44: Barack Obama


Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/19/2011

President Obama and first lady to unveil private sector partnership to hire 25,000 war veterans

President Obama will use an appearance at a military base in Hampton, Va., to announce a partnership with the private sector to employ 25,000 veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars over the next two years.

By David Nakamura  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Top Obama aide to leave White House for 2012 re-election campaign

Stephanie Cutter,who is the deputy senior adviser to the president, will leave her position at the end of the year and head to the campaign headquarters in Chicago.

By David Nakamura  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Hollywood heckler interrupts Obama fundraiser at House of Blues

When you schedule a political fundraiser at the House of Blues music venue, you probably assume the crowd will be a bit feistier than, say, at a genteel private residence or an upscale restaurant.

By David Nakamura  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:16 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Obama to push jobs plan in Boehner’s home state of Ohio

President Obama will continue to push his $447 billion jobs plan Tuesday when he travels to Columbus, Ohio, to highlight a proposed $30 billion investment to modernize schools and hire and retain teachers.

By David Nakamura  |  07:16 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/09/2011

Obama, the spammer-in-chief, strikes again after jobs speech

The president, whose official campaign Twitter account blasted out 100 messages in a single afternoon in late July, did it again Thursday night.

By David Nakamura  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/01/2011

Obama’s 2012 campaign ‘frustrated’ over fight with Republicans

That lone word on the subject line of the e-mail President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign sent to supporters late Wednesday night said it all.

By David Nakamura  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/24/2011

Obama plays through on golf course during earthquake, inspires critics

Is this the “bad optic” that President Obama’s critics have been waiting for: An Associated Press photo of the president taking a call on the golf course within the hour after the East Coast earthquake Tuesday?

By David Nakamura  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:07 AM ET, 01/04/2011

Obamas leave Hawaii after vacation

The time for shave ice is over. President Obama and his family departed for Washington late Monday night Hawaii time, concluding a 12-day vacation in which the president remained almost completely out of public view.

By Perry Bacon Jr.  |  04:07 AM ET, 01/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:58 AM ET, 11/08/2010

WATCH: On '60 Minutes,' Obama focuses on economy

As The Post's Lori Montgomery reported Sunday, President Obama's first sit-down interview since last week's midterm elections focused primarily on one thing: the fragile U.S. economy.

By Washington Post editors  |  03:58 AM ET, 11/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:18 AM ET, 11/07/2010

Obama condemns Burma election as 'neither free nor fair'

MUMBAI -- Traveling in Asia, President Obama on Sunday sharply condemned the election in Burma, calling it "neither free nor fair."

By Scott Wilson  |  04:18 AM ET, 11/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 08/31/2010

President Obama's Oval Office address on Iraq

When is Obama's speech? 8 p.m. EDT. He visited earlier in the day with troops at Fort Bliss, Texas. Where is Obama's speech? The Oval Office. It's his second Oval Office address -- his first was in June, on the BP oil spill. Check back here on Tuesday night for live video of the speech.

By Rachel Weiner  |  05:54 PM ET, 08/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 08/03/2010

Whither the 14th Amendment?

Chalk it up perhaps to election-year bizarreness, but suddenly the capital is debating whether the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution ought to be repealed, refined or left alone. Specifically, the back-and-forth, which started among Senate Republicans and was joined Tuesday by the White House, focuses on the amendment's citizenship clause.

By Scott Wilson  |  03:19 PM ET, 08/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:29 AM ET, 01/31/2008

Obama Amps It Up

Obama's rhetoric against Hillary Clinton has been growing sharper through the week. --Alec MacGillis

By Washington Post Editor  |  05:29 AM ET, 01/31/2008 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 01/25/2008

Raised Hopes in South Carolina

By Alec MacGillis BEAUFORT, S.C. -- Following Barack Obama across South Carolina, it is hard...

By Web Politics Editor  |  01:25 PM ET, 01/25/2008 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 10/29/2007

Ad Watch: Obama on Social Security

Howard Kurtz rates Obama's latest ad, where the senator says he wants to "bring the country together" to solve the problem of social security.

By Washington Post editors  |  12:34 PM ET, 10/29/2007 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:22 PM ET, 08/10/2007

Obama: Enough With "Black Enough"

Obama hit on issues of race and foreign policy at the National Association of Black Journalists convention in Las Vegas.

By Washington Post editors  |  08:22 PM ET, 08/10/2007 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 07/31/2007

Obama Ad Targets Lobbyists' Influence

Ad reinforces his pledge to be an agent of change.

By Washington Post editors  |  01:37 PM ET, 07/31/2007 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 07/25/2007

Now Presiding: Barack Obama

He's spotted in the Senate chair, New Yorker in hand to combat boredom.

By Susan Glasser  |  05:08 PM ET, 07/25/2007 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 07/24/2007

Obama Girl Reviews the Debate

CHARLESTON, S.C.-- It's 2:10 a.m., and we're sad to report, we'd just left the swank,...

By Post Editor  |  07:58 AM ET, 07/24/2007 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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