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Obama Endorsement

Obama Endorses Democrat In Mayoral Race

AP | By MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — President Barack Obama is taking the rare step of getting involved in a mayor's race, endorsing Democrat Jorge Elorza in Pro...

Obama Backs Democratic Mayor For Reelection

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has endorsed New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's campaign for re-election. Obama says no one embodies New O...

Obama Gives Endorsement In Major Mayoral Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama endorsed Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio in the race for New York City mayor. De Blasio tweeted he was "humbled and prou...

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 Gives Dem Senate Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Tuesday endorsed Massachusetts Senate candidate Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.). "Ed Markey is a passionate and effective champi...

Mayor Announces Rare Obama Endorsement

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

Jerramiah Healy, the Democratic mayor of New Jersey's second largest city, announced an endorsement from President Barack Obama in his bid for a third...

D For Drive, R For Reverse

David Issacharoff | Posted 01.05.2013 | Teen
David Issacharoff

Obama's America is doing better. With all this, who needs Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to come and ruin four years of real progress?

An Endorsement With an Asterisk

Ami Fields-Meyer | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Ami Fields-Meyer

Under the belief that Obama should have treaded further on the issues he has undertaken -- that he hasn't done "enough" -- it would be counterintuitive for us to veer sharply toward a radical alternative.

New York Times Endorses President Obama's Reelection

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama picked up the endorsement of The New York Times on Saturday, a decision the paper's editorial board said was due to administrat...

A (Mormon?) Miracle? An Obama Endorsement From the Heart of Utah

Steve Heilig | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Steve Heilig

The Tribune is, or was, a Romney fan; they seem to be calling Romney a liar, and an opportunist. It must have been hard for them to do so, but they deserve credit from calling it as they see it, even from the heart of Mormonland.

Obama Endorsed By LGBT Magazine

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

The country's oldest LGBT magazine issued its first presidential endorsement in decades on Friday, throwing its support behind President Barack Obama ...

WATCH: Powell Declines To Give Big Lift To Obama

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is declining to renew the endorsement he gave Barack Obama four years ago, when he called Obama "...

Lucia Graves

Obama Endorses Rep. Pete Stark, California Icon

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday officially endorsed Rep. Pete Stark (D-Calif.), the 20-term veteran of Congress who is facing a surpris...

Why the Sierra Club Is Endorsing President Obama

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 06.18.2012 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

In the battle for our nation's future, President Obama has stood on the side of health, prosperity, and progress for all American families and against the greed of corporate polluters.

Sam Stein

Obama Picks Up Major Union Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees formally endorsed President Barack Obama's reelection on Tuesday, begin...

Sam Stein

Obama's Stimulus Reaps Rewards: Major Education Union Begins 2012 Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Education Association’s decision on Friday to begin the formal process of endorsing President Barack Obama’s re-electio...

LISTEN: The Rahm Emanuel Opponent Obama Once Endorsed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Barack Obama had no shortage of praise to lavish on his outgoing Chief of Staff when Rahm Emanuel decided to leave that post and run for Chi...

Sam Stein

Obama Endorsement Sought And Given To Pennsylvania Democrat Bryan Lentz

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There are, it appears, still areas where President Obama's endorsement carries cachet, including in traditionally swing states and districts. Bryan ...

Obama Endorsement Not Offered Or Sought In Pennsylvania

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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Obama Endorsed Sheila Simon In 2007 Mayoral Race (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Barack Obama's old Senate seat looks to be one of the most hotly contested races in 2010. But the President was keeping his distance from the state of...

Sam Stein

Obama Endorses In NYC Mayor's Race, But Political Dilemmas Remain

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As election day approaches, one high-profile race continues to pose some moderately vexing problems for the Obama White House. The contest between N...

Sam Stein

Dems Who Backed Obama Tripping Up Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Obama administration tries to maneuver its health care agenda through Congress, its objective has been complicated by a bit of political irony....

It's Official, I Also Endorse Obama

Stephen Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Elliott

I'm supporting Barack because he's the only candidate who's not George Bush. Plus, he's almost absurdly cool.

Paul Volcker, Obama's Economic Advisory Chair

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Check Back For Updates! For the latest news on the Obama cabinet, visit the Huffpo's Obama Cabinet Big News Page!*** Update 11/26, 9:40 AM As r...

The Best Political Endorsement of 2008

Andrew Sargus Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrew Sargus Klein

As an admitted Obama supporter, I still find it disheartening that editorial boards seem to reflect the politics they cover: vague boilerplate.