Barack Obama

Unions Gearing Up To Spend Big In 2012 Election
WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor unions are gearing up to spend more than $400 million to help re-elect President Barack Obama and back other Democrats at the federal and state level in a fight for labor's survival.
Union leaders say they have little choice as they try to beat back GOP efforts to c…
China’s Vice President Visits Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's (shee jeen-ping) visit to Washington's power centers is boosting his international profile but offering little insight into the man destined to rule the world's most populous nation...
Obama Has No regrets About Failed Solar Loans
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday he does not regret a $528 million loan to a solar energy company that later collapsed, saying officials always knew a clean energy loan program would not back winners 100 percent of the time.
Obama On Vote Access
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says that some new state voter ID laws make it harder for groups like seniors to vote, and he says that's a big mistake.
Obama Praises Killing of al-Qaida Cleric al-Awlaki
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared the killing of a fiery American-born cleric in Yemen a "major blow" to al-Qaida's most active affiliate, and vowed a vigorous U.S. campaign to prevent the terror network and its partners from finding a haven anywhere in t…

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