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  • Obama's political group pushes Illinois gay marriage bill

    Obama's political group pushes Illinois gay marriage bill
    Organizing for Action, the offshoot of President Barack Obama's successful re-election campaign, is joining the push for same-sex marriage in Obama's home state, the group announced Tuesday. Though the organization had been created to assist Obama's...
  • Liberal groups to counter anti-Obama healthcare efforts in August

    Liberal groups to counter anti-Obama healthcare efforts in August
    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....
  • Environmentalists give Rep. Wittman Climate Change Denier 'award'

    Environmentalists give Rep. Wittman Climate Change Denier 'award'
    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...
  • Obama uses 2012 campaign tactics to sell healthcare law

    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...
  • Obama, admitting problems, asks backers to rally for healthcare law

    Obama, admitting problems, asks backers to rally for healthcare law
    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....
  • IRS proposes new curbs on campaigning by tax-exempt groups

    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...
  • Gun reform groups unite in L.A. to remember Sandy Hook tragedy

    Social activists and religious groups will gather Saturday in Los Angeles to remember the 26 students and teachers killed during the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and to call on Congress to act on new gun-control laws. The three-hour event,...
  • America's just not that into Obama

    "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...
  • Obama calls on his supporters to join 'Team Obamacare'

    Obama calls on his supporters to join 'Team Obamacare'
    Could the activists of the 2012 presidential campaign come to Obamacare’s rescue? With the website for the nation’s new healthcare program mired in structural problems that could take weeks — if not months — to fix, President...
  • Obama says he's got one more campaign in him: the fight for Obamacare

    Obama says he's got one more campaign in him: the fight for Obamacare
    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...
  • Obama to lawmakers: time to 'refocus,' ignore 'phony debates'

    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...