The Obama administration stepped up its effort to release states from the No Child Left Behind law Friday, with the Education Department approving two more waiver requests.
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David Axelrod, President Obama's chief messaging guru, continued the campaign's all-out push on Friday to highlight presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney's changing position on whether the individual insurance mandate in Mr. Obama's health care overhaul is a penalty or a tax.
The Republican National Committee's political director said Thursday that the national party and presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney's campaign had raised more than $100 million last month — surpassing their previous, and equally impressive, monthly hauls.
President Obama, during a campaign stop in a Toledo, Ohio suburb Thursday, declared victory in the legal battle over his health care law.
The campaign of Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party's presidential nominee, sent letters to major polling firms this week asking them to include him in any surveys they conduct as a prelude to trying to earn his way into the presidential debates this fall.
President Obama on Thursday appealed to the nation's largest labor union for help during the home stretch of his re-election campaign.
Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr., who took a leave of absence from his congressional work last month because of exhaustion, is in worse medical shape than first realized and will receive extended medical help.
President Obama's re-election campaign said Thursday the individual mandate in his health care law is a "penalty," not a tax — though Mr. Obama's own Solicitor General argued in March the law was constitutional under Congress's taxing authority.
President Obama and the first family spent the early evening of the Fourth of July thanking military service members and their families for their sacrifice at a barbecue and concert on the South lawn of the White House.
President Obama issued a statement Tuesday paying tribute to Andy Griffith, the television legend who died Tuesday at age 86.
At least one Democrat will join House Republicans when they vote next week to repeal President Obama's health care law.
President Obama's re-election campaign is out with a new nine-state ad blitz that accuses presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney of shipping American jobs outside the country.
In typically brash fashion, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday morning brushed off an assertion Monday by a top adviser to presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney that the individual mandate in President Obama's health care law was not a tax.
President Obama holds a three-point overall lead over presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in a new poll released by CNN/ORC, though Mr. Romney holds a robust 51 percent to 43 percent lead among voters in 15 "battleground states.
Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus announced Monday that Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia has been tapped to serve as chair of the influential committee responsible for drawing up the party's platform at the Republican National Convention.