Obama To Hold Post-Speech Call

President Obama plans to hold an online phone call with supporters Tuesday night after he delivers his State of the Union speech at the Capitol. The call is being held under the auspices of Organizing for Action (OFA), the new organization designed to build grassroots support for the president’s initiatives. “On the call, the President will talk about his plan for moving this country forward — and how you can help put his words into action,” OFA Executive Director Jon Carson says in an email. “He’s looking forward to the chance to talk to all of us directly about what comes next.” The call is to begin at 10 pm ET. The link to sign up is based from Obama’s campaign … Continue reading

Team Obama Plans Online Conference

On the eve of his second inauguration, President Obama’s campaign team is planning a conference in Washington and online to lay the groundwork for a “new organization” of grassroots support to bolster the president’s initiatives in his second term. “Issues like immigration, climate change, and gun violence will be debated over these next four years, and President Obama is ready to take  them on — but he needs us by his side. Our goal is to help him get things done, but also to help change how things get done in Washington in the first place,” 2012 campaign manager Jim Messina says in an email sent Thursday. “Over inauguration weekend, you’ll have a chance to participate in a discussion about … Continue reading