Wednesday night, the NewsHour hosted President Obama for a wide-ranging interview with Gwen Ifill, followed by a town hall meeting in Elkhart, Indiana. After the broadcast, Obama answered a few bonus questions for the audience, including one query regarding the…
By PBS NewsHour
President Obama defended his economic record on Wednesday during a visit to an Indiana city that has come to symbolize the nation’s uneven recovery, saying that he created millions of new jobs and questioning Republican Donald Trump’s ability to steer…
By Daniel Bush
President Barack Obama joins Gwen Ifill for a town hall conversation in Elkhart, Indiana, on topics ranging from the economic recovery, education and student debt, political civility, Syrian refugees and more.
By PBS NewsHour
By Daniel Bush, Justin Scuiletti
Elkhart, Indiana was the first city President Obama visited after becoming president in February 2009. He returns today for his fifth time and will participate in a town hall-style event with the PBS NewsHour. Here's a look at the people…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
In Elkhart, a town of about 50,000 not far from South Bend, Obama will encounter a community whose experience during his presidency has mirrored the country's broader economic revival: uneven and bumpy, with both winners and losers.
By Laura Santhanam
James Kruis grew up on the factory floors of his family’s molding and plastics business in Elkhart, Indiana, the city that President Obama says represents “the story of America’s recovery.” At age 10, Kruis rummaged through the…
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