President Obama is preparing a two-front political fight with congressional Republicans and the GOP presidential field.
President Obama's not quite the sunny optimist he once was, and he looks older — but he sure is fighting mad.
Officials realize if they miss the deadline for raising the ceiling, it will ruin Obama’s chances for a second term.
White House officials acknowledge that July is a critical month for Obama and his 2012 campaign.
The delayed start to the White House race has enabled Barack Obama to focus on one thing: being president.
President Obama’s liberal critics are furious, vocal and useful to a White House trying to solve the riddle of reelection.
White House officials do not expect liberal commentators to lessen their criticism of the administration in the coming two years.
David Axelrod has proven he can sell hope, change and Barack Obama the candidate.
Chastened and humbled by an angry, volatile electorate, President Obama's reelection in 2012 looks like it's in serious jeopardy.
The coalition of black, Hispanic and young voters who helped him win 365 Electoral College votes in 2008 apparently disappeared for Democrats in 2010, costing the president's party its majority in the House. Polls show independents who supported the president two years ago have also turned against him, and conservative voters in the dumps after the Bush years are now energized.
The president's policies have proven to be fat targets for Republicans, and voters are disappointed in both the economy and the president’s response to the recession.
Still, despite the dark clouds over the White House, Obama must be seen as favorite to win reelection. Here are five things he has going for him the day after voters went from hope to nope.