DENVER (AP) - Volunteers for President Barack Obama are gearing up Saturday to promote the president's visit to Colorado next week. The OFA Colorado group is planning phone banks and door-to-door canvassing from Routt County to Pueblo. The volunteers will be telling voters to watch the president's third State of... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Muppets are heading to the White House.
Ahead of Thanksgiving, the White House will host a special screening for military families of "The Muppets" movie.
Guests at Tuesday's screening will also include Kermit the Frog and Jason Segel, one of the stars of the... more »
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - An engineer from suburban Denver is in Washington to listen to the president's jobs pitch to Congress.
Forty-three-year-old Kirk Bergstrom of Centennial was among 24 people invited by the White House to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama Thursday night.
He's a project engineer... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is issuing an open letter to Congress and the White House calling for measures designed to increase employment, including greater oil drilling, quick road and bridge construction and temporary corporate tax breaks.
The chamber estimates its proposals could encourage corporations to... more »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - White House officials say President Barack Obama will host a rural economic forum on August 16 at a community college in northeast Iowa.
The Democratic president and members of his cabinet plan to visit Northeast Iowa Area Community College in Peosta, as part of... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential contenders may be feeling nostalgic for the days of a single pledge: the oath of office.
This year, candidates are being asked - or pressured - to profess their fealty to a whole host of positions on marriage, taxes, the deficit, abortion and gay... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's been six months since Republicans alarmed Democrats with their midterm election wave. But in that time, President Barack Obama has shaken off the jitters and found his political footing in spite of sluggish economic growth and deep public anxiety about the direction of the country.
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Kicking off a 10 week campaign tour, Democratic Candidate for US Senate Andrew Romanoff said Friday that both he and the White House are in agreement over the events that took place last September when he decided to run for office.
Romanoff said the only reason he released information... more »
Ireland's Prime Minister Brian Cowen is looking to boost his flagging political fortunes in a St. Patrick's Day meeting with President Barack Obama.
The annual White House event is a mix of lighthearted cheer and serious politics.
Cowen comes to the party weighed down by the massive budget... more »