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Making it in America: Tim’s story

Immigrants are often at the forefront of American innovation. They've started some of our most successful companies and employed millions of American workers. But our broken immigration system is still a looming obstacle for many of them. British-born tech executive Tim Cadogan is the exception to the rule. Show More Summary

President Obama: “We have a deep obligation”

In a news conference at the White House today, President Obama called for urgent action to address gun violence in the United States: The fact that this problem is complex can no longer be an excuse for doing nothing. The fact that we...Show More Summary

25 reasons

25 reasons from 25 people who are voting Obama: "The Affordable Care Act is saving my daughter's life." —Stacey, Arizona "Obama is for the vets. He helped us wind down in Iraq, he's improved mental health policy with VA benefits." —Joel, Minnesota "Obama stuck his neck out for us, the auto industry. Show More Summary

Daily snapshot: Nine days out

The first week of early vote in Nevada. The first day of early vote in Florida. Teachers, autoworkers, and steelworkers vote early in Ohio. California is the land of phone banks. Lena Dunham's message to first-time voters. Before Election...Show More Summary

Best of Friday Facts: Obamacare

Obamacare is making sure people have access to quality, affordable health care—from a child who was already approaching lifetime limits on coverage to a woman diagnosed with breast cancer. Scroll through to get the facts on how Obamacare is helping millions of Americans—then make sure to share it with your friends to get the word out.

Daily snapshot: #ObamaWinsDebate

Mitt Romney talks, you listen. Binders full of women. Binders. But the percentage of senior-level appointed positions held by women declined throughout Governor Romney’s administration. And there wasn't a single woman partner at Bain...Show More Summary

“Devastatingly effective”

From fact-checking Mitt Romney's views on equal pay to highlighting key moments from the night, here's what people are saying about President Obama's debate win: “Obama won the debate decisively. The president had a simple formula: Defend and explain his record while insisting that Romney wasn't being truthful. Show More Summary

Daily snapshot: Malarkey

By one count, Paul Ryan told 24 myths in 40 minutes at last night's debate. The math on Romney's tax plan doesn't add up. Because it's mathematically impossible. Romney thinks it’s "fair" that he pays a lower tax rate than somebody making $50,000 a year. President Obama on how Romney went from "severely conservative" to "severely kidding." "This was Joe Biden's debate."

Daily snapshot: Bad math

James Kvaal, Policy Director for Obama for America, shows where the national debt actually came from. A nonpartisan research institute finds that Mitt Romney’s plan would cost the U.S. 2 million jobs in 2013. While another finds that...Show More Summary

Daily snapshot: 39 days

Middle-class seniors could see a $460 tax hike on social security benefits under the Romney-Ryan plan. Send an eCard to make sure your grandparents know. A new report finds families would pay nearly twice as much for health care under...Show More Summary

Daily snapshot: First votes

Iowa begins early voting. Sounds like it went pretty well. Next up, Ohio. The Truth Team joins Dashboard. Alicia Keys, on the campaign trail. Do you have a friend who thinks their vote doesn't matter? Show them this.

Daily snapshot: Make good

Today is the day you register to vote. And the day you ask your friends to register. The President wants the regular refs back. The 1,000th Obama 2012 Tumblr post. President Obama, behind closed doors, talking to his most important donors.

Daily snapshot: 100%

Questlove and Russell Simmons face off. Today's reason to vote for President Obama, courtesy of Mitt Romney. Romney's 47%, in one graphic. Senate Republicans block a veterans jobs bill that could have created 20,000 new jobs. Peter Orszag...Show More Summary

Utah: Jackie Morgan

My name is Jackie Morgan, and I was born and raised in Salt Lake City. I’m 16 years old, so I’m a junior in high school. I was a spring and summer fellow for the campaign and I’m going to continue helping out this fall. I always tell people that I’ve been involved in politics since I was a little kid. Show More Summary

Daily snapshot: Getting ready for Charlotte

The First Lady and Kal Penn practice a few lines on the stage at the Democratic convention. A day ahead of the first speeches, caucus and council meetings kicked off in Charlotte. Colorado Latinos for Obama are planning watch parties...Show More Summary

Blaike Bibbs, North Carolina volunteer

Blake, left, and her friend Adrienne, showing off 2012 convention credentials Name: Blaike Bibbs Campaign role: Neighborhood Team Member, Chapel Hill team Hometown: Morristown, New Jersey Based in: Raleigh, North Carolina How did you...Show More Summary

Watching the Republican convention: Day two

The second day of the Republican National Convention featured the first day of speeches, but anyone who tuned in looking for solutions for middle-class Americans saw ideology and misinformation instead. Here’s a recap of the action: The...Show More Summary

Daily snapshot: Questions and answers

Democratic party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is on the ground in Tampa. Where today the Republican Party approved a platform that The New York Times called "more aggressive in its opposition to women’s reproductive rights and to gay...Show More Summary

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