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Obama Promises

Good Spin, Bad Spin: Christie's Tea Party and Obama's Promise

Alan Kelly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Alan Kelly

Two topics of politics were rich with Recasts this week as N.J. Gov. Chris Christie ran the table for another term in the Garden State and POTUS surrogates sought to spin the president's oft-repeated Obamacare promise that we can all keep our health insurance.

Obama Stands In King's Shadow, Falls Short On His Promises To Black America

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 08.28.2013 | Black Voices

Fifty years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. proclaimed a dream where his children would not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the ...

Obama Promises Mysteriously Disappear

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

Amid the Obama administration's crackdown against whistleblowers, Change.gov, the 2008 website of the Obama transition team laying out the candidate's...

Obama Faces Tall Order As He Seeks To Fulfill Huge Promise

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

-- The issue: Health care was the defining political battle of President Barack Obama's first term, and – after the economy_ it remains his mo...

6 Things Obama Promised To Address During A Second Term

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.07.2012 | Latino Voices

President Barack Obama cruised to reelection Wednesday night with the Latino vote playing a key role in his victory. According to exit polls, Obam...

WATCH: A Chronological Tour Of All The Times Romney Slammed Obama For Not Lowering Jobless Rate

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

He sounds like a broken record. Over the past eight months on the campaign trail, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has repeatedly targeted P...

Grading Barack Obama's First Term

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

When Obama assumed the presidency, he was charged with resolving a nasty set of problems and issues. In response to this, his administration rose to the challenge and fostered positive change and progress in America.

The Real Obama Betrayal

Jesse Lava | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics
Jesse Lava

If we'd known that Obama the Conciliator would make it to the White House and Obama the Transformer would be left in Chicago's Grant Park on election night, many of us would have gambled on someone else.

A Dangling Conversation

Lance Simmens | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics
Lance Simmens

People just want to be treated fairly, and right now they see a system that rewards unfairness. This must change, and you must change it, Mr. President. That is the change that people hope for.

PROMISES, PROMISES: Obama's Mixed Results On Nukes

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — On April 5, 2009, America's new president stood at the gates of Prague castle in front of 20,000 Czechs waving flags and offered wh...

On the Rage of Gibbs

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Lessig

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has been slapped around silly by commentator after commentator, decrying his anti-Lefty rage. But as I read the battle, it seems to miss a pretty fundamental point.

Will the U.S. Military Leave Iraq in 2011?

Michael Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Schwartz

Until I see some sign that the five military bases in Iraq are going to be dismantled, I'll continue to believe the US will find some reason to maintain a very large military force there.

Obama's Promises One-Year Later: Which Did He Keep, Break?

PolitiFact | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama, the candidate who promised change, has made substantial progress in his first year in office, but some of his proposals have s...

Obama's HRC Speech (VIDEO): President Obama Says He Will End 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watch President Obama's address at the Human Rights Campaign's banquet in Washington, D.C., Oct. 10. President Obama pledged to end the ban on homo...

Obama, DNC Boycott Launched By AMERICABlog

AmericaBlog | John Aravosis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We are launching today a donor boycott of the DNC. It's really more of a "pause," than a boycott. Boycotts sounds so final, and angry. Whereas this c...

Obama Says He Will End 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Policy

AP | CHRISTINE SIMMONS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama reaffirmed his campaign pledge to end the ban on homosexuals serving openly in the military in a speech Satu...

Ten Promises Broken Or Unfulfilled By President Barack Obama

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Barack Obama's election to serve as president of the United States. Throughout his presidential campaign, then...

Obama Tells Vet He'll Improve Veteran Services

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A military veteran who's now a college student in Pennsylvania has taken his complaint about the Veterans Administration right ...

Health Care FLASHBACKS (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How Barack Obama has changed! We recently learned that President Obama has secretly made a sweetheart deal with Billy Tauzin, the former congressman ...

"Obameter" Keeps Track of President's Campaign Promises

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Visitors to politifact.com can find out the status of Obama's campaign promises by checking the "Obameter" which is divided into three categories: No Action, In the Works, or Stalled.

Time Will Tell If There Is Change in Iraq

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Byron Williams

Time will be the sole indicator if we have truly elected a president bold enough to enact needed change.

Change?

Bernard Rowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bernard Rowan

It's time to bring in a new generation of leaders to the White House, not just a new version of the same.