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2011-07-13 08:29:00

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Republican National Committee (RNC) released its second television ad today as part of a month-long "Change Direction" economic messaging campaign highlighting President Obama's failed economic leadership. The RNC will go on the offense in Obama's backyard, airing the ad on cable and broadcast in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, and New Hampshire - states that went for the Democrat Presidential nominee in both 2004 and 2008....

2010-01-27 21:50:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement tonight following President Obama's State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress: "Tonight, President Obama presented a vision to the American people of a stronger union, a new foundation for prosperity, and a thriving middle class. Working together, we will adopt a bold agenda for our economic growth - founded on good-paying jobs, strong schools, quality, affordable health...

2010-01-27 06:56:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former presidential candidate Gary Bauer said Wednesday, on the eve of the President's State of the Union address, that "it's not too late" for Obama to save his presidency but only if he changes course. The president of American Values and chairman of the Campaign for Working Families made the following statement: "It is not too late for President Obama to regain the confidence of the American people, but it is too late for Obama to ram...

2010-01-19 13:33:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by Joel H. Rosenthal, President, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs: As President Obama completes his first year in office, little attention has been given to a question that sparked raucous argument during the campaign. How would Barack Obama's religious beliefs affect his performance as president? During the campaign, the question of Obama's long relationship with Reverend Jeremiah...

2009-01-20 16:26:00

-Americans more hopeful; Republicans more confident economy will improve- FLEMINGTON, N.J., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A study conducted among 1,819 self-reported Democrats, Republicans and Independents revealed that the majority of Americans are more confident that the key issues facing the nation will improve during the next four years after viewing President Barack Obama's inauguration speech. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was conducted by...

2008-11-11 06:15:00

U.S. President-elect Barack Obama urged President George Bush Monday to support financial aid for carmakers, sources said after the two met at the White House. Citing people familiar with the discussion, The New York Times reported that Obama -- during a two-hour private meeting with Bush -- urged the president to support immediate emergency aid for the auto industry. In response, Bush said he might support such aid if Obama and Democrats in Congress abandon their opposition to a free-trade...

2008-11-05 15:00:13

Following is U.S. President George Bush's statement on the presidential election delivered Wednesday at the White House. Good morning. Last night, I had a warm conversation with President-elect Barack Obama. I congratulated him and Senator Biden on their impressive victory. I told the President-elect he can count on complete cooperation from my administration as he makes the transition to the White House. I also spoke to Senator John McCain. I congratulated him on a determined campaign...

2008-08-28 18:00:25

Republican presidential contender Sen. John McCain of Arizona congratulated Democratic nominee Barack Obama Thursday in a 30-second television ad. The ad, "Convention Night," features McCain, poised to accept his party's nomination next week, congratulating Obama, who is the first major-party black presidential candidate, the Republican's campaign in Arlington, Va., said in a news release. Obama's acceptance speech in Denver Thursday was to be delivered 45 years to the day that civil...

2008-07-28 12:00:31

News Analysis: Obama's visit to Europe aims to boost campaign by Zhang Bihong BRUSSELS, July 26 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama wrapped up his three-day European tour Saturday after meeting leaders of major U.S. allies and harvesting enormous popularity among the public of the three countries he has traveled to. His high-profile visit to Germany, France and Britain was viewed by observers here as an attempt to sharpen his diplomatic edge and boost...

2008-07-26 09:00:25

By DAVID ESPO By David Espo The Associated Press PARIS Democratic Sen. Barack Obama, nearing the end of a fast-paced international campaign trip, warned Iran on Friday, "don't wait for the next president" to take office before yielding to Western demands to dismantle its nuclear weapons program. "The pressure, I think, is only going to build," he said at a news conference as he stood beside French President Nicolas Sarkozy. Obama spent less than five hours in the French capital,...