tea Partiers

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics

DECORAH, Iowa (AP/The Huffington Post) — President Barack Obama's Midwestern tour is offering a mix of offense and defense that signals both his gov...

Obama Speaks About Jobs, Economy

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics

DECORAH, Iowa — Hitting back against an emboldened GOP, President Barack Obama launched a rare direct attack Monday on the Republican presidenti...

Obama Expects To Get Earful Next Week

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is expecting an earful from regular folks, including supporters, over their frustrations with Congress and s...