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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.

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...

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...

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 Launches 'First Of Its Kind' Campaign Office In San Francisco

Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.21.2012 | San Francisco

It's no secret that San Francisco hearts Obama. The president breezed through town on Thursday for a series of fundraising events, including a sol...

2012 Scenarios: What if the Economy Heads Back Downhill?

Mike Lux | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

Both in economics and politics, it is incumbent on Obama's team to plan for the worst just in case, and to craft a message that will work in the fall no matter the economic trend lines. There are a couple of major reasons this is especially important.

Jennifer Bendery

Al Green To Perform At Obama Campaign Fundraiser | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Looks like Al Green will get to return the favor to President Barack Obama for making his 1971 classic "Let's Stay Together" popular aga...

GOP Blasts Obama Campaign Manager Over Controversial Tweet

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

Republicans are calling for an apology from President Barack Obama's campaign manager over a tweet they argue is offensive to the Latino community. ...

Sam Stein

Obama Wall Street Fundraising Evaporates As Donors Flee To Romney | Sam Stein | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has been abandoned by the world of finance. Over the course of the 2012 election, his presidential campaign has received abo...