Obama Announces Re-Election Bid
POSTED: Monday, April 4, 2011 - 6:20am
UPDATED: Monday, April 4, 2011 - 7:37am
WASHINGTON D.C. - President Obama has made it official - he's running for re-election.
The president's 2012 campaign kicked off on the Web this morning with the release of a campaign video.
He never appears in the two-minute clip. Instead, supporters talk about the president and the job he has done.
The president also sent a message to supporters through e-mail and text message.
By formally announcing, President Obama can start raising money for the campaign.