Obama Speaks About the King Assassination Anniversary

ImageToday from Fort Wayne, Indiana, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama marked the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. "There's been a lot of discussion this week about how Dr. King's life and legacy speak to us today. It's taking place in our schools and churches, on television and around the dinner table.

Obama Doubles Up Clinton in March Fundraising

ImageThe Barack Obama fundraising juggernaut continued to roll along in March as he outraised Hillary Clinton by a 2 to 1 margin last month. The Obama campaign is reporting that they rose over $40 million, while Clinton is expected to have brought in around $20 million. More impressive than the amount of money raised is the number of donors that the campaign is attracting.

Sens. Reid and Dodd Talk About the Housing Crisis

ImageThis week the Senate will move to reconsider the Foreclosure Prevention Act, which is a bill that would allow families who are facing foreclosure, due to increases in their adjustable rate mortgages, to stay in their homes. Today Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) held a press conference to discuss the bill.

RNC Claims Obama Distorts McCain on Iraq

ImageThe Republican National Committee (RNC) released a statement today criticizing Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama for distorting John McCain's position on Iraq as wanting to stay there for 100 years. They claim that, "Obama is adopting the same old school political tactics he claims he opposes by distorting Sen. McCain's remarks for political advantage."

John McCain Tries to Reassure Voters on Iran

ImageIn this week's issue of Newsweek, Republican Presidential candidate John McCain tried to reassure voters about his position on a potential war with Iran. Michael Hirsh interviewed McCain and asked him if his Los Angeles speech last week was designed to quiet some voters' fears that he wants to lead the nation to war against Iran.