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Obama Ground Game

Karl Rove: Replicate Howard Dean Strategy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

After challenging Fox News' call of the election for President Barack Obama, Karl Rove is back to strategizing how the Republican Party can win future...

Newt Gingrich: Election Gives Conservative 'Mandate' To House Republicans

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said he believes the election emboldens House Republicans to pursue a conservative path, desp...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Campaign Faces Dual Challenges In Virginia | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

Roanoke, Va. -- In downtown Roanoke, up against the historic Norfolk and Western Railroad line, organizers and volunteers gathered Saturday in one of ...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Crosses Historic Milestone | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's official. President Barack Obama has raised $1 billion for his 2012 reelection campaign. That money includes funds raised for the o...

Paul Blumenthal

Democrats Hold Huge Ground Game Advantage | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

ARLINGTON, Va. -- On a warm Tuesday night in late October, the Organizing for America office in south Arlington, Va., is humming with activity. In a s...

Sophisticated Obama Machine Trying To Reach Unlikely Voters

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

* Obama team has hundreds of thousands of volunteers, more offices * Republicans have built their best ground effort to date ...

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...

Jason Linkins

FiveThirtyEight.Com: More Than Just Numbers | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From the beginning of the campaign, the people behind Barack Obama's bid for the presidency have been pretty adamant that one should expect big things...

Barack to the Future

Jim Ylisela | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jim Ylisela

Last night, Barack Obama reminded us that anything is possible in America. And I for one believe him. And you know what that means? That's right: The Cubs. Next year, I really think they're going to win it all.

Obama Camp Knocks On Million Doors In Ohio Today

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign knocked on a million doors in Ohio -- today. So his Ohio communications director, Isaac Baker, tells Victoria McGrane....

Florida For Obama

Bill Marovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Marovitz

Come the evening of November 4th, we will be on a new path to change the direction of our country and tell the whole world that the America they used to respect is back.

The Obama Ground Game In Northern Virginia

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter J. Ognibene

Alexandria, Virginia--For the past week, I have been a small cog in the rather large wheel of the Obama Ground Game that is stealthily rolling across ...

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...

McCain Camp Waging Ground War Under the Surface Out of Sight

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

Something strange has been going on here in North Carolina. In Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia, Bethlehem, Pittsburgh, Johnstown -- and now here in Durha...

GOP Campaign Official: Obama's Ground Game So Much Better "It's Scary"

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When your adversaries are praising you, you must be doing something right. Listen to this from one top Republican campaign official who says Barack ...

It's All About the Ground Game -- Three Yards and a Cloud of Dust

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

In the end, no matter how many hail mary passes McCain throws, there's no substitute for the energy, enthusiasm, and organization of Obama and his campaign's ground game.

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.

Obama Attracts Masses of Confident Supporters in Philadelphia

James Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Sanders

The city of Brotherly Love came together to hear Illinois senator Barack Obama speak live and in living color at Progress Plaza, in Philadelphia this ...

Thomas B. Edsall

Ground War: Obama And The Long March | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When volunteers sign up to campaign for Barack Obama, they enter the world of e-politics - guided to a web site with a carefully culled, computer-gene...

Obama Advancing On The Ground, Under Pollsters' Radar

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

It increasingly looks like this election will be determined by investments on the ground, in local precincts across the country, an area of the campaign Obama has excelled at but that polls don't pick up on.