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President Obama On '60 Minutes'

Obama On ’60 Minutes': ‘Referendum On The Economy,’ Not Democrats

Late on Thursday afternoon, two years to the date after his election as the 44th president, “60 Minutes” correspondent Steve Kroft sat down with him in the Oval Office – and the mood was different.

CBS New York–11/08/2010

President Barack Obama makes a final get-out-the-vote push for Democratic candidates, Attorney General Dick Blumenthal, running for U.S. Senate, left, and Rep. Jim Himes, D-Ct., right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Obama Makes Get-Out-The-Vote Push At Conn. Rally

President Barack Obama told voters in Bridgeport that in three days they could set the direction of Connecticut and the nation for years to come.

10/30/2010

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn - File / Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for City Harvest, Inc.

Christine Quinn Praises ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Ruling

Department of Justice and Pentagon officials are reviewing a federal judge’s order that the military immediately stop enforcing its ban on openly gay troops.

10/13/2010

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 10: A nude man is led away by police as U.S. President Barack Obama makes remarks at the Moving America Forward rally October 10, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Obama and Biden are urging Democrats to come out and vote in the November 2, 2010 general election. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Obama Streaker Identified As Staten Island Man

The man arrested for streaking at a rally for President Obama over the weekend was apparently trying to win a $1 million Internet challenge.

CBS New York–10/11/2010

President Barack Obama is seen with Vice President Joe Biden - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 10, 2010 - Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Book Apparently Thrown At President Barack Obama

At the end of the President’s speech, video posted on the internet shows what appears to be a book thrown at him.

10/11/2010

The Marine One helicopter squadron departs for Cresskill from Newark Liberty International Airport - Newark, NJ - Oct 6, 2010 - AP Photo/Rich Schultz

President Obama In Northern New Jersey Tonight

President Barack Obama asked wealthy donors Wednesday to help him close an “enthusiasm gap” with Republicans four weeks ahead of pivotal midterm elections.

10/06/2010

President Barack Obama addresses the U.N. Wednesday (Photo: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Announces New U.S. Approach At The U.N.

President Obama told a U.N. conference that the U.S. is changing its approach to development to focus less on spending money and more on really helping countries develop.

09/22/2010

(AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama pauses during an event to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks at the Pentagon Memorial September 11, 2010 in Arlington, Virginia. Obama delivered remarks, laid a wreath, and greeted with victims� families during the event on the 9th anniversary of the tragedy. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘We Will Not Be At War With Islam’

President Barack Obama marked the Sept. 11 anniversary by looking back with pride at how the country “responded to the worst of depravity with the best of our humanity” and embraced a sense of national unity.

09/11/2010

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg greets Barack Obama after introducing him, March 27, 2008, in New York City. (credit Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Obama, Bloomberg Lose Dough On Golf Bet

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he and President Barack Obama lost a bet while playing golf last week, costing them both a bit of money.

08/31/2010

T-shirts reading 'I vacationed with Obama, Martha's Vineyard '10' are displayed at a store in Vineyard Haven on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, on August 24, 2010. The First Family is vacationing on the island until August 29. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Letterman Knocks Obama For Latest Vacation

A storm that curtailed outdoor activities for much of President Barack Obama’s vacation was forecast to end Wednesday, but he said he’s been able to fight off cabin fever.

CBS New York–08/25/2010

President Obama (File Photo by Jeff Haynes/Getty Images)

President Obama Backs Ground Zero Mosque Plan

President Barack Obama has come out in favor of allowing a mosque to be built near ground zero.

08/13/2010

President Barack Obama (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Abortion Foes Win A Round In Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) ―Abortion foes have won a round in the first test of how President Barack Obama’s health care law will be applied to the politically charged issue. Meanwhile, traditional allies of the administration are […]

07/28/2010

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