Obama Leaves Trinity United Church of Christ

Obama Leaves Trinity United Church of Christ

ImageThe Chicago Tribune website is reporting that Obama spokesperson Ben LaBolt confirmed that Obama is in essence resigning from the church after the latest controversy surrounding a video of Rev. Michael Pfleger mocking Hillary Clinton while he was speaking at Trinity United. The spokesman said that Obama has not attended the church since the Wright controversy erupted in mid-March.

How Michigan and Florida Screwed Themselves

How Michigan and Florida Screwed Themselves

ImageEven though both Michigan and Florida screwed themselves, they are both appealing to the DNC Rules Committee to get their full delegations seated. There are three different questions being decided at today’s meeting.1). Should the delegates be seated? 2). How should the delegates be awarded to the candidates? 3). Will the popular vote count?

Obama and McCain Camps Spar Over Iraq Troop Levels Comment

Obama and McCain Camps Spar Over Iraq Troop Levels Comment

ImageBoth the Obama and McCain camps are involved in heated exchange over whether or not John McCain intentionally distorted, or just didn’t know the troop levels in Iraq. The McCain camp’s defense seems to be to blame Obama, and say that he knew what McCain meant.

Here is the video of what McCain originally said:

Two Texas Superdelegates Endorse Obama

Two Texas Superdelegates Endorse Obama

ImageThis morning Texas Democratic Party Chairman Boyd Richie and DNC member Betty Richie announced that they are endorsing Barack Obama for President. “Too many Texas families find themselves unable to make ends meet, much less save and invest in the future, due to Republican policies that burden the middle class and divide Americans,” Boyd Richie said.

Obama Talks about Army Suicides

Obama Talks about Army Suicides

ImageAfter the US Army announced today that the soldier suicide rate had reached an all time high in 2007, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said, “Today’s news is a tragic reminder of the staggering and ongoing costs of the Iraq war, particularly on our troops and their families.

Five Governors Who Could Be Obama’s VP

Five Governors Who Could Be Obama’s VP

ImageBarack Obama has a wide range of Democrats to choose his running mate from. In recent years the Democratic Party has been able to elect 28 of the nation’s 50 governors. These state executives represent some of the party’s best talent. If Obama decides to add a governor to his ticket, here are five excellent choices.

McClellan Blames “Liberal Media” for Not Doing its Job

McClellan Blames “Liberal Media” for Not Doing its Job

ImageDeservedly, much of the mainstream media is talking about the bombshell quotes from former press secretary Scott McClellan’s new book about the attitude and actions of the Bush administration prior to and during the Iraq war, but what they leave out is an interesting piece of media criticism that demonstrates how the media isn’t so liberal and has

Obama: McCain is “borrowing bad ideas from George Bush”

Obama: McCain is “borrowing bad ideas from George Bush”

ImageToday Barack Obama continued to try to link George W. Bush and John McCain together on the issues of the economy and the foreclosure crisis. First Obama blamed Bush for inaction on the foreclosure crisis, “For President Bush, the answer was to do nothing until the pain out on Main Street trickled up to Wall Street.

Obama Slams McCain over Closed Door Fundraiser with Bush

Obama Slams McCain over Closed Door Fundraiser with Bush

ImageToday at a campaign stop in North Las Vegas, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama laid into John McCain for closing the doors to the public of a fundraiser he is holding with George W. Bush tonight. “Today, John McCain is having a different kind of meeting. He’s holding a fundraiser with George Bush behind closed doors in Arizona. No cameras. No reporters.

Wyoming Superdelegate Nancy Drummond Endorses Obama

Wyoming Superdelegate Nancy Drummond Endorses Obama

ImageCiting Barack Obama’s advocacy for unions and veterans’ issues, Wyoming Democratic Party Vice Chair Nancy Drummond endorsed Obama today. “His position on education, his work with senior citizens and his advocacy for union members and veterans make me proud to support Senator Obama,” Drummond said.

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