Joe Biden Looks Happy About Something

ImageA quick update on the Obama VP situation:

Over at MSNBC’s “First Read,” they are reporting that Senator Joe Biden, the front runner for Obama’s VP in many people’s minds, had a very interesting three-minute interaction with some reporters who were camped out on his front lawn this afternoon.

LA Times/Bloomberg Poll: Obama 45% McCain 43%

ImageA just released poll from the LA Times and Bloomberg shows that the race between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain continues to get tighter, Obama now holds a narrow two point lead.

Joe Biden Talks Tough to Russia after Georgia Visit

Joe Biden Talks Tough to Russia after Georgia Visit

ImageAfter returning home from his weekend visit to the Republic of Georgia, Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) said that Russia’s invasion of Georgia was based on false claims of atrocities, and that this was one of the most significant events to occur in Europe since the end of communism.

Evan Bayh Touts Obama’s Judgment

ImageSen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) and Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) were on CBS’s Face the Nation today debating the Georgia-Russia conflict. Bayh said that John McCain went too far by proclaiming that we are all Georgians now, and praised Obama’s foreign policy judgment.

Signs Point to Joe Biden as Obama’s VP

ImageIn what is some fascinating timing to say the least, Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) is in the Republic of Georgia this weekend to get the facts on the situation there and meet with President Saakashvili, the Georgian Prime Minister Lado Gurgenidze, and the U.S. Ambassador to Georgia John Tefft.

A Preview of Tonight’s Saddleback Forum

ImageTonight as both major party candidates gather at Pastor Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church in California for an evangelical candidate forum, they each will appeal to voters at a gathering that may only serve to further blur separation of church and state.

Obama Nearly Doubles McCain’s July Fundraising

Obama Nearly Doubles McCain’s July Fundraising

ImageThe Obama fundraising machine continues to roll on, as the campaign announced today that it raised $51 million in July. This nearly doubles Republican John McCain’s haul of $27 million. The campaign also reported 65,000 new donors for the month. Over 2 million people have now given to the Obama campaign.

Obama Camp Calls Inflation Increase Shocking

ImageThe Obama campaign released a statement this morning that said called the rise of inflation to its highest rate in 17 years shocking. They also criticized John McCain for opposing short term economic relief. A new Labor Department study released today revealed that inflation has risen 5.6% over the past year, and is now at its highest levels since 1991.