(CNN) – President Barack Obama's plea for donations from Air Force One was "a routine fund-raising call," according to a senior campaign official.
The call, which the official confirmed took place Friday, was recorded and posted in part on the Daily Beast.
Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama is running against former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, but the economy may truly be his greatest opponent.
"It's not the only factor, but it's arguably the most important factor," said George Washington University associate professor John Sides, who has created a computer model to analyze the impact of the economy on the presidential campaign.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - The White House denied authorizing national security leaks and pushed back on criticism that the release of sensitive information was politically motivated Wednesday.
Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One as the president traveled to campaign events on the West Coast, spokesman Jay Carney called the latter charge “grossly irresponsible.”FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) – The Obama re-election campaign is glossing over the off message positive comments former President Clinton made about presumptive Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, during an interview on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight Thursday.
They are instead focusing on one line where Clinton described the tactics some private equity investors use.
Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama rarely misses an opportunity to talk about the help his administration is offering to military veterans and their families. “We will care and serve our veterans the way they've served us,” Mr. Obama said at a recent campaign event out west.
His message may be grounded in policy but in this election season it’s also about the politics.FULL STORY
Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) – It was a mini Twitter town hall.
After delivering remarks on his clean-energy policy in Newton, Iowa, President Barack Obama sat down at a laptop and answered a handful of questions on Twitter that had been submitted hours earlier by the tweeting public.FULL STORY
Colorado Springs, Colorado (CNN) – As part of the race to collect campaign cash, President Barack Obama is expected to raise nearly $3.5 million dollars during his visit to Colorado and California this week.
After delivering the commencement address at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Wednesday, the president traveled to Denver, Colorado, where he will attend a reception at the Hyatt Regency.
Washington (CNN) – On the heels of disappointing jobs numbers, the White House says President Barack Obama will travel Tuesday to Albany, New York, where he'll deliver remarks on the economy.
The president is scheduled to visit the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering’s (CNSE) NanoTech Complex, according to a senior administration official.
Washington (CNN) - With more reports surfacing of misconduct by Secret Service personnel and other federal law enforcement officers during overseas trips, a U.S. government official familiar with the Secret Service acknowledged missteps by Secret Service agents in the past, but was quick to defend the government’s internal review process.
"We have had employees that have engaged in misconduct," the official told CNN. "People make mistakes."FULL STORY
Cartagena, Colombia (CNN) - The United States has "never been more excited" to work as equal partners with countries in Latin America, President Barack Obama said Saturday at the Summit of the Americas.
Such promises by U.S. presidents - Obama included - have been made before, but the remarks was nonetheless applauded by an audience of business leaders.FULL STORY