Obama Taps Overseas Donors

The Obama campaign is soliciting donors who live in other countries.

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  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tourObama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory boardGOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man
    After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
  • Obama signs legislation ending FAA furloughsObama signs legislation ending FAA furloughs
    President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers. The furloughs stemmed from the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that started taking effect in March. Millions of air travelers were affected recently by delayed flights across the country because of the furloughs. More
  • Pressure mounts to ease US oil export ban
    Washington is facing international pressure to ease its ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union.
    09/1/2014 - 7:48 pm | View Link
  • Exclusive: From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban
    By Valerie Volcovici, Timothy Gardner and Meeyoung Cho WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. South Korean President Park Geun-hye told a visiting U.S.
    09/1/2014 - 7:41 pm | View Link
  • State Department taps Texas lawyer to serve as ‘America’s ambassador to Muslims’
    The Texas lawyer, 39, spent a decade working for domestic federal agencies.
    08/29/2014 - 6:05 pm | View Link
  • China vs US
    As Muammar Gaddafi's regime began to unravel in 2011, amid chaotic fighting between Libya's military and rebels, foreign nations rushed to withdraw their citizens. The rescued included about 35,000 Chinese workers in an evacuation...
    08/22/2014 - 2:14 pm | View Link
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  • Obama Taps Senior Aide To Oversee Policy Execution
    The White House said Kristie Canegallo will serve as deputy chief of staff and handle ... a former undersecretary of defense who worked with Canegallo at the Pentagon, said her time overseas helped her develop an intuitive sense of how critical it is ...
    05/16/2014 - 8:24 am | View Link
  • Few Olive Branches for Tech in Obama NSA Speech
    Obama never mentioned two issues about which tech executives have expressed concerns: secret government taps on overseas data centers and the weakening of encryption standards. The president took a step toward acknowledging one of the industry’s biggest ...
    01/17/2014 - 9:17 pm | View Link
  • Obama taps Dutchess County native Jeh C. Johnson to be Homeland Security boss
    WASHINGTON >> President Barack Obama on Friday nominated the Pentagon’s former top lawyer, who hails from Dutchess County, to help craft the nation ... the core of the al-Qaida terror organization overseas and to repeal the ban on openly gay service ...
    10/18/2013 - 7:09 am | View Link
  • Obama taps ex-Pentagon lawyer as DHS chief
    He credited Johnson with helping design and implement policies to dismantle the core of the al-Qaida terror organization overseas and to repeal the ban on openly gay service members in the U.S. military. "He's been there in the Situation Room, at the table ...
    10/18/2013 - 1:14 am | View Link
  • Obama taps overseas donor pool
    The all-consuming hunt for donors has led President Barack Obama’s campaign to England. And France. And China. Obama is tapping the network of American citizens living outside the 50 states more than any other presidential campaign has before, with more ...
    06/23/2012 - 12:00 am | View Link
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  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    09/30/2014 - 2:01 am | View Website
  • the tap: Obama indicted in Federal Court. He's history.
    Anonymous said... Hi Tap, Don't hold your breath on this one. Obama is a British Citizen and aught to be tried in our Courts. Though our Courts are full of ...
    09/30/2014 - 1:11 am | View Website
  • News
    OFA works to ensure the voices of ordinary Americans are heard in Washington, while training the next generation of grassroots organizers who will keep fighting for ...
    09/29/2014 - 8:53 pm | View Website
  • Family of Barack Obama
    First term Barack Obama elected 44th President of the United States Grandmother of Barack Obama dies at 86 Barack Obama was raised by his mother, Stanley Ann Dunham ...
    09/29/2014 - 7:03 am | View Website
  • the tap: Behold your Queen! Michelle Obama is a man
    Anonymous said... Follow Up:-Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States, was born Michael LaVaughn Robinson in Chicago, Illinois on January 17th, 1964.
    09/27/2014 - 9:39 pm | View Website
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