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Barack Obama Fundraising

Obama Far Outraises Romney In Text Message Donations

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama appears to have outraised Mitt Romney by a 73-to-1 ratio in campaign donations made using text messages, Roll Call reports. ...

An Open Letter To The Obama Campaign: I Don't Think Grassroots Means What You Think It Means

Ben Hallman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business
Ben Hallman

Dear Barack, Michelle, Joe, David and someone named Julianna Smoot: Over the past few months you've been emailing me an awful lot. You want me to hel...

Obama Campaign Posts Record $150 Million Fundraising Haul In September

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign set a new monthly fundraising record for 2012, raking in more than $150 million in the month of September...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Lapping Romney With Key Donor Group | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new campaign finance playing field that was created when Barack Obama refused public funds for his general election campaign in 2008...

Paul Blumenthal

Fired Up Obama Fundraising Tops Romney In August | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The reelection campaign of Barack Obama is back in the lead on the fundraising front after raising $114 million in August. The total, wh...

Obama's Fundraising Edges Out Romney In August

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign and the Democratic National Committee raised more than $114 milli...

Obama Campaign Fundraises With Basketball Stars Michael Jordan, Carmelo Anthony

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign is bringing in NBA heavyweights Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning and Carmelo Anthony to boost the president's fundrai...

Obama Flatters Beaming Catwoman Star As 'Best Thing'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama showered praise on celebrity supporters Aaron Sorkin and Anne Hathaway at a high-profile fundraiser Monday hosted...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama's Fundraising Tells Surprising Story | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It seems a distant memory when discussion of Barack Obama's fundraising revolved around the imminent possibility that the president, the...

Remove the Barriers to Hemp Farming

Eric Steenstra | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Eric Steenstra

Unfortunately the Obama administration has confused non-drug industrial hemp with marijuana and blocked American farmers from growing the crop. This outrageous policy has forced American companies to import hemp textiles.

Paul Blumenthal

Obama vs. Romney: Who Really Won Fundraising Fight After Health Care Ruling? | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the 24 hours since the Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision upholding the majority of the landmark Affordable Care Act, including...

Hot-N-Ready: $1 Million Pizza Party For Obama

Posted 04.11.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: 1:45 p.m. -- Despite reports, caterers for Denise Ilitch's fundraiser for President Obama will not -- we repeat not -- be serving pizza at the...

Obama's Hollywood Fundraising Tanked In 2011 | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment

According to an analysis of the latest contribution figures conducted by the Center for Responsive Politics at the request of The Hollywood Reporter, ...

Aaron Bycoffe

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Obama, Romney Rake It In | Aaron Bycoffe | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

Presidential candidates have combined to raise more than $275 million this cycle, preparing for a campaign likely to be the costliest ever. The can...

Trymaine Lee

Obama Returns To Harlem, This Time With A Smaller Price Tag | Trymaine Lee | Posted 01.19.2012 | Black Voices

President Barack Obama tonight will go where no sitting president has ever gone before: the landmark Apollo Theater in Harlem. Obama will join the ...

How to Turn Election Year Into Election Life

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

It's clear enough -- or should be by now -- that the electoral process has been occupied by the 1%. They are making money off, and electing a president via, you. Which means that you -- that all of us -- are occupied, too.

Michael McAuliff

Obama 2012 Fund Race Remains More Machine, Less Hopeful Insurgence | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama's campaign may have just passed its one millionth donor for the 2012 season, but one portion of his 2008 fundraising cla...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Hauls In Huge Amount Of Cash | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The reelection campaign of President Barack Obama continues to dominate in fundraising as it pulled in $70.1 million from 600,000 donors...

The Streets To Avoid As The President Leaves LA

Posted 11.27.2011 | Los Angeles

President Obama will only be in Los Angeles for a short time today before flying to Denver, Colorado -- another leg on his West Coast fundraising trip...

Sour Economy Complicates Obama Fundraising

Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

By KEN THOMAS and ERICA WERNER, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) SAN JOSE, Calif. -- This is no 2008, when money seemed to fall from the sky for a young senat...

Former Supporters Turn Back On Obama For GOP Presidential Candidate

The Hill | Jake Interrante & Bob Cusack | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics

Dozens of Wall Street executives who supported President Obama in 2008 have donated to Mitt Romney's presidential campaign this year....

Obama's Fundraising Sets New Record

USA Today | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics

President Obama has headlined 127 fundraising events for himself and others, significantly outpacing the fundraising activity of the previous five pre...

How Obama May Have Just Trumped GOP Presidential Field

Politico | Jonathan Martin & Alexander Burns | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

The Republican presidential fundraising reports are still coming in, but a clear winner has already emerged: Barack Obama....

Six Things the President Could Have Said to the Gay Community

Joan Garry | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics
Joan Garry

I was rooting for President Obama to hit a home run last night at the Sheraton at his first ever gay fundraiser. I don't think he did though, so here is some constructive criticism.

Obama: Israel-United States Bond Is 'Unbreakable'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Seeking to reassure Jewish donors amid questions over his support for Israel, President Barack Obama pledged Monday that his administra...