iOS app Android app

Obama Grassroots

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...

Marketing Lessons From Election '12

Richard Robbins | Posted 01.13.2013 | Business
Richard Robbins

Four years ago, the Obama team ran what was not only the best political campaign in history, it was perhaps the best marketing campaign in history.

WATCH: President Obama Sent Into Space

Posted 09.20.2012 | Small Business

President Barack Obama has been sent into space -- or at least a bobbleheaded representative of him has. In this quirky YouTube video created by th...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign Head: Ground Game Will Make 2008 Look Like 'Jurassic Park' | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The predominant worry within Democratic circles is that the president's small lead in many of the important battleground states wil...

Sam Stein

Progressive Groups Form 'Major' Alliance To Reelect Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of the top progressive groups in politics are teaming up for what their leaders say is a historic effort to aid President Barack Oba...

Obama the President Defeats Obama the Movement

Jeffrey Winters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Winters

Activity replaced apathy. Excitement replaced boredom. Hope replaced resignation. Many feel foolish for allowing a flicker of hope to interrupt their experienced pessimism.

President Obama: Trust Young Americans to Relay the Healthcare Message!

Stephen Ratner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Ratner

If the president is to pass his health care legislation, he must tap into the core base of support the helped him win the 2008 elections -- a core that consists significantly of young Americans.

Dear GOP: Watch Your AstroTurf, We're On to You

Kase Wickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kase Wickman

Dissent is essential to democracy, and freedom of speech and the right to assemble are vital and not reserved for one party or the other. The problem is this Republicans: you're doing it wrong.

10 People, 10 Backgrounds, One President (VIDEO)

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

What happens when you bring together 10 strangers with nothing in common for a conversation about what Obama's candidacy means to them and how they may continue their work to help the administration?

Women And The 2008 Election: A New Majority

Julie Menin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julie Menin

While some celebrated that New Hampshire just became the first state to have a majority of women legislators in one of their chambers, the question to ask is, why are they the only ones?

Obama Camp Asks Supporters: What Now?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama campaign manager David Plouffe is asking supporters how to keep their network going now that the election is over, TechPresident reports....

Memo To David Plouffe

Ben Arnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Arnon

Please, Mr. Plouffe, on behalf of the vast infrastructure of dedicated Democratic field organizers and community activists, go run the DNC.

Obama's Voter Registration Explosion

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Reaching new people is futile if they aren't registered to vote. The Obama campaign has united web and field recruitment to wage one of the largest voter registration drives of a modern campaign. The Candidate's Latest Grassroots Strategy

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Newmark

Here we have what looks like real "community organizing" -- online and offline-- and, however much it may have been maligned last week in St Paul, "community organizing" is grassroots democracy.

Denver Vlogging For Democracy

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Newmark

The big reason I'm here is to stand up for participatory democracy. This election marks the serious beginning of a shift from big-money governance to networked governance.

Obama Convention Speech Recruitment Drive Draws Flood Of Volunteers

Calvin Gipson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Calvin Gipson

John McCain acknowledged Barack Obama's mass appeal through his efforts to tag Obama as nothing more than a celebrity who lacks the experience to lead...

Comic-Con Campaign Politics: Democratic Grassroots Taps Youth Energy

Jonah Lalas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jonah Lalas

Cynara Kidwell dressed up as Obama Woman and yelled out to the crowd, "Be democracy's hero. Register to vote!" She wore blue hair, red heels, a cape and an Obama logo on her chest.

The Obama FISA Quandary

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

This group should work to defeat the FISA bill by pressuring enough senators to make sure it fails to pass. Instead, a great number of them are targeting Obama and so shooting themselves in the foot.

Surveillance Vote Protesters Now Top Obama's Website

The Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Protesters are storming Barack Obama's website. But they all support Obama. A grassroots group of activists has been organizing on MyBo, Obama's offi...

Obama's "Big Tent" Campaign Cuts Out The Little People In California

Nathaniel Bach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathaniel Bach

I was excitedly telling everyone that I was running to be an Obama delegate from California to the Democratic National Convention, until the campaign cut me and 900 others from the list last night.