President Barack Obama

10:20am

Fri January 27, 2012
The Two-Way

College Presidents Have Problems With Obama's Message On Tuition

Originally published on Fri January 27, 2012 4:19 pm

President Obama making his case this morning at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Bill Pugliano Getty Images

Taking an issue he highlighted during his State of the Union address on the road, President Obama this morning told an audience at the University of Michigan that he is "putting colleges on notice" that the era of unabated tuition hikes is over, as The Associated Press reports.

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6:22am

Fri January 27, 2012
Politics

Transcript: Remarks by the President At Buckley AFB

President Barack Obama greets people following his remarks at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, CO., Jan. 26, 2012.
Pete Souza White House

Prepared text of President Obama's remarks at Buckley Air Force Base, January 26th 2012.

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3:10pm

Thu January 26, 2012
The Two-Way

McCain Says History Will Judge Obama Harshly On Policy Toward Iran

Sen. John McCain, right, as he endorsed Mitt Romney's bid for the presidency earlier this month.
Chip Somodevilla Getty Images

President Obama has made the case that his administration spoke out forcefully when Iran's government used deadly force to suppress protests in the spring of 2009.

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2:29pm

Thu January 26, 2012
It's All Politics

Candidates Campaign On An Economic Silver Bullet: Worker Retraining

President Barack Obama waves after speaking at a UPS facility in Las Vegas on Thursday. Nevada is one stop on the president's latest road trip focusing on the economy.
Julie Jacobson AP

There are not many things that Barack Obama, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney agree on, but when it comes to job training there is common ground.

"It is time to turn our unemployment system into a reemployment system that puts people to work," President Obama said during his State of the Union address Tuesday.

Earlier in the week, Newt Gingrich offered a similar solution for helping those facing long-term unemployment.

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9:39am

Thu January 26, 2012
Author Interviews

Was The Stimulus Package 'Money Well Spent?'

Originally published on Thu January 26, 2012 11:39 am

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No issue will be more important in the upcoming presidential election than President Obama's handling of the nation's economy. Critical to that debate is an assessment of the Obama administration's economic stimulus program. Republicans claim it was a costly failure. Supporters maintain it saved the U.S. from a depression.

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