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Barack Obama 2012 Campaign

Yet Another Tell-All Hit on Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The scramble to dig up any piece of salacious dirt, gossip, or innuendo about President Obama before he was President Obama is never ending. The latest in the long train of purported tell-all exposes on Obama is no different.

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For April 27, 2012 | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

Everyone knows that the curtain came down on the 2012 GOP Primary a few weeks ago, but it wasn't until this week -- after Rick Santorum had taken his ...

A Look At Obama's Campaign Co-Chairs

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

In February, President Obama's reelection campaign announced 35 national co-chairs to advise the campaign, help raise funds and motivate voters as the...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Getting More Small Donors Then Ever | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 election is shaping up as the election of big money power. Super PACs, accepting unlimited contributions from billionaires,...

The Presidency: Character, Competence, Charisma and Cash

Terry Newell | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

As we head toward 2012, the American public seems underwhelmed by its choices for president. Charisma and cash seem, once again, to be trumping character and competence.

Is Obama Destined to Win or Doomed to Fail?

Kristen Soltis Anderson | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics
Kristen Soltis Anderson

Whether Obama's reelection is considered a slam-dunk, an uncertain proposition, or an impossibility depends entirely on the data you consider a credible indicator these days.

Obama Team Quietly Sought Clinton's Advice

The National Memo | Joe Conason | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

President Obama's top political operatives -- including campaign chief adviser David Axelrod -- traveled from Chicago and Washington to the headquarte...

Does Obama Have A Democratic Lawmaker Problem?

Politico | MANU RAJU & MARIN COGAN | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics

Sen. Joe Lieberman was treated like an outcast back in 2008 when he broke from the Senate Democratic Caucus and openly opposed Barack Obama's bid for ...

Helping Obama Rediscover His Groove

David Coates | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
David Coates

It is time for Barack Obama to say to the American public that if they want effective (and sensible) government, the Tea Party pot needs to be totally emptied down the electoral drain.

Obama Grapples With 2008 Memories

AP | By ERICA WERNER | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

DENVER -- Remember when Barack Obama first ran for president and people were really into him? Obama remembers it, too, but not the same way some of h...

Has the President Turned the Corner?

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics
Peter Smirniotopoulos

When the Wednesday morning of Nov. 7, 2012 begins, we may look back on the week of Sept. 19, 2011 as a turning point in the presidency of Barack Obama and his candidacy for re-election.

Obama Talks Jobs In Key State

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Aligning himself with a public fed up with economic uncertainty and Washington gridlock, President Barack Obama declared Thursday: "T...

Debt Ceiling Fight May Help Obama With Key Group In 2012

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 09.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's possible the debt-ceiling debate will turn out badly for President Barack Obama. For now, however, it may be helping his image with...

"Yes We Can" to "Yeah... We Will"

Henry Melcher | Posted 09.06.2011 | Comedy
Henry Melcher

In 2012, I will proudly cast my ballot for President Obama. With young support like this, Obama can win, ideally making him The Godfather: Part II of presidents. Don't worry, most people my age haven't seen it, me included. My parents said it's good.

David Axelrod Blasts GOP Candidates For 'Partisan Platitudes,' Flip-Flopping

AP | Posted 08.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's chief campaign strategist is dismissive of the Republicans who want his boss' job, saying they are eager t...

Obamamania Is Over

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — As he weighed a presidential run back in 2006, President Barack Obama displayed a realistic sense of self-awareness: All the adulat...

Obama Back In The Saddle

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Six months after Republicans alarmed Democrats with a midterm election wave, President Barack Obama has shaken off the jitters and ...

Obama's Key To Winning In 2012

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 07.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In 2008, Barack Obama tapped into a record of nearly 15 million voters who cast ballots for the first time, a surge in registration...

Obamaworld 2012: Inside The President's Reelection Campaign

TIME | Michael Scherer | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

As big as a football field and nearly as empty, Barack Obama's re-election headquarters looks like a start-up gone wrong. Wires sprout like weeds from...

Barack Obama 2012 Campaign Officially Launches

Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

It's official: President Barack Obama will run for reelection in 2012. The president's intention to seek another term was announced in a video sent...

Barack Obama Reelection Team Looks Familiar

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza | Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

Although much has changed since Obama was last on the campaign trail, one thing has not: the political people advising him....

Obama Expected To Make Big Announcement

Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is expected to announce that he will run for reelection in 2012 on Monday, CNN reports. Democratic sources tell the network th...

Obama 2012 Team Moves Swiftly To Advance Reelection Efforts

The Washington Post | Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Republicans dither, debating who is and who isn't in the 2012 race for the White House, President Obama and his team are moving swiftly to dive int...