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Romney hit from all sides for Egypt attack remarks
Romney hit from all sides for Egypt attack remarks

Republicans and Democrats alike came down hard on Mitt Romney Wednesday for an act of political opportunism when the White House hopeful said the Obama administration "sympathized" with attackers in Egypt.

Romney hit from all sides for Egypt attack remarks
US must stand by Arab Spring nations: experts
US must stand by Arab Spring nations: experts

The Obama administration must stay the course in Arab Spring countries and help them thwart rising militancy, even as the deaths of four diplomats grimly highlighted the dangers lurking in the young democracies.

US must stand by Arab Spring nations: experts
Obama calls Netanyahu to hear explanation on Iran warning
Obama calls Netanyahu to hear explanation on Iran warning

President Barack Obama called Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday after he provoked a sudden crisis in relations by warning Washington had no moral right to stop Israel attacking Iran's nuclear program.

Obama calls Netanyahu to hear explanation on Iran warning
Obama praises 9/11 unity on low-key anniversary
Obama praises 9/11 unity on low-key anniversary

President Barack Obama lauded American unity Tuesday as the country marked a somber but low-key anniversary of the 9/11 attacks under crisp blue skies reminiscent of the fateful day 11 years ago.

Obama praises 9/11 unity on low-key anniversary
Post-convention poll boost for Obama
Post-convention poll boost for Obama

US President Barack Obama received a significant popularity bounce from his party convention last week and now leads the White House race by a small but clear margin.

Post-convention poll boost for Obama
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Obama nominates new US ambassador for Iraq

President Barack Obama nominated a career diplomat as the new US ambassador to Iraq on Monday, after the previous candidate withdrew amid allegations of sexual impropriety.

Obama nominates new US ambassador for Iraq
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Obama: Romney's math doesn't add up

President Barack Obama mocked Mitt Romney's "two plus one equals five" economics Sunday, poking his Republican foe as he enjoyed a polling spurt after the Democratic convention.

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Obama: Romney's math doesn't add up
Poor US jobs report puts Obama on back foot
Poor US jobs report puts Obama on back foot

Mitt Romney used a terrible US jobs report to hammer President Barack Obama on the economy Friday, leaving the White House incumbent flat-footed on the defining issue of the 2012 race.

Poor US jobs report puts Obama on back foot
Biden lauds Obama's 'spine of steel,' rips Romney
Biden lauds Obama's 'spine of steel,' rips Romney

Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute to Barack Obama as a commander-in-chief with a "spine of steel" Thursday, calling on US voters to give them both four more years in office.

Biden lauds Obama's 'spine of steel,' rips Romney
'Tested and proven' Obama asks for second term
'Tested and proven' Obama asks for second term

US President Barack Obama Thursday implored Americans to grant him a second term to complete his battered crusade for change, warning of the starkest election choice in a generation.

'Tested and proven' Obama asks for second term
Clinton believes in Obama 'with all my heart'
Clinton believes in Obama 'with all my heart'

Bill Clinton told Americans Wednesday he believed "with all my heart" that President Barack Obama saved the economy, had left them better off than four years ago and should be re-elected.

Clinton believes in Obama 'with all my heart'
Republicans slam Obama as US debt tops $16 trillion
Republicans slam Obama as US debt tops $16 trillion

Republicans pinned America's "crushing" fiscal burden squarely on President Barack Obama on Tuesday after the national debt passed $16 trillion just before the Democratic National Convention opened.

Republicans slam Obama as US debt tops $16 trillion
Torrential rain fails to sour mood at Obama fest
Torrential rain fails to sour mood at Obama fest

Braving bouts of torrential rain, tens of thousands of supporters of President Barack Obama took over downtown Charlotte Monday as Jeff Bridges and James Taylor kicked off festivities for the Democratic convention.

Torrential rain fails to sour mood at Obama fest
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US blacks fear lingering racism if Obama loses

Liz Wills looks fearfully at the specter of his defeat by a Republican candidate she sees as gripped by the racist right.

US blacks fear lingering racism if Obama loses
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White House reveals 'Ale to the Chief' beer recipes

Barack Obama promised and Saturday the White House delivered, revealing recipes for the president's official microbrewed honey beers, following an Internet campaign.

White House reveals 'Ale to the Chief' beer recipes
Obama: Romney has no 'single new idea'
Obama: Romney has no 'single new idea'

US President Barack Obama accused Republican foe Mitt Romney on Sunday of failing to offer "a single new idea" and of being a relic of the last century as he revved up a pre-convention tour.

Obama: Romney has no 'single new idea'
Mitt Romney (R) talks to people on the side of the road while looking at damage from Hurricane Isaac. ©REUTERS/Brian Snyder
US campaigns duel over storm-ravaged New Orleans

White House challenger Mitt Romney has toured storm-ravaged New Orleans in a bid to burnish his presidential credentials ahead of his November battle with Barack Obama.

US campaigns duel over storm-ravaged New Orleans
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Obama campaign launches Romney counter attack

President Barack Obama's team on Friday ripped into Republican Mitt Romney's big convention speech, complaining it lacked a governing vision and disguised plans to punish the middle class.

Obama campaign launches Romney counter attack
Romney 'birther' line the latest in campaign distractions
Romney 'birther' line the latest in campaign distractions

A social policy debate has dogged Mitt Romney's campaign message, but he caused his own distraction Friday when he dredged up the conspiracy over President Barack Obama's birth certificate.

Romney 'birther' line the latest in campaign distractions
US man charged for Obama death threat email
US man charged for Obama death threat email

An armed man who allegedly made a death threat against US President Barack Obama in an expletive-filled email was charged over the incident.

US man charged for Obama death threat email