President Barack Obama said the people of Boston and the U.S. aren’t cowed by the deadly terrorist attack at the city’s signature marathon and the resilience on display in the aftermath “is the greatest rebuke to whoever committed this heinous act.”
Democratic strategist Paul Begala climbed atop a table at a Charlotte, North Carolina, restaurant tonight and addressed President Barack Obama’s super-donors this way: “I don’t want you to give until it hurts. I want you to give until it feels good.”
President Barack Obama is hardening his stance in his first post-election confrontation with Republicans, declaring he will make no deal on the country’s fiscal future unless congressional leaders first accept tax-rate increases on top earners.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has left Barack Obama’s re-election campaign to raise money for a super- political action committee backing the president and other Democrats, according to two people familiar with the decision.
Fliers distributed at the Texas Republican convention last month depict Democrat Steve Mostyn in a menacing sketch, asking why he’s trying to “infiltrate” their party. A companion website, largely financed by rival Bob Perry, warns of Mostyn’s “invisible hand” in state politics.
President Barack Obama is using a battle over the stalled nomination of his candidate to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and extension of a payroll tax cut to campaign as a populist defender of the middle class.
The president who promised change for a country that was brought to the brink of depression is seeking advice from business leaders two years later for what may be his own makeover as he tries to find jobs for 15 million unemployed Americans.