Conservative group takes aim at Obamacare in ad campaign
July 7th, 2013
01:56 PM ET
1 year ago

Conservative group takes aim at Obamacare in ad campaign

(CNN) - The conservative group Americans for Prosperity will launch a major ad campaign this week hitting Obamacare, a spokesman has confirmed to CNN.

The campaign is expected to eventually total $1 million and run nationally, with an initial rollout of $700,000 worth of television and online ads that will air in Virginia and Ohio beginning Tuesday.
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Filed under: 2013 • Healthcare • Organizing for Action
OFA releases first quarter numbers
April 12th, 2013
09:49 AM ET
1 year ago

OFA releases first quarter numbers

(CNN) – Organizing for Action, the nonprofit advocacy group that originated from President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, raised $4.8 million in the first quarter from 109,582 donors.

The average donation was $44, according to an email the group sent to supporters Friday morning. This is the first report on its financial viability, as the group officially launched in January.
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Filed under: Fundraising • Organizing for Action
Obama, justifying new group, says supporters' voices need to be heard
March 13th, 2013
09:34 PM ET
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Obama, justifying new group, says supporters' voices need to be heard

Washington (CNN) – Organizing for Action, the political group newly formed from President Barack Obama's presidential campaign, wasn't created to win the 2014 midterm elections, the president told a restaurant full of the group's supporters Wednesday.

Instead, Obama described OFA's mission as making sure "the voices of people who put me here continue to be heard."
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Dinner with friends brings criticism to President Obama
March 13th, 2013
04:05 PM ET
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Dinner with friends brings criticism to President Obama

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama's having dinner with a bunch of friends. And that's where the controversy begins.

Wednesday evening the president addresses members of Organizing for Action, which was formed out of the grassroots wing of Obama's 2012 re-election campaign - Organizing for America - with a mission to promote the president's policy agenda.
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White House, Obama loyalists defend president's outside group
March 11th, 2013
03:15 PM ET
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White House, Obama loyalists defend president's outside group

Washington (CNN) - It's an organization billed as being no different from the Democratic National Committee. But its defenders say the group is seeking a bipartisan agenda, on behalf of the president. And it's going to raise a lot of money.

Welcome to the grey area inhabited by President Obama's post-election political organization, Organizing for Action. Its initials OFA are, of course, intended to harken back to the name given to the president's reelection outfit, Obama for America.
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Obama to speak at OFA dinner
March 11th, 2013
08:22 AM ET
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Obama to speak at OFA dinner

(CNN) - President Barack Obama will appear at a dinner Wednesday night for Organizing for Action, the nonprofit group that originated from his re-election campaign, multiple sources tied to the organization confirmed Monday.

The dinner comes amid criticism that the group plans to grant special access to the president for top OFA donors–a claim that Jim Messina, the group's national chairman, has attempted to rebuke.
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