Barack Obama : Politics
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The latest tweets about Obama's inauguration

Real-time, unfiltered commentary from around the world

Barack Obama : Photos
Older, but happier?

Then and now: Obama's 2009 portrait vs. Obama's 2013 portrait

A bigger grin, but more grays...

Barack Obama : Politics
Well, it was a nice try, anyway.

President Obama's second term: The end of bipartisanship

Obama spent much of his first term trying to bridge the ideological divide. Now he's taking a different tack

Barack Obama : Politics
Beneath that devil-may-care exterior lies a ruthless political Jedi... at least according to some conservatives.

Obama the master strategist: How conservatives see the fiscal-cliff deal

To liberals, Obama is a hapless bungler when it comes to high-stakes negotiations. But the president is a ruthless operator in the conservative mind

Barack Obama : Politics
President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner on Nov. 16, during friendlier times.

Should President Obama even bother negotiating with the House?

Speaker John Boehner says he's done with one-on-one talks with the president. Maybe it's time for the feeling to be mutual

Barack Obama : Politics
With the fiscal cliff deadline fast approaching, President Obama is softening his stance on taxes.

The fiscal cliff: Proof that Obama is a horrible poker player?

It looks like the president is caving in on taxes

Barack Obama : Politics
President Obama: Struggling to make up his mind?

Does President Obama know what he wants?

The president's puzzling expenditure of political capital on Susan Rice and Chuck Hagel raises real questions

Barack Obama : Politics
President Obama on the cover of TIME

President Obama is TIME's 'Person of the Year'

"For seeking, amid great adversity, to create a more perfect union," the venerable weekly says the award belongs to the commander-in-chief

Barack Obama : Politics
While President Obama's speech did not mention the word "gun" once, most viewers could easily read between the lines.

Obama's spectacular speech — and how it dooms his push for gun regulation

Now the NRA can rely on widespread animus to Obama to crush the renewed push for tighter gun laws

Barack Obama : Politics
President Barack Obama speaks at an interfaith vigil for the shooting victims from Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 16.

WATCH: President Obama's speech on the school massacre in Connecticut

"These tragedies must end"

Barack Obama : Politics
President Obama wipes a tear during his emotional statement on the Connecticut massacre.

WATCH: President Obama cries while discussing the massacre in Connecticut

"We've endured too many of these tragedies in the past few years"

Barack Obama : Analysis
President Obama: A moderate Republican in Democrat's clothing?

Is Obama actually a moderate Republican?

Far-right critics paint the president as some sort of America-hating socialist. That couldn't be further from the truth, says Obama

Barack Obama : Analysis
Michelle Obama: Could she follow Hillary Clinton's path from first lady to senator?

Should Michelle Obama run for the Senate?

A new poll suggests that she could win in her home state of Illinois

Barack Obama : Twitter Take
Barack Obama: America's first tweeting president.

President Obama's #My2K Twitter chat

The socially savvy president answers questions about the fiscal cliff, the Bush tax cuts, and more

Barack Obama : The List
Although President Obama wouldn't exactly call Reagan a role model, he has called him a "transformational president."

6 presidents Obama should emulate in his second term

If you think being asked "Why can't you be more like your sibling?" is bad, imagine being told to embrace your inner FDR

Barack Obama : Controversy
A Nov. 11 petition calling for President Obama's impeachment asserts that ObamaCare is unconstitutional and that the President has otherwise "disrespected" the constitution.

Are fringe Republicans trying to impeach President Obama?

With Obama handily winning re-election, some extreme conservatives are groping for other means to unseat him

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