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Why Liberals Wanted Obama To Sound More Like Warren

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — Tensions within the Democratic Party were on display in the living rooms of Massachusetts, where liberal activists watched President B...

A More Progressive Budget, a More Progressive President?

Richard Kirsch | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Richard Kirsch

The real challenge for progressives is to use 2012 to increase the likelihood that a reelected President Obama will keep to the new course in 2013.

Liberals Our Affair With Jon Huntsman Is Over

Michelle Kraus | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

Yep, not kidding as many high net worth donors revealed their not-so-secret yearning for Huntsman while still others were willing to consider a blended to ticket with Obama/Huntsman for 2012. That went kaput.

Obama Faces Liberal Backlash

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Liberals argue that he caved on the debt ceiling. Unions are upset over his handling of unemployment and labor issues. Hispanics br...

Alex Wagner

Obama Losing Liberal And Black Support Over Jobs Record

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 09.25.2011 | Business

Amidst new research showing historic disparity in wealth between whites and minorities, President Obama is facing plummeting approval over his jobs ag...

Dan Froomkin

While Whacking Critics, Obama Gets Facts Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While arguing at Tuesday's press conference that his progressive critics are being sanctimonious and overly pure, President Obama flatly...

WATCH: In Surprise Appearance, Obama Urges Netroots Nation To 'Consider What We've Accomplished,' 'Keep Up The Fight'

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- President Barack Obama is urging liberal activists and bloggers to "keep up the fight" to bring change to Washington. In a video pl...

Obama And Progressives Split On Patriot Act, Terrorism Policy

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — New cracks are opening in the relationship between President Barack Obama and his liberal allies in Congress over his desire to con...

Ryan Grim

Progressive Caucus Finds Itself In A Strange Place: Power

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House expressed surprise last week that the "left of the left" had clung so forcefully to the public insurance option as a must-have element...

Obama Liberal Media Sitdown Follows Conservative Dinner

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tuesday night, President-elect Barack Obama sat down with some prominent conservative authors for dinner. Wednesday, Politico's Michael Calderone repo...

Sam Stein

The Indefinable Barack Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's appointment of Rep. Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor put an end to the preliminary process of crafting his economic team. It has been,...

Obama Forming Progressive Team -- In White House Staff

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While liberal critics sound increasingly uneasy with President-elect Barack Obama's nominations of centrist, Clinton-era Democrats to Cabinet position...