"Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and Sasha, you make me so proud…but don’t get any ideas, you’re still going to class tomorrow," the President began.
His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress Thursday night toward fixing the nation's stubborn economic woes, but vowed in a Democratic National Convention finale, "Our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met."
We probably won’t see sweeping, comprehensive bills on immigration or the environment in a potential second term for our current president. Instead, expect to see Obama dedicate his second term to ensuring that the work accomplished in the first four years, like the passage of the Affordable Care Act, is seen through to fruition.
On the first day of President Barack Obama’s program to extend some measure of legal protection to undocumented youth, Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona signed an executive order that denies them any benefits in her state.
Mitt Romney and the Republicans have swept the fundraising floor with Barack Obama and the Dems for the second month in a row, beating them this time by a whopping $35 million. Achy Obejas argues that the president’s fundraising letters aren’t helping his cause.
A sobering economic snapshot intensified the presidential campaign on Friday as President Barack Obama rolled through two vote-rich battleground states and Republican Mitt Romney fended off conservative complaints about his plan for winning.