Barack Obama


President looks for toehold on 'fiscal cliff'

Nov 9, 2012
President Obama makes his first public comments since election night, expected to size up climb up 'fiscal cliff'
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Barack Obama, whiteboard

Gallup always thinking about changes, tweaks

Nov 8, 2012
This election, in part driven by the discrepancy between most media analysis and Nate Silver's data-driven electoral model, has prompted a debate about polling in the new media landscape. Frank Newport, of Gallup, says his polling still works but could be tweaked.
Posted In: Gallup, 2012 elections, Unemployment, Barack Obama

In Obama second term, EPA set to issue emission rules

Nov 8, 2012
Climate change may regain priority in the Obama administration. One area where the President can act without Congress is supporting the Environmental Protection Agency as it writes new rules limiting emissions.
Posted In: EPA, Barack Obama, 2012 election

Young voters turn out for Obama

Nov 8, 2012
Despite fickle reputation, the Millennial generation may stay party-loyal.
Posted In: 2012 election, millennials, Barack Obama, Republicans

A balance sheet of 'political capital'

Nov 7, 2012
President Obama and House Republicans both say they have it, but who has more?
Posted In: Barack Obama, Congress, fiscal cliff

For a small business owner, taxes are the key to their vote

Nov 7, 2012
We check back in with Olalah Njenga, a small business owner and formerly undecided voter.
Posted In: njenga, 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Taxes

Bad day for billionaires

Nov 7, 2012
Conservative super donors fared poorly on Election Day
Posted In: Election 2012, super PACs, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Obama's victory: A road to compromise or gridlock?

Nov 7, 2012
With both Governor Romney and President Obama calling for bipartisanship, we check in with two dueling economists to help chart the course ahead.
Posted In: 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, fiscal cliff

Obamacare: The right medicine for small business?

Nov 7, 2012
Now that President Obama has been reelected, implementation of the Affordable Care Act will shift into high gear, which gives some small business owners a stomach ache.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, Affordable Care Act, Small Business

Obama victory could mean higher taxes

Nov 7, 2012
President Obama has been re-elected to lead the country for four more years -- what do the election results mean for the economy, fiscal cliff negotiations, and the fate of Wall Street?
Posted In: 2012 election, Economy, fiscal cliff, Barack Obama