Obama Campaign Still Asking for Contributions…

December 3, 2012 2:17 am  

(Politicker) – In what he called “my last election,” President Barack Obama scored a hard-fought but comfortable victory over Mitt Romney last month, but that doesn’t mean his email list will not longer be hit up for campaign cash. To wit, Mr. Obama’s electoral operation, Obama for America, is asking their supporters to contribute after filling out a form backing his plan to increase taxes on the wealthiest Americans.

“Thanks for sharing your story. The next chapter begins today. Stand with President Obama for the next four years,” a subsequent contribution form declares. Suggested donation amounts range from $15 to $1,000 and a picture of Mr. Obama is presented with the text, “Stand with me, work with me, let’s finish what we’ve started.”

It’s not a surprise Mr. Obama’s operations are still moving forward in some form; his campaign manager, Jim Messina, had already publicly signaled that Obama for America would continue to exist.

“The one thing I know is that people want to be involved in supporting the president’s agenda in the next four years,” he said at a POLITICO breakfast after the election. “How that looks is a discussion we have to have with our grassroots.”

However, Mr. Messina did indicate the fundraising itself will change.

“I think anything’s possible,” he explained. “What’s true is just from FEC law, the campaign needs to shut down. We cannot expend funds for non-presidential activities. So we have got to figure out what we do next. That’s a conversation we’re having with our supporters now.”

http://politicker.com/2012/12/obama-campaign-still-asking-for-contributions/

'Tea Party 2' Backlash is Coming!
Arab Spring Fail: Morsi Reaches Dictatorship Deal With Army

Top Stories

DOJ Ramps up Scrutiny of Candidates and Independent Groups (Washington Post) - The Justice Department is stepping up scrutiny of the increasingly cozy ties between candidates and their outside allies, a move t...
Trouble in Chicago: ‘Godfather” Forced into Runoff Fails to get 50% in primary (CBS News) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will take on Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in the first mayo...
Godfather Fails In Chicago: Rahm Emanuel Headed To Runoff Despite... (Breitbart) - Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s mayor and President Barack Obama’s chief of staff, failed to win re-election on Tuesday in the Democratic p...
Muslim ‘Democratic Union’ set to Contest Elections in France (Breitbart) - A Muslim political party will be contesting seats at next month’s regional elections in France, standing on a platform which includes ...
So That’s It! Attacks On Koch Brothers Led To Dems’ Midterm D... (Washington Times) - Democratic officials are second-guessing the party’s obsession with attacking the Koch brothers, saying it bears some of the b...
Democrats To Examine Liberal Agenda And Class-Warfare Roles In El... (Washington Times) - The Democratic National Committee opens its winter meeting Thursday in Washington with the party still wrestling over a comeback...

Comments


Please help us stay spam-free. Mouse over a spam post and click the X to report spam.