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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Ed Markey for Senate rally in Boston, Mass., on June 12, 2013. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘It Would Be A Whole Lot Easier’ If Dems Had Majorities In Congress

President Barack Obama put his second-term appeal to the test Wednesday in Boston and Florida, seeking to boost Democratic candidates as a fundraiser and a political drawing card even while trailed by controversies over government intrusion.

06/13/2013

File photo of Vice President Joe Biden. (credit: Frederic Dubray/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: Senate GOP Cowers To Ted Cruz, Rand Paul

Vice President Joe Biden says Senate Republicans are scared of two of their freshmen: Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky.

06/12/2013

President Barack Obama shakes hands with greeters after arriving at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View, Calif., on June 6, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: I’m Starting To See ‘Glimmers Of Functionality’ In Washington

President Barack Obama says he’s starting to see some functionality in Washington but he’s still not getting the cooperation he needs from Congress.

06/07/2013

President Barack Obama is flying home to Chicago to give a boost to Democrats hoping to take back the House in 2014.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Joining Nancy Pelosi And Rahm Emanuel For Dem Fundraiser In Chicago

President Barack Obama is flying home to Chicago to give a boost to Democrats hoping to take back the House in 2014.

05/29/2013

President Barack Obama waves as he arrives at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Calif., on April 3, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I’d Get A Whole Lot More Done If Nancy Pelosi Is Speaker’

Making a down payment on his vow to go all in for Democrats in 2014, President Barack Obama is courting well-heeled donors in California on a two-day fundraising jaunt that requires the president to walk a fine line: Berate Republicans too much, and Obama could put fragile prospects for achieving his second-term goals in jeopardy.

04/04/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during the announcement of the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument  to  honor the late Latino farm worker and labor and civil rights activist on Oct. 8, 2012 in Keene Kern County, Calif. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Obama: I’m Only Going To Win If ‘Everybody Is Almost Obsessive’

“I very much intend to win this election,” Obama told donors in San Francisco Monday night. “But we’re only going to do it if everybody is almost obsessive for the next 29 days.”

10/09/2012

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks during campaign rally on Oct. 4, 2012 in Fishersville, Va. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Ryan: Obama Trying To ‘Win By Default’

Even though he was speaking in President Barack Obama’s home state, Republican vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan told supporters in a Chicago suburb that their backing is critical in the camapign’s final weeks.

10/08/2012

Jay-Z performs during a concert as part of the tour "Watch the Throne" on June 1, 2012 in Paris. (credit: GUILLAUME BAPTISTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Jay-Z’s Past Includes Being Crack Dealer, Stabbing Record Producer

President Obama raked in the cash during a fundraiser hosted by Jay-Z and Beyonce at the hip hop mogul’s 40/40 club in New York City Wednesday night, earning a reported $4 million.

09/19/2012

President Barack Obama dances with his wife and First Lady Michelle Obama as Beyonce sings "At Last" during the first Inaugural Ball on Jan. 20, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Beyonce To Obama Supporters: ‘I Usually Don’t Email You’

Grammy-award winning artist Beyonce Knowles is reaching out to Democratic supporters to get them to donate money to President Obama’s campaign.

09/13/2012

President Barack Obama addresses a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nev., on Aug. 21, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama: ‘Very Rare … Where I’m Fifth Or Sixth Most Interesting Person’ In Room

President Barack Obama sees the presidential contest as a clutch moment in his favorite sport — the fourth quarter of a taut basketball game.

08/23/2012

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