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Obama- Candidate or President?

Obama- Candidate or President?

With Obama officially kicking off his campaign Thursday evening, how does his poll numbers factor into his campaign and Presidency?  According to Rasmussen, 23% percent of voters strongly approve of Obama, while 38% strongly disapprove of Obama. Many people are wondering, are we going to see ‘President Obama,’ or ‘Candidate Obama’ until the 2012 election.  With the economy so low, […]

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Obama’s Second Stop: MK Restaurant

Obama’s Second Stop: MK Restaurant

Obama spoke to about 50 people at MK Restaurant on the Near North Side, starting off by saying, “Michelle and I used to come here on dates, but now we have all these reporters who come on dates.” Obama took mostly questions at MK, but did describe the spending debate as “just an appetizer, ahead of what is now a […]

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Obama’s Homecoming

Obama’s Homecoming

Obama started off his 2012 presidential campaign in Chicago Thursday evening, by saying “It’s good to be home.” Obama arrived in Chicago shortly after 5 p.m. in Chicago. He is scheduled to make two stops, one at N9NE and MK Restaurants, before heading to Navy Pier–where over 2,300 are awaiting his arrival. At the first event, Obama was joined by […]

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Obama’s First Stop: N9NE

Obama’s First Stop: N9NE

Obama told about 150 donors at his first event of the night at N9NE restaurant that “It’s good to be home.” Chief of Staff Bill Daley, who flew in with the president on Air Force One, and outgoing Mayor Richard M. Daley both followed Obama into the restaurant. “I got a little confused,” Obama said. “I walk in, two guys […]

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U.S. Deficit: Who’s To Blame?

U.S. Deficit: Who’s To Blame?

Everyone’s been hearing about public debt, and each side of the political spectrum is blaming each other. Here is a simple graph to help you understand which party was in control each year the debt rose. Year* President House Senate Debt ($) Yearly Increase 1990 Republican Democrat Democrat 3,233,313,451,777.25 13.15% 1991 Republican Democrat Democrat 3,665,303,351,697.03 13.36% 1992 Republican Democrat Democrat […]

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