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Obama To Address Campaign Group Amid Criticism

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Wednesday will address the successor to his campaign group, Organizing For Action, amid criticism that the group amounts to ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama Campaign Will Keep Infrastructure Alive, Jim Messina Says

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Obama Energizes Supporters, Intensifies Criticism Of Republicans

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Deep in the longest day of his campaign, President Barack Obama was in a Las Vegas casino, gambling that his re-election bid nee...

Nearly A Quarter Of Republicans Unhappy With Romney Campaign

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

More Americans approve of President Barack Obama's campaign for president than approve of Mitt Romney's, according to a Washington Post/ABC poll relea...

Howard Fineman

It's The Middle Class, President Obama!

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign needs to convince middle-class voters that the president has a solid plan for improving the economy in a second term,...

Jennifer Bendery

Hilary Rosen Apologizes To Ann Romney, Calls For End To 'Faux War' Against Moms

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than 24 hours after it started, the faux war against stay-at-home moms appears to be coming to an end. Democratic strategist Hil...

Howard Fineman

An Unhappy Warrior, Obama Goes On The Re-Election Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is leading in the polls, particularly in swing states. The economy is, in some ways, recovering impressively from...

Obama Final Four Picks Hint At 2012 Election

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled his picks to reach the Final Four in the NCAA basketball tournament. As the Los Angeles Times reports, the ...

Trailer Released For Tom Hanks-Narrated Pro-Obama Film

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign on Thursday morning released the trailer for the 17-minute-long infomercial/biopic that it will unveil later this month. The tra...

Jennifer Bendery

Al Green To Perform At Obama Campaign Fundraiser

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Looks like Al Green will get to return the favor to President Barack Obama for making his 1971 classic "Let's Stay Together" popular aga...

Obama Speaks On Big Issue In Swing State

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — Blending governing with re-election politics, President Barack Obama roused a cheering northeast Pennsylvania crowd Wednesday as he w...

NPR Host To Step Aside Over Ethical Complications

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 12.24.2011 | Media

Correction: An earlier version of this story stated that Michele Norris would continue to contribute to NPR's coverage of the 2012 election. Norris ha...

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's Fundraising Sets New Record

USA Today | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics

President Obama has headlined 127 fundraising events for himself and others, significantly outpacing the fundraising activity of the previous five pre...

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...

Sam Stein

Wall Street Warns Congress: The Economy Post-Default Is A Man Post-'Suicide'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

UPDATE -- 5:50 p.m.: By the end of Wednesday, the market seemed fully aware of the debt ceiling debate. U.S. stock-index futures fell after Moody's In...

Jordan Howard

Obama Campaign Touts Grassroots Strength, Calls On GOP Candidates To Name Big Donors

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On a conference call with reporters this morning, Barack Obama's 2012 reelection campaign touted the their second-quarter fundraising nu...

Sam Stein

Mitch McConnell: 'I Refuse To Help Obama Reelection'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), under siege from conservatives over his opt-out proposal for the debt ceiling debate, de...

Obama: My Family Would Be Fine With Me Being A One Term President

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says his wife and daughters aren't "invested" in him being president and would have been fine had he decided agai...

'Hope!': Obama Musical To Open In Germany (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A musical based on Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign will be hitting the stage in Germany next month. The video below shows some highlights ...

HuffPost Readers Judge Obama's Presidency: "Where Is The Temerity We Saw When He Campaigned?"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One year after Obama was elected we asked HuffPost readers to compare Obama the candidate to the Obama the President. Has he lived up to his promises...

Axelrod's White House Email: Truth and Myths, All Mixed Up

Blaise Nutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Nutter

2008: Obama's team was frequently praised for keeping on message, and keeping that message consistent and professional. Now, they display an inability to craft a clear, concise message.

Obama: My Campaign Website Was Hacked

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign's website was repeatedly hacked during the 2008 campaign, the President revealed today. ...

Doing it All, for Obama

Nancy Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Leo

Every day I checked the mail. No inaugural ball invitation. My anxiety rose. When were they going to send them out? Didn't they know that I needed time to shop for a gown, and really go on a diet?

The "Barack Obama 2.0" Political Machine

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Barack Obama builds his administration and prepares to take office next week, his political team is quietly planning for a nationwide hiring binge ...