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Obama Campaign 2012

Obama Campaign Remains In The Red

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection effort still owes $3.1 million five months after running the most expensive presidential campaign in history, acco...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama Campaign Will Keep Infrastructure Alive, Jim Messina Says | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The campaign is over, but the machinery that put President Barack Obama back in the White House isn't being placed in mothballs. Campaig...

How We Win

Craig Fleishman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Craig Fleishman

Republicans ought to understand that while this election was a repudiation of their candidate, it is also a strong validation of some of the techniques and practices they profess to revere.

Vote for Romney and He'll Take Your Rights Away: In Remembrance of Post-Feminists and Back Alley Abortions

Janet Mason | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Janet Mason

Have no doubt -- Mitt Romney plans to take Planned Parenthood's funding away and he plans to do his best to let the Supreme Court and then the states overturn Roe v. Wade.

Friday's Child Is Loving and Giving: Obama, Romney and the Post Office

Janet Mason | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Janet Mason

One day, I was with my long-term partner in the neighborhood post office where she had been a clerk -- until just recently. After 29 years with the postal system, her job was abolished.

Obama's Re-election Struggle and the Future of American Youth

Shahab Moghadam | Posted 12.11.2012 | Teen
Shahab Moghadam

The sad reality is that the American Dream is fast becoming something you have to be asleep to achieve and that American youth are struggling to obtain the very basic opportunities which generations of their predecessors took for granted.

Amanda Terkel

Democrats Worry Confusion Over Rules May Depress Voter Turnout | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most of the signs in the windows of Paulette and Kelly Camp's gas station in tiny Waynesville, N.C. say about what you'd expect them to:...

A Real Housewife of Miami Breaks Down the 'Real Housewives of Campaign 2012' (And Why Clint Eastwood Is in a Class by Himself)

Lea Black | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment
Lea Black

From the bickering between Mitt Romney and his primary rivals to Romney's bitter fighting with President Obama, it's like our political system is full of high school mean girls who think nothing of hair-pulling and flipping tables.

Politics and Athletes: They Do Mix After All

Etan Thomas | Posted 11.07.2012 | Black Voices
Etan Thomas

This sounds like a generation of athletes who are very much involved and passionate about helping their community and see a bigger picture than themselves.

Obama Campaign Recruiting Army Of Unprecedented Size

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

OLYMPIA, Wash. — President Barack Obama's campaign has recruited a legion of lawyers to be on standby for this year's election as legal disputes...

President Obama Set To Return To Chicago Friday

Posted 05.30.2012 | Chicago

Just two weeks after he was back in Chicago to host world leaders at the NATO summit, President Barack Obama is due to return to his hometown for a tr...

WATCH: Axelrod Says Booker Was 'Just Wrong' On Bain

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod criticized Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker Monday for his comments regarding Bain Capital-related attacks against...

Formerly An Obama Coup, Indiana Less Of A Battleground

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 05.19.2012 | Chicago

GARY, Ind. -- Barack Obama was the first Democrat in 44 years to win Indiana in the 2008 presidential race. A repeat coup seems doubtful this year. E...

Obama Visits Boost Local Businesses

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 05.03.2012 | Small Business

WASHINGTON -- Call it the Obama effect: A presidential visit can be good advertising for restaurants and businesses. Vermilion in Alexandria, Va., is...

Jennifer Bendery

Bundlers' Ball: Donors Invited To White House Party Collectively Gave $10.9 Million To 2012 Campaign | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There are two lessons to be learned from the past month when it comes to donating money to powerful political leaders: You can't ask peo...

The Millennials' Key to the Presidential Election

Caroline Gransee | Posted 05.26.2012 | College
Caroline Gransee

Vote? Stay at home? Re-elect Obama? Stand with Ron Paul? Write in Lady Gaga? All of the above options -- except one -- should be on the table. We cannot sit at home on Election Day, because this could be the year of the youth vote as both sides need our support.

David Axelrod Hits Karl Rove Over False Claim

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

Karl Rove took to the pages of the Wall Street Journal Thursday to slam the Obama re-election campaign's 17-minute documentary as being "riddled with ...

Progressive Group Launches New Pro-Obama Super PAC

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

A new super PAC has been formed in support of President Barack Obama’s re-election efforts and plans to spend $10 million in six key states. Buzz...

Are Republicans Fielding a "Delegate" When America Wants a "Trustee?"

Harvard Kennedy School Democrats | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Harvard Kennedy School Democrats

Perhaps the greatest irony of 2012's long primary is this: In their bickering over who is the most conservative, the Republican candidates have unwittingly modeled themselves as "delegate presidents" when most conservative-minded voters would prefer a "trustee president."

WATCH: Obama Adviser Reveals Campaign's Secret Strategy

Posted 03.14.2012 | Comedy

With the GOP primary grinding on, and the standing of the party’s eventual nominee shrinking by the moment, President Obama’s reelection is lookin...

Obama Campaign To Release Documentary

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's re-election campaign plans to release a 17-minute documentary next week about his first term in office. C...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Scolds GOP Presidential Candidates For 'Casualness' In Talk Of War With Iran | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his most direct attack to date on the Republicans vying for his job, President Barack Obama on Tuesday knocked his GOP challengers fo...

Obama Campaign Faces Off With Koch Brothers

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign has started a petition aimed at forcing Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group backed by billionaires Charles and David K...

NBA Players Giving Heavily To Obama

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama is receiving large political contributions from a formerly underdeveloped source of campaign funds: The National Basketball Ass...

Obama Invites Wealthy Donors To Dinner For Big Money

AP | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is meeting with about 25 wealthy donors who each contributed $35,800 to his re-election effort. The event is at ...