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Barack Obama’s Chief Campaign Mission: Uniting the Democratic Party

June 6, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
As the Democratic primary approaches its final contests, aides to President Barack Obama say the party’s top surrogate is eager to quickly step into what he sees as his chief role heading into the July convention: uniting the supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

The Trumpian campaign, California dreaming and America's standing in the world

June 3, 2016
The stakes are high for Clinton, Sanders and Trump heading into the California primary.
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Stagnant Pay Says It All

June 3, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Plenty of American workers, fearful about their financial well-being and their perch in the middle class, believe that economists, politicians and President Obama have it wrong.
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Obama: In November, Voters Have a Choice on Economy’s Direction

June 2, 2016
Carol Lee, Byron Tau | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama stepped squarely into the 2016 campaign Wednesday, offering voters an optimistic vision of the country’s economic future and delivering a harsh critique of the Republican seeking to succeed him in the White House.
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Obama to Lay Out Campaign Choices

June 1, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
In Indiana on Wednesday, the president is expected to argue a Democrat would continue economy’s momentum
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Obama, Riding High, Could Be the Ace in Clinton’s Pocket

May 31, 2016
John Harwood | The New York Times
More than at any time in memory, the United States faces a choice this fall between unpopular presidential candidates. Most voters view Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump with disdain. Yet one popular politician looms over the contest. That’s President Obama, who this spring has seen his approval rating again creep past 50 percent. For Democrats hoping to hold the White House, that has come at just the right time.

Trump Clinches Republican Nomination, Clinton's Email Troubles Continue and Obama’s Historic Visit to Hiroshima

May 27, 2016
Donald Trump surpassed the 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination while Hillary Clinton continues to deal with fallout over her private email server.
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