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  • NBC hires former Obama strategist

    David Axelrod, former strategist and aide to President Barack Obama, has landed a new job at NBC News.


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    David Axelrod: NBC hires former Obama strategist

    David Axelrod, former strategist and aide to President Obama, has landed a new job at NBC News.


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    David Axelrod: Obama strategist joins MSNBC, NBC News

    Senior strategist for President Obama's 2008 and 2012 election campaigns, David Axelrod, is teaming up with MSNBC and NBC News as a senior political analyst, the networks said Tuesday.


  • House Speaker John A. Boehner says the GOP will make a deal to let the government collect more tax revenue. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Obama, GOP leaders lay down markers on budget deal

    Taking little time to celebrate, President Barack Obama is setting out to leverage his re-election into legislative success in an upcoming showdown with congressional Republicans over taxes, deficits and the impending "fiscal cliff." House Speaker John Boehner says Republicans are willing to consider some form of higher tax revenue as part of the solution — but only "under the right conditions."


  • President Obama greets supporters after speaking at a campaign event near the Capitol in Madison, Wis., on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Obama's campaign is ending where it all began

    For President Obama, it's ending where it all began. He will close his 2012 campaign with a nighttime rally Monday in Iowa, where his 2008 caucus victory jumpstarted his road to the White House.


  • Hurricane forces candidates to drop events

    The arrival of Hurricane Sandy one week before Election Day has forced both presidential campaigns to shuffle schedules, but the massive "Frankenstorm" has particularly complicated the final push by Team Obama, cutting into the president's campaign time and raising concerns among his advisers over voter turnout -- especially in deadlocked Virginia.


  • down but not out: President Obama addresses a large rally Thursday at a Denver park the day after the first presidential debate, seeking to regain his footing.

    Reeling from round one, Obama goes back on attack

    Reeling from his widely panned performance in the first presidential debate, President Obama and his campaign team Thursday sought to reassure unnerved supporters and to blame the president's difficulties on the shiftiness of Republican rival Mitt Romney.


  • President Obama speaks at a campaign rally in Denver on Oct. 4, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Reeling from round one, Obama goes back on attack

    Reeling from his widely panned performance in the first presidential debate, President Obama and his campaign team Thursday sought to reassure unnerved supporters and to blame the president's difficulties on the shiftiness of Republican rival Mitt Romney.


  • President Obama waves to supporters Sept. 5, 2012, as he arrives at the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, N.C., for the Democratic National Convention. (Associated Press)

    Obama arrives in Charlotte as tomorrow's address is moved indoors

    Embarking on the stretch run of his final campaign, President Obama arrived at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte on Wednesday afternoon in advance of accepting his party's renomination Thursday night.


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