| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
"You know, I actually believe my own bull----."
That's what President Barack Obama once told a reporter. If the man ever uttered a statement that spoke more to his approach to politics, I haven't heard it.
Whether it stems from a grandiose...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:50 PM
WASHINGTON – President Obama put a new shine on his Obamacare pitch Monday night and asked his most loyal supporters to help him sell it to the American people.
Obama urged Organizing for Action volunteers to help him spread "far and wide" the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:38 PM
WASHINGTON – President Obama said he’ll launch an effort this week to “refocus” the attention of lawmakers on the concerns of middle class families, dismissing what he called “phony distractions” that have left his...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Wendy Davis became a media star Tuesday, even though the major TV networks barely mentioned her.
The 50-year-old Texas state senator waged a 10-hour-plus filibuster in Austin aimed at blocking a bill that would ban abortions at 20 weeks and force the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:06 PM
With tea party Republicans threatening to shut down the government in an effort to roll back President Obama's healthcare law, several progressive groups are teaming up in a new effort to convince skeptical voters of the benefits of the new law....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Environmentalists are giving Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman a trophy, albeit a dubious one: the Congressional Climate Change Deniers Award.
Christine Llewellyn, director of the Williamsburg Climate Action Network, says it’s in the shape of a...
| May 11, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Seeking to ensure his landmark healthcare law is successfully implemented, President Obama is reprising his 2012 election strategy in hopes of enrolling millions of uninsured Americans in health plans this fall. The new campaign, whose outcome could...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When the White House and its allies sought to regain control of the healthcare debate as Obamacare rolled into effect Wednesday, the face of that effort was not President Obama, but Mary-Therese — a Floridian who said she was diagnosed with breast...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama told supporters to tune out the “noise” and the “setbacks” to his floundering healthcare law on Monday as he tried to motivate his network of activists to join a campaign to boost enrollment....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:54 PM
WASHINGTON — In a long-anticipated move to restrict the flood of secret money in campaigns, the IRS for the first time proposed rules to rein in the political activities of tax-exempt groups that have emerged as heavyweight players in American...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:13 AM
In its first major push in the shift from elections to policy, the Obama campaign's grassroots arm dispatched volunteers Friday to advocate for gun control.
Calling it a "Day of Action" advocates showed up at congressional offices nationwide to pressure...