Sam Stein

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Obama Backs Gay Marriage

(7) Comments | Posted May 9, 2012 | 2:30 PM

WASHINGTON -- In a nod to a dramatic shift in public opinion, Barack Obama on Wednesday became the first sitting president to announce his support for same-sex marriage.

In a sit-down interview with ABC's Robin Roberts, Obama completed what has been a markedly long and oft-mocked evolution on the matter.

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Tom Hanks Narrates Pro-Obama Film, Trailer Released

(0) Comments | Posted March 8, 2012 | 7:50 AM

The Obama campaign on Thursday morning released the trailer for the 17-minute-long infomercial/biopic that it will unveil later this month.

The trailer doesn't reveal much, save that the film -- directed by Davis Guggenheim of "An Inconvenient Truth" fame -- is narrated by Tom Hanks and features a...

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SEIU Undertakes Major Latino, African American Election Outreach Effort

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2011 | 12:20 PM

WASHINGTON -- The Service Employees International Union, one of the most influential labor organizations in Washington, D.C., is undertaking a comprehensive effort to reach Latino and African American voters in the lead up to the 2012 elections, the union's president announced on Friday.

Speaking from New York City -- where...

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