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Brother of Hillary Clinton's Top Campaign Aide Lobbied for Fracked Gas Export Terminal Co-Owned by Qatar

Steve Horn | Posted 06.30.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Anthony "Tony" Podesta began lobbying in late 2013 on behalf of a company co-owned by ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum aiming to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the global market.

Obama Taps Campaign Supporters For Ambassadorships

AP | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is nominating two supporters who raised hefty sums for his re-election campaign to be U.S. ambassadors. ...

OFA Launches Ads On Economy

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group backing President Barack Obama's agenda will air a national television ad bolstering Obama's economic vision just as the preside...

Lucia Graves

Workers Who Helped Obama Win Urge Him To Reject Keystone XL | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Almost 150 former staffers from President Barack Obama's 2012 reelection campaign on Thursday called on the president to reject a constr...

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...

Judge Slams 'Fanciful, Delusional And Irrational' Birther

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

A New York state judge has fined a Brooklyn-based birther activist and ordered him to pay $177,000 for a lawsuit he filed to have President Barack Oba...

Obama Campaign Group Suffering Challenges

Bloomberg | Julie Bykowicz and Lisa Lerer | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama’s team redefined the way to run a national election. Now, it’s trying to do the same thing for issue-advocacy campaigns -- ...

Want to Elect a President? Call Call This Guy: SXSW Shingerview with Harper Reed, CTO, Obama for America

David Shing | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
David Shing

Harper Reed. Mate, the man elected a president. Not sure what else there is to say.

Pro-Obama Group Emerges As Answer To Karl Rove

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics

(Repeats without changes to headline or text) * Jon Carson is entrusted with Obama's grassroots machine * Low-profile ai...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama's New Campaign Gets Very Mixed Reaction | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The relaunch of President Barack Obama's reelection campaign as an issues-based nonprofit called Organizing for Action (OFA) has been me...

Obama To Harness Campaign Muscle For Second Term Strategy

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's political organization is forming an outside, nonprofit group to support the president's legislative agend...

Obama Campaign Organization To Relaunch As Advocacy Group

Los Angeles Times | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

As he launches his second term, President Obama may get help from an ambitious new political organization being built out of his reelection campaign, ...

50 Women Who Made the 2012 Election (PHOTOS)

Nisha Chittal | Posted 02.26.2013 | Women
Nisha Chittal

Meet 50 women who were the behind-the-scenes rock stars of the 2012 election. Each of these women made a tremendous contribution to this year's election cycle and here, we highlight their efforts and successes.

What's Next for Obama For America's Data and Technology?

Jim Pugh | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics
Jim Pugh

It's true that data was a game changer for the Obama campaign, but the reason is much less salacious than many reporters would have you believe.

The Future Rise of the Grand Old Party

Zachary K. Pearce | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics
Zachary K. Pearce

The liberal -- sorry, "progressive" -- elites love to talk about the fictional death of the Republican Party. But the Republican Party's future is as bright as ever.

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...

WATCH: Obama Tears Up While Addressing Campaign Staff

Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Before heading back to the White House on Wednesday, President Obama made a stop at campaign headquarters in Chicago to address his campaign staff aft...

Obama Campaign Building Vandalized With Words 'Muslim Lier' In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's campaign building in Des Moines, Iowa, was vandalized with the words "Muslim Lier" (intended to be "Liar"), spray-painted on ...

Obama Campaign Posts Record $150 Million Fundraising Haul In September

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign set a new monthly fundraising record for 2012, raking in more than $150 million in the month of September...

Jon Ward

Obama Campaign Manager: Even If Romney Surges, 'We're Going To Be OK' | Jon Ward | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO – "Let me show you what kind of advantage we have," said Jim Messina, springing out of a chair in his downtown office. Messina, the 42-ye...

PHOTOS: Obama Buttons For Very Specific Groups

Posted 09.06.2012 | Comedy

Unofficial campaign swag has popped up around the DNC this week: "Hipsters for Obama," "Once You Go Black You Don't Go Back," and so on. While Obama's...

Nate Willis

Obama's Youth Gap -- Can College Dems Reignite Young Voters? | Nate Willis | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

In 2008, Barack Obama captured the White House thanks in large part to the support of young voters. College Democrats -- an official arm of the Democr...

Obama Camp Renews Attack On Romney Tax Records

Greg Rosalsky | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign renewed its attack against Mitt Romney for his alleged overseas "tax havens" with a new page on its website Tuesday, following an a...

Obama Campaign Sends Out Wisconsin Recall Email For Tom Barrett

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel and Paige Lavender | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- The Obama campaign used its social networks to help get out the vote on Tuesday, as Wisconsinites head to the polls and determine the pol...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Campaign Pushes Scott Walker Recall In Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is jumping into the Wisconsin recall, focusing on educating and registering voters in adva...