Obama Continues to Dominate Money Race

Obama Continues to Dominate Money Race

ImageMarch was a very good month for Barack Obama on the fundraising front, while Hillary Clinton continues to slide back, and John McCain is stuck in neutral.

In March, Obama raised $41,144,348. This is more than double Clinton’s total of $20,107,968, and John McCain might be better off buying a metal detector and heading to the beach, as he only raised $12,037,287.

McCain Challenges Obama’s Patriotism

McCain Challenges Obama’s Patriotism

ImageIn an interview that could only be described as a coming attractions preview for the general election campaign, Republican presidential candidate John McCain today sought to raise questions about Barack Obama’s patriotism due to his association with a former member of the Weather Underground on ABC’s This Week program.

Many Allegations, No Evidence of Abuse by Texas Polygamist Sect

Many Allegations, No Evidence of Abuse by Texas Polygamist Sect

ImageUnpacking the unusual story of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) is no easy task. There are a slew of discomforting allegations involving teenage girls being forced to marry much older men who already have multiple wives. Despite the fantastic accusations, there isn’t any credible evidence of serious wrong doing.

Howard Dean: What’s McCain Hiding?

Howard Dean: What’s McCain Hiding?

ImageWhile Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have released years of personal tax returns, Republican John McCain has released two years of limited returns. Recently, DNC Chair Howard Dean wondered what McCain is hiding?

Dean Goes After McCain in Radio Address

Dean Goes After McCain in Radio Address

ImageDNC Chair Howard Dean delivered this week’s Democratic radio address, which he used to point out the differences between the Democratic Party, and Republican presidential nominee John McCain. After welcoming the Pope, Dean laid out the challenges facing America.

PA Voter Registration Hits Record High for Primary

PA Voter Registration Hits Record High for Primary

ImageIt was announced this evening by the Pennsylvania Department of State that voter registration for Tuesday’s primary has set a new record with 8,328,123 people registered to vote. This number is only 38,540 voters behind the all time record which was set during the 2004 general election campaign.

Reid Reacts to GAO Report on Pakistan

Reid Reacts to GAO Report on Pakistan

ImageThe non-partisan General Accounting Office issued a report today that concluded that U.S. has not met its security goals in Pakistan’s tribal region. Because of this al-Qaeda has regained its attack capability. The report also found that the Bush administration has no security plan for this region.

ABC Asks Right Questions at Democrat Debate

ImageMuch has been made about ABC’s failure to ask policy-related questions during the crucial Pennsylvania debate Wednesday. Moderators George Stephanopoulos and Charles Gibson have come in for particularly stiff criticism from the Obama-supporting web. Regardless, ABC did the proper thing by ignoring the “real” issues.

ABC Reaps Big Ratings for Awful Debate

ABC Reaps Big Ratings for Awful Debate

ImageThe good news is that public interest continues to build for the election. The bad news is that ratings were so good for ABC’s pseudo debate last night that other networks will surely be willing to copy the tabloid style used last night.

PA Democratic Debate Wrap Up

ImageNote: This was written in real time during the debate.

Moderator Charles Gibson started by asking Clinton and Obama why they wouldn’t team up and run together in the fall, and they both dodged the question.