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Obama Reelection

Obama v. Mitt: Staggering Toward November

Richard Brodsky | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

Just as Romney suffers from the creation of an image as out-of-touch, so does Obama. And just as Romney pivoted at the last minute and seemed to save his candidacy, Obama has tried to do the same.

Get Ready for the Obama Reagan-Clinton Pivot

Lanny Davis | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Lanny Davis

If Obama makes his campaign about jobs and debt reduction, he can seize the center and win the bulk of independent voters, and thus stands a good chance of not only winning reelection, but doing so by landslide margins.

Last Night's Winner? President Obama

Giancarlo Sopo | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Giancarlo Sopo

The Florida primary is in the history books and Mitt Romney romped Newt Gingrich. While the Romney campaign should pat itself on the back, they should keep the champagne on ice for now. The polls show President Obama down in Florida, but he may have gotten the last laugh.

Obama Bundlers List Reveals Big Names

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and KEN THOMAS | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's re-election campaign identified its top fundraisers on Tuesday, including 61 people who each raised at lea...

Does Sarah Palin Want Obama to be Re-Elected?

John Ziegler | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
John Ziegler

The only logical explanation for Palin's bizarre "endorsement" of Newt Gingrich is that she knows that he can't win and that she is using him to create this false narrative of an evil "establishment" keeping the noble Tea Party down.

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...

It Could Be 'Morning in America' for Obama - But...

Lanny Davis | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics
Lanny Davis

Despite recent positive political and economic signs and a good State of the Union speech, the president still has a lot to worry about.

Why Obama Defaulted In The 'State Of The Union'

Jim Sleeper | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

A president can't be a prophet, of course, but he can tell more of the truth than his advisers and apologists think he can about our entrapment in the slippery web of contracts and lies that is closing in on us.

Jillian Berman

Report: Geithner Won't Stay On If Obama Reelected | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

Barack Obama won't ask Timothy Geithner to stay on as Treasury Secretary if the president wins reelection, Geithner told Bloomberg TV's Trish Regan We...

Oprah: Obama's Got This

AP | Posted 03.23.2012 | Media

JAIPUR, India (AP) — Oprah Winfrey says she is confident that President Barack Obama will win another four-year term in this year's U.S. election. ...

How Over-regulation Could Risk the President's Reelection

Stefan Hankin | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Stefan Hankin

President Obama and Democrats need Americans to believe they are serious about jobs, and being viewed as anti-business or ceding regulatory ground to the environmental movement will allow for more and more examples that Republicans can point to over the next 10 months.

2012: Odd Man In?

Michael Brenner | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Michael Brenner

This latest turn in the nation's free-form politics is both a godsend and a distraction from the Democrats' basic dilemma.

Obama Campaign Making Big Move

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has requested advertising rates in a number of key states, a sign that it could be cl...

Team Obama Downplays President's Involvement On Crucial Effort

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — To hear the White House tell it, President Barack Obama has scant interest in politics as Republicans battle each other for the rig...

WATCH: Rahm Says Chief Of Staff Gig Is 'Toughest Job In America'

Posted 01.10.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel weighed in on the departure of White House chief of staff Bill Daley Tuesday, saying the fellow Chicagoan can leave the ...

The Best Man for the Job Is Already in It

Daniel Koas | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home
Daniel Koas

I agree that there is a time and place for conservatism, but now isn't it. The U.S. is in an incredibly important historical period right now, especially with the changing face of the world around us.

Designers Begin Campaign For Obama's Reelection

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.09.2012 | Style

It's no secret that the Obamas, specifically the Obama women, love fashion. But the love runs both ways: fashion loves the Obamas. As the 2012 ele...

Predicting the Presidential Election: 2012

James Zogby | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics
James Zogby

Amidst all the fuss about Obama's sagging poll numbers and "who's up and who's down" in the Republican presidential primary contest, professor Allan Lichtman has issued his "sure fire" prediction for the outcome of the 2012 election.

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.

Two Cheers for Bipartisanship

Eliot Daley | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics
Eliot Daley

Obama has seemingly reaffirmed the end of wishful working for bipartisan cooperation in Washington. Coupled with his recent speech at the site of Teddy Roosevelt's "Square Deal," perhaps we are finally seeing the end of his fruitless courtship of Republican partners.

Arms Dealer Obama Will Win by Default

Robert Scheer | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Not only has Obama been a savior of the banking conglomerates that so generously financed his campaign, but he also has proved to be equally as solicitous of the needs of the military-industrial complex.

GOP Lawmakers Make Wild Claim About Obama's Ballot Eligibility

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

A group of New Hampshire lawmakers asked the state attorney general's office Tuesday to investigate whether President Barack Obama meets the eligibili...

Obama's Iowa Promises, 4 Years Later

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Four years after sitting in front of a camera and encouraging Iowa Democrats to caucus for him, President Barack Obama's campaign is sending out a 200...

Obama Planning To Make His Presence Known After Vacation

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics

HONOLULU — With an eye on the 2012 campaign, President Barack Obama wrapped up a low-key Hawaiian vacation Monday and planned to quickly get bac...

Obama Campaign Seizes On GOP Campaign's Flub

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is fundraising off of comments on Obama's birth certificate by Mitt Romney's son Matt. Matt Romney jo...