Articles by Barack Obama
- THE FED'S CAMPAIGN
September 07 2012 7:35 AM
This past Friday, as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered his annual address from Jackson Hole - the State of the Dollar, if you will - I couldn't help but hear it as an incumbent's campaign speech. While Wall Street was hoping for some concrete announcement, what we got was a mushy appraisal of the Fed's handling of the financial crisis so far and a suggestion that more 'help' is on the way.
- Washington Post Calls Indian PM 'Silent' And 'Tragic,' Govt Reacts Sharply
September 07 2012 4:42 AM
The Indian government's response to a report on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh published Wednesday by the Washington Post has had the local media heatedly debating the validity of the article and India's sensitive reaction to foreign publications finding fault with its leaders.
- Barack Obama's Speech At DNC 2012 Sets Twitter Record; 52,757 Tweets Per Minute
September 07 2012 2:51 AM
Obama's speech at the National Democratic Convention (DNC) 2012 in Charlotte Thursday not only instigated rounds of applause, but also broke a few Twitter records for political events. The speech was wildly popular on the social networking site, eliciting 52,757 tweets per minute, which was a new Twitter record for politics.
- Obama Tells Nation His Path 'Leads To Better Place'
September 06 2012 11:47 PM
President Barack Obama made the case for change -- again -- after officially accepting the Democratic nomination for the presidency.
- President Barack Obama's Speech at DNC [FULL TEXT]
September 06 2012 11:11 PM
The full advance text of the president's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention.
- Biden Hails Obama As America's 'Best Hope'
September 06 2012 10:33 PM
Vice President Joe Biden loyally and fervently made the case for re-electing Barack Obama at the close of the Democratic National Convention.
- Barack Obama: Top Ten Most Surprising Statements From Acceptance Speech
September 06 2012 10:24 PM
Barack Obama: Top Ten Most Surprising Statements From Acceptance Speech
- Eva Longoria's 2012 DNC Speech [VIDEO and FULL TEXT]
September 06 2012 10:12 PM
Actress Eva Longoria spoke briefly at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday evening. The brief speech was one of the most unique of the evening, and we have video and the full text of the speech for you to check out if you were unable to watch it the first time around.
- DNC's Celebrity Line-Up Far Outshines RNC's Weak Star Power
September 06 2012 9:30 PM
The stars are aligning for the Democratic National Convention as celebrities and top musicians come out of the woodwork to appear in Charlotte, N.C., but the GOP Convention got nowhere near as much celeb love.
- Do Democratic Presidents Historically Pull Nation Out Of Fiscal Rut?
September 06 2012 9:20 PM
The 2012 campaign has focused on a myriad of social and ideological issues, with some smatterings of tax policy and truckloads of mudslinging. A new book argues voters should look past the obfuscation and consider what is best for their wallet. Its authors claim history has proven one thing: when it comes to economic success, the left has had the upper hand.
- Barney Frank's Speech To The Democratic National Convention [FULL TEXT]
September 06 2012 8:10 PM
Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., addressed the 2012 Democratic National Convention Thursday night. Here, his remarks as prepared for delivery.
- Beau Biden's Speech Nominating His Father (FULL TEXT)
September 06 2012 7:37 PM
The Democratic National Convention released a full transcript of Beau Biden's speech to the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
- Democrats Embrace Gay Equality Like Never Before At DNC 2012
September 06 2012 7:09 PM
The convention featured gay and lesbian speakers in prime time slots only months after President Barack Obama officially endorsed same-sex marriage.
- Rep. John Lewis, Civil Rights Hero, Sees Threat 'Sacred' Voting Rights [FULL TEXT]
September 06 2012 6:41 PM
Rep. John Lewis recounted the story of his beating during "Bloody Sunday" 1965 in Selma, and warned of threats to voting rights.
- Bill Clinton's 2012 DNC Speech Video And Full Text Transcript
September 06 2012 4:49 PM
Watch video and read the full text of Bill Clinton's speech Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
- DNC 2012: Complete Thursday Night Schedule
September 06 2012 4:39 PM
Here is the complete lineup of tonight's convention closer.
- Democratic National Convention Schedule: Celebrties (And Joe Biden) Will Take The Stage
September 06 2012 2:17 PM
Charlotte will become Party Central Thursday night as the 2012 Democratic National Convention ends with President Barack Obama accepting his party's nomination following speeches by Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. John Kerry (D-MA).
- Post-Election, Iran Could Become Obama’s Decision
September 06 2012 1:59 PM
For the moment, let’s set aside the friction in U.S.-Israeli relations over Iran’s nuclear program, which serves neither Washington nor Jerusalem.
- Democratic National Convention Schedule: Who's Speaking And When On Thursday
September 06 2012 8:57 AM
Much of the evening schedule for the last day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention is being kept under wraps, as best they can. Here's a list of what lies ahead for the final day.
- Clinton Visits East Timor Signaling US Status As ‘Resident Pacific Power’
September 06 2012 7:46 AM
While former U.S. President Bill Clinton delivered a speech to the Democratic National Convention for President Barack Obama in Charlotte, North Carolina, Wednesday, his wife and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was sipping her coffee at a bean-processing unit in East Timor, her fourth stop in an 11-day foreign tour.