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Obama Canvassing

The Giving Garden

Bridget Mason and Kayomi Wada | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bridget Mason and Kayomi Wada

Judging by the almost 80 volunteers who came out to build a garden in Downtown Tacoma, I would have to say there are a lot of Americans out there just waiting for an opportunity to give back!

Doing it All, for Obama

Nancy Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Leo

Every day I checked the mail. No inaugural ball invitation. My anxiety rose. When were they going to send them out? Didn't they know that I needed time to shop for a gown, and really go on a diet?

What I Saw at the Revolution -- Obama Campaign

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Like many, I am sitting by the telephone waiting for Barack Obama to call me in recognition of all of my sweat equity over the last 16 months on this revolutionary campaign.

Conservative On Canvassing For Obama

Christian Science Monitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There has been a lot of speculation that Barack Obama might win the election due to his better "ground game" and superior campaign organization. I ha...

Actor Tim Daly Enlists in Obama's Battle for Nevada

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

Daly was drafted by the country's largest labor union, as part of its celebrity-centered "Guess Who's Knocking" campaign to directly involve high-profile entertainers in its get-out-the-vote efforts.

Mamas For Obama Make Grass Roots Commercial Sports

Maria Burton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maria Burton


Channel This Election Fervor Into Helping the Country

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

When the dust settles Tuesday, the lunatic fringe on both sides of the aisle will crawl back into their burrows, and the rest of us will be left to repair the damage done by the Bush Administration.

Dems Canvass Unlikely Voters in Rural VA, Find Plenty of Misinformation

Mark Meier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Meier

Jennifer Johnson and Sarah Johnson, friends since college rather than relatives, meet me at one of three Obama offices in Charlottesville. A reliably ...

More On Assaulted Canvasser

Jeff Dorchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Dorchen

The offending gentleman claims to have asked Takehara to leave several times before escorting her away by the scruff of the neck.

When $605 Million Isn't Enough: Going Door to Door in Indiana for Barack

Claire Bidwell Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Claire Bidwell Smith

After Bush was re-elected, we vowed to do more, to not just talk about everything. But until yesterday, walking door-to-door in a low-income neighborhood in Indiana, it seemed that's all we'd been up to.

Assaulted Canvasser Speaks With Obama

Jeff Dorchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Dorchen

It isn't hard to imagine what Sarah Palin's reaction would be to a McCain/Palin volunteer being assaulted.

Obama Canvasser Punched in the Face

Jeff Dorchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Dorchen

A woman canvassing for Obama in Wisconsin was punched in the face by a man ranting about ACORN. The woman was part of a canvassing effort organized by friends of mine.

Ground Report: A Mostly Warm Reception among the Hard Hit in Ohio

Erik Lundegaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erik Lundegaard

A McCain supporter thanked me for coming out from Seattle. It was those sorts of conversations that make me realize we are not as divided as the media portrays us. I got a lot out of Ohio.

Swaying Undecideds Door to Door in Oregon

Rusel DeMaria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rusel DeMaria

We were talking to regular people, and they understood exactly what we were saying, because they feel it in their lives. I don't think any undecided voter we talked to was leaning toward McCain after we left.

Canvassers Use Palin as "Magic Bullet" in Swaying N.J. and Pa. Undecideds

James Camner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Camner

The most effective response to an undecided voter, the response that always gets an "I think I'm leaning toward Obama," is to mention Governor Sarah Palin. She's the magic bullet.