Washington (CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden will hit the campaign trail next week beginning with a high profile speech in the critical swing state of Ohio.
A Democratic campaign official tells CNN the vice president will deliver four speeches over the next several weeks to "frame the issues that will define the campaign."FULL STORY
(CNN) - President Barack Obama is set to highlight his energy vision during a speech at Nashua Community College in New Hampshire on Thursday. It's a whirlwind visit to the college. In fact the president will only be on the ground in New Hampshire fewer than 3 hours.
Soon thereafter he heads to the Big Apple for the real focus of his trip - fundraising. Like his other recent forays outside of Washington, D.C., the president’s "message" event in New Hampshire will be but a prelude to some heavy duty fundraising efforts.FULL STORY
(CNN) - It's a whirlwind tour for the president this week as he travels west to continue pressing his message about strengthening the nation's sputtering economy. At the same time, he will also press some big money supporters to fill his campaign coffers.
In the end, after eight campaign events in three days, the bottom line will be an impressive $8.5 million dollars raised, split between the Obama campaign and the Democratic National Committee.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama spoke of his personal faith Thursday as he delivered remarks for the third year in a row at the National Prayer Breakfast.
In addition, Obama used the platform in front of religious dignitaries and politicians to express his vision of how faith and government intersect and can work together.FULL STORY
(CNN) - We're getting a glimpse into what life is like in the White House including mentally preparing for a presidential campaign and sleepovers for the first daughters from first lady Michelle Obama as she appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Tuesday.
The first lady is in California raising money for her husband's campaign at Democratic National Committee fundraisers and also advancing her Let's Move initiative to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation.FULL STORY
President Obama focused on his 2012 campaign in earnest Wednesday when he returned to his hometown of Chicago to rally supporters at his re-election headquarters and raise some hefty campaign cash.
Not long after arriving in the Windy City, the president stopped by his national campaign headquarters to thank workers and supporters. It was the president’s first visit to the offices of Obama for America. There he addressed a few hundred campaign staffers encouraging them to run “a campaign that embodies the values we're fighting for.”FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - A day after the GOP's New Hampshire primary, President Obama focuses on his re-election campaign, returning to his hometown Chicago to raise some hefty campaign cash. But pundits will be watching closely to see if he directly takes on Republican GOP front-runner Mitt Romney when the president speaks at a campaign event Wednesday evening.
Tuesday evening, as Romney celebrated his New Hampshire victory by attacking the president, Vice President Joe Biden unleashed the Obama camp's harshest attack yet on Romney, saying, "He thinks it's more important for the stockholders and the shareholders and the investors and the venture capital guys to do well for those employees to be part of the bargain."FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) – As Republican presidential hopefuls continue whirlwind campaign events in Iowa in advance of next week's caucuses, the Obama campaign is planning for the president to speak to his Iowa supporters via the web Tuesday night while the GOP caucus results come in.
A Democratic campaign official told CNN the technology is new and is a version of the web chat feature "Skype" but on a much larger scale.
Washington (CNN) - Pop superstar Lady Gaga is taking her mission to end bullying to the White House. Gaga met Tuesday with members of the White House Office of Public Engagement about the issue, according to an administration official.
She will not meet with President Obama who traveled to Kansas.FULL STORY
(CNN) - As Americans continue to struggle with their personal budgets in a fragile economy, President Barack Obama is taking steps Wednesday to cut what the White House terms wasteful spending in the federal budget.
Targeting areas such as government travel, the doling out of smart phones and laptops to government workers and limiting who gets a free car for official duties, the plan builds on the Campaign to Cut Waste program, which the administration says has already saved $8.5 billion.FULL STORY