(CNN) – Kenneth Baer, a senior adviser in the White House, will leave his position at the end of next week, Baer confirmed Wednesday to CNN.
Baer serves as the associate director of communications and strategic planning in the Office of Management and Budget.
(CNN) - In a sign that President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign is entering a new phase of more direct voter outreach, the president will hit the road in his first bus tour of the general election campaign.
A campaign official confirmed Wednesday the president will take part in a two-day bus trip next week, beginning July 5, in western Pennsylvania and northern Ohio.
(CNN) - Both candidates will raise campaign cash Wednesday in Washington - President Barack Obama at the Jefferson Hotel and his GOP rival Mitt Romney at a home in Georgetown.
Vice President Joe Biden, meanwhile, will attend a campaign rally in Iowa.
See the full schedule after the jump.
(CNN) – Polls released Wednesday showed President Barack Obama narrowly edging his Republican rival Mitt Romney in Florida, Pennsylvania and Ohio – three battlegrounds that went for Obama in 2008 but will be toss ups in November.
The polls from Quinnipiac University showed Obama with a razor-thin four point advantage in Florida, 45%-41%. That was within the poll's 2.8% sampling error. In Pennsylvania, Obama's led Romney 45%-39%, and in Ohio, the Democratic incumbent was ahead 47%-38%.
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CNN: Poll: Obama, Romney race still tight
President Barack Obama holds a slight advantage over his Republican rival Mitt Romney, according to a poll released Tuesday, though Americans' views on the economy continue to put a damper on the president's bid for a second term in the White House.
CNN: House GOP leaders to discuss deal on student loans
House GOP leaders are expected to discuss whether or not to extend a rate cut on student loans at a meeting Wednesday morning. On Tuesday, top Senate leaders from each party indicated they had reached an agreement but were waiting to hear whether House Republicans would accept the deal.
(CNN) - Rep. Charlie Rangel declared victory Tuesday in a Democratic primary to represent a redrawn New York district, capping a tale of political survival for the iconic lawmaker.
Rangel's congressional career spanning more than four decades nearly culminated after a censure on the House floor in 2010.FULL STORY