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In Miami, Obama gets a Bush brother to help push education reform

President Obama took the stage at a Miami high school on Friday, after an unlikely politician introduced him -- former Florida governor Jeb Bush. Paired up at the administration's suggestion, Obama and Bush urged school reform and investment in education, central themes in Obama's budget proposal and a platform that Bush pushed as governor and his brother pushed as president.

By Nia-Malika Henderson  | March 4, 2011; 5:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency, Barack Obama, Education  
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Kentucky primary: Democrats hoping for a Paul victory

Rand Paul, the U.S. Senate candidate favored to win the Republican primary here, is offering a series of conservative positions that is one of the most detailed articulations yet of how Tea Party principles would translate into governing.

By Perry Bacon Jr.  | May 18, 2010; 5:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (105)
Categories:  2010 Election, 44 The Obama Presidency, 50 States, Battlegrounds, Culture Wars, Economy, Education, Election Day, Health Care, On the Issues, On the Road, Political Geography 101, Primaries, Republican Party, Ron Paul, South, Tea Party  | Tags:  Jim Bunning, Rand Paul, Republican, Tea Party, Trey Grayson, United States, United States Congress, United States Senate  
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Obama signs higher-education measure into law

President Obama signed into law Tuesday a package of revisions to his new health-care overhaul that includes a measure aimed at making higher education more affordable.

By William Branigin  | March 30, 2010; 12:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (98)
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Obama hails student loan measure as victory over special interests

Beginning to pivot from health care back to other domestic priorities, President Obama heralded the passage of sweeping changes to the way higher education is financed, saying in his weekly address that they would "help us educate all Americans to compete and win in the 21st century."

By Anne E. Kornblut  | March 27, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Rhee turns to White House veteran Anita Dunn

Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee, whose image has been battered by a series of high-profile controversies, is turning to a veteran of the Obama White House to help her with communications strategy. DCPS confirmed Friday that it is negotiating a contract with former White House communications director and veteran Democratic media consultant Anita Dunn.

By Bill Turque  | March 19, 2010; 4:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Conrad requests special provision for North Dakota bank be removed from health bill

Buried in the bill Democrats unveiled Thursday afternoon was a provision related to student loans that may be aimed at winning support from the chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.

By Nick Anderson  | March 18, 2010; 3:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency, Education, Health Care  
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Obama Plans Televised Speech to Nation's Students Tues., Michael A. Fletcher , September 2, 2009
Gingrich, Bloomberg and Sharpton Pay Obama a Visit , Web Politics Editor , May 7, 2009
Obama Spotlights Student Loan Reform, Web Politics Editor , April 24, 2009
Service Bill Signing a Tribute to Kennedy, Web Politics Editor , April 21, 2009
Sharing the Stage with Obama: Kennedy and Bill Clinton, Web Politics Editor , April 21, 2009
Biden Highlights Growing Investment in College Aid, Web Politics Editor , April 17, 2009
 
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