Internet message boards noted Friday that President Obama’s most memorable line from his speech to the Democratic National Convention last night, “I’m the president” may have been lifted from the 1995 movie The American President.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said that he would only back a Russian trade bill if it came with new guarantees of human rights and blasted President Obama for refusing to do the same.
Newly released emails detail a presidential briefing last summer on the Department of Energy’s loan program to help green energy companies, the Washington Post reports. According to the documents, Energy Secretary Steven Chu briefed Obama in June 2011, two months before the President’s Solyndra nightmare began.
On Wednesday, Air Force One will land at Mansfield-Lahm Airport, the home of the 179th Airlift Wing of the Ohio National Guard and the C-27J Spartan cargo aircrafts they fly.
On Monday, Paul Begala, an adviser to the pro-Obama Super PAC Priorities USA Action, sent a fundraising email for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), highlighting the shadowy connections between Super PACs and official Democratic campaigns like Obama for America.
During a fundraiser for the pro-Obama Priorities USA Super PAC in March, senior White House adviser David Plouffe gave a speech to two-dozen major Democratic donors. When it came time to ask donors to open up their wallets, however, Plouffe left the room. The abrupt exit illustrates how the Obama campaign and the White House divide activities in the new world of Super PAC politics.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) on Friday said a recent Obama campaign ad should be pulled due to its “false” claims.
The Emergency Committee for Israel is waging a media blitz to alert voters to President Obama’s failure to visit Israel during his four years in office.
One cannot help noticing the struggle between Barack Obama’s natural instincts and the serene and benevolent persona he projects to the world. Obama may be talented at self-fashioning, but he cannot maintain his public face constantly. The mask sometimes slips.
Despite President Barack Obama’s stories about a resurgent GM ready to repay its bailout tab, the automaker and its former bank still owe taxpayers nearly $42 billion, according to an inspector general’s report.