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Obama To Make Personal Pitch On Fiscal Cliff Plan

Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is showcasing a northern Virginia family to highlight his call for exten...

Sam Stein

Obama Panic: President's Supporters Discuss How They Cope Emotionally

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

FAIRFAX, Va. -- The mood among supporters of President Barack Obama shortly before he took the stage at a Friday morning rally in Fairfax, Va., was pl...

Sam Stein

Obama Hits 'Romnesia'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

FAIRFAX, Va. -- At a misty rally designed to gin up enthusiasm among women voters, President Barack Obama's strongest riff was a mockery of Mitt Romne...

Obama Campaigns In Virginia

Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

By NEDRA PICKLER AND KASIE HUNT, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, responding to President Barack Oba...

Campaign Volunteers: You're an Inspiration

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

You are at the epicenter of the political universe. What you're doing isn't just for your state -- it's for an entire nation and, frankly, the future of the world we all live in. The importance of your work cannot be overstated. No pressure.

Mark Blumenthal

New Polls Show Race Narrowing In Two Key Battleground States

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney prepare to face off in their first televised debate Wednesday night, a new ...

Obama To Virginia Voters: I Don't See A Lot Of Victims In This Crowd

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama is stepping up his attack on Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's controversial 47 percent comments, taking his oppone...

Mark Blumenthal

Polls Show Obama Gains in Key Swing States

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New surveys in key battleground states released Wednesday continue to confirm what national polls have shown over the past 10 days. ...

Obama Offers 'Regrets' For Oft-Quoted Line

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama told a local Virginia television station Wednesday that he had "regrets" for an ill-phrased remark attacked by Republicans -- "...

A Presidential Quote

J. Kelly Conklin | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business
J. Kelly Conklin

I think Obama was onto something: no man or woman, no business or enterprise, is an island. This would be a good time for a conversation about how we balance enterprise and community, growth and sustainability, freedom and security.

Obama Makes Push To Hold Once-Red State

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

LACONIA, N.H. — His credibility under attack, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney insisted on Friday that he had "no role whatsoever in ...

Romney Campaign Attacks President For Trimming Defense Budget

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama embarks on several campaign stops in Virginia this week, the Mitt Romney campaign criticized the White House o...

Obama Leads Romney In Key State

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

Some good news for President Barack Obama after a few weeks of generally rough developments: he continues to hold a decent lead in the new swing state...

PHOTOS: The Various Obama Visits To Annandale, Va.

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- President Obama visited Northern Virginia Community College in suburban Annandale on Monday morning, unveiling his fiscal 2013 budget pr...

Obama, First Lady Tout Jobs Plan For Veterans In Virginia

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

NORTH CHESTERFIELD, Va. — President Barack Obama teamed up with his popular and personable wife Wednesday on the final leg of a three-day bus tr...

Equipment For Obama Tour Stolen

AP | DENA POTTER | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — At least no one left the keys to Air Force One in the ignition. In an egg-on-face moment for the government ahead of President ...

Obama Hits Virginia On America Jobs Act Tour

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 12.18.2011 | DC

EMPORIA, Va. — Don't look for Democrats in fiercely contested Virginia legislative elections to join President Barack Obama as he brings his cam...

Obama Campaigns In Key 2012 States On New Jobs Strategy

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

FLETCHER, N.C. — Rolling through small Southern towns in a campaign-style bus, President Barack Obama on Monday pressed lawmakers back in Washin...

Obama Gets Back On The Bus For Tour Of Key Southern States

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is targeting vital North Carolina and Virginia this week, as he kicks off a three-day bus tour that is as mu...

Virginia Disapproves Of Obama

AP | By BOB LEWIS | Posted 11.15.2011 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. -- President Barack Obama's disapproval rating has soared to 54 percent in Virginia, a battleground state the Democrat took from the Rep...

Obama To Visit Northern Virginia Community College

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 08.08.2011 | College

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — President Barack Obama says the growth of the U.S. economy will depend in part on training new workers for jobs in the manufac...

Sam Stein

Dem Tom Perriello Touts His Disagreements With The White House On Eve Of Obama Visit

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The night before President Barack Obama is set to make a dramatic campaign swing into his district, Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) is waxing cautiously --...

Obama: Democrats Have 'Stopped The Bleeding, Stabilized The Economy'

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FAIRFAX, Va. — Ahead of midterm elections likely to produce big Republican gains, President Barack Obama said Monday that conservative activists...

The Night They Brought Old Dixie Back

Linda R. Monk, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda R. Monk, J.D.

The Republicans are resurgent, at least for now. It's going to be a hard slog in 2010 and 2012 to keep the grassroots fervor alive -- and the funding to sustain it. In Virginia, we are just plain tired.

Sam Stein

Has Obama Created A New South?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Post-election analysis of Barack Obama's runaway victory has generally settled on one macro-theory: he put a symbolic end to the significance of the S...