Obama preparing for re-election drive
The decision to run the campaign from Chicago aims to reinforce Obama’s image as an outsider
US president Barack Obama is expected formally to announce his campaign for re-election within the next fortnight. In doing so, he will fire the starting pistol for what may become the first ever billion-dollar campaign.
Obama will attend a major Democratic Party fundraising event in his adopted hometown of Chicago on April 14. Expectations are growing that this may tie-in with an official campaign launch.
Behind the scenes, preparations are well under way. Obama’s aides have...
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