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Obama’s ‘Cashier’s Window’

President Barack Obama, who pledged as a presidential candidate in 2008 to strengthen the Federal Election Commission and nominate members “committed to enforcing our nation’s election laws’, is now creating “an unprecedented vehicle for potential influence-buying, influence-selling and government scandals...

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President Barack Obama hugs his campaign manager, Jim Messina, during an unannounced stop at campaign headquarters in Chicago.

Photograph by Pete Souza/The White House

President Barack Obama hugs his campaign manager, Jim Messina, during an unannounced stop at campaign headquarters in Chicago.

Obama’s Campaign Turns to ‘Action’

Updated at 9 am EST. President Barack Obama is converting the machinery of his re-election campaign into a tax-exempt nonprofit group to push his second-term legislative agenda, a Democratic official confirmed. The new group, Organizing for Action, will be headed...

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The Americans for Job Security ad shows a woman jogging as she pushes her young daughter in a stroller, lamenting the struggling economy and her vote for Obama in 2008.

The Americans for Job Security ad shows a woman jogging as she pushes her young daughter in a stroller, lamenting the struggling economy and her vote for Obama in 2008.

`Americans for Job Security’ Tops Anti-Obama TV Ads Last Week

One characteristic about television advertising in the 2012 presidential election is how Republican outside groups are coordinating to tag-team President Barack Obama, whose campaign is better-funded than rival Mitt Romney’s. Recently, it’s been Americans for Job Security’s turn to fight the...

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