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Obama Reelection Campaign

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...

When the Wind Changes

David Trumble | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
David Trumble


Obama Campaign Plans Fundraiser With Stars Of 'The Wire'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

The Obama Victory Fund is holding a fundraiser with the cast of HBO's "The Wire" in Martha's Vineyard on Aug. 15, according to an invitation obtained ...

After Ridicule, Obama Giving Up Old Habit

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama is scaling back his teleprompter use on the campaign trail this season, instead opting for notes on paper, The Hill reported Tu...

The President's Never-Ending Campaign for Cash

Michael Winship | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Michael Winship

Part of Obama's problem is that in a post-Citizens-United world the greater ratio of cash being thrown into this year's elections comes in large measure from mega-wealthy conservatives with very deep pockets.

Wintour, Iman To Host Chicago Obama Campaign Fashion Show

Posted 04.16.2012 | Chicago

As part of his campaign efforts in his hometown of Chicago, the Obama re-election team is bringing high fashion to the Second City this summer. In...

Obama 2012 Campaign Appeals To The Fashion Designer In You

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.03.2012 | Style

Calling all FIT students: here's the latest way to get involved in President Obama's 2012 campaign. Runway to Win, fashion designers' effort for O...

Joe Biden: If We Lose Election, It Could Be To 'Barrage Of Super PAC Money'

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he doesn't think any of the GOP presidential contenders can defeat President Barack Obama in...

Obama Campaign Faces Off With Koch Brothers

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign has started a petition aimed at forcing Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group backed by billionaires Charles and David K...

NBA Players Giving Heavily To Obama

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama is receiving large political contributions from a formerly underdeveloped source of campaign funds: The National Basketball Ass...

Elise Foley

Record January Haul For DCCC | Elise Foley | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratics received a few pieces of good fundraising news on Friday: A few hours after the Obama campaign announced a $29.1 million hau...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama: I Won't Be Campaigning Until Republicans Have A Nominee | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama insists he is not in campaign mode and won't be until after his Republican presidential challenger is chosen, des...

Team Obama Makes Bold Move On Primary Day

Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

Think Team Obama is sitting quietly on the sidelines as today's GOP primary unfolds in New Hampshire? Not so fast. The president's reelection campaign...

Friday Talking Points -- Obama Picking His Fights

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama is basing a large part of his campaign on what he can manage to accomplish without dealing with the congressional gridlock, and this is quite likely a winning political strategy.

First Obama 2012 TV Ads Hit The Air

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With an eye on recruiting volunteers, President Barack Obama is launching the first TV ads of his re-election campaign. Campaign off...

Obama Scorse Charitable NBA Players For Fundraising Event

Posted 11.20.2011 | Impact

Barack Obama is still "a little heartbroken" about the NBA lockout, so he's taking a shot at the charity basketball game trend. The commander-in-c...

Jon Ward

Obama Reelection Chief Confident Of Latino Support In 2012 | Jon Ward | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO -- The man tasked with running President Obama's reelection campaign looked to be handling the pressure of such a big job rather well on a rec...

Does Obama Have A Democratic Lawmaker Problem?

Politico | MANU RAJU & MARIN COGAN | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics

Sen. Joe Lieberman was treated like an outcast back in 2008 when he broke from the Senate Democratic Caucus and openly opposed Barack Obama's bid for ...

President Barack Obama's 2012 Reelection Campaign

Meghan Neal | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

Will Barack Obama be a one-term president or see victory in 2012? Here's a look at how the president's reelection campaign is shaping up so far:...

Jennifer Bendery

Attack Is Clearest Sign Yet That Obama Sees Romney As 2012 Challenger | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the clearest sign yet that President Barack Obama is gearing up for a run against Mitt Romney in 2012, David Axelrod on Wednesday lai...

Words of Caution to the Supporters of Barack Obama's Re-election

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

Those who support Obama should address the real challenge he faces: Re-inspiring those who voted for him, as well as potential new voters, with empirical evidence of those things he has accomplished.

Yes, It's Still "The Economy, Stupid," But Presidential Leadership Is the Ultimate Litmus Test

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

If the president and his advisors believe that prodigious fund-raising will assure his reelection, they are mistaken. In the real world, his reelection will depend ultimately upon his successful exercise of bold and imaginative executive leadership.

Obama Meets Campaign Volunteers For Diner Lunch

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

President Obama went out for lunch on Wednesday, meeting a group of six campaign volunteers at Ted's Bulletin, a newly-opened restaurant on Capitol Hi...

Christina Wilkie

Lights, Camera, Donate: Hollywood Stars Among Obama's Early Donors | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a sequel to President Obama's celebrity-laden 2008 campaign, many of Hollywood's biggest stars are on his donor rolls again in 2012, ...

2012 Could Emerge The Year Of Billion-Dollar Campaigns

NPR | Peter Overby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The 2012 presidential election is shaping up to be a multibillion-dollar contest. President Obama's re-election committee is expected to raise at leas...