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.

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."

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.