Obama having trouble picking good political fights

Yet even as the president casts his shadow over the next presidential election, the jostling potential candidates hang over him as well.

Obama having trouble picking good political fights

President Barack Obama used to say 2012 was his last election. Then, in 2014, he hit the road for some Democrats in friendly states and called it his last campaign. Now, like it or not, he can’t shake 2016. Whether it’s Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails, Gov. Scott Walker’s union fight in Wisconsin, Jeb Bush and […]

Beleaguered Obama faces problems with Democrats

Several Democratic lawmakers have said Obama should act with caution

Beleaguered Obama faces problems with Democrats

President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall fight with Republicans over his ability to change immigration policies. If Obama takes the broadest action under consideration — removing the threat of deportation for millions of people in this country illegally […]