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President Obama is planning to travel to Pennsylvania to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf in the final week of the race, a White House official said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told a Las Vegas crowd Monday night that more needs to be done to ensure young people can achieve their dreams and free students from onerous college debt "that can feel like an anchor tied to their feet dragging them down."
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats' high hopes of mitigating House losses in a rough election year have been dashed by reality.
WASHINGTON (AP) - He's tackled the financial crisis, served two vice presidents and been portrayed by Kevin Spacey in an HBO film, but Ron Klain's newest job as the U.S. point person on Ebola may be his toughest challenge to date.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's best-laid plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks of the midterms are running smack into a widening Ebola crisis, as Americans anxiously turn to the government and their president for answers.
The Big Tent: First Lady Michelle Obama tells a Philadelphia audience it's critical to elect Tom Wolf governor of Pennsylvania to "finish what we started" and stand up for families.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Michelle Obama told a crowd Wednesday in the Democratic Party stronghold of Philadelphia to come out in big numbers for gubernatorial hopeful Tom Wolf, saying the president's agenda will be helped by a Wolf victory.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the final days of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama is planning a major campaign push in seven governor's races across the country, where Democrats' prospects are looking up, while largely avoiding the party's tougher challenges in the Senate.
Vice President Biden will travel to Philadelphia next Thursday, the White House said Friday. Without providing details, the White House said Biden will be coming to the city to take part in an event designed to highlight the "importance of investing in America's infrastructure."
EVANSTON, Ill. - President Obama assured an audience peppered with old friends and colleagues that he wasn't making a campaign or political speech.
Staff writers for both The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News will be tweeting about today's General Election.
WASHINGTON - Almost as soon as President Obama decided that Julia Pierson had to go as director of the Secret Service, he knew exactly whom he wanted to replace her.
WASHINGTON - In an interview with CBS' 60 Minutes, President Obama acknowledged that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State extremists and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight.
WASHINGTON (AP) - While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away.
CHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Secret Service is charged with watching the president's back, but who's watching his wallet?
WASHINGTON (AP) - He's tackled the financial crisis, served two vice presidents and been portrayed by Kevin Spacey in an HBO film, but Ron Klain's newest job as the U.S. point person on Ebola may be his toughest challenge to date.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Under pressure to select an Ebola "czar" to lead the U.S. response against the disease, President Barack Obama conceded Thursday it "may be appropriate" to designate a single individual to head the administration effort.
Vice President Biden toured a dredging barge at Penn's Landing on Thursday to show support for the project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's best-laid plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks of the midterms are running smack into a widening Ebola crisis, as Americans anxiously turn to the government and their president for answers.
The Big Tent: First Lady Michelle Obama tells a Philadelphia audience it's critical to elect Tom Wolf governor of Pennsylvania to "finish what we started" and stand up for families.
President Obama is planning to travel to Pennsylvania to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf in the final week of the race, a White House official said.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Michelle Obama told a crowd Wednesday in the Democratic Party stronghold of Philadelphia to come out in big numbers for gubernatorial hopeful Tom Wolf, saying the president's agenda will be helped by a Wolf victory.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the final days of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama is planning a major campaign push in seven governor's races across the country, where Democrats' prospects are looking up, while largely avoiding the party's tougher challenges in the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats' high hopes of mitigating House losses in a rough election year have been dashed by reality.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told a Las Vegas crowd Monday night that more needs to be done to ensure young people can achieve their dreams and free students from onerous college debt "that can feel like an anchor tied to their feet dragging them down."
WASHINGTON (AP) - While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away.