Jim Messina (left), the head of Organizing for Action and a former top Obama campaign and White House aide, watches President Obama make a statement in the White House Cabinet Room in 2010.
March 7, 2013 Organizing for Action, which was formed from the Obama for America campaign committee to promote the president's second-term agenda, now says it won't take money from corporations or PACS. Critics say they'll believe it when they see it.
Jim Messina, President Obama's 2012 campaign manager
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November 20, 2012 President Obama's campaign operation apparently isn't going to be totally retired just yet. Instead, the Obama team is considering deploying some of its grass-roots elements to push Congress to solve the fiscal cliff problem and help pass the president's agenda.
August 17, 2012 The Romney campaign quickly rejected the Obama campaign's call to release five years of tax returns. But the move keeps the GOP presidential candidate on the defensive.
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