second term

Open Thread: 'Forward,' An Anthem For Obama's Second Term

A new anthem and music video celebrating President Obama's inclusive message of moving the country forward together as Americans during his second term, produced by the Executive Producer behind the iconic 2008 "Yes We Can" music video with

For Obama, More Prose Than Poetry In Second Inaugural

In 2009, in the flush of his first election, Barack Obama declared in his inaugural address that, “What the cynics fail to understand is that the ground has shifted beneath them, that the stale political arguments that have consumed us for so long no longer apply.” Today, perhaps chastened by the trials of governing and the difficulty of gaining election a second time, he did not so much acknowledge that the cynics of 2009 had been right as devote himself to trying, one more time, to move the ground beneath them.

Obama Wins Re-Election, World Rejoices

According to CNN projections, Obama surpassed the decisive 270-vote threshold in the Electoral College with victory in Ohio. The win gave him 274 electoral votes to 201 for Romney, based on CNN's projections based on unofficial returns...

Obama: 'The Path We Offer May Be Harder, But It Leads To A Better Place'

President Obama accepted the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night with an appeal for another four years to continue with the platform of "change" he was elected on in 2008. "If you reject the notion that this nation’s promise is reserved for the few, your voice must be heard in this election," Obama said.