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Obama Moves Into Campaign Mode

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama cast Democrats' success in this year's midterm ...

Obama Will Try Not To Make Things Worse For Vulnerable Democrats In The Midterms

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hampered by low approval ratings and an unfriendly electoral map, President Barack Obama enters the fall campaign as a liability t...

Obama's Economic Focus Seeks To Unify Democrats

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — This was the year President Obama would go all in on the economy, elevating the struggles of the poor and the middle class to the ...

Sam Stein

Obamacare's Numbers Improve In Republican Districts

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Poll Holds Ominous Signs For Obama, Democrats

AP | JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest Associated Press-GfK poll holds bad news for President Barack Obama, but as the November elections draw closer, there a...

Obama Explains Why Democrats Get 'Clobbered' During Midterm Elections

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama admitted Thursday that Democrats' struggles with weak turnout in midterm elections are a hurdle the party is "going to have to ...

Obama Warns Democrats: Focus On 2014, Not 2016

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats could get walloped in the November elections. The party gets sleepy and distracted in the midterms. And its supporters s...

Obama To Dems: Stop Worrying About 2016, Start Worrying About 2014

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton BOSTON, March 5 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama gently chided Democratic donors on Wednesday for...

Obama: Democrats Paid 'Dear Price' In 2010 Midterm Elections

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama says Democrats paid a "dear price" for not paying enough attention to the 2010 midterm elections and urged...

Obama To Appeal To Dems In 2015 Budget

AP | By ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Striving for unity among Democrats rather than compromise with Republicans, President Barack Obama will unveil an election-year bu...

Obama To Dems: Focus On The State

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Democrats must turn their focus to the states and to races for governor this year if they want to ensu...

Here's Why Obama Is At Odds With Fellow Democrats

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wants to put major emerging trade deals with Europe and Asia on a "fast track" to congressional passage. Bu...

Obama Gears Up For Midterm Elections With Dem Fundraisers

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has committed to holding more than 18 fundraisers to help Democrats this year, putting the full force of hi...

Obama Seeks To Hold Democrats Together

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to preserve party unity in an election year, President Barack Obama is trying to tamp down internal Democratic divisions o...

Obama's 2014 Begins With Modest Momentum On Capitol Hill

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama returns to Washington this weekend eager to test whether a modest budget deal passed in the waning days of 20...

Obama Reaches 'Important Milestone' For Dems

USA Today | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The federal judiciary — long the province and priority of Republicans — is turning more Democratic. ...

Dems Push Back Against Obama

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two weeks after President Barack Obama saw his Democratic Party put up an unyielding front against Republicans,...

Obama Returns To Fundraising Mode

AP | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

By JOSH LEDERMAN, The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is opening a six-week burst of fundraising for Demo...

Obama, Democrats Face Tough Tests

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats, this month's budget battles brought about a remarkable perio...

Obama Weighs Which Democrats To Help In Key Races

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has no plans to campaign on behalf of the underdog Democrat in an uphill battle against New Jersey Gov. Chris Chr...

Obama Attends Democratic Fundraiser

AP | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is attending a Democratic Party fundraiser that is closed to media coverage. Officials say about two dozen suppo...

Obama Value To Dems Unclear Amid Controversies

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

BY STEVE PEOPLES AND JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON — Pressing ahead on a pledge to work harder to help elect Democrats in his second...

Howard Fineman

Obama Teeters At A Beltway Tipping Point

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If things work out the way President Barack Obama and his aides hope, a majority of Americans will continue to stick with him through hi...

Sam Stein

Obama, House Dems At A Loss Over How To Move Agenda

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over a two-and-a-half hour dinner at the Jefferson Hotel in downtown Washington Wednesday night, President Barack Obama and nine House D...