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On the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse, President Barack Obama says the Republican focus on budget tightening could widen income disparities in the nation even as the economy climbs out of a debilitating recession. credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Defends Obama Bus Tour Amid Bloodshed In Egypt, Syria

Calling higher education an “economic imperative,” President Barack Obama is pushing for an ambitious new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on affordability and performance and ultimately determine how federal financial aid is distributed.


President Barack Obama speaks at Knox College on July 24, 2013 in Galesburg, Ill. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Launching College Affordability Bus Tour

President Barack Obama is launching a two-day bus tour through New York and Pennsylvania to promote proposals for making college more affordable, a goal he has cast as “a personal mission.”


President Barack Obama will hit the road next week to lay out his plan for reducing college costs. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama To Embark On Campus Bus Tour Addressing College Costs

President Barack Obama will hit the road next week to lay out his plan for reducing college costs.


Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) announces Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) as his running mate in front of the USS Wisconsin August 11, 2012 in Norfolk, Virginia. Ryan, a seven term congressman, is Chairman of the House Budget Committee and provides a strong contrast to the Obama administration on fiscal policy.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Romney Announces Paul Ryan As Vice President Choice

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney tapped Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate for the fall campaign on Saturday, turning to the architect of a conservative and intensely controversial long-term budget plan to remake Medicare and cut trillions in federal spending.


President Barack Obama waves at supporters after speaking at Obama Victory Fund concert in Miami, Fla., on June 26, 2012. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Kicking Off First Campaign Bus Tour Through Battleground States

President Barack Obama is ramping up a fresh phase of his re-election bid with a bus tour next week, focusing more on direct engagement with voters and less on ritzy fundraisers.