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Calling for Cooperation, Obama Engages in Confrontation

President's aggressive activism delights his supporters.

Republicans Press Attacks on Obama Agenda

The party is advancing bills the president strongly opposes.

Ready, Set, Showdown: New GOP Leader, Obama Lining Up Fights

President is already prepared to veto three bills.
President Barack Obama

Obama: No Quick End to Embargo on Cuba

President holds a year-end press conference.
Keith Boykin, Best of 2012

Commentary: 'That Arrogant Obama' Has the Audacity to Govern

GOP is mad that POTUS is pressing forward on his agenda.
Black Unemployment Rate Jumps to 13.5 Percent in May

Black Unemployment Rate Spiked to 13.5 Percent in May

The overall unemployment rate rose to 7.6 percent.
Seems Like Old Times

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Is Stepping Down

Jackson frequently clashed with congressional Republicans.
Mitch Daniels - “No feature of the Obama presidency has been sadder than its constant effort to divide us, to curry favor with some Americans by castigating others,” said former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, who delivered the GOP’s response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. “As in previous moments of national danger, we Americans are all in the same boat.”(Photo: AP Photo/APTN)

Commentary: The Pro-Poverty Policies of Union-Busting Mitch Daniels

Daniels opposes unions which help lift the poor.
Obama Campaign Strategist - “I would have preferred to wait, yes, to keep the bottle of whup-a** fresher,” an Obama campaign strategist told Talking Points Memo about future attacks on Mitt Romney, based on his tenure as head of Bain Capital and job creation record.(Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

Commentary: The Continuing War Over Payroll Tax Cuts

GOP obstinacy is about beating Obama, not helping people.