November 23, 2011 Mitt Romney's presidential campaign got much attention this Thanksgiving week for an anti-President Obama ad it started running in New Hampshire that took wildly out-of-context a 2008 statement by then Sen. Obama to portray him in a bad light. Not unexpectedly given our tit-for-tat politics, a liberal group retaliated in kind, giving several Romney comments the same treatment.
November 23, 2011 The short story writer once wrote that Thanksgiving is the "one day that is ours ... the one day that is purely American." President Obama this morning urged Americans to "remember what that means."
November 22, 2011 With a nine percent U.S. jobless rate and housing values still falling housing prices, it would seem the Mitt Romney campaign could just use the facts at hand to land sharp blows on President Obama's economic record. But mere facts apparently weren't enough for Romney's campaign judging by a new TV ad that went up in New Hampshire Tuesday, timed for Obama's visit to the Granite State.
A protester shouts during a speech by President Obama today in Manchester, N.H.
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November 22, 2011 "I appreciate you guys making your point," the president told protesters in New Hampshire today. "Let me go ahead and make mine. I'll listen to you and you listen to me."
November 22, 2011 The real estate developer, who also once raised money for then-state candidate Barack Obama, was convicted of fraud and other charges.
November 22, 2011 President Obama sounded adamant Monday evening that the automatic cuts scheduled to take effect in 2013 after the congressional supercommittee failed to reach a deficit-reduction pact should happen. He said there will be no "easy off ramp." But what if the American people want an easy off ramp? Will the president still be able to hang tough?
November 21, 2011 Coming as it does now less than a year before the 2012 general election, the failure of the panel to achieve at least $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction means each major political will now be focused on trying to persuade voters its rival party is more responsible for the breakdown.
Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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November 18, 2011 Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the first secretary of state to visit the former Burma in 50 years. President Obama says democracy activist and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi told him she supports having Clinton come.
November 17, 2011 In a classic case of taking a political opponent's comments out of context, some of the presidents Republican opponents are attacking President Obama for a remark in which he said U.S. policymakers have been "lazy" in recent decades for not creating the best environment to attract foreign direct investment to the U.S.
November 16, 2011 In a conference call with reporters, SEIU President Mary Kay Henry brushed aside the organization's disappointments with Obama and pledged its full support for the president.
November 16, 2011 President Obama just finished hosting the APEC summit in Honolulu. Next year's summit is being hosted by Russia, near the city of Vladivostok. Which is to say, in the fall of 2012, President Obama is headed to Siberia. A metaphor or perhaps an omen?
White House Chief of Staff William Daley
November 8, 2011 Just because White House chief of staff Bill Daley will be offloading some of his duties to his predecessor Pete Rouse, that doesn't mean he's been demoted, President Obama's press secretary told journalists Tuesday.
President Obama, right, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy last Thursday in Cannes, France.
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November 8, 2011 "I can't stand him," the French president also said of the Israeli leader, according to reporters who overheard him speaking with the U.S. leader.
November 4, 2011 With the financial implosion of MF Global, the financial derivatives broker that sought bankruptcy court protection this week, Democratic Party candidates stand to take a hit because the company's executives were major donors to their campaigns.
President Obama during today's news conference in Cannes, France.
November 4, 2011 The president held a news conference in Cannes, France, where he and other leaders from the G-20 nations just wrapped up a two-day summit.
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