President Barack Obama

1:10pm

Wed November 9, 2011
Politics

Obama Opens First 2012 CO Campaign Office in Fort Collins

Volunteer Suzanne Trask sets up at Obama's first 2012 Colorado campaign office.
Grace Hood

The campaign to reelect President Barack Obama is officially opening its first office for the 2012 election season in Fort Collins today at 401 S. Mason St. The move signifies the importance of Northern Colorado to Obama’s reelection bid.

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10:31am

Tue November 8, 2011
It's All Politics

Clinton For Veep: Follow The Sources

Would President Obama swap Joe Biden for Hillary Clinton on his 2012 ticket? NPR's Political Junkie Ken Rudin is dubious. "Where this comes from I do not know," he declared in his Monday column dismissing the speculation about any plans to replace Biden.

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7:30am

Tue November 8, 2011
The Two-Way

Reports: Sarkozy Heard Telling Obama That Netanyahu Is 'A Liar'

Originally published on Tue November 8, 2011 7:33 am

President Obama, right, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy last Thursday in Cannes, France.
Jewel Samad AFP/Getty Images

French President Nicolas Sarkozy was overheard last week telling President Obama that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is "a liar," according to reports from Reuters, The Associated Press and other news outlets.

Sarkozy also said of Netanyahu that "I can't stand him," the stories say.

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1:01pm

Wed October 26, 2011
Politics

President Pushes Student Loan Plan in Colorado

President Obama spoke to a packed crowd at an arena on the Auraria campus in downtown Denver.
photo by KUNC

President Obama was on his way back to Washington D.C. Wednesday afternoon  after wrapping up a three state western swing at the University of Colorado at Denver.  There he touted his stalled jobs bill and offered more details on his plan to give students more flexibility with their financial aid debt.

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4:00am

Wed October 26, 2011
Politics

President Courts Latinos, Swing Voters in Denver

President Barack Obama shakes hands with people gathered at Abraham Lincoln High School in Denver, Colo., Sept. 27, 2011.
Pete Souza Official White House Photo

Western swing-states with growing Latino populations were instrumental in sending President Obama to the White House in 2008.  Now as he faces what’s expected to be a close contest for re-election in 2012, the President is counting on Latino voters in battleground states like Colorado again.  Many Latinos as a voting block have long sided with Democrats.  But the party isn’t taking anything for granted this go around, and neither are Republicans.

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