President Barack Obama’s agenda campaign squad, Organizing For Action (OFA) -- formerly known as the president’s reelection campaign squad, Obama For America – has started a petition. While the rest of America is still stumbling...
(22 days ago)
Jim Margolis, the man behind President Obama's campaign ads in both 2008 and 2012, volunteered to produce the video announcement that Anthony Weiner was running for mayor, the Daily News reports. The two are old friends. Margolis has worked for Weiner before, handling his ads in 2005 when Weiner launched his first mayoral campaign. Despite Margolis's role in creating the...
(20 hours ago)
President Obama’s once-broad ambitions to clamp down on the influence of special interests have been largely abandoned since his reelection, dismaying longtime allies in the campaign-finance reform movement. Read full article >>
(25 days ago)
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith are among the new names on the updated list of fundraisers released today by the remnants of President Obama’s reelection campaign to reflect fourth quarter contributions. An Obama for America spokesperson says there were few additions to the list, as...
(2 months and 24 days ago)
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s once-broad ambitions to clamp down on the influence of special interests have been largely abandoned since his reelection, dismaying longtime allies in the campaign-finance reform movement. The predicament will be on full display Tuesday, when all five members of the Federal Election Commission will be ...
(24 days ago)
The young life of Organizing for Action – the issue-advocacy group that spun off from President Obama’s reelection campaign – has been anything but easy.
(9 days ago)
David Axelrod, one of the chief architects of President Obama's two presidential campaigns, is joining NBC News and MSNBC as a senior political analyst. In addition to his campaign work, Axelrod served as a senior adviser in the White House for two years in Obama's first term. He left the administration to begin preparing for the president's reelection campaign. Read full...
(3 months and 4 days ago)
The budget proposal President Obama released Wednesday sticks close to the themes of increased public investment and middle-class growth that he sounded in his reelection campaign, but it includes one notable new feature.
(1 month and 11 days ago)
Three veterans of President Obama's 2012 campaign are launching a new consulting firm, Precision Strategies. Obama deputy campaign managers Stephanie Cutter and Jennifer O'Malley Dillon, and digital director Teddy Goff, are behind the firm, which aims to take the winning formula of the Obama reelection and apply it not just to other campaigns and advocacy groups but to...
(22 days ago)
WASHINGTON — A White House official says President Barack Obama plans to name a former cable and wireless industry lobbyist to head the Federal Communications Commission.The official said Obama planned to announce Wednesday that he was nominating Tom Wheeler as the country's top telecommunications regulator. The official said Obama would name FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn...
(24 days ago)
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