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Obama Campaign: Health Care ‘Still a BFD’

Obama Campaign: Health Care ‘Still a BFD’

Courtesy: Obama for America(NEW YORK) — On the president’s campaign Twitter feed last night, Obama campaign staffers reminded followers of Vice President Biden’s March 2010 open-mic remark that passing the health care bill was a “big…

Did Obama’s Campaign Outsource Work Overseas?

Did Obama’s Campaign Outsource Work Overseas?

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney’s election campaign Tuesday circulated a Washington Free Beacon report purporting to show that the Obama campaign operation has outsourced call center work abroad, despite criticizing Romney for…

Obama Warns Against ‘Scary Voices’ in Political Ads

Obama Warns Against ‘Scary Voices’ in Political Ads

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(MIAMI) — President Obama Tuesday night warned Florida voters to be skeptical of the “scary voices” in political ads that will flood the state ahead of November’s election, and focus instead on the content …

Obama Hails the ‘Miami Heats’

Obama Hails the ‘Miami Heats’

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(MIAMI) — Unfazed by a partisan spat sparked by his comment on former Red Sox player Kevin Youkilis, President Obama Tuesday night opined on a professional sports team again, publicly praising the NBA champion Miami Heat at …

Romney to Host Campaign Donors, GOP Stars in Utah

Romney to Host Campaign Donors, GOP Stars in Utah

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — While most Americans will be enjoying the first weekend of summer outside and away from work, Mitt Romney will host his richest campaign donors at a retreat in Utah where they’ll have access to high-profile …

Obama Slaps Romney Campaign for Violating Tradition of Politics

Obama Slaps Romney Campaign for Violating Tradition of Politics

TOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images(LOS CABOS, Mexico) — President Obama took a shot at the Romney campaign Tuesday for leveling criticism at him overseas, in violation of the American tradition of politics stopping at the water’s edge, an adage coin…

‘Hispanic Oprah’ Endorses President Obama

‘Hispanic Oprah’ Endorses President Obama

Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Days after President Obama announced that his administration would no longer deport young undocumented immigrants, the woman often dubbed the “Hispanic Oprah” made her first-ever presidential endorsement, p…

Sarah Jessica Parker Hosts the Obamas

Sarah Jessica Parker Hosts the Obamas

Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Facing a tightening presidential race and onslaught of cash from pro-Republican outside groups, President Obama Thursday night got a boost from some of his loyal allies in the film and fashion industries with a…

Obamas in New York for Star-Studded Fundraisers

Obamas in New York for Star-Studded Fundraisers

MAXWELL/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Tonight is the Obama campaign’s “New York Night” of star-studded fundraisers, with a much-advertised event at actress Sarah Jessica Parker’s home and a ritzy gala-concert at The Plaza Hotel …

Obama, Romney Battle for Hispanic Votes in Swing States

Obama, Romney Battle for Hispanic Votes in Swing States

Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama, Republican nominee Mitt Romney and their respective allies are kicking off summer with a push to court Hispanic voters in states where Hispanics could play a decisive role in No…

“Vogue” Editor Eyeing Ambassador Job?

“Vogue” Editor Eyeing Ambassador Job?

GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Anna Wintour is stepping up her political game, raising questions whether she will be stepping into a diplomatic role as well.Britain’s Guardian newspaper wrote on Sunday that the Vogue editor, who …

Ann Romney’s Campaign Role: Giving ‘Comfort,’ ‘Rooting for’ Husband

Ann Romney’s Campaign Role: Giving ‘Comfort,’ ‘Rooting for’ Husband

Scott Olson/Getty Images(PENSACOLA, Fla.) — Ann Romney hit the campaign trail in Florida this week — solo — and, in answers to questions at a breast cancer treatment center in Pensacola, revealed how she advises her husband: It’s largely a fam…

Obama Campaign Deploys Marc Anthony, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Obama Campaign Deploys Marc Anthony, Red Hot Chili Peppers

BarackObama.com(WASHINGTON) — Two new Obama campaign Web videos targeting voters in Florida and Ohio underscore just how much the president is relying on star power to try to energize his base. Singer-songwriter Marc Anthony delivers a message to Flor…

President Obama Fundraises with Willie Mays

President Obama Fundraises with Willie Mays

Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — At a fundraising luncheon in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon, President Obama received an enthusiastic re-endorsement from baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays, who likened the thrill of sha…

Wooing Fla. Voters, Ann Romney Calls Wis. Results ‘Pretty Exciting’

Wooing Fla. Voters, Ann Romney Calls Wis. Results ‘Pretty Exciting’

Scott Olson/Getty Images(OCALA, Fla.) — While visiting a therapeutic horse riding facility in Ocala, Fla., Ann Romney said Tuesday night’s results in Wisconsin were “pretty exciting.”Romney put two thumbs up and broke into a grin whe…

Michelle Obama Sees Long, Hard Campaign with ‘Twists and Turns’

Michelle Obama Sees Long, Hard Campaign with ‘Twists and Turns’

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Stumping Wednesday at one of her first solo public campaign rallies of the year, first lady Michelle Obama didn’t utter the word “Wisconsin” or discuss Democrats’ defeat in that state after months…

Ann Romney Mentions Bill Clinton’s Compliment on the Campaign Trail

Ann Romney Mentions Bill Clinton’s Compliment on the Campaign Trail

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(MIAMI) — While campaigning for her husband in Miami Tuesday, Ann Romney mentioned President Bill Clinton’s compliment of Mitt Romney last week, while she tried to woo voters in the battleground state.“I saw him …

Romney Campaign Misspells ‘America’

Romney Campaign Misspells ‘America’

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A glaring error from the Romney campaign has led to some online ribbing.A new photo-sharing iPhone app unveiled by the campaign misspells the most important word for any American presidential campaign: AmericaThe…

Romney Campaign Raffles Trump Meeting to Campaign Donors

Romney Campaign Raffles Trump Meeting to Campaign Donors

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — They’re not your every-day lunch companions, but you too could have the chance to break bread with Donald Trump and Mitt Romney — for a small price.The Romney campaign launched a “Dine with the Donald…

Philadelphia Politicians to Romney: Walk Our Streets

Philadelphia Politicians to Romney: Walk Our Streets

Mario Tama/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — As Mitt Romney went on a tour of a charter school in urban Philadelphia, sitting in on a music class and participating in an alliteration exercise with an English class, outside on the curb the city’s mayo…

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