Surge in campaign volunteers and thousands of new donors after debate
Early polls show encouraging signs for Romney in swing states
Obama and Democrats raised record $181million haul in September
The President’s fundraising haul topped the $114 million raised during the month of August
Mitt Romney’s commanding performance in Wednesday night’s first presidential debate has started to yield results as he took a two-point lead in a respected national poll.
The Republican candidate has also [...]
President Barack Obama compared his campaign volunteers to the American officials killed in Libya, saying that ‘like them, you guys are Americans who sense that we can do better than we’re doing’.
Obama’s remarks came during a meeting with volunteer leaders in Las Vegas. ‘And obviously [our] hearts are broken for the families but I wanted to encourage those folks at the State Department that they were making a difference,’ he [...]
A legion of 1,600 newly-recruited Democratic campaign volunteers, armed with Tweet-producing smartphones and a contagious spirit of enthusiasm, are fanning out across 40 states today to begin laying the groundwork for the reelection of President Barack Obama.
The forces — college students, recent graduates, teachers, and retirees — will work unpaid through August, aides say, to grow and re-energize Obama’s grassroots volunteer network that had remarkable [...]