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Obama courts students returning to campus

AMES, Iowa — President Barack Obama, appealing to students who powered his first White House run, swooped onto college campuses Tuesday to remind those returning ...

Interview: Obama on Romney’s ‘extreme’ views

Tells AP rival deals in factually dishonest arguments that could haunt him in debates

President explains take on Romney’s views

Below is part 2 of President Barack Obama’s interview with the Associated Press, for part 1, click here: In explaining his accusation of “extreme” positions, ...

Obama fundraises with help of NBA buddies

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama sees the presidential contest as a clutch moment in his favorite sport — the fourth quarter of a taut ...

Obama takes on Romney on college costs

COLUMBUS, Ohio — President Barack Obama is drawing a sharp line with Republican Mitt Romney on education, saying in Ohio that “putting a college education ...

Obama: Akin’s rape comments ‘offensive’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says a GOP Senate candidate’s comments on rape are “offensive.” Obama said at a news conference Monday that comments by ...

Obamas attend service at historic church

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has attended a worship service at a historic church steps away from the White House. Accompanied by his wife, Michelle, ...

Black journalists protest debate exclusion

NEW YORK — A group of Black journalists says it is disappointed in the lack of ethnic diversity among the people chosen to moderate presidential ...

Medicare barbs dominate White House race

TREASURE ISLAND, Fla.  — Showing no signs of letting up, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are doubling down on claims the other would threaten seniors’ ...

Obama campaign more wired than Romney’s

WASHINGTON — Four years ago, then-Sen. Barack Obama got a head start on Arizona Sen. John McCain when it came to reaching voters online, on ...

Obama opens his Chicago home to supporters

2012-08-12 CHICAGO — The red-brick Georgian Revival home was gleaming: An American flag extended from the porch, the evergreen trees surrounding the yard were pruned ...

Jordan, NBA players fundraise for Obama

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is joining NBA legend Michael Jordan and an array of basketball stars to raise money for his re-election campaign later this ...