Tag Archives: 2012 campaign

  • Jesse Jackson Jr. Re-Elected Despite Illness, Absence

    Nov 7, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. says he’s humbled and moved by the support voters have shown through his illness. The Chicago Democrat easily won re-election to a ninth full term Tuesday. In a statement sent to The Associated Press, Jackson expresses “deep and sincere” thanks. He says once doctors approve his return to work he’ll continue […]

  • Penn: Tea Party is ‘Get the N… Out the WH Party’ (Video)

    Oct 17, 11 by EURpublisher02 6 Comments

    *Sean Penn is not mincing words about his view of the Tea Party, accusing the ultra-conservative moment of being motivated primarily by a racist agenda. During his appearance Friday on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight,” the actor said he believes the Tea Party exists only to get President Obama out of the White House and that […]

  • Will & Jada to Co-Host 2nd Obama Event in LA

    Oct 14, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *The Obama Campaign has added a second event to the president’s Oct. 24 fund-raising trip to Los Angeles that was initially to involve only a Latino fundraiser, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The new event will be a $35,800-per-person dinner at the Hancock Park home of “Hitch” producer James Lassiter and his wife, Mai, anc […]

  • B.o.B., Gay Men’s Chorus Set for Obama’s Hollywood Fundraiser

    Sep 22, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Four years ago, Barack Obama and his Hollywood donors were serenaded by superstar Stevie Wonder on the lawn of Oprah Winfrey’s Montecito estate. But when President Obama comes to Los Angeles on Monday for two fundraisers, the faithful gathering at the House of Blues will have to content themselves with musical selections by rapper and […]

  • Video: Media Creates New ‘Joe The Plumber’

    Aug 17, 11 by EURPublisher01 8 Comments

      *With an assist from Matt Drudge and Rush Limbaugh, 29-year-old Tea Party member Ryan Rhodes is enjoying his 5 minutes of fame, making TV appearances on CNN and Fox News Channel , after video of him challenging President Obama on civility and financial policy went viral. His road to celebrity began Monday as Obama […]

  • Video: Obama Launches Official 2012 Reelection Campaign

    Apr 4, 11 by EURPublisher01 12 Comments

    *Once again it’s on. With a 5 a.m. video sent Monday via email and text message to supporters, President Barack Obama announced his intention to seek reelection in 2012. By filing papers with the Federal Election Commission, the president can begin fundraising for his 2012 operation, which will be headquartered at One Prudential Plaza in […]