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Obama Primary

Sam Stein

Russ Feingold Says No To Running Against Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There has been no shortage of liberal discontent with the path pursued by President Barack Obama during his first few years in office. B...

Bernie Sanders: Obama Primary Challenge Would 'Enliven' 2012 Debate

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said in an interview this week that President Barack Obama facing a primary challenge from the left could serve to "enlive...

Dennis Kucinich Talks Potential Obama Primary

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) said Thursday that a primary challenge to Obama coming from a competitive candidate would strengthen the process, and pr...

Sam Stein

Obama Far More Protected From Primary Challenge Than Clinton: Poll | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The notion that President Barack Obama would face a primary challenger in his reelection contest always seemed far-fetched, even during the nadir of h...

Why Progressives Should Run Against Obama and "Blue Dogs" in the 2012 Democratic Party Primaries

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Michael Lerner

There is a huge rebellion going on against the Democrats by their own supporters. Close to half of all Democrats voted with their feet in 2010 -- by not even bothering to vote. Many feel angry at specific policy betrayals.

Sam Stein

Obama Primary Challenge Talk Comically Innocent Compared To What Clinton Faced | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When former President Bill Clinton visits the White House on Friday, both he and Obama will have no shortage of political conversation t...

Democratic Congressman: I 'May Or May Not' Support Obama's Reelection

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) expressed Tuesday what now seems to be widespread concern over the president's leadership and bargaining skills in the ...

Democratic Congressman Asked About Obama Primary Challenge

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday downplayed the significance that Obama's recent deal on the extension of Bush tax cuts would have on his party's ...

Sam Stein

Dean Camp Sees Mischief Behind Rumors That He'll Primary Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the second time in as many days, a progressive-minded politician who is either out of office -- or soon to be -- has had to deny tha...

Poll: Nearly HALF Of Democrats Want Obama To Face Primary Challenge In 2012

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democratic voters are closely divided over whether President Barack Obama should be challenged within the party for a second term i...

Sam Stein

Rendell: Obama Could Face Primary Challenge Over Afghanistan | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell predicted on Tuesday that if the president escalates America's military involvement in Afghanistan he could very well...

Sam Stein

Joe Wilson: Obama's Birthplace Should Have Been Brought Up In Primary | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With President Barack Obama set to deliver his first formal State of the Union address tonight, the political world turns its gaze to Rep. Joe Wilson ...

Plouffe: "We Might Not Have Been The Nominee" If Florida Primary Had Counted

New York Times | ADAM NAGOURNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This might not fall in the category of things that make Hillary Rodham Clinton feel better about how the Democratic presidential contest turned out. B...

In NC Obama Proves He Has The Right Stuff (In Spite Of Wright)

Reny Monk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Reny Monk

As I listened to him answer questions, though, all I could think of was those people who leave long, rambling messages on my voice mail, then forget to leave their name and number.

NYT: Obama "Bored" With Primary, Shaking Up Campaign Style

NY Times | JEFF ZELENY and ADAM NAGOURNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Barack Obama is making subtle changes to his campaign style and message in an effort to strengthen his appeal to blue-collar voters and to avo...