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Obama Elections 2012

Democratic Senator Fights Back After Attacks In Key Race

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) is on the defensive after being hit by an onslaught of negative ads from conservative groups and her Republica...

I Too Had a Dream...

Norman Lear | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics
Norman Lear

I had a dream last night. Mitt Romney had won the Republican nomination and the race for the presidency was on. The super PACs on behalf of Mitt coughed up their millions for starters -- and the attack ads began everywhere.

A Cure for Voter Suppression and Voter Depression: Occupy the Vote

Christine Pelosi | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

What is to be done? Occupy the vote. Cure voter suppression with a commitment to participate in the civic sacrament of voting and to protect others' rights to do so.


Andy Stern | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics
Andy Stern

President Obama has kept his word and kept us focused, and that's why we need to keep him in the White House.

The Path to 270

Daniella Gibbs Leger | Posted 02.04.2012 | Black Voices
Daniella Gibbs Leger

The first votes in the 2012 election are just weeks away from being cast, and the horse race is fully underway. This far out, it's anyone's guess who the GOP nominee will be. But one thing is certain: The nominee and President Barack Obama will face a different electorate than 2008.

Obama Wins 2012 Because...

Atiba Madyun | Posted 12.05.2011 | DC
Atiba Madyun

People in D.C. are asking me "Do you think Obama will win?" Interesting question, since I am a registered Republican. But my answer every time is yes... and he can do these three things to ensure victory in 2012.

Has Black America Become President Obama's Political Mistress?

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 11.29.2011 | Black Voices
Dr. Boyce Watkins

If African Americans should not expect any semblance of targeted political support from President Obama, shouldn't that also imply that he should not expect preferential treatment from us?

How Obama Can Win by Losing

Robert K. Lifton | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics
Robert K. Lifton

President Obama can win the election in 2012 by losing the fight to Republicans for his jobs bill and related tax measures.

Jennifer Bendery

White House to Congress: We Don't Need Your Authorization On Libya | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House finally made its case to Congress on why it doesn't need lawmakers' approval to forge ahead with military operations in ...

Obama: GOP Pushing Vision Of 'Shrunken America'

Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday accused Republicans of using their cost-cutting proposals to push a vision of a "shrunken Ame...

Barack Obama 2012 Campaign Underway, But GOP Keeps Charging

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Running for re-election, President Barack Obama is employing powers not available to his Republican challengers. Just this week he's hol... Revamped For 2012 Campaign

Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

In announcing the launch of his 2012 reelection campaign on Monday, President Barack Obama unveiled a revamped The website greets vi...

Barack Obama 2012 Campaign Officially Launches

Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

It's official: President Barack Obama will run for reelection in 2012. The president's intention to seek another term was announced in a video sent...

Barack Obama Reelection Team Looks Familiar

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza | Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

Although much has changed since Obama was last on the campaign trail, one thing has not: the political people advising him....

Obama Expected To Make Big Announcement

Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is expected to announce that he will run for reelection in 2012 on Monday, CNN reports. Democratic sources tell the network th...

Obama Executes Local Strategy

The Washington Post | Peter Wallsten | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

Instead, as Obama keeps the White House press corps at a distance, he has sat for more than a dozen interviews with their colleagues from local TV sta...