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Has President Barack Obama found his re-election campaign song? On Thursday night, during a campaign fund-raiser at Harlem's Apollo Theater, the president crooned a line from Al Green's hit "Let's Stay Together" while thanking the soul singer for warming up the crowd at the event.

Spike Lee gives Obama special Air Jordans

President Barack Obama and film director Spike Lee might root for different NBA teams, but that didn't stop them from coming together Thursday night for the same cause. The President attended several fund-raisers in New York City Thursday evening -- one of which at Lee's house. While there, Obama, along with his wife, Michelle, received a specially made pair of Air Jordans...

President Obama speech will delay Carolina Panther’s home opener

The Carolina Panthers will have to start the 2012 NFL season on the road this year since their home venue will be occupied by President Obama. The Carolina Panther’s home stadium, Bank of America stadium is going to be home to the Democratic National Convention this year and the stadium is going to be the venue in which Barack Obama will deliver his expected Democratic...

President Obama briefly croons Al Green's 'Let's Stay Together' on Apollo stage

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama took a brief and unexpected turn as a soul singer at a New York fundraiser, crooning a bar from an Al Green classic and then joking that he hadn't been ushered offstage.

Is Meeting President Obama Best Perk of Bruins Winning Stanley Cup?

Despite the Boston Bruins' heartbreaking overtime loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday, the Men in Black (and Gold) still have a reason to smile. Not only do they still remain in second place in the Eastern Conference, the Bruins will finally get a chance to visit the White House on Monday and meet President Barack Obama to celebrate their 2011 Stanley Cup season. Even after...

Editorial: State of disunion: President Obama must make divided government work

The conventional wisdom is that the final year of Barack Obama's first term will be a continuation of the partisan stalemate that left voters across the political spectrum suspended somewhere between despair and disgust as 2011 wheezed to a close.

Spike Lee Gives Barack Obama Pair of Air Jordan Spizike Shoes (Pictures)

Forgive me for not respecting Barack Obama as a sports fan.  He is the Commander in Chief of the United States of America, so in a certain sense I respect him for that.  But as we have seen recently on more than one occasion, sports and politics don’t always mesh.  Oftentimes in the past, the President has been no exception. Obama claims to be a White Sox fan, yet he couldn’t...

Obama's speech to frame debate

Vilified by the Republicans who want his job, President Barack Obama will stand before the nation Tuesday night determined to frame the election-year debate on his terms, promising his State of the Union address will outline a lasting economic recovery that will "work for everyone, not just a wealthy few."

Editorial: Keystone XL pipeline collides with politics

President Barack Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline resulted from a series of flawed processes, the lack of anything that passes for an energy policy and idiotic politics. Both those cheering his decision and those bemoaning it have some points on their side -- but neither ends up looking very good.

Romney shines bright light on secrets of the rich

Mitt Romney seems to have spent his last week in South Carolina making sure that Barack Obama and the various super PACs underwriting Obama's re-election bid have video for all the anti-Romney spots they can afford to air next fall.

Jason Buck running for Congress

Jason Buck, a former college football star who won a Super Bowl ring with the Washington Redskins in 1992, announced Thursday that he will seek the Republican nomination for Utah's 2nd Congressional district. "I can no longer stand by while Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi and others destroy the fabric of our government and run up huge amounts of debt," Buck said in a statement...

Stephen Strasburg Makes List of Top 50 Most Powerful People in Washington, D.C.

Barack Obama, eat your heart out. Washington, D.C. is Stephen Strasburg's town. In all fairness, GQ opted not to include President Obama or Vice President Joe Biden in their list of the 50 Most Powerful People in Washington, D.C. However, the fact that Strasburg made the cut after pitching only 24 innings last season is still quite impressive. "On the night that the young...

Photo: Spike Lee Presents President Obama with Custom Spiz’ikes

Last night, Spike Lee hosted a New York City fundraiser for President Barack Obama, and managed to tweet a pic of the Prez holding a brand new pair of Air Jordan Spiz’ikes in the forthcoming Olympic colorway. President Obama is a noted Chicago and Michael Jordan fan, and the gift from Spike was part of a special Presidential edition box set. Coolest President ever?

Reaction to Giffords' announcement of intention to resign from U.S. House

"Gabby's cheerful presence will be missed in Washington. But she will remain an inspiration to all whose lives she touched - myself included. And I'm confident that we haven't seen the last of this extraordinary American." -- President Barack Obama

Sad, South Carolina picks Gingrich, but only Mitt Ronmey has a real chance of winning the general election in November again Barack Obama.

It’s Gingrich in South Carolina: NBC, FOX

Ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich, making his second comeback of the 2012 presidential campaign, will win the South Carolina Primary, NBC News projected moments after the polls closed. The Fox News Channel, which hosted a Monday night debate that helped Gingrich — he received a standing ovation for defending his description of Barack Obama as “the food stamp president” — was...
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