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Get Out Your Dancin' Shoes

Lisa Honig Buksbaum | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Honig Buksbaum

My latest experiment in empathy has truly given me more appreciation of the little things, such as the person who gives me a seat in the subway, or holds a door open for me.

Exclusive Interview with Maya Angelou

Marianne Schnall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marianne Schnall

I have enough of life in me to make somebody jealous enough to want to knock me down. I have so much courage in me that I have the effrontery, the incredible gall to stand up. That's it.

Bringing Service Back: Why Obama is Better than Prozac for Today's Adolescents

Leeat Granek, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leeat Granek, Ph.D.

Barack Obama is bringing service and community back to American youth and this is good for the country and good for kids.

Ask Not What Obama Can Do for You -- Ask What You Can do for Obama

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

It's not really Obama's responsibility to keep us involved. It really is ours. So here are some suggestions I have for keeping alive his call to service.

Grassroots Reports from On-The-Ground Volunteers

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

OTB's Grassroots Correspondents are journaling their experiences as campaign volunteers and activists, detailing what they see and hear when they hit the road, troll the local mall or phone voters around the country.

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...

In Praise of Canvassing: It's Not Too Late to Volunteer

Bruce Raynor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Raynor

Going to a person's home and talking with them is one of the most meaningful things progressives can do.

Campaign Journal: McCain Husbands and Obama Wives

Lori Jewett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lori Jewett

Lori Jewett is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week she contributes a campaign journal documenting her life out on the trail. The wor...

My Three Day Obama Campaign Coverage Experience (PHOTOS)

Chuck Lasker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chuck Lasker

Last week I was contacted by NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) about covering my Republicans for Obama activities. They have a worldwide viewership...

On the Ground in Wisconsin, a Union Voter Update

Elana Levin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elana Levin

United Here is knocking on the doors of members of Change to Win unions telling them how Obama supports working families. On weekends, they volunteer with the Obama campaign too. Their dedication is incredible.

Report from the Field: Florida

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bart Motes

I wish everyone who couldn't be bothered to even register could see that lady in the wheelchair's courage in the face of adversity. I vow to remember her whenever I feel like complaining about a long day.

Campaign Journal: Negative Campaign Tactics Backfiring?

Lori Jewett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lori Jewett

Lori Jewett is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week she contributes a campaign journal documenting her life out on the trail. "He's a t...

Campaign Diary Ground Report: Obama Volunteers Certain Their Unmatched Enthusiasm Will Win The White House

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

The campaign honchos have given the important job of canvassing and phone calling to the volunteers, whose commitment has been a major reason why Obama has been successful so far and most certainly will be the secret to his success should he become the next U.S. president.

Campaign Journal: Coattail Effect Making Impact In Virginia

Dennis J. Seese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dennis J. Seese

Dennis J. Seese is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week he contributes a campaign journal documenting his life out on the trail. Monday,...

Campaign Journal: Canvassing A Detroit Ghost Town

Danielle Aubert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Danielle Aubert

Danielle Aubert is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week she contributes a campaign journal documenting her life out on the trail. There...

Journal: My New Florida In-Laws

Susi Franco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susi Franco

Susi Franco is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week she contributes a campaign journal documenting her life out on the trail. I like to ...