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New poll declares Obama a ‘so-so’ President

Nice guy, so-so president. Taking stock of President Barack Obama at the five-year mark in his term, less than a third of Americans consider him...

Yes, America did well in the ‘war on poverty’

In an unabashed endorsement of government action to alleviate the plight of the poor, this week President Obama commemorated the 50th anniversary of the...

Short-term debt limit hike under consideration by Senate Democrats

Senate Democrats are drafting legislation to raise the nation's debt limit without the type of unrelated conditions that Republicans have said they intend to...

June jobs report: Just more bad news in an election season...

No President in modern times has run for re-election with unemployment is as high as it is now and if Barack Obama thought Friday's...

The politics of change

Change. Change. Change. A demand for change propelled Democrats to power in Congress in 2006, and then put Barack Obama in the White House two...

Struggling Americans to candidates: Fix the economy, stupid

Boarded-up homes and empty storefronts dot the once-prosperous town of Elkhart, Indiana, where those still struggling to recover from the economic collapse of 2008...

Obama still looking for ways to recapture his old magic

President Barack Obama sought to recapture the magic of his 2008 campaign, holding a large open-air rally in Ohio to help struggling Democratic candidates...

Poll: Republicans poised to take control of House

American voters unhappy at high unemployment are set to oust President Barack Obama's Democrats from control of the U.S. House of Representatives in November...

Obama faces voter anger, disappointment

President Barack Obama on Monday said times were still tough for many Americans, as he defended his policies during aggressive questioning after the worst...

Senate finally passes small business aid bill

The Senate passed a long-stalled measure on Thursday that would boost lending to small businesses, giving President Barack Obama's Democrats one of their last...