The latest Quinnipiac University swing state poll confirms that the Sarah Palin bounce is long gone as Obama is leading McCain beyond the margin of error in Colorado (49%-45%), Michigan (48%-44%), and Wisconsin (49%-42%). His lead in Minnesota (47%-45%) is within the margin of error.
A new poll by The Washington Post/ABC News shows Barack Obama taking a slight lead in the battleground state of Virginia over John McCain 49%-46%. The Democrat's lead has been powered both voters' economic concerns, and their belief that Obama is better suited to handle the economy.
Barack Obama spoke in Green Bay, WI this afternoon. He suggested that the collapse on Wall Street is part of a larger government problem and serves as evidence that things must change. Obama also hit his opponent John McCain and his phony change message hard.
The hits just keep coming for Barack Obama against John McCain. Today, the Obama camp released an ad that uses McCain's advocacy for the deregulation of the health insurance industry against him.
Here is the ad:
In a stinging editorial in today's Anchorage Daily News, the newspaper claimed that Gov. Sarah Palin is hiding behind the hired guns of John McCain to avoid accountability and cooperation with the Troopergate investigation.
Today in Charlotte, NC Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama expanded his attack on John McCain and the economy to include McCain's support for deregulating the health insurance industry. He said that McCain wants to continue on the same disastrous path that created the economic crisis.
THE DIVERSION FACTOR AKA SARAH PALIN
Questions surround Sarah Palin - But the foremost question is Why Did John McCain pick HER?? I think the answer is obvious. The country is being distracted by all the controversy surrounding her, and taking their focus off of the Republican Party's record and the role John McCain has played in creating it. It is a disastrous record and the country should know that John McCain has no real disagreement with George Bush, and will continue his unpopular polices for four more years.
A new AP/Yahoo News poll is creating a buzz, by delving into the racial attitudes of white voters and suggesting that race could cost Obama six points on Election Day, but the poll also shows that John McCain has an age problem. Overall, Obama leads McCain 40%-35%.
At a rally in Coral Gables FL, this afternoon Barack Obama accused John McCain of being panicked over the economy and being willing to say or do anything to win the election. Obama is starting to look like a candidate that is poised to take over this race.
Today both Barack Obama and John McCain reacted to the announced federal plan to bail out the capital markets. Barack Obama announced a plan to help the middle class, while John McCain attacked Barack Obama.
While campaigning in New Mexico this afternoon, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama continued to pummel John McCain on the economy, and as a new twist, mocked McCain's new found love for regulation.
Noted and respected Republican Senator Chuck Hagel of Nebraska offered some interesting tidbits on Sarah Palin recently.
I noticed that the Associated Press story about Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden's comments about taxes and the wealthy on Good Morning America today, left out an important part of the quote. The part where Biden stressed that yes, the wealthy will pay more taxes, but their taxes will be less than they were under Ronald Reagan.
In a deeply misguided attempt to reassure people about the economy, President Bush showed his concern over the economy by delivering a 3 minute statement that was focused on the financial markets, and not the economic pains of ordinary people. As usual, Bush took no questions from the press, while the McCain campaign has said nothing about the economy this morning.
It seems that the savior of the Republican Party, Sarah Palin was stupid enough to actually still be using her personal Yahoo email account, and she got herself hacked. This led to shock and outrage by the McCain campaign over the invasion of the potential vice president's privacy.
Sarah Palin ran to rescue of John McCain and his comments about the economy during part one of her interview with Sean Hannity which will air tonight. She said that Democrats are unfairly attacking McCain for saying that the fundamentals of the economy are strong.
It is that time again to take a look at how the presidential race is shaping up in the Show Me State. As we all know, this is a very close, important and historical election. Missouri is a key state in this election, as it is the epitome of a swing state.
A Republican plan to block voters who have had their homes foreclosed on in Macomb County, Michigan from voting in November has been legally challenged by the Obama campaign, who are seeking an injunction to block county Republicans from using foreclosure lists to prevent people from voting in the presidential election.
Today in response to a question about what McCain's work on the Senate Commerce Committee did to help him understand the financial markets economic advisor Douglas Holtz-Eakin claimed that John McCain helped create the Blackberry, which seems to be quite an accomplishment for a man who can't use the Internet.
Barack Obama continued his relentless assault directed at John McCain's remarks about the economy tonight in Peublo, Colorado.