Barzun Leaving Diplomatic Post to Oversee Obama Fundraising

Stepping down as the U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, Louisville technology entrepreneur Matthew Barzun will be President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign finance chair. Political observers┬áhave estimated Mr. Obama’s bid in 2012 could be the first to raise $1 billion, and plucking a finance guru like Barzun is a sign that’s a serious goal. From the Boston […]

Romney Moves Closer Towards Presidential Run

Polling ahead of most Republicans, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is inching towards a presidential run by announcing he has formed an exploratory committee. In a YouTube video taped at the University of New Hampshire, Romney focused on jobs and the economy, blaming President Barack Obama for the stalled recovery. “How has this happened in […]