Obama Taps Overseas Donors

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

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  • Obama administration closing in on rules to let NSA share more freely with FBI, CIA
    For the past decade, the NSA has collected massive amounts of phone metadata, e-mail, and other information from a variety of sources—sometimes directly from the companies that make such communication possible, sometimes through overseas taps on lines ...
    02/25/2016 - 8:05 pm | View Link
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    01/17/2014 - 7:56 am | View Link
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    01/9/2014 - 4:21 pm | View Link
  • Obama taps Dutchess County native Jeh C. Johnson to be Homeland Security boss
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    10/17/2013 - 11:09 pm | View Link
  • Obama Taps Caroline Kennedy for Japan Post
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    07/25/2013 - 5:21 am | View Link
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  • Obama Maintains Right to Tap Overseas Phone Calls, page 1
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    05/13/2016 - 4:14 pm | View Website
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    02/2/2015 - 1:06 pm | View Website
  • Obama taps senior aide to oversee policy execution
    ... — President Barack Obama appointed a new White ... Obama taps senior aide to oversee policy execution. JOSH ... said her time overseas helped her develop ...
    05/17/2014 - 12:39 am | View Website
  • Obama taps top fundraisers, bundlers for ambassadorships ...
    President Obama has nominated a slew of campaign donors and fundraisers for ambassadorships ... Obama taps top fundraisers, bundlers for ambassadorships .
    07/19/2013 - 7:59 pm | View Website
  • Obama taps overseas donors
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    06/24/2012 - 12:08 am | View Website
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