President Obama Announces Campaign For Re-Election; Republicans Unmoved

President Barack Obama is running for reelection in 2012. That comes as no surprise, but the chief executive made the announcement official this morning.

Declaring that he remains wholly “focused on the job you elected me to do,” Obama announced his bid for another term in an email (with video) to supporters.

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A-Listers Push Obama on Same-Sex Marriage

A-Listers Push Obama on Same-Sex Marriage

Among other entertainment industry heavyweights, Anne Hathaway, Martin Sheen, Jane Lynch and Ellen DeGeneres signed an open letter sponsored by Freedom to Marry, a New York-based group promoting same-sex marriage rights.

Just weeks after President Obama's administration announced it would no longer legally defend the Defense of Marriage act, his supporters want him to go further.

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Matt Damon Lays Into President Obama on Economy, Unemployment

Matt Damon Lays Into President Obama on Economy, Unemployment

One of Barack Obama's most prominent supporters during the 2008 election, Matt Damon is now one of the President's most outspoken critics.

Days after the actor expressed disappointment in Obama to Piers Morgan, he gave an interview to Great Britian's The Independent in which he went into greater detail over what he considers missed opportunities on the commander-in-chief's part.

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Matt Damon: Disappointed in Barack Obama

Matt Damon: Disappointed in Barack Obama

With one word, Barack Obama lost the enthusiastic support of one of his most famous supporters last night.

Asked by Piers Morgan if he's happy with the way Obama has been running the country,"Matt Damon simply replied: "No." He then elaborated:

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Victoria Jackson Sings: Obama is a Communist!

Victoria Jackson Sings: Obama is a Communist!

Is Barack Obama a Communist? Former SNL cast member and current Tea Party activist Victoria Jackson sure thinks so, as evidenced by a little song she wrote.

It's hard to believe this isn't an SNL sketch, but Jackson, who co-starred with Dana Carvey, Phil Hartman, Dennis Miller & Co. in the ’80s and ’90s, is quite serious.

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Barack Obama Biography

Barack and Michelle Obama
Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America. He became a Democratic U.S. Senator from Illinois in 2004, and has... More »
Born
Birthplace
Honolulu, Hawaii
Full Name
Barack Hussein Obama II