GovBeat: Obama


Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 01/27/2014

President Obama’s job approval is above 50 percent in just 11 states

His approval was down an average of two percentage points from 2012.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:56 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hawaii, Obama, States

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/20/2014

Obama: There are ‘legitimate reasons’ to worry about federal overreach

Obama, in his own words, on states’ rights and marijuana.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blue states, Marijuana, Obama, pot, red states, States

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 12/16/2013

California wins appeal for Rim Fire disaster funds

FEMA reversed itself after initially denying the request for aid.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:01 AM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  California, disaster relief, fema, jerry brown, Obama, States

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 12/03/2013

The 2012 election results, by media market

Obama won biggest along the U.S.-Mexico border. Romney did best in northern Texas.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:16 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  advertising, campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, elections, newsletter, Obama, romney, States

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/16/2013

Health-care law’s flaws threaten Obama’s governing thesis, and his party

President Obama won by pledging to make government work. His party will suffer when it doesn’t.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, campaigns, elections, health care, newsletter, Obama, obamacare

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 10/25/2013

North Carolina legislator: Obama not a traitor to Kenya

A North Carolina state legislator made the comments while a Democratic tracker filmed him.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:37 PM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  birther, North Carolina, Obama, States