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Democrats in GOP-leaning House races may aid Obama

Republican-leaning areas in states vital to President Barack Obama's re-election prospects are drawing top-tier Democratic congressional candidates who, even if they lose, could help turn out the vote and boost Obama's chances of winning a second term.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 12:35pm EDT

Tags: President Obama, reelection

Obama, Romney each net nearly $1 million in Va

Republican Mitt Romney and Democratic President Barack Obama each got about $1 million from Virginia donors in the first three months of this year.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 09:30am EDT

Tags: campaign fundraising, romney

'Nerd prom' recognizes journalists who died in the field

Not much was off-limits for President Barack Obama's scattershot humor at the celebrity-studded White House Correspondents Dinner, but he also paid tribute to journalists who passed away recently.

Sunday - 04/29/2012, 12:27pm EDT

Tags: White House Correspondents Dinner,

Obama, on the Fallon show, slow jams the news

Add this to the list of ways the President of the United States woos young voters in an election-year: He slow jams the news.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 07:18am EDT

Tags: Jimmy Fallon

Va. environmentalists cheer new US pollution limits

Environmental groups in Virginia are hailing new Obama administration limits on carbon pollution from new power plants.

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 02:43pm EDT

Tags: carbon pollution

New black history museum rising on National Mall

Frederick Douglass was black and that was enough for the Smithsonian Institution to bar the famed abolitionist from speaking at a lecture series intended to convince President Abraham Lincoln that he should end slavery as war divided the nation in February 1862.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 05:01pm EST

Tags: National Mall, African American

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