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Obama’s Senate allies eye key health care victory (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s Democratic allies in the Senate strove to lock down support to prevail in a landmark first test vote on his top domestic priority, remaking the US health care system.

Obama’s Senate allies eye first health care victory (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s Democratic allies in the Senate strove Friday to lock down the support to prevail in a landmark first test vote on his top domestic priority, remaking US health care.

Obama pushes for embattled health care overhaul (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama and top Democratic lawmakers struggled Friday to rally their troops behind legislation to remake US health care, ahead of what was expected to be a razor’s edge weekend vote.

Obama turns to policy (Politico via Yahoo! News)

MADISON, Wisc. – Faced with fresh Democratic setbacks on the one-year anniversary of his historical election, President Barack Obama tried to change the topic.

Analysis: Elections not a referendum on Obama (CNN)

Victories in New Jersey and Virginia Tuesday provided a major shot in the arm for the Republican Party heading into the 2010 elections, but the Democratic losses of these two governorships should not be interpreted as a significant blow to President Obama.

Races an early test of Obama influence (AP via Yahoo! News)

In a very early test of President Barack Obama’s political influence, two states are choosing whether to continue Democratic rule while voters elsewhere elect a handful of congressmen and big-city mayors.

Obama says NJ governor is key to his own agenda (AP via Yahoo! News)

In a final campaign swing on behalf of the only governor seeking re-election this fall, President Barack Obama on Sunday pitched Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine’s bid as a key component for the White House to make good on its political promises.

Obama gives donors special access, report says (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama has rewarded top Democratic donors with perks ranging from holiday visits to the White House to policy briefings, carrying on a practice of past presidents despite his promise to change how Washington works, a report published Wednesday shows.

Obama wades into Democrats’ tough governor races (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. President Barack Obama threw himself into the role of “campaigner in chief” on Wednesday, making appeals for Democratic candidates in two state governor races that some see as a referendum on his performance in the White House.

NY House race seen as test for GOP, Obama (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton are lending their political star power to an unlikely Democratic bid to win a special congressional election in an area that’s been a Republican bastion for more than a century.