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ANALYSIS: Obama tries to get young voters out in November

Neil Munro
White House Correspondent
President Barack Obama and Rep. Gary Peters raise their hands in a vote whether restaurant worker Andrea Byl, left, should go live in France while ordering food at Zingerman's Deli in Ann Arbor, Mich., April 2, 2014. (REUTERS/Larry Downing)

President Barack Obama needs many young people to volunteer and vote in November, and during a Wednesday speech at the University of Michigan, he used every rhetorical device he's got to get them onboard his campaign train.

White House hides whistle-blower shield for fed employees

2:07 PM 04/02/2014

Nearly all of President Barack Obama’s agencies are ignoring a transparency law intended to shield whistle-blowers from overreaching federal “non-disclosure agreements,” according to a new report by Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, the top-ranking GOP member of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Obama rallies Democratic base with Obamacare remarks

6:50 PM 04/01/2014

President Barack Obama Tuesday tried to rally Democratic leaders and base voters behind his Obamacare network, and slashed at his critics for supposedly trying to block people from getting health care.

George Washington wanted Obamacare, Pelosi says [VIDEO]

3:38 PM 04/01/2014

Democratic leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi emerged into the sunlight April 1 to applaud a rush of sign-ups for Obamacare, and immediately described it as the long-sought goal of Gen. George Washington and the nation's Founding Fathers in 1787.

Menendez, Sessions fight over legacy of immigration activist Cesar Chavez

10:56 AM 04/01/2014

Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez blocked a GOP effort to honor Arizona-born Cesar Chevez for his work shielding American farm workers from employers' use of low-wage illegal laborers.

New York Times article urges GOP to block farmworkers’ wages hikes

7:19 PM 03/31/2014

Republican legislators' inaction on immigration may increase wages for Hispanic farmworkers in California, a New York Times article warned March 29.

White House tries to rally Democrats behind Obamacare

6:27 PM 03/31/2014

White House spokesman Jay Carney used a late surge of Obamacare signs-ups to rally Democratic politicians and advocates behind the claim that the program is on solid ground and safe from GOP opposition.

Biden Unchained: A survey of Joe’s rhetorical grandiosity since January

11:18 AM 03/29/2014

Democratic Vice President Joe Biden is running for president, and he’s eager to ingratiate himself with every political constituency, flatter every donor and pander to every ethnic group between now and the 2016 nomination.

Obama offers few concessions in meeting with Saudi officials

3:35 PM 03/28/2014

President Barack Obama is meeting top Saudi officials today, and there's little sign he will be able to narrow the growing political gap between the U.S. and its long-standing regional ally.

Obama tries to draft the pope

2:24 PM 03/27/2014

President Barack Obama is trying to draft the pope as his political ally, just two days after the White House’s lawyers told the Supreme Court that he has the legal power to make employers violate Catholic obligations.

Democrats dump rhetorical gasoline on immigration dispute for 2014 elections

1:26 PM 03/27/2014

Advocates for increased immigration are spraying rhetorical gasoline into the immigration debate, partly because Democrats want to raise Latino turnout in the November elections.

Obama curbs NSA cellphone-tracking program

10:59 AM 03/27/2014

President Barack Obama has scaled back the National Security Agency's large-scale collection of data about who called whom via cellphones.

Obama tells Europe that conservatism is coupled to Putin

7:07 PM 03/26/2014

President Barack Obama used his set-piece speech in Europe on Wednesday to couple Vladimir Putin's crudely nationalist takeover of Crimea with the increasingly popular opposition to his big-government, progressive agenda.

Obama endorses greater gas exports, sort of

11:50 AM 03/26/2014

President Barack Obama hinted today he would approve increased exports of fracked natural gas to Europe, amid fervent opposition from environmentalists who are key to his 2014 election plans.

Obama dismisses Romney, minimizes Russia

12:36 PM 03/25/2014

President Barack Obama Tuesday dismissed Gov. Mitt Romney's 2012 description of Russia as “America's number one geopolitical foe."

Obama pressures Uganda to repeal anti-gay law

1:26 AM 03/24/2014

President Barack Obama is cutting U.S. aid for the poor African country of Uganda and blocking a health survey, because its elected government signed a popular and harsh law against homosexual conduct.

Obama set for six days of speed-diplomacy

3:57 PM 03/21/2014

President Barack Obama is going on a six-day trip next week to patch up widening cracks in U.S. alliances with governments in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

Santorum whacks Romney, clubs Rand Paul

2:11 PM 03/21/2014

Former Sen. Rick Santorum says he would have won the 2012 election by carrying heartland states, and that Sen. Rand Paul’s minimalist foreign policy is dangerous.

Obama wins place on Lakers’ roster from Kobe Bryant

8:11 PM 03/20/2014

Basketball star Kobe Bryant says President Barack Obama’s hoops game is good enough to get him on the Lakers’ roster.

Latinos’ support for Obamacare drops steeply

6:27 PM 03/20/2014

Another day, another unwelcome poll for the White House.