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Obama's Relationship With Silicon Valley Remains Complicated

AP | Jim Kuhnhenn | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Silicon Valley recoils at the government's cyber data-gathering done in the name of national security. It bristles at new potenti...

Obama Urges Backers To Buck Up Amid Low Poll Numbers

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stung by plunging approval numbers at a low point in his presidency, President Barack Obama is urging donors to buck up while m...

Obama Defends Nuclear Deal

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to his critics, President Barack Obama forcefully defended the weekend nuclear agreement with Iran, declaring that the ...

Obama Embarking On West Coast Fundraising Tour

AP | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

BY JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) -- Money, star power and Hollywood awaited President Barack Obama on a West Coast swing featu...

Obama Pulls Out The Stops On California Visit

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. — President Barack Obama on Friday encouraged the uninsured or those paying high prices for health insurance to sign up for cov...

Guess Who's Coming Back To The Bay?

Palo Alto Daily News, Calif. | Bonnie Eslinger | Posted 07.24.2013 | San Francisco

President Barack Obama will return to the Peninsula on June 6 for two more fundraising events, this time in Palo Alto and Portola Valley. He swept in...

LOOK: Obama Poses For Iconic San Francisco Photo Shoot

Robin Wilkey | Posted 04.05.2013 | San Francisco

He may have drawn wrath with his comments about Kamala Harris and his consideration of the Keystone pipeline, but no one could protest the president's...

Obama: Gun Control Measures Tougher To Pass Than Immigration Reform

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

ATHERTON, Calif. — Conceding the fraught politics of guns, President Barack Obama said Thursday that passing legislation curbing access to firea...

Obama Going To Bat For Congressional Dems

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

* President hopes Democrats can defy odds in mid-terms * Party in power usually loses seats in middle of presidential term ...

Guess Who's Coming To Town?

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.27.2013 | San Francisco

For the first time since the 2012 election, President Barack Obama is heading back to Northern California. The President will be in town April 3-4 ...

Lucia Graves

Massive Keystone XL Protest Awaits Obama At Fundraiser

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.20.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will be met on a fundraising trip to San Francisco next month by hundreds of activists urging him to reject a per...

PHOTOS: Submit Your Own Pictures From Election Night

Posted 11.07.2012 | San Francisco

For the second time in four years, San Francisco elected Barack Obama as President of the United States of America. Though the streets didn't erupt...

Obama Tells Fundraisers To Be 'Obsessive' About His Re-Election

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

* Obama calls himself competitive * Makes apparent reference to O.J. Simpson when mocking Romney By Jeff Mason ...

Inside Obama's Jam-Packed SF Itinerary

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.09.2012 | San Francisco

President Barack Obama headed to San Francisco on Monday, his sixth fundraising event in the city this year. And if his one-day schedule was any indi...

Romney Returns To The OC

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Occupy OC protesters have cancelled Monday morning's planned demonstration against Mitt Romney in the wake of the Aurora, Colo. shooting last week. ...

Aaron Sankin

Obama's SF Visit Unites Liberals And Conservatives In Protest

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.06.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO-- One of the funny things about being president is that a lot of very different groups can intensely hate you almost as much as they hat...

Which Neighborhood Is Most Generous To Obama?

| Posted 08.04.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Albert Samaha President Barack Obama swung through the Bay Area last week like a...

Guess Who's Coming To Town?

AP | Posted 05.30.2012 | San Francisco

First lady Michelle Obama has appeared at a presidential campaign reception at San Francisco's California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco Chroni...

Robin Wilkey

Obama Chooses San Francisco Man For Huge National Project

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.14.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- On Wednesday, President Obama appointed San Francisco HIV prevention specialist Dr. Grant Colfax to direct the Office of National AID...

Obama Launches 'First Of Its Kind' Campaign Office In San Francisco

Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.21.2012 | San Francisco

It's no secret that San Francisco hearts Obama. The president breezed through town on Thursday for a series of fundraising events, including a sol...

LOOK: Did This Woman Really Just Grab Obama's Butt?

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.17.2012 | San Francisco

President Barack Obama received tremendous support from advocates during his day-long visit to San Francisco on Thursday. But one overzealous fan gave...

Robin Wilkey

'San Francisco, I Love You Back'

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.17.2012 | San Francisco

Hundreds of supporters gathered at the Nob Hill Masonic Center on Thursday night to catch a 40-minute speech from President Barack Obama. The fundrais...

Robin Wilkey

Guess Who's Coming To Town?

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.14.2012 | San Francisco

The smear campaigns. The satirical candidates. The protests. It's officially 2012, and election season is in full swing. On Thursday evening, Bara...

Robin Wilkey

'YES WE CANNABIS': Marijuana Advocates Protest Obama's Visit To San Francisco

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.25.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Hundreds of marijuana advocates gathered in downtown San Francisco Tuesday to protest recent federal crackdowns on California's medic...

PHOTOS: Obama Breezes By The Bay To Meet Lady Gaga, Visit LinkedIn

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.26.2011 | San Francisco

President Barack Obama made some pit stops in the Bay Area as part of a whirlwind West Coast fundraising tour that kicked off this weekend. (SCROLL...