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Obama calls Boehner and Reid on tax cut

Obama calls Boehner and Reid on tax cut

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- President Obama told House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid he's ready to work with Congress to extend the tax cut for a full year.

Obama aide: GOP stuck on taxes for rich

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- One of President Obama's top political generals says the economy remained in the doldrums because the Republicans won't budge on upper-income tax rates.
Obama hoping to harness Wall Street anger

Obama hoping to harness Wall Street anger

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- President Obama appears to be trying to harness anti-Wall Street sentiment as the Occupy Wall Street protests spread across the United States.
Plouffe: Jobs bill could pass by October

Plouffe: Jobs bill could pass by October

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama's American Jobs Act has a good chance of being passed in its entirety by October, senior adviser David Plouffe said Sunday.
Cameron: Gadhafi must go

Cameron: Gadhafi must go

LONDON, May 25 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron in London Wednesday praised regime changes in the Arab world.
Carney: Don't hold debt ceiling hostage

Carney: Don't hold debt ceiling hostage

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Jay Carney Monday urged Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling without any conditions and then start discussions on debt reduction.

2012 Obama campaign gears up

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Inside sources say U.S. President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election team is already gearing up and will be managed by a deputy chief of staff out of Chicago.

Plouffe to Dems: No 'bed-wetting'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Democratic Party campaign strategy manager David Plouffe says now is not the time for "bed-wetting" after the party lost a Massachusetts Senate election.

Obama looks ahead to midterm victories

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama is turning to the team that helped get him elected to try and swing midterm election results back to the Democrats' camp, aides say.
Writer challenges critics of Obama's style

Writer challenges critics of Obama's style

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- One of the architects of President Obama's historic 2008 campaign win said saying Obama governs as an incrementalist instead of a visionary is preposterous.

Is Obama health plan being 'swift boated?'

WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- A Barack Obama adviser during his U.S. presidential campaign is raising money to counter what he says is the "swift-boating" of Obama's healthcare reform.

Obama, Dems to mobilize budget supporters

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- Democrats are gearing up an extensive grassroots mobilization strategy to defend and advance U.S. President Barack Obama's budget proposals, sources say.

Obama launches Internet grassroots push

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama's Internet-based grassroots lobbying organization is still a work in progress even as it is officially launched, participants say.

Johnson ready for Obama secretarial post

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Katie Johnson says she is eager to transition from election campaign aide to U.S. President-elect Barack Obama's personal secretary.

Obama plans $39M Florida vote effort

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The chief campaign strategist for Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Barack Obama says he's directing a $39.3 million get-out-the-vote effort in Florida.

Obama campaign urges weekend voter drive

DENVER, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- David Plouffe, Barack Obama's presidential campaign manager, challenged Democrats across the United States to participate in a weekend voter registration drive.

Obama advisers see no convention bounce

DENVER, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Two of Sen. Barack Obama's advisers say they don't expect a significant bounce in the polls when the Democratic National Convention in Denver ends.
Campaigns unveil dueling celebrity ads

Campaigns unveil dueling celebrity ads

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- John McCain's Paris Hilton-Britney Spears ad insults not only Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama but also his supporters, the Obama camp says.

Obama fundraising jumped in June

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign raised $52 million in June, more than double what it raised in May, his staff announced Thursday.
Candidates debating debate events

Candidates debating debate events

WASHINGTON, June 16 (UPI) -- Campaign officials for Barack Obama and John McCain are debating elements of proposed debates, including the number of debates and their formats.

Messina chosen for Obama campaign job

WASHINGTON, June 16 (UPI) -- Jim Messina has been hired to be campaign chief for likely Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama, sources told The Washington Post.

Obama expects pledged delegate majority

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Sen. Barack Obama was expected to have a majority of pledged delegates after Tuesday's primaries in Oregon and Kentucky, but he says he won't claim victory.
Clinton campaign may be fading

Clinton campaign may be fading

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton may vow to fight for the Democratic presidential nomination, but some advisers said they think her campaign is on the wane.
Obama camp tries to sweeten 'bitter' gaffe

Obama camp tries to sweeten 'bitter' gaffe

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- Barack Obama's campaign is using fundraising to try to make lemonade out of a lemon -- the flap over his description of voters as "bitter," an official said.

Obama camp concedes Canada meeting

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama's campaign Monday defended a campaign adviser's meeting with the Canadian government on trade.
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