Obama: “We Can’t Drive SUV’s”

Obama: “We Can’t Drive SUV’s”

ImageBarack Obama was in Oregon this past weekend, campaigning in a state he’s certain to win in November. Obama responded to attacks by John McCain on his intention to meet the leaders of Iran without preconditions. He also emphasized his environmental policies, because Oregonian voters are particularly green-friendly.

Two Alaska Superdelegates Endorse Obama

Two Alaska Superdelegates Endorse Obama

ImageLate this afternoon Barack Obama picked up his 303.5 and 304.5 superdelegates as Cindy Spanyers and Blake Johnson endorsed Barack Obama. Spanyers and Johnson stressed Obama’s commitment to Alaska issues, “Senator Obama is committed to Alaskans and establishing important ties to the state.

Sen. Robert Byrd Endorses Obama

Sen. Robert Byrd Endorses Obama

ImageThe dean of the Senate, Robert Byrd of West Virginia has endorsed Barack Obama today. Byrd focused on ending the Iraq war, “As people all across this great nation know, I have been one of the most outspoken opponents of the Bush administration’s misguided war in Iraq and its saber rattling around the globe.”

Poll Update: Kentucky Could Be Clinton’s Swan Song

Poll Update: Kentucky Could Be Clinton’s Swan Song

ImageA new Suffolk University poll of Kentucky Democrats reveals that Hillary Clinton holds a 26 point lead over Barack Obama. Clinton leads Obama 51%-25% with 6% for John Edwards, 5% uncommitted, and 11% undecided. While Obama has a 73% approval rating in Oregon, his rating is only 43% in Kentucky.

Huckabee Apologizes for Obama Joke at NRA

Huckabee Apologizes for Obama Joke at NRA

ImageMike Huckabee put his foot firmly in his mouth today when while speaking before the national convention of the National Rifle Association, when during his speech there was a loud noise backstage, which led Huckabee to joke, “That was Barack Obama. He just tripped off a chair.

Kentucky Newspaper Endorses Obama

Kentucky Newspaper Endorses Obama

ImageThe editorial board of the Lexington Herald-Leader endorsed Barack Obama today, just days short of Kentucky’s Democratic primary. “The opportunity for national renewal will be even greater if, as appears almost certain, Sen. Barack Obama is the nominee,” the paper said in its endorsement.