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Given How Much Americans Dislike Congress, It's Shocking Anyone Got Elected At All

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

Only 9 percent of Americans approved of Congress in the weeks leading up to the midterm elections, which may explain why the election drew the lowest ...

Obama Praises Congress For Approving His Plan To Fight ISIS

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke Thursday shortly after the Senate approved his plan to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State militants, prai...

Obama Tells Us How He Really Feels

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

By Steve Holland AUSTIN, Texas, July 10 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama may look back on this week as the time when he dropped all ...

Obama: We Consulted With Congress On Bowe Bergdahl Exchange

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story June 3 about the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, The Associated Press reported erroneously that John McHugh was the Army...

Sam Stein

Obamacare's Numbers Improve In Republican Districts | Sam Stein | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attitudes toward the Affordable Care Act continue to shift in the law’s favor, even in Republican-held congressional districts, a new ...

Sam Stein

Obamacare Love And Trepidation As Revealed On Democrats' Websites | Sam Stein | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Want to know how Democrats really feel about campaigning on Obamacare? Go to their websites. The pages touting lawmakers' reelection...

Obama Blasts 'Least Productive Congress In Modern History'

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

By Steve Holland HOUSTON, April 9 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sharply criticized what he called the least productive U.S. Congr...

Obama: It's Time To Give America A Raise

AP | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's hearing from business owners across the country who are voluntarily paying their workers more tha...

Obama To Promote Education Agenda At Miami School

Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is beginning a new effort to help students take the first st...

Obama To Congress: Move On The Jobs Issue

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is challenging Congress to help him create jobs and rebuild the nation's infrastructure. In his weekly r...

Obama: Americans Deserve A Minimum Wage Vote

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says hardworking Americans deserve a vote in Congress on a minimum raise hike. In his weekly radio and I...

Congress Inaction Prompts Obama To Act Alone

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — This week, President Barack Obama promoted tougher fuel efficiency standards for trucks. He touted progress on initiatives to stre...

Obama Believes 2014 'Can Be A Breakthrough Year For America'

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he believes 2014 can be a breakthrough year for the country. In his weekly radio and Internet addre...

Obama: 2014 'Will Be A Year Of Action' On Jobs

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling 2014 "a year of action" for creating jobs and economic opportunities for American families. I...

Obama's 2013 Was Beset By Fits, Fumbles, Failures

AP | JULIE PACE and NANCY BENAC | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a moment for Barack Obama to savor. His second inaugural address over, Obama paused as he strode from the podium last Janu...

Obama's Weekly Address Calls Bipartisan Budget A Hopeful Sign

AP/HuffPost | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the bipartisan budget approved by Congress is a hopeful sign that Washington can end its cycle of cris...

Obama Meets With Mayors, Stresses Cities' Role In Job Growth

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the nation's cities are central to the economic progress of the United States and says he wants to wor...

Going Negative

Chris Kelly | Posted 02.11.2014 | Comedy
Chris Kelly

I'm going negative. I didn't want to do it -- no one ever wants to do it -- but it has to be done. I owe it to myself, my supporters and to America. Plus going negative works. Republicans and Democrats spent $6 billion on the 2012 elections, and almost all of it was negative.

Obama Warns Congress: Dont 'Harm Our Economy' On Unemployment Benefits

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to extend benefits for the long-term unemployed before they expire at the end of the...

Obama Pushing Back Against Liberals Pushing For Executive Orders

AP | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Barack is pushing back against liberals who are urging him to act unilaterally to take steps Congress has blocked. O...

Health Care Issue Could Be Silver Lining For Obama On IR

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate delay over an unrelated health care issue could be the silver lining for President Barack Obama in his repeated pleas to ...

Obama To Press Congress On Immigration Reform

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - As the White House struggles to fix the problem-plagued rollout of its healthcare reform law, Presiden...

Obama Appeals To Allies As Embarrassing Problems Mount

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is appealing to its allies in Congress, on Wall Street and across the country to stick with...

Obama, Congress At Odds Over Iran Sanctions

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is weighing whether to offer Iran the chance to recoup billions of dollars in frozen o...

The Daily Szep -- Smaller

Paul Szep | Posted 12.09.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep