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Obama Effect

The 'Obama Effect' On Crime

Posted 12.06.2011 | Crime

His approval ratings may be dismal, but some think President Obama may be responsible for the continually declining crime rate. Slate reports that ...

World's Opinion Of U.S. Has 'Improved Sharply' Under Obama, Says BBC Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Since Barack Obama entered office, the world's view of the United States has 'improved sharply,' according to a poll carried out by the BBC World Serv...

Parents a Silver Lining for Schools as Great Recession Persists

Bill Jackson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Jackson

64% of parents believe that, because of the recession, it is more important for them to volunteer at school now than before. 53% of parents plan to volunteer at their children's school this year.

Obama Image Abroad Favorable For United States: Poll

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The latest Pew Global Attitudes Project survey shows that the international opinion of America has improved as a result of Barack Obama, with the exce...

"Obama Effect" On Lebanese Election Touted By Some, Doubted By Others

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The results in Lebanon's parliamentary elections Sunday come as somewhat of a surprise to observers and participants alike who expected Hezbollah's Ma...

"Obama Effect" On Muslim World Falling As Terrorism Rises

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new report from the American Security Project, "Are We Winning? Measuring Progress in the War on Terror: An Interim Update", outlines troubling glob...

Liya Kebede: Obamas A Boost For Black Models

The Cut | Nina Mandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

"I think there's a lot more black models working and I think that's because of having Michelle and Barack out there. I mean there's been this issue, r...

Michelle Obama's Fresh Food Bail Out

Liz Neumark | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Liz Neumark

The goal is to inspire young people to discover good nutrition through joyful, delicious experiences with healthy and seasonal fruits and vegetables.

Has Obama Brought More Color To The Runways?

WWD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The progress came after much work within the fashion community to raise awareness of the lack of diversity in fashion, both on the runways and in the ...

The Obama Effect, the Super Bowl and the Revenge of the Black Nerd

Trey Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trey Ellis

I'm hoping that we're finally entering into an era that I've been dreaming of my entire life: the rise of the bookish black.

Obama Effect Should Boost Illinois Democrats

AP | Christopher Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Barack Obama's presidential campaign is generating a wave of enthusiasm in Illinois, but don't expect a tsunami that will radical...

The Bradley Effect v. The Obama Effect

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Will Obama's white voter support in the polls be higher than his actual support on Election Day? Will this be a regional factor, or a nationwide factor? And how big a factor is it?

The New South and Obama: An Interview with Josh Segall, Alabama Democratic Candidate for Congress

Nathaniel Bach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathaniel Bach

Obama's fifty-state strategy is not about his winning these states in this election. It's about "trickle up" politics and grassroots efforts on a national scale, all of which will help sow the seeds of future Democratic majorities.