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Democrats say Obamacare Web site storm will pass

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A Democratic senator said the uproar over President Obama's healthcare reforms will be offset by newly insured Americans dodging financial disaster.
Book: Obama aides mulled replacing Biden in 2012

Book: Obama aides mulled replacing Biden in 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Top Obama aides secretly mulled replacing U.S. Vice President Joe Biden with Hillary Clinton in President Obama's re-election campaign, a new book says.

David Plouffe discourages special prosecutor for IRS scandal

NEW YORK, June 2 (UPI) -- David Plouffe, senior adviser to U.S. President Obama, said Sunday a special prosecutor shouldn't investigate the IRS, Benghazi and phone records controversies.

Obama aides moving on after campaign

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Some of U.S. President Barack Obama's most dedicated -- and youthful -- aides are packing their bags as his second term gets under way in earnest.
Obama: Act even if action is 'imperfect'

Obama: Act even if action is 'imperfect'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- President Obama said Monday the United States has "limitless" possibilities and called on Americans to carry on the tasks of the nation's pioneers.

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Obama to still seek compromise with GOP

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- President Obama will try again to foster bipartisanship in Washington during his second term, a top political aide said Sunday.

Obama team confident down the stretch

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- President Obama can hold off Mitt Romney in the final days of the presidential race if the campaign continues to execute its strategy, a senior adviser said.

Romney adviser: Battleground map expanded

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- David Plouffe, senior adviser to the president, Sunday rapped Republican nominee Mitt Romney for "traveling in the state he's not going to win," Pennsylvania.
Trump offers $5 million for Obama records

Trump offers $5 million for Obama records

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Mega-millionaire real estate developer Donald Trump says he'll give $5 million to charity if U.S. President Obama releases his college and passport records.
Team Obama regroups

Team Obama regroups

Team Obama says there will be some changes made by the time the second presidential debate at Hofstra University near New York between President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney rolls around.
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Romney: '47 percent' remarks 'wrong'

Romney: '47 percent' remarks 'wrong'

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The Obama campaign said it's no surprise Mitt Romney backed off from a remark that 47 percent of Americans pay no income tax and believe "they are victims."
Camps swap charges: 'Dishonest' vs. 'lazy'

Camps swap charges: 'Dishonest' vs. 'lazy'

DENVER, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign Thursday said Mitt Romney is "dishonest" while GOP challenger Mitt Romney's campaign called Obama "lazy."
Obama downplays debate; Christie hypes it

Obama downplays debate; Christie hypes it

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama downplayed this week's debate, while Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said the exchange would change the campaign's "narrative."
Christie predicts big Romney win in debate

Christie predicts big Romney win in debate

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The bruising Republican primaries will pay off for Mitt Romney when he debates President Obama this week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie predicted.

Obama, Ryan claim they're cooperating

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- President Obama said Sunday he would still be willing to work with the Republicans on a budget compromise if he wins a second term.

Obama aide counters Romney on economy

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- A senior adviser to President Obama said Americans would be a lot worse off than they were four years ago if Republican economic policies were still in effect.

Obama aides do Iowa State Fair

OSKALOOSA, Iowa, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- White House and Obama campaign aides chowed down at the Iowa State Fair and campaign spokeswoman Jen Psaki quipped Tuesday everyone survived.
WH aide spoke to Iran-tied firm affiliate

WH aide spoke to Iran-tied firm affiliate

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- David Plouffe, an aide to President Barack Obama, accepted a $100,000 fee from an affiliate of a firm doing business with Iran, The Washington Post reported.
McCain: Obama ignoring immigration laws

McCain: Obama ignoring immigration laws

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- Congress likely won't challenge President Obama's plan to allow the children of illegal immigrants to stay in the United States, a GOP senator said Sunday.
White House sees post-election compromises

White House sees post-election compromises

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- A senior adviser to President Obama said winning the November election could lead to a thaw in the partisan deadlock in Congress.

Obama aide buffs up boss' strategies

WASHINGTON, March 25 (UPI) -- President Obama's campaign doesn't consider Republican hopeful Mitt Romney's economic strategy to be a Mitt Romney plan, a top adviser said Sunday.

Super PAC money could overwhelm Obama

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- The billionaire Koch brothers and Republican super PACs have vowed to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to defeat President Obama, an aide warns Democrats.

Report: Gibbs joins Obama campaign

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs has joined the Obama re-election campaign, sources tell Politico.
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