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Sam Stein

Obama Campaign Vets To Target Secretary Of State Races

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hoping to fight political battles today so they don't become court cases tomorrow, a group of high-ranking Democrats and Obama veterans ...

Jon Ward

True Believers Seek To Bottle Obama Campaign Magic

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One year after electing President Barack Obama to a second term, key former campaign aides have created their own private sector compani...

Jon Ward

Democrats Scrambling To Knock Down Chris Christie Reach For Anger Label

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– It's easy for a national political party to suffer lapses in concentration after winning two successive elections. But if you were loo...

Dems Ramp Up Pressure To Turn Perry's State Blue

Politico | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

The Democratic group aiming to transform Texas into a swing state will hold its first Washington, D.C. fundraiser early next month, according to an in...

What Would Ann Richards Say About Battleground Texas?

Jason Stanford | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

As Bird and Brown mount a new Texas revolution, local Democrats lack Richards' star power, fundraising ability, and -- perhaps most of all -- her political instincts.

Turning Texas Blue (or at Least Purple): Bet On It

Jackson Williams | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Jackson Williams

The congressional delegation will stay red for a while, thanks to redistricting by the Legislature. Still, just imagine the state's 38 electoral votes being in play in 2016 or 2020. Republicans can't win the White House without them.

Jon Ward

Listen Up: Why Republicans Need More Than Gadgets In 2016

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

One week after Barack Obama thumped Mitt Romney to secure the presidency, I pedaled over to the headquarters of the Reserve Officers Association, a si...

Obama Deploys Campaign List to Hammer GOP on Taxes and Discharge

Ari Melber | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Ari Melber

The Obama campaign is pitching a new online calling tool, which enables people to call their Republican representatives or, if you live in a blue area, to call fellow Obama supporters in redder pastures and urge them to get on the phone. That's pretty sophisticated activism.

Amanda Terkel

DNC Expands Role In Labor Protests To Ohio, Indiana

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Building on the momentum in Wisconsin, where tens of thousands of protesters have turned out to oppose Republican Gov. Scott Walker's ef...

Former Campaign Aide Criticizes Obama on Organizing

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The arguments of former loyalists like Graham-Felsen are striking because they not only appeal to the idealism of the Obama campaign, they also press blunt warnings about the president's political survival.

Now, Here's How to REALLY Restore Sanity

Jeremy Bird | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeremy Bird

You came, you rallied, you restored sanity -- almost. There's still some crazy out there, and that's why grassroots volunteers with Organizing for America are stepping it up to get voters to the polls in the elections just three days from now.

Organizing for America's "Time to Deliver" Is Now

Micah Sifry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Micah Sifry

Today, Obama is doing something no sitting U.S. President has done before. He is using his massive network of grass-roots supporters to generate pressure from below on them to pass health care reform.

McCain Wades Into Email Fight Over Stimulus

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Organizationally, McCain's campaign email list is very thin, since the majority of addresses were purchased, not organically recruited.

The New Organizers, What's really behind Obama's ground game

Zack Exley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Zack Exley

Inside the Obama campaign, almost without anyone noticing, an insurgent generation of organizers has built the Progressive movement a brand new and potentially durable people's organization, in a dozen states, rooted at the neighborhood level.