Sen. Dodd Says Obama Will Attract Republicans and Independents

Sen. Dodd Says Obama Will Attract Republicans and Independents

ImageDuring an appearance today on CNN’s “Late Edition” program, Barack Obama supporter Chris Dodd made the case that Barack Obama’s lack of experience could help instead of hurt him in the general election. Host Wolf Blitzer asked Dodd about experience after previous guest Rep. John Murtha (D-PA) said that he was supporting Clinton based on her experience.

John Edwards: No VP for me!

John Edwards: No VP for me!

ImageAccording to an article by Sinead Carew of Reuters, on Thursday, April 3rd, John Edwards closed the book on the presidential chapter of his life. After delivering a speech to the big fish of the nation’s wireless industry, Edwards was asked point blank by someone in the audience whether or not he would accept the VP slot on either the Clinton or Obama ticket.

Biden argues that the Troop Surge was a Failure in Radio Address

ImageIn this week’s Democratic response to President Bush’s weekly radio address, former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) argued that the troop surge in Iraq has been a failure. “The purpose of the surge was to bring violence in Iraq down so that its leaders could come together politically. Violence has come down, but the Iraqis have not come together.

Hillary Clinton: Union Killer

Hillary Clinton: Union Killer

ImageLabor union Change to Win charged in a statement on Friday that Hillary Clinton’s top political strategist Mark Penn met with the Columbian ambassador to discuss the Columbia Free Trade Agreement.

Obama Speaks About the King Assassination Anniversary

Obama Speaks About the King Assassination Anniversary

ImageToday from Fort Wayne, Indiana, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama marked the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. “There’s been a lot of discussion this week about how Dr. King’s life and legacy speak to us today. It’s taking place in our schools and churches, on television and around the dinner table.

Clinton and Obama Both Comment on New Jobless Claims Numbers

Clinton and Obama Both Comment on New Jobless Claims Numbers

ImageThe Labor Department announced on Thursday that new jobless claims had reached their highest point since the Gulf Coast hurricanes in September 2005. For the week ending on March 29, jobless claims jumped by 38,000 to 407,000. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama each released statements about the new numbers.

The “Madness” of Hillary Clinton

The “Madness” of Hillary Clinton

ImageHillary Clinton seems to be in a lot of trouble. Her campaign may be running out of steam. And eventually, money, as she simply cannot compete with Barack Obama in fundraising numbers. And almost day by day, it seems someone else is calling for her to get out of the race.

Obama Doubles Up Clinton in March Fundraising

ImageThe Barack Obama fundraising juggernaut continued to roll along in March as he outraised Hillary Clinton by a 2 to 1 margin last month. The Obama campaign is reporting that they rose over $40 million, while Clinton is expected to have brought in around $20 million. More impressive than the amount of money raised is the number of donors that the campaign is attracting.

Sens. Reid and Dodd Talk About the Housing Crisis

Sens. Reid and Dodd Talk About the Housing Crisis

ImageThis week the Senate will move to reconsider the Foreclosure Prevention Act, which is a bill that would allow families who are facing foreclosure, due to increases in their adjustable rate mortgages, to stay in their homes. Today Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) held a press conference to discuss the bill.

RNC Claims Obama Distorts McCain on Iraq

RNC Claims Obama Distorts McCain on Iraq

ImageThe Republican National Committee (RNC) released a statement today criticizing Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama for distorting John McCain’s position on Iraq as wanting to stay there for 100 years. They claim that, “Obama is adopting the same old school political tactics he claims he opposes by distorting Sen. McCain’s remarks for political advantage.”

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