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Barack Obama Fundraising

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 Talks Jobs In Key State

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Aligning himself with a public fed up with economic uncertainty and Washington gridlock, President Barack Obama declared Thursday: "T...

RNC: Obama Should Be Investigated For 'Criminal Behavior'

AP | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Republican National Committee is asking for a Justice Department investigation of President Barack Obama over a fundrais...

Obama Sets Huge Fundraising Record

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama collected $86 million combined for his re-election campaign and the Democratic party during the past three m...

How Obama May Have Just Trumped GOP Presidential Field

Politico | Jonathan Martin & Alexander Burns | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

The Republican presidential fundraising reports are still coming in, but a clear winner has already emerged: Barack Obama....

Obama Urges Campaign Donors To Regain 2008 Energy

AP | By BETH FOUHY and KEN THOMAS | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics

PHILADEPHIA -- Even as President Barack Obama's re-election effort is powering toward an impressive early fundraising haul, campaign officials are try...

Six Things the President Could Have Said to the Gay Community

Joan Garry | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics
Joan Garry

I was rooting for President Obama to hit a home run last night at the Sheraton at his first ever gay fundraiser. I don't think he did though, so here is some constructive criticism.

Obama Hits Broadway Looking For Campaign Cash

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama turned to the bright lights of Broadway and celebrity backers Thursday night to raise money for his re-electio...

Obama: Israel-United States Bond Is 'Unbreakable'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Seeking to reassure Jewish donors amid questions over his support for Israel, President Barack Obama pledged Monday that his administra...

Obama Attending Two Pricey Fundraisers

Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

(AP) WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is attending two fundraisers for his Obama Victory Fund, part of a push to attract contributions to the Demo...

Obama Birth Certificate T-Shirts Hit The Market

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – You've seen President Barack Obama's birth certificate. Now you can wear it. The Obama campaign is selling T-shirts on its website t...

Obama: GOP Pushing Vision Of 'Shrunken America'

Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday accused Republicans of using their cost-cutting proposals to push a vision of a "shrunken...

Oprah Winfrey Show, Fundraising On Obama Agenda In New York City

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama plunged into donor-rich New York on Wednesday, his first fundraising sweep of the city since announcing his re...

Obama Team Hopes To Coax Back Online Donors

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — If the grass-roots energy that fueled President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign proves hard to duplicate as he seeks re-election, so too...

Barack Obama To Run Moneyed 2012 Campaign

Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is no longer the outsider candidate who fueled his bid for the White House in 2008 with a flood of small donati...

Despite Long Decrying Outsize Role Of Money In Politics, Obama Expected To Make Fundraising Shift

The Washington Post | Dan Eggen & Perry Bacon Jr. | Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

Facing an energized Republican Party and deep-pocketed conservative groups, President Obama is kicking off his 2012 reelection campaign with a concert...

Obama To Raise Cash For Democrats In New York, Chicago

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will raise cash for Democrats in New York this week and Chicago next month. A Democratic official says Obam...

Obama To Headline First Fundraiser As President, Faces "Donor Fatigue"

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama will headline the first fundraiser of his presidency this month, appealing to donors large and small even as the economy strugg...

Obama Raises $36 Million During First Two Weeks Of October

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An acclaimed celebrity makeup artist for Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin collected more money from John McCain's...

Obama Camp Chides Slacking Fundraisers

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama campaign finance chair Penny Pritzker and Democratic National Committee finance chair Phil Murphy have a message for some 45 high end sla...

Obama Raises $66 Million In August

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama raised $66 million in August, a record for a presidential candidate that illustrated h...

Raising Money Where Your Belief Is

Grande Lum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Grande Lum

There are many people like me who do are not experienced at raising campaign funds, but who are doing so for the first time, because of a newfound belief in politics, Obama and the urgency of the situation.

Obama Outraised McCain In Arizona

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama quietly raised more money in Arizona last month for his presidential campaign than John McCain did, and the Illinois Democrat dominates t...

June Campaign Finance Numbers: Obama Raises $52 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The AP reports that Barack Obama reversed a two-month downward trend by raising more and spending less. He took in $52 million in June, more than twic...

Sam Stein

Obama Aides Ecstatic Over $52 Million Haul

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is a sense of elation in the Obama campaign as it was announced that their candidate raised $52 million in June. It's a massive haul for the pre...