Obama Campaign

In this exclusive opinion piece, actor Kerry Washington challenges Obama supporters to do more than simply vote. ———— During the presidential campaign in 2008, I was very vocal in my support for then Senator Barack Obama. I knew that he was the candidate we needed at the time, and I was inspired by the positive change […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Blending governing with re-election politics, President Barack Obama roused a cheering northeast Pennsylvania crowd Wednesday as he warned of a “massive blow to the economy” if Republicans block a payroll tax extension. But hours later, addressing donors in New York, he toned his rhetoric down and declared progress was possible. Obama […]

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama collected $86 million combined for his re-election campaign and the Democratic party during the past three months, giving him a large fundraising advantage over the Republican field seeking to challenge him in 2012. Obama campaign manager Jim Messina said in a video posted early Wednesday that it raised more than […]

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s laywer received a letter asking for documents to prove whether or not the president committed “an array of potentially illegal fundraising behavior,” according to Salon. House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Ca.), who has the power to issue subpoenas, accused Mr. Obama of mixing official and political activities. The probe […]