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… Continue reading Barzun Leaving Diplomatic Post to Oversee Obama Fundraising

Ron Paul Launches Presidential Campaign

For the third time, outspoken U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Tx., is running for president. From the National Journal: Sources close to Paul, who is in his 12th term in the House, said he will unveil an exploratory presidential committee, a key step in gearing up for a White House race. He will also unveil the… Continue reading Ron Paul Launches Presidential Campaign

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… Continue reading Romney Moves Closer Towards Presidential Run