Jim Messina

OFA Exploring Future as 501c4 or Super PAC

Obama's campaign could become what he once called a 'threat to democracy'

President Obama once called Super PACs a "threat to democracy." Now, CNN reports Wednesday that Obama for America working on the "restructuring" of the group into a 501(c)4 or a Super PAC.

Report: Foreign Nationals Donating to Obama Campaign

Campaign also accused of soliciting foreign donations in groundbreaking new Government Accountability Institute report

A groundbreaking new report raises serious questions as to whether President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign is knowingly, and illegally, accepting and soliciting donations from foreign nationals.

Hollywood’s White House

Column: Tinsel Town has hijacked Obama’s campaign

John Carter, Battleship, The Dictator, Dark Shadows—add Barack Obama’s campaign to the list of Hollywood bombs shelling the 2012 summer box office. Like them, Obama for America is in the red, and reviews are not positive.

Candidate of Fear

Column: Desperate for cash, president tries to scare women, antiwar groups, unions, Democrats into giving

Barack Obama is now the candidate of fear. The press is so occupied by the Republican horserace that it has missed one of the biggest stories of the age: the Obama team’s adoption of tactics that the president would have ruled out as “politics as usual” only four years ago. The shift is born of necessity.