Category Archives: President Barack Obama

This is what people will remember from Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address

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(Video) ‘Morning Joe’ breaks down the second presidential debate

… and the results, in a forum normally not friendly to Barack Obama, are unexpected (well, somewhat unexpected.) Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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No freaking out about that Florida presidential poll

I know it’s tempting. But some perspective, please, when it comes to the poll showing the presidential race deadlocked in Florida.

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WATCH: The Obama campaign’s brutal new Romney ad

You cringe all the way through. And not just because of the singing… And the media verdict?

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(Parody) Obama’s got 99 problems, but Mitt ain’t one

Let’s just call it one of the perks of being the first black president. Your send-ups cast you as Jay Z. This one’s by a Youtube parody artist called “Alphacat.” Hat tip to TheGrio.

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Obama’s warning to donors: the billionaires will own the White House, Congress

Lloyd Grove gets a leak of a call from the POTUS to former top donors, in which he warns about the dangers of letting a few billionaires buy the election.

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‘Fast and Furious’ farce goes on, but Issa fails to score White House hit

If you’re unfamiliar with “Fast and Furious,” and I don’t mean the movies — congratulations. You’ve managed to sit out perhaps the most underwhelming “scandal” ever invented by the right. (Up to now I’ve refused to pay any attention to … Continue reading

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In which I attempt to debate this guy from the American Spectator (and a tea party guy)

… on the Kudlow Report. You just kind of have to watch it for yourself.

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Obama vs Romney on gay marriage: a tale of two evolutions

President Obama came out in favor of gay marriage today, delighting his base and making life potentially very awkward for one Willard Mitt Romney.

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Obama and Wall Street: an awkward relationship

The New York Times tees up a fascinating look at the delicate, awkward dance between WLl Street and a president they hate, but who they also fear, because the believe he is likely going to be re-elected.

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