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Obama 2012

Scarlett Johansson Praises Obama At Fashion Event, Says He 'Inherited A Turkey'

Posted 02.08.2012 | Entertainment

Backing Barack Obama is still in style. Just a week ahead of the start of New York City's Fashion Week, some of the biggest names in design and Hol...

Reggie Love Reveals President Obama's Best Style Secret

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 02.08.2012 | Style

While we were hunting down designers and chatting up Scarlett Johansson at Tuesday evening's Runway To Win event for the Obama 2012 campaign, we came ...

Scarlett Johansson, Anna Wintour & More Fete The Obama 2012 Campaign

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 02.08.2012 | Style

The GOP? "Totally unfashionable!" Scarlett Johansson told us. The Obama campaign, on the other hand, has gathered up fashionable friends in spades. ...

Sam Stein

Obama's Reluctant Reversal On Super PACs Gives Base Little Pause | Sam Stein | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's decision to drop his opposition to super PACs and encourage donors to write checks to these well-financed entit...

Boehner: Obama Super PAC Decision 'Just Another Broken Promise'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

Hours after President Barack Obama's campaign decided to soften its stance toward super PACs, House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) slammed the ...

Sam Stein

Russ Feingold: Obama Super PAC Reversal Will Lead To 'A Legalized Abramoff System' | Sam Stein | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) ripped into both President Barack Obama and his re-election team on Tuesday morning for backing off i...

Obama Girl Ready To Change Sides?

Nick Wing | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

Amber Lee Ettinger, the internet sensation otherwise known as "Obama Girl" for her starring role in a 2007 viral video about having a "crush" on the t...

Sam Stein

Obama Reverses Super PAC Opposition To 'Counter The Weight' Of GOP Money | Sam Stein | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's campaign is reconfiguring its approach to powerful super PACs, worried the president's re-election prospects co...

We Will Not Play by Two Sets of Rules

Jim Messina | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics
Jim Messina

The campaign has decided to do what we can, consistent with the law, to support Priorities USA in its effort to counter the weight of the GOP Super PAC.

Obama Holds Interesting Advantage Over Possible GOP Opponent

Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics

By Alina Selyukh and Alexander Cohen WASHINGTON--It does not guarantee him re-election in November, but it is an advantage President Barack Obama i...

Amanda Terkel

Koch Brothers, Allies Pledge $100 Million At Private Meeting To Beat Obama | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a private three-day retreat in California last weekend, conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch and about 250 to 300 other i...

House Dems Record 'We're So In Love With' Obama Al Green Parody

Nick Wing | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

House Democrats recently sought to build off President Barack Obama's now-famous singing of a line from Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" by recording ...

A Fragile State of the Union

Peter Blair | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics
Peter Blair

I've got to say I came away thinking 2012 might be there for the taking for a Republican candidate promising voters a very different type of change.

Allen West To Liberals: Get the Hell Out Of The U.S.

Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

Speaking to a Lincoln Day Dinner in West Palm Beach for the Palm Beach County GOP, Rep. Allen West (R-Fla) fired off a humdinger of a line that within...

Obama Challenges GOP, Setting Up 2012 Fights

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

By David Espo, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — On a day that combined two campaigns into one, President Barack Obama on Wednesday ch...

WATCH: GOP Congressional Candidate's Strange Slave Ship Ad

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

We've seen a lot of weird ads this season, but nothing quite like this. Mark Oxner, a Republican congressional candidate from Florida, released a 3...

Why Obama Defaulted In The 'State Of The Union'

Jim Sleeper | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

A president can't be a prophet, of course, but he can tell more of the truth than his advisers and apologists think he can about our entrapment in the slippery web of contracts and lies that is closing in on us.

31 Obama Reactions To The GOP Race

Posted 01.23.2012 | Comedy

While he's surely keeping a close eye on the field of Republican candidates hungry to take his job, President Obama has rarely commented on the GOP pr...

Obama's Mixed Messages

Robert Kuttner | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

President Obama is planning to strike a "populist" note in his State of the Union Address and in his re-election campaign. But economic populism would be a lot more credible if it had been the consistent message and program of his presidency.

Obama Campaign Juggles Tough Act

RealClearPolitics | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

As President Obama visited Orlando, Fla., on Thursday to describe an initiative to expand international tourism to the United States, Vice President B...

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 ...

Limbaugh & Hannity Endorse Obama!

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 03.19.2012 | Comedy
Eliezer Sobel

My elementary school friends, Melvin Limbaugh and Charley Hannity were always such blowhards. They had an opinion about everything. And they always agreed about everything, which I could never quite understand.

Obama Pledge Creates Hurdle For 2012 Group

Politico | Glenn Thrush and Kenneth P. Vogel | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

Last spring, Sean Sweeney -- a co-founder of Priorities USA Action, Barack Obama's not-so-super super PAC -- rode an elevator up to a donor's office a...

Obama Document Likely To Reveal Insights Into Re-election Strategy

Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

By Alister Bull WASHINGTON--When President Barack Obama unveils his annual budget next month, the blueprint will reveal a lot about his re-election...

Officials Make Curious Choice For Obama Speech

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- President Barack Obama plans to accept the Democratic presidential nomination in the open air of Bank of America Stadium on the fin...