The Buzz is growing for Joe Biden as Obama’s Running Mate

The Buzz is growing for Joe Biden as Obama’s Running Mate

ImageIn the last week, the buzz has been growing that Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) is soaring up the shortlist of potential running mates for Barack Obama. Since Obama campaign manager David Plouffe has already suggested that geography, or a running mate’s ability to deliver their home state, will not be a major consideration in selecting a running mate.

Obama Gives Himself Wiggle Room on Iraq Timeframe

Obama Gives Himself Wiggle Room on Iraq Timeframe

ImageDemocratic presidential candidate Barack Obama continues to try to distance himself from his primary campaign proposal of having all troops out of Iraq in 16 months. In an interview with the Military Times Obama was asked the timing and strategy involved in withdrawing the troops from Iraq.

He Desired a Better Country?

He Desired a Better Country?

ImageHe has been protested against, attacked, and had his life threatened on doubtless many occasions.

He fought against what he thought was an unjust law, campaigning for what he, and many, sees as a women’s rights issue.

To his supporters he is a champion of freedom and a symbol of triumph.

To his detractors he is nothing but a murderer.

Obama Attacks McCain on Education

Obama Attacks McCain on Education

ImageBarack Obama spoke via satellite to the National Education Association today, and called John McCain someone who “has a pretty slim record on education.” Obama said that when his opponent has taken a stand on education, it has been the wrong one.

McCain to Avoid Bush during GOP Convention

McCain to Avoid Bush during GOP Convention

ImageIn a sign of just how poisonous President Bush has become to his fellow Republican’s election hopes, the sitting President will speak on the opening night of the Republican convention, and there will not be a joint media appearance with John McCain.

Obama Reacts to June Job Numbers, Slumping Economy

Obama Reacts to June Job Numbers, Slumping Economy

ImageDemocratic presidential candidate Barack Obama released a statement reacting to new Labor Department statistics that revealed that another 62,000 people lost their jobs in June, “As we head into the 4th of July weekend, today’s report that our economy has lost another 62,000 jobs is a stark reminder that far too many Americans will spend this holiday out of work

Is McCain Worried About Losing Virginia?

Is McCain Worried About Losing Virginia?

ImageTalking Points Memo is reporting this evening that the McCain campaign is gearing up to air ads in the four major media markets in the state of Virginia. Is this a sign that the McCain camp is worried that this long time red state is ready to turn blue?

Obama Calls for Increasing the Size of the Military

Obama Calls for Increasing the Size of the Military

ImageAs part of his national service agenda which he revealed in speech given in Colorado Springs, CO, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama called for increasing the military by 65,000 soldiers and 27,000 Marines. “In this young century, our military has answered when called, even as that call has come too often.

Clark: I Will Not Back Down on Experience Comments

Clark: I Will Not Back Down on Experience Comments

ImageGen. Wesley Clark released a statement today that sought to clarify that he wasn’t referring to McCain’s service as a P.O.W, but how Vietnam doesn’t equate to executive experience. “There are many important issues in this Presidential election; clearly one of the most important issues is national security and keeping the American people safe.