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Obama Volunteers

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 ...

Don't Let the Russ Feingolds Go Down For the Sins of the Blanche Lincolns

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

Suppose you simply can't stomach your local Democratic candidates? Suppose you're simply too furious at their compromises and retreats? Then make phone calls or donate to those you do respect, but don't abdicate entirely.

The 12 Week Plan: A Road Map to Not Getting Our A**es Kicked on November 2

Billy Wimsatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Billy Wimsatt

You think you're unhappy now under Obama, Pelosi and Reid? Wait until the guys who drove the car into the ditch for eight consecutive years get their hands back on the steering wheel.

Obama Volunteers Recruit Travelers to Maine

Paul Hogarth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Hogarth

The right treats Maine as ground zero in their effort to halt the march towards marriage equality, so defeating Question 1 on Nov. 3rd can have a national impact in the fight for same-sex marriage.

RED the Book: How to Turn Teenage All-About-Me-ism into Altruism

Amy Goldwasser | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Goldwasser

Obama's call to service for Martin Luther King, Jr., Day was two weeks ago today. But to my generation, I'm afraid it may as well have been issued by Abe Lincoln. It's already history.

What Next, Obama Volunteers?

Dave Belden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Belden

Obama appealed to his volunteers to join a new organization, Organizing for America. Can an elected politician start a mass grassroots movement? Can it work to promote major change?

This Is a Call

Daniel Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Kohn

This is a call to you, Generation Obama. We must show the equal enthusiasm to our communities as we did in getting out the vote.

A Twentysomething's Guide to Going Green

Tracy Hepler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tracy Hepler

As twentysomethings, we have the power to influence the future of our environment. With our practices, our wallets and the Internet, we have the ability to significantly steer the course of the Green movement.

Your Very Best Friend, Barack

Victoria Lautman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

I'm grateful to Obama supporters who didn't trumpet their insiderness and perks to everyone within earshot. Gratitude is one thing. Tolerating one-upsmanship another.

Messages from the Obama Campaign Nerve Center

Hilary Lambert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hilary Lambert

"Ohio is the tip of the spear!" That's the kickoff phrase of the Obama campaign's Red, White and Blue Teams Volunteer packets, containing instructions for the hundreds of Obama campaign workers who are hunkering down across Ohio.

Campaigners Have Heavy Presence at Philly Polls

James Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Sanders

Campaigners for both political parties are not lagging around with their vote, and they are making sure that you don't either with tables and chairs l...

Every Morning Voting in Rural VA

Adrienne Birecree | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adrienne Birecree

My husband and I got up at 5am this morning so we would be at our polling place before it opened at 6am. We definitely knew where we were going. If w...

Inspiration Comes to Ohio

Hilary Lambert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hilary Lambert

This morning I saw Barack Obama speak on the steps of the Ohio statehouse. I finally understood something. I felt things I don't think I've ever felt.

Teary 86-Year-Old Volunteer Meets Obama (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/YouTube | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Charles Alexander is an 86-year-old Obama campaign volunteer from Boulder, Colorado. He won a raffle to meet Barack at the rally in Denver on October ...

Family Votes McCain, But That Doesn't Stop This Obama Supporter

Chidimma Ozor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chidimma Ozor

Paul Speirs is president of Steinbeck Communications, a Las Vegas-based public relations firm, whose clients include top companies in the gaming indus...

Obama Airs Two Prime Time Ads in McCain's Home State

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marlene H. Phillips

By Marlene H. Phillips and Dawn Teo For the first time in this presidential election, Barack Obama has aired not one but two prime time ads in my sta...

'Rednecks for Obama' Rally in Springfield

Susie Hoeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susie Hoeller

My friends, a couple and their two young girls, and I drove from Arkansas, two hours north to Springfield, Missouri for the Obama rally held Saturday ...

College Students Travel to New Hampshire to Volunteer for Obama

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mary Ann West

In the quintessential town of Keene, New Hampshire, volunteers waved as cars honked in support while standing on the picturesque Village Common, hoist...

Ohioans Vote Early in Large Numbers

Claudia Cruz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Claudia Cruz

An off-week for the Ohio State football team possibly swelled the number of Franklin County Ohio voters that stood outside of Veterans Memorial to vot...

Openly Gay Newcomer Rises From Precinct Leader to Candidate for N.C. State Office

Wes Isley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wes Isley

Q&A with Wade Boyles For someone who had never volunteered for a political campaign until this year, Wade Boyles, 36, of Winston-Salem, N.C., hasn't ...

Virginia Volunteers Give Their All

Carol Franco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carol Franco

Virginia Campaign for Change Headquarters, Marshall St., Richmond: We waltz in on weekends, hubby and I, log on for a few hours of data entry, place a...

New to Political Campaigns, Volunteer Goes All the Way

Jennifer Treuting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Treuting

Frank Schlupp is a volunteer with the Obama campaign in Ward 58 of Northeast Philadelphia, an area that went heavily for Hillary Clinton in the primar...

Single Mom: Obama a Role Model to Her Sons

Tiffany C. Kern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tiffany C. Kern

Interview with Patty Hughes Biography: Patty Hughes is a single mother of two sons, ages 16 and 19 and has been a party of community organization, an...

Baby Boomer Takes to the Road

Sue Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sue Bell

It is said by an African proverb, "it takes a village to raise a child." My village grew up with the Kennedy and Cuomo family tradition of dinner tab...

Oberlin Volunteer Canvasses Neighbor-to-Neighbor

Monica Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Monica Klein

The local middle school in Kathy Rednaur's old town used to call Child Abuse Services on her every few months. Eventually, she picked up and moved her...