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Obama Pledges Help For Veterans For As Long As They 'Walk This Earth'

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. — President Barack Obama assured disabled veterans Saturday that his administration is making progress on reducing a backlog of di...

Obama To Issue Warning To Republicans

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will use the backdrop of a busy commercial port in Florida t...

Obama Wraps Up Golf Getaway

AP | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE, ASSOCIATED PRESS PALM CITY, Fla. — On the third day of a Florida golf vacation, President Barack Obama hit the links with ...

Three More Planes Escorted From Obama Vacation Spot

AP | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

PALM CITY, Fla. — Federal Aviation Administration officials say they're investigating three more apparent breaches of the no-fly zone above Pres...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitt Romney's Campaign Concedes Loss In Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney’s campaign conceded on Thursday that it lost Florida, as votes continue to be tallied more than 36 hours after the electio...

Why Florida Hasn't Been Called Yet

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

Why hasn't Florida been called? As of Wednesday afternoon, President Barack Obama had a 4,143,342 to 4,096,314 lead over GOP presidential candidate...

Woman Receives Bizarre Letter From Obama Sign Thief

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.06.2012 | Miami

When Jill Green first had her Obama campaign signs stolen off her lawn, she thought it may have just been a disgruntled foe. But things took an unusua...

Swing State Frustrates Candidates

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — To the last minute, Florida is proving to be an expensive and frustrating state for President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Rom...

Amanda Terkel

Florida Early Voting Mayhem: Voters Face Long Lines At The Polls As Rick Scott Refuses To Budge

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Once again, Florida and its problems at the polls are at the center of an election. Early voting is supposed to make it easier for pe...

Will Hurricane Sandy Push Florida to Obama?

Tom Pappalardo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Tom Pappalardo

Here is something to chew on for those worried that Obama will not get re-elected.

Mark Blumenthal

New Polls Show Race Narrowing In Two Key Battleground States

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney prepare to face off in their first televised debate Wednesday night, a new ...

The Republican War on Reality, Revisited

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

With growing horror, the right-wing is watching the detested president take what appears to be a solid lead in virtually all major polls (including those of FOX). Its increasingly agitated response to that development? Insist that the polls are hopelessly biased.

CAPTION CONTEST: Obama Points At Beer Bucket

Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's weekend trip through Florida had many photogenic moments, most notably when he got picked up by the owner of a pizza place. O...

PHOTO: Obama Gets Picked Up

Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

In Florida for his bus tour on Sunday, President Barack Obama made an unannounced stop at Big Apple Pizza and Pasta in Ft. Pierce. There, the shop's o...

Obama Switches Focus To Medicare

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

SEMINOLE, Florida (Reuters) - President Barack Obama kicked off a two-day bus tour of the key election battleground state of Florida on Saturday with ...

Obama: Republicans Are 'Dead Wrong'

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

SEMINOLE, Fla. — Eager to change the subject after a dismal jobs report, President Barack Obama tried to rekindle some of the enthusiasm of his ...

Why President Obama May Lose Florida

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 11.06.2012 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

President Obama should truly be worried about Florida because from the view on the ground, honestly, it just doesn't look good for him. Look at it this way. There are three Florida's...

Nancy Pelosi: It Would Be 'Sweet' For The Country If Allen West Lost

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) thinks it wouldn't just be great for Democrats if Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) lost his ...

Obama Aims To Keep Pressure On Mitt In Crucial Area

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Wooing Florida voters, President Barack Obama warned Thursday that Republican challenger Mitt Romney would gut his healt...

Obama, Romney Put Fresh Squeeze On Florida

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. — In the presidential battleground with the biggest prize, Democrat Barack Obama is focused on ratcheting up voter turnout in Flor...

RNC Tries To Counter Obama Machine

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

The Republican National Committee announced Monday the opening of 23 offices in Florida, attempting to counter the Obama campaign's formidable ground ...

Poll: Obama And Mitt Romney In Dead Heat In Florida And Ohio

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are virtually tied in two of the quintessential swing states, a new poll finds. Obama leads Romney by a relativ...

Obama Kisses Random Supporter

Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

A photo snapped Thursday appears to show President Obama planting a mouth-to-mouth kiss on a random woman during a campaign stop at Disney World in La...

Obama Shares Round Of Beers With Unemployed Construction Workers

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/The Huffington Post) -- President Barack Obama has joined four unemployed construction workers in Florida for a round of beers on a ...

Sam Stein

The Most Isolated GOP Governor?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The theatrics of Wisconsin's ongoing budget protests have left the impression that there is no more isolated governor in the country tha...