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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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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

Obama's Wit Has Been a Potent Political Weapon

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (7 hours ago)

During President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on January 20, he said, "I have no more campaigns to run." His remark brought a round of applause from Republicans in the audience. "I know," Obama said, smiling, "because I... Read Post


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