Pres. Obama

Spin Meter: Obama Feigns Disinterest In Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear the White House tell it, President Barack Obama has scant interest in politics as Republicans battle each other for the right to challenge him. But in reality, Obama is increasingly involved in his re-election, staying in regular contact with his campaign staff, rais…
Obama Unveiling Strategy For Slimmed Down Military
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is putting his personal stamp on a rejiggered Pentagon strategy for absorbing hundreds of billions of dollars in defense budget cuts, marking a turning point in U.S. security policy after a decade of war. Obama planned to make a rare appearance in the …
Obama, Congress Begin 2012 In Oil Pipeline Dispute
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Congress are starting the election year locked in a tussle over a proposed 1,700-mile oil pipeline from Canada to Texas that will force the White House to make a politically risky choice between two key Democratic constituencies. Some unions say th…