What Does Hillary Want?

What Does Hillary Want?

ImageHillary Clinton used her final speech in the 2008 Democratic primary to congratulate Barack Obama for running, but she raised more questions than she answered about her future and what she wants to do next.

Obama Defines Matchup with McCain as Domestic versus Foreign Policy

Obama Defines Matchup with McCain as Domestic versus Foreign Policy

ImageObama Defines Matchup with McCain as Domestic versus Foreign Policy
After fifty four contests, Barack Obama was finally able to say in St. Paul, MN, “Tonight, I can stand before you and say that I will be the Democratic nominee for president of the United States,” Obama said. He also used much of his speech to paint a sharp contrast between himself and John McCain.

Three Superdelegates from Michigan and Florida Endorse Obama

Three Superdelegates from Michigan and Florida Endorse Obama

ImageBarack Obama has now picked up five superdelegate endorsements today after adding Michigan superdelegates Brenda Lawrence and Lu Battaglieri along with Florida superdelegate Janee Murphy to a total that already included superdelegates from Virginia and Connecticut. Obama is now 42.5 delegates short of becoming the Democratic nominee.

Virginia and Connecticut Superdelegates Endorse Obama

Virginia and Connecticut Superdelegates Endorse Obama

ImageBarack Obama picked up two more superdelegates this morning as Connecticut Democratic State Party Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo and Democratic National Committee Member Jerome Wiley Segovia both endorsed him for president. It seems that no matter how Clinton figures the math, Obama’s march to the nomination continues.

Puerto Rico and the Popular Vote Strawman Argument

Puerto Rico and the Popular Vote Strawman Argument

ImageIt is no surprise that CNN has already declared Hillary Clinton the victor of the Democratic primary in Puerto Rico. Now, if turnout is high enough the Clinton campaign can argue that she should be the nominee because she will win the popular vote. The problem is that delegates not the popular vote determine the nominee.

Rules Committee Member Yvonne Gates Endorses Obama

Rules Committee Member Yvonne Gates Endorses Obama

ImageYvonne Gates a member of the DNC Rules Committee, and Nevada superdelegate, has announced today that she is endorsing Barack Obama. Since she is a member of the Rules Committee Gates said that she intended to remain neutral until the Party had decided what to do about seating the delegates from Michigan and Florida.

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