Michelle Obama to visit 'Live with Kelly and Michael'
October 15th, 2012
11:05 AM ET
2 years ago

Michelle Obama to visit 'Live with Kelly and Michael'

White House (CNN) - First lady Michelle Obama will appear again on "Live with Kelly and Michael" in a segment scheduled to air this Friday.

Obama will tape the interview on Wednesday in New York, co-host Kelly Ripa announced on Monday's show which airs on various local stations.
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Obama takes field trip to the Hoover Dam
October 2nd, 2012
07:01 PM ET
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Obama takes field trip to the Hoover Dam

Las Vegas (CNN) – For the second day in a row, President Barack Obama took an afternoon break from preparing for Wednesday night’s debate with a field trip. Tuesday's trip was a visit to the Hoover Dam.

The president’s motorcade drove 30 minutes to Boulder City, Nevada, where he stopped at the site of a heliport overlooking the Hoover Dam and the Colorado River Bridge

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Obama: 'They're making me do my homework'
October 1st, 2012
07:24 PM ET
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Obama: 'They're making me do my homework'

Henderson, Nevada (CNN) – President Barack Obama took a break Monday from his debate prep for a thank-you stop at one of his local campaign offices.

While visiting the South Henderson Obama for America office, he sat down to make calls to several campaign workers to thank them for their work. When asked how he was enjoying his debate preparation time in Las Vegas, he responded, "Basically they're keeping me indoors all the time. It's a drag," he joked. "They're making me do my homework."
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Obama begins debate prep with Las Vegas rally
October 1st, 2012
01:21 AM ET
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Obama begins debate prep with Las Vegas rally

Las Vegas (CNN) – President Barack Obama began his three-day debate preparation cram session by rallying voters at an outdoor event at a Las Vegas high school.

The president continued his campaign theme to create jobs, a key issue in the state of Nevada.

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Filed under: 2012 • Nevada • President Obama • Presidential Debate
Obama's jobs message to Iowans
September 7th, 2012
09:00 PM ET
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Obama's jobs message to Iowans

Iowa City, Iowa (CNN) - On the first day of campaigning after his speech to the Democratic National Convention, President Obama attempted to keep the post-convention momentum going with a rally on the campus of the University of Iowa.

He continued to push his economic message of what he calls "two fundamentally different visions" for the middle class.
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Mitt Romney • President Obama
Obama to NASA: Let me know if you see Martians
August 13th, 2012
12:57 PM ET
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Obama to NASA: Let me know if you see Martians

White House (CNN) - President Barack Obama called the members of NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover team on Monday to congratulate them on the rover’s recent landing on Mars, but he also asked for a heads up if they find any signs of life.

“If in fact, you do make contact with Martians please let me know right away,” the president joked. “Because I've got a lot of other things on my plate but I suspect that that will go to the top of the list – even if they're just microbes, it will be pretty exciting.”

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Obama continues to show Olympic pride
August 9th, 2012
07:23 PM ET
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Obama continues to show Olympic pride

Colorado Springs, Colorado (CNN) - President Barack Obama continued to show his Olympic spirit with an unannounced stop at the U.S. Olympic Training Facility here on Thursday, where he said he “couldn’t be prouder” of all U.S. Olympic and Paralympics athletes.

He also took time out to congratulate the U.S. women’s soccer and water polo teams for their gold medals.

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Obama says Romney 'knowingly twisting my words'
July 24th, 2012
02:53 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama says Romney 'knowingly twisting my words'

OAKLAND, California (CNN) – After taking a break from his re-election bid after last week’s Colorado movie theater shooting, President Barack Obama eased back to the campaign trail Monday by holding several fundraisers in California.

He began his first fundraising remarks by mentioning his trip to Aurora, Colorado, on Sunday to comfort the victims’ families.

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Filed under: 2012 • California • President Obama
Obama pays tribute to Colorado shooting veteran victims
July 23rd, 2012
06:39 PM ET
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Obama pays tribute to Colorado shooting veteran victims

Reno, Nevada (CNN) - President Barack Obama on Monday continued to honor the victims from the military in last week’s movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

The president began his remarks at the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars convention paying tribute to four of the 12 victims who were either serving or had served in uniform.

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Troops to become U.S. citizens at Independence Day WH naturalization ceremony
July 4th, 2012
09:02 AM ET
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Troops to become U.S. citizens at Independence Day WH naturalization ceremony

Washington (CNN) - More than two dozen active duty service members will celebrate their Fourth of July with a very patriotic event.

Twenty-five members of the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, and Air Force will be sworn in as citizens in the East Room of the White House Wednesday. President Obama will make remarks and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will deliver the oath of allegiance.

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