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Former Obama Aide: The President Is Not All Powerful

The Daily Beast | Jon Favreau | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

He added the words in one of the later drafts. The announcement speech had been missing something, a direct response to the creeping cynicism of the p...

Sam Stein

Obama's Speechwriter Speaks About Crafting His Inaugural Address

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It is surprisingly difficult to write speeches for President Barack Obama, one of the most gifted orators in recent political history. ...

Obama Names Speechwriter

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Times reports: CHICAGO - President-elect Barack Obama's wordsmith is moving to the West Wing. In his latest round of White House staff...

Obama's Speechwriter: A Baby Faced, 26-Year-Old White Guy

New York Times | ASHLEY PARKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AT the Radisson Hotel in Nashua, N.H., Jon Favreau sipped Diet Coke and munched on carrot sticks and crackers to pass the time. His boss, Senator Bara...