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  • Obama Expands State of Union on Social Media as TV Fades

    President Barack Obama is deploying just about every trendy social media tool to promote a century- old ritual -- the annual State of the Union address to Congress.

  • Christie Sandy Ad Shows Pressure Amid Campaign-Cash Flood

    Even as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie faces an audit of his federally funded tourism advertisements, an influx of campaign money makes commercials paid for by taxpayers or corporate sponsors increasingly attractive to cash-strapped politicians.

  • Obama May Help Democrats’ Future in Shift to FDR

    Like Clinton or like Roosevelt? That’s the question people are raising about the kind of second term that U.S. President Barack Obama will seek.

  • Bill Clinton to Swear In de Blasio as NYC’s 109th Mayor

    Former President Bill Clinton will swear in Bill de Blasio as New York City’s 109th mayor at a Jan. 1 ceremony on the steps of City Hall in Lower Manhattan.

  • Obama Is a Loser Who Wins, Like FDR in 1936

    The loser wins. That’s the way it can go in presidential elections. Especially when the ballot involves a likable incumbent who happens to be failing when it comes to his task of helping the U.S. economy.

  • What Obama Can Learn From FDR

    Here’s my advice for President Barack Obama as he embarks on his second term: Follow the example of one of your heroes, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Not the Roosevelt of the first two terms but the Roosevelt of the next two. The Roosevelt who won the war.

  • Obama, FDR and the Second Bill of Rights

    As the actions of his first term made clear, and as his second inaugural address declared, President Barack Obama is committed to a distinctive vision of American government. It emphasizes the importance of free enterprise, and firmly rejects “equality of result,” but it is simultaneously committed to ensuring both fair opportunity and decent security for all.

  • Obama Seeks to Salvage Health-Law Support With New Focus

    President Barack Obama, seeking to halt the erosion in public support for his health-care law, is using the power of his office to try to change the conversation.

  • Republican Born Roosevelt Digs Deep for Texas Oil Found With CO2

    Elliott Roosevelt Jr., a grandson of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, grins and leans toward visitors in his Dallas office to describe his biggest discovery in 53 years as an oilman.

  • Louis Kahn FDR Memorial Rises in New York River After 40 Years

    New York’s East River swirls around a roofless room, an unfinished shrine built of massive stones. It’s the first visible part of what will be a five-acre memorial to Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the southern tip of the island renamed for him.

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