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The Obama Disconnect: What Happens When Myth Meets Reality

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, December 31 2009

"Collectively all of you, most of you whom are, I'm not sure, of drinking age, you've created the best political organization in America, and probably the best political organization that we've seen in the last 30, 40 ... Read More

OFA Gets @Barackobama Back Into the Twitterverse

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, November 10 2009

There was a time when Barack Obama was the number one most followed personage on Twitter, back during the campaign season, but after getting elected his staff seemingly let the account go fallow, to be overtaken by ... Read More

OFA's "Time to Deliver" is Now; Watching Obama's Army Flex Its Muscles

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, October 20 2009

Today, President Obama is doing something no sitting U.S. President has done before. He is using his massive network of grass-roots supporters, which has been undergoing a reboot since Election Day, to go between the ... Read More

Obama's "Field Operation" Gears Up Health Reform Canvass

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, July 10 2009

For a lazy summer weekend, the 404 561 local organizing events being advertised on Organizing for America's health-care action page look like a healthy (ahem) turnout for what some have called "President Obama's field ... Read More

Hope for the Obama Network from Massachussetts

BY Zephyr Teachout | Wednesday, May 20 2009

There's a fantastic post about the OFA Massachussetts meeting on Bottom up Change yesterday. I recommend reading the entire post--its rich and thoughtful, and gives me some real hope for creating power out of the network ... Read More

Organizing for America in "Every County, Every Precinct, Every Block, Every Neighborhood"

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, April 27 2009

Jeremy Bird, the deputy director of Organizing for America, was back in South Carolina for the Democratic party state convention. Read More

OFA Launching Listening Tours to "Reconnect, Reengage and Reenergize" Volunteers for Obama

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 14 2009

Organizing for America has begun hiring some state-level staff and is quietly beginning a series of "listening tours" aimed at engaging local volunteers, discussing the group's national program, and drafting state ... Read More

Tracking OFA's Pledge Project Canvass

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, March 23 2009

Organizing for America rolled out its "Pledge Project Canvass" this past weekend, and reports about 1200 groups went door-knocking across the country seeking signatures in support of President Obama's budget priorities. ... Read More

"Summoning the Spirit" of 2008, OFA Brings Out the Big Gun

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, March 18 2009

Organizing for America brings out the big gun: the President, who is featured in this morning's email blast to his campaign list and via YouTube video. "Passing this budget won't be easy," he says, as the video closes ... Read More