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Obama Interrupts Weekend Trip To Return To D.C.

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — President Barack Obama blamed dysfunction in Congress on a Republican Party he said is captive to an ideologically rigid, unpr...

The Obamas' New York City Home Is Stunning (Or So We Imagine)

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.09.2014 | HuffPost Home

While the Obamas have roots in places like Hawaii, Chicago and Martha's Vineyard, it seems they're going to be seeking a fresh start come 2016 -- sort...

Obama: Republicans Are 'Captured By An Ideology That Says 'No' To Everything'

AP | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Rousing Democrats for their fight to keep the Senate, President Barack Obama mounted a searing critique of the Republican Party on W...

What Happened When Obama Crashed A High School Soccer Practice

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama showed off his soccer skills Friday, kicking around a ball with some students at Tully Central High School in New York. "I w...

Obama Heckled

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama was heckled while giving a speech in Syracuse, New York on Wednesday. According to NBC's Shawna Thomas, two women were taken...

Obama Fundraises For Dems In New York

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Huddling with A-list celebrities and top re-election donors, President Barack Obama bemoaned the partisan forces that have stymied comprom...

New York's 2012 Election Results

| Posted 11.07.2012 | New York

By Julie Shapiro, Jill Colvin NEW YORK CITY — Voters reelected President Barack Obama to the White House Tuesday after a hotly contested campaign...

Sam Stein

Obama Steps Up Sandy Response

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Before hitting the campaign trail for his final swing before the election, President Barack Obama on Saturday stopped by the headquarter...

Sam Stein

Obama's First Term Bookended By Crises In New York

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the fall of 2008, a crisis in downtown Manhattan allowed Sen. Barack Obama to demonstrate leadership skills that helped propel him to...

PHOTOS: Obama's Former NYC Apartment, For $2,400 A Month

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.19.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The New York City apartment where Barack Obama lived in the 1980s is available for rent. But there's no guarantee it'll inspire president...

Obama Challenges Grads Not To Just 'Sit Back And Watch'

Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, Associated Press NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama is telling graduates of a women's college that they and their generation will le...

Obama's Young Love In New York Revealed

Vanity Fair | David Maraniss | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama transferred from Occidental College to Columbia University in 1981, his junior year....

Sam Stein

Obama Doing Major Fundraising Swing Through New York City

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama will be making a three-stop fundraising swing through Democratic donor-rich New York City on Wednesday, a campaign official tel...

Sam Stein

Obama, At LGBT Fundraiser, Gets A Pass For Punting On Same-Sex Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK CITY -- President Barack Obama did not reverse course and endorse the right of gay couples to marry during a high-profile LGBT fundraising ev...

Sam Stein

Obama To Confront Two Gay Rights Factions At Thursday's Gala

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- There are two prisms through which to view President Obama's LGBT fundraiser on Thursday night. The first is presidential politics and, ma...

Sam Stein

Former Gay Rights Protesters Now Set To Support Obama And Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- With President Barack Obama set to travel to New York City for a high-profile LGBT fundraiser gala on Thursday and the state of New York l...

Sam Stein

Obama's Relationship With Gay Rights Advocates Thaws In Time For 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The relationship between President Barack Obama and gay rights advocates appears to be thawing after two years of mutual distrust, in wh...

President Visits Firehouse Hit Hardest By 9/11

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 07.05.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Solemnly honoring victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Barack Obama hugged survivors, thanked the heroes of one of the n...

Obamas Return To Chicago For Oprah Taping Before New York Fundraising Sweep

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 06.27.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama flew home to Chicago on Wednesday to help his pal and supporter Oprah Winfrey close out her syndicated talk show wit...

Obama Returns On Wednesday For Fundraiser, Roots Concert

dnainfo.com | Posted 06.26.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Get ready for more traffic headaches: President Barack Obama is coming back to Manhattan Wednesday. It will be the third presidential ...

Obama Heads To New York Seeking To Highlight Economic Successes

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — More than half the nation disapproves of President Barack Obama's policies to reduce stubbornly high unemployment, a new Ass...

Obama Heckled By AIDS Activists At Democratic Fundraiser (VIDEO)

Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics

MARK S. SMITH, Associated Press NEW YORK – President Barack Obama got heckled at a fundraiser Wednesday night by protesters pushing for more fun...

Bloomberg Defends Wall Street

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — As Congress debates sweeping legislation aimed at guarding against another financial meltdown, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has become Wal...

Obama To Cooper Union: President Heads To New York To Talk Financial Reform

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is heading to New York City later this week to push for a financial overhaul package in a venue rich with pr...

Bloomberg Learned Of Obama's New York Trip From 'Blogs'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Oops! It looks like Mayor Bloomberg was left out of the loop regarding President Obama's upcoming trip to New York. The mayor and his staff received...