Government & Politics

Image Pres Obama quotes Kennedy: “It is my task...

Pres Obama quotes Kennedy: “It is my task to report the State of the Union – to improve it is the task of us all” #speeches #quotes #obama #uspolitics #politics #history #ushistory

   

Image What Instagram taught us about the...

What Instagram taught us about the inauguration (Photo by lyzettegarza) | An expensive journey to Washington, a long wait in the cold, shoulder-to-shoulder crowds and intense security. It's not easy or trivial to be one of the 800,000 people in D.C. for President Barack Obama's second inauguration. Who are they, and what compelled those who are attending to be there? CNN iReport and Instagram teamed up to find out. #USpolitics #history #news #inauguration2013 #politics #photography

   

Image Obama signs nominations for Sen. John Kerry...

Obama signs nominations for Sen. John Kerry as secretary of state, White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew as treasury secretary, former Sen. Chuck Hagel as defense secretary and John Brennan as CIA director after swearing-in ceremonies at the Capitol on January 21 | #USpolitics #history #news #inauguration2013 #politics

   

Image Photos: Best of 2013 inauguration - CNN.com...

Photos: Best of 2013 inauguration - CNN.com | An American flag waves at the U.S. Capitol building on January 20 as Washington prepares for Obama's second inauguration. | #USpolitics #history #news #inauguration2013 #politics

   

Image The inaugural reviewing stand is under...

The inaugural reviewing stand is under construction in front of the White House on Friday, January 18. CNN | #USpolitics #history #news #inauguration2013 #politics

   

Image President Barack Obama addresses the...

President Barack Obama addresses the audience after taking the oath of office on January 21 | #USpolitics #history #news #inauguration2013 #politics

   

Image Inauguration 2013: A viewer's guide | This...

Inauguration 2013: A viewer's guide | This event marks the nation's 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremony. The 20th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution sets the beginning of a president and vice president's terms of office at noon January 20 of the year following their election. Since that date falls on a Sunday this year, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will take private oaths on January 20 and public oaths on Monday, January 21. #Inauguration2013 #USpolitics #History

   

Image Bibles, oaths and parades: Inaugural trivia,...

Bibles, oaths and parades: Inaugural trivia, By Allison Brennan, CNN | #Inauguration2013 #USpolitics #History #facts #trivia

   

Image 10 inaugural moments that mattered By Alan...

10 inaugural moments that mattered By Alan Silverleib, CNN | Barack Obama is sworn in as the first African-American president of the United States on January 20, 2009. #knowledgetv #history #USpolitics #inauguration2013 #politics

   

Image The Supreme Court of the United States is...

The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest court in the US, meets in the United States Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C. It has ultimate appellate jurisdiction over all federal courts and over state court cases involving issues of federal law, and original jurisdiction over a small range of cases. consists of a chief justice and eight associate justices who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the US Senate with life tenure. #Law #government #uspolitics #courts

   

Image After the tragedy in Newtown, Hinna, age 8,...

After the tragedy in Newtown, Hinna, age 8, wrote President Obama a letter asking him to take action on gun violence. Today, she joined the President at the White House as he announced his plan. #politics #uspolitics #government #society #law

   

Image Today is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s...

Today is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Join President Obama in honoring his legacy by signing up to take part in the National Day of Service on January 19th: http://action.2013pic.org/service #history #civilrights

   

Image Today is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s...

Today is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Join President Obama in honoring his legacy by signing up to take part in the National Day of Service: http://bit.ly/VfdAxk #history #education #uspolitics #civilrights

   

Image "President Lincoln knew that in these United...

"President Lincoln knew that in these United States, no dream could ever be beyond our reach when we affirm that individual liberty is served, not negated, by seeking the common good." —President #Obama on the Emancipation Proclamation, which #Lincoln issued 150 years ago today. #History #UShistory

   

Image Obama takes key battlegrounds to win...

Obama takes key battlegrounds to win re-election #Election2012 #Politics President Barack #Obama rode a wave of broad support from minorities, women and moderates to win re-election Tuesday by defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Democratic strongholds and key battleground states.

   

Image President Obama's Re-Election Speech |...

President Obama's Re-Election Speech | "Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny, the task of perfecting our union moves forward." #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image Obama wins re-election | Election Day 2012...

Obama wins re-election | Election Day 2012 #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image George Washington, 1780 | In Honor of...

George Washington, 1780 | In Honor of Election Night enjoy this portrait of the first president of the United Sates of America. #Election2012 #Politics #History

   

Image Barack Obama Re-elected President Of The...

Barack Obama Re-elected President Of The United States Of America. 07/11/2012 #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image President Barack Obama makes a campaign stop...

President Barack Obama makes a campaign stop in Green Bay, Wis., Nov. 1, 2012. #Election2012 #Politics

   

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Supporters of U.S. President Barack Obama cheer after networks project Obama as reelected during the Obama Election Night watch party at McCormick Place November 6, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image President Barack Obama hugs his wife,...

President Barack Obama hugs his wife, Michelle, during his final campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on Nov. 5, 2012. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg goes to...

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg goes to vote in a school on New York's Upper East Side, Nov. 6, 2012. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image Why Tuesday, why November, why elephants?...

Why Tuesday, why November, why elephants? Election riddles solved By Holly Yan | The finish line is almost here. Americans have weighed a plethora of questions in choosing their presidential candidate. But amid the quadrennial explosion of political ads, bumper stickers and debates, some questions still baffle: Why is the Republican mascot an elephant? Why are Democrats linked to the color blue? And what happens if the candidates tie? #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image Jerry Nagel fills in his ballot during early...

Jerry Nagel fills in his ballot during early voting at the Black Hawk County Courthouse in Waterloo, Iowa, on September 27, the first day of early voting in the state. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image A voter displays an "I Voted" sticker on her...

A voter displays an "I Voted" sticker on her lapel after voting early in Wilson, North Carolina, on October 18. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image Jaime Grant carries her 11-month-old...

Jaime Grant carries her 11-month-old daughter, Brynn, and holds her 3-year-old son Brian's hand as she casts her ballot during early voting in College Park, Georgia, on October 19. #Election2012 #Politics

   

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Electronic voting authorization cards are returned at the East Las Vegas Community Center polling station on October 20. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image Jalani Hervey, 5, waits with his...

Jalani Hervey, 5, waits with his grandmother, Victoria Gross, while she stands in line to cast a ballot during early voting in Milwaukee on October 22. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image Carol Braddock of Los Angeles casts her vote...

Carol Braddock of Los Angeles casts her vote in Norwalk, California, on October 25. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image An election worker helps President Barack...

An election worker helps President Barack Obama as he votes early at the Martin Luther King Community Center in Chicago on October 25. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image Early voters fill out their ballots on the...

Early voters fill out their ballots on the first day of early voting in Miami on October 27. Early voting in the swing state of Florida was held for eight straight 12-hour days. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image Two-year-old Ariel Ferreras accompanies his...

Two-year-old Ariel Ferreras accompanies his mother, Erika, as she votes in Silver Spring, Maryland, on Friday, November 2. Voters in Maryland broke the state's record for early voting turnout. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image Residents of Ocean County vote in Toms...

Residents of Ocean County vote in Toms River, New Jersey, on Monday. A special early mail voting arrangement allows residents of the areas affected by Superstorm Sandy to vote in person with a mail-in ballot on short notice. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image Vice President Joe Biden, center, heads...

Vice President Joe Biden, center, heads toward the voting booth Tuesday in Greenville, Delaware. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image Voters line up at the Mount Pleasant Library...

Voters line up at the Mount Pleasant Library early Tuesday, November 6, in Cleveland, Ohio. The state, with its coveted 18 electoral votes, is one of the key battlegrounds in the race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image A citizen votes at Carleton Middle School on...

A citizen votes at Carleton Middle School on Tuesday in Sterling Heights, Michigan. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image Voters line up to cast their vote at the...

Voters line up to cast their vote at the Boston Public Library on Tuesday, November 6, in Boston, Massachusetts, home state of Republican challenger Mitt Romney. #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image State and National Polls Come Into Better...

State and National Polls Come Into Better Alignment - NYTimes.com It appears that President Obama is likely to go into Election Day with a very modest lead in the average of national polls. As of this writing, on Sunday evening, Mr. Obama led by an average of 1.3 percentage points across 12 national polls that had been published over the course of the prior 24 hours. The range was quite tight, running from a tied race in the polls issued by Rasmussen Reports, CNN and Politico, to a three-p

   

Image The 2012 United States presidential election...

The 2012 United States presidential election is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. It will be the 57th quadrennial presidential election in which presidential electors, who will officially elect the president and the vice president of the United States on December 17, 2012, will be chosen. (Wikipedia). #election2012

   

Image Polls 2012: Barack Obama Leads Mitt Romney...

Polls 2012: Barack Obama Leads Mitt Romney With One Day Remaining With just one day remaining in the 2012 race for president, the polling picture is now virtually complete. President Barack Obama continues to hold narrow but significant leads over Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in enough battleground states to put him over the 270 electoral votes needed for victory.

   

Image GOP Debunked: Obama did not create $5...

GOP Debunked: Obama did not create $5 trillion in new debt Republican pundits love to say that the national debt has increased by $5 trillion because of President Obama. Factually, that statement is simply untrue. Let's examine the evidence. Of the alleged $5 trillion, $1.6 trillion is related to costs of the Iraq/Afghanistan Wars. These were costs George W. Bush intentionally hid from the budget, and that President Obama allowed to be calculated when he assumed office. ... #USnationald

   

Image Know Your Ballot: How to Vote On 2012...

Know Your Ballot: How to Vote On 2012 Propositions #Election2012 #Politics

   

Image The Miami Herald has announced that it is...

The Miami Herald has announced that it is again endorsing President Obama. The paper lists positives and negatives for both candidates before ultimately deciding to go with the President. #obama #miamiherald #

   

Image Obama and Gillibrand Favored in New York,...

Obama and Gillibrand Favored in New York, Siena Poll Says - With less than two weeks until Election Day, President #Obama and Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand hold commanding leads among likely voters in New York State, according to a new poll released on Friday by Siena College. #polls #USelections

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Image BBC poll: Rest of world favours Obama - A...

BBC poll: Rest of world favours Obama - A BBC World Service opinion poll has found sharply higher overseas approval ratings for US President Barack Obama than Republican challenger Mitt Romney. #obama #polling #USelections

   

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The 2012 debates — Barack Obama

   

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The President's Plan: Forward Click on image to learn more about President Obama's plan for America. #FORWARD

   

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Third Presidential Debate - 2012 Election Center - #Elections & #Politics You are watching the Third Presidential Debate live on #CNN #Election2012

   

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