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President Barack Obama (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Kicks Off West Coast Fundraising Trail

Obama on Tuesday was starting a three-day West Coast trip, scheduled to attend at least five fundraising events in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles less than four months ahead of midterm elections that could change Washington’s balance of power.

CBS Seattle–07/22/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama walks as he departs the White House November 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. The President will visit Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles before returning Tuesday night.   (credit: Ron Sachs/Getty Images)

Money, Star Power Await Obama On Fundraising Tour

Money, star power and Hollywood awaited President Barack Obama on a West Coast swing featuring a bit of official business, but mostly fundraising for a Democratic Party eager to go on offense after a politically debilitating two months.

11/24/2013

US President Barack Obama gets a last look at Mount Rainier before getting in his car upon arriving at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, on November 24, 2013. Obama arrived in Seattle to attend Democratic fundraising events.  (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Raising Money In Seattle On Sunday

Air Force One has arrived at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, right on time for President Barack Obama to head off to two private Democratic Party events on Sunday evening.

11/24/2013

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Guide to Movember 2012 in Seattle

Mark your calendars and get out those razors! It’s time to Shave the Date. Men across the globe will shave their faces on Movember 1st and start growing their moustache for 30 days. Movember is the global men’s health charity that encourages men to grow and women to support the Mo (slang for moustache) during the month of November to raise awareness and funds for men’s health.

10/30/2012

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Tables Turn In August: Obama Raises More Than Romney

President Barack Obama squeaked out a fundraising victory over Mitt Romney in August as the candidates gear up for the final stretch of their closely contested campaign.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2012

Mitt Romney in Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Attacks On Obama’s Welfare ‘Reform’ Justified

According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.

08/08/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Polls Even, Romney Dominating in Fundraising

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Can President Barack Obama raise the money he needs to hold onto the White House? Money wasn’t supposed to be a worry for the president’s campaign, which smashed fundraising records in […]

CBS Seattle–08/06/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Audacity Of Harry Reid

How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?

08/01/2012

Shuttered Solyndra headquarters (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama And Solyndra Reunite At High Dollar Fundraiser

One would think that Obama and his White House would want to keep the name Solyndra as far from the headlines as possible. Yet, President Obama is rubbing elbows with key players in the Solyndra stimulus disaster at a high-priced fundraiser where donors paid $35,800-per-person.

07/25/2012

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Gay Marriage Opponents Fall Way Behind in Fundraising

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The campaign seeking to overturn the state’s new gay marriage law raised just over $17,000 in cash in June, much less than the nearly $900,000 in cash donations raised by supporters […]

CBS Seattle–07/10/2012

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