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The president is a 'betting' man

Jul 5, 2012
As President Obama's "Betting on America" tour gets underway, we ask a linguist: What does it mean to "bet" on the country?
Posted In: 2012 campaign, slogan, Barack Obama

A week after Supreme Court decision, Americans still divided

Jul 5, 2012
It's been exactly a week since the Supreme Court announced that President Obama's healthcare overhaul is constitutional. Have Americans shifted their view of the law?
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama

Romney's role in pioneering the outsourcing of jobs

Jun 27, 2012
The presidential campaign has returned to the issue of private equity and the outsourcing of jobs. President Obama has latched onto a Washington Post report that says private equity firm Bain Capital, which Mitt Romney used to run, helped pioneer the outsourcing of jobs.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Bain Capital, outsourcing

Romney hosts mega donors at Utah retreat

Jun 22, 2012
More than 100 of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's top donors will join him this weekend, a sign that big-money donors -- not the small donors that propelled Barack Obama to victory in 2008 -- may be the difference-makers in this election.
Posted In: presidential candidates, fundraising, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Romney, Obama focus one-quarter of spending in one state

Jun 18, 2012
And, no, it's not Ohio. Would you believe... Massachusetts?
Posted In: campaign spending, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Obama urges action on Euro crisis, jobs bill

Jun 8, 2012
Today President Obama urged Europe's leaders to act quickly to solve their economic crisis. On the domestic front, the president asked Congress to reevaluate the jobs bill he delivered to the Capitol last year.
Posted In: Barack Obama, spain, Europe debt crisis, Jobs bill

Obama calls on Congress to act on jobs bill

Jun 8, 2012
Today at a White house press conference, President Obama warned the American public of the banking crisis in Europe and the stalled congressional action on jobs legislation.
Posted In: Jobs bill, Europe debt crisis, Barack Obama

Soaring rhetoric: 2012 commencement addresses

Jun 8, 2012
With graduation in the air, here's a sampling of inspiring commencement speeches of 2012 featured in today's show.
Posted In: graduation, college grads, commencement speech, speech, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Obama to visit 'Black Beverly Hills'

Jun 1, 2012
Black upper middle class View Park in L.A. feels connected to nearby poor neighborhoods.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 campaign, los angeles, South L.A., View Park

The Obama Dashboard and what it means

May 25, 2012
The President’s re-election campaign is using high tech tools for grass roots organizing
Posted In: Barack Obama, politics, according to a recent study

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