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Obama to GOP: Get like Lincoln

In Chicago to raise campaign money Friday, President Barack Obama said Republicans should be a little more like Illinois Republican Abraham Lincoln, and support greater spending by the federal government. “We have some guests in Illinois this week," Obama told...
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Now Is The Time

Politics / US Politics : The Moderate Voice (4 years ago)

Last week, in Cleveland, Barack Obama took inspiration from a former Republican president. “In the words of the first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln,” Obama said, “I also believe that government should do for the people what ... Read Post

Obama: Maybe Lincoln will "rub off" on GOP in Illinois

Politics / US Politics : Political Hotsheet (3 years ago)

On a campaign stop in Chicago, Obama says the Republican candidates could learn something from the first GOP president Read Post

John Boehner channels Abraham Lincoln

Politics / US Politics : The Plum Line (2 years ago)

In his memo to House Republicans, John Boehner cites a quote from Abraham Lincoln that, he says, supports the current GOP position on the evils of government spending and debt: The book Congressman Lincoln by Chris DeRose, which I r... Read Post

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