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State of the Union: Obama to accentuate the positive

Jan 23, 2012
Tomorrow night's State of the Union address will ride recent, positive economic news and offer job training, education programs.
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Week in review: Food stamp use on the rise

Jan 20, 2012
Is Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich justified in calling President Obama the "Food Stamp President?"
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Obama's familiar tagline

Jan 19, 2012
President Obama has released his first TV ad of the 2012 election campaign.
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Attitude Check: The State of the Union

Jan 19, 2012
As Americans await Obama's State of the Union address, are they feeling better about the economy than in 2011?
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Obama to propose plan for leaner government

Jan 13, 2012
Later this morning President Obama is expected to outline a new plan to shrink government. He's going to ask Congress to give him the authority to merge some departments and agencies.
Posted In: politics, Washington D.C., Barack Obama, government spending

Obama seeks power from Congress to merge agencies

Jan 13, 2012
This morning, President Obama will announce that he plans to cut back on government spending by merging a number of government agencies. Will Congress agree to fork over the power?
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The first $1 billion presidential candidate?

Jan 12, 2012
The Obama re-election campaign said this morning the campaign and the Democratic National Committee raised $68 million in the last three months of 2011. Could he be on his way to topping the $1 billion mark by election day?
Posted In: politics, 2012 campaign, Barack Obama

How campaign spending has changed since 2008

Jan 12, 2012
Today we found out President Obama and the Democrats raised $68 million in the last quarter of 2011, as the president seeks re-election. But this money is a bit... different.
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Fashion designers fundraise for Obama

Jan 12, 2012
By supporting the Democratic president, designers risk alienating customers.
Posted In: fashion, 2012 election, Barack Obama

President Obama appoints new chief of staff

Jan 10, 2012
The President's budget director Jack Lew is taking over as chief of staff. He's replacing Bill Daley, who spent just a year on the job. What will this mean for White House relationships with big business?
Posted In: politics, Barack Obama, Washington D.C.

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