The Obama White House and the Permanent Campaign

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After winning the White House, President Obama said his volunteer army of 13 million would play a crucial role in his administration. His campaign apparatus was reincarnated at the Democratic National Committee and called Organizing for America. Today, Mr. Obama took part in a conference call designed to mobilize the army around healthcare.

Credits

Guests:
Mitch Stewart - Executive Director, Organizing for America, Lynn Sweet - Washington Bureau Chief, Chicago Sun-Times, Carol Zachery - former Volunteer, Obama Presidential Campaign, Stacy Deck - Volunteer, Organizing for America, David Winston - Winston Group - @dhwinston, Peter Kastor - Associate Professor of History and American Culture Studies, Washington University

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Andrea Brody