Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama unveiled his economic rescue plan for the middle class in Toledo, Ohio today, and as Obama himself put it, "It's a plan that begins with one word that's on everyone's mind, and it's spelled J-O-B-S."
At a campaign stop in Rochester, New Hampshire, today Joe Biden took the gloves off against Sarah Palin, by openly mocking her debate answer on the cause of global warming, and he repeated the campaign's promise to end the Iraq war.
In an attempt to fire up some volunteers in Virginia, and his slumping presidential campaign, McCain promised, "We're going to spend a lot of time and after I whip his you-know-what in this debate, we're going to be going out 24/7."
John McCain trails Barack Obama by an average of 13.8% in Pennsylvania. Democratic voter registration has jumped by half a million, and they now enjoy a 1.2 million voter edge in the state. Obama is outspending McCain by millions of dollars here, yet the McCain campaign vows to fight on in a state that they have little chance of winning.
Once again, Republican presidential candidate John McCain has issued a statement rejecting the remarks of one of his supporters. This time Pastor Arnold Conrad said during the invocation that he delivered before McCain's speech in Davenport, Iowa that other gods, including Allah, are praying for an Obama win.
In a statement posted on his reelection website, former civil rights leader and current Democratic congressman John Lewis accused the presidential campaign of John McCain of playing with fire, and using tactics that are taking America down a dangerous path.
A bipartisan Alaska legislative panel has found that Sarah Palin Abuses her authority as governor in firing the state's public safety commissioner. The report finds that she violated the public trust. We can now close the book on the Sarah Palin gamble. Palin now has no credibility, and has likely destroyed her own ticket.
For the past few days, I have been seeing signs that John McCain wasn't comfortable with the insinuations that Barack Obama is a Muslim or a terrorist, and this evening at a Minnesota town hall meeting, he defended Obama when one of his supporters called him an Arab terrorist.
The stock market is suffering another triple digit loss today, but during a conference call with reporters, John McCain's campaign manager Rick "The campaign isn't about issues," Davis said that the McCain campaign won't be talking about the stock market everyday, because the campaign shouldn't become a, "CNBC news show on the stock market." Instead they spent their time trying to link Obama to the ACORN investigation.
While speaking in Chillicothe, Ohio, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama drew a sharp contrast with John McCain, by the turning the Republican's Country First slogan against him by saying that the nation is in crisis, and it is time to put country ahead of politics.
Well, two presidential debates and one vice-presidential debate down, one more presidential debate to go. It has been a busy past week in politics for me here in good ol' St. Louis, MO. Last Thursday, we were the site of the highly-watched and scrutinized Biden-Palin debate. It was held right down the street from my house at Washington University. There is no need to go over the specifics of the debate now as it has been dissected over and over the past few days.
It is being reported that the presidential campaign of Barack Obama has purchased 30 minutes of primetime airtime to air a special at 8 pm Eastern and Pacific. Obama is also talking to NBC and Fox about buying airtime. The question is, is this a good idea?
While campaigning in Dayton, Ohio today, Barack Obama continued his attack on John McCain's mortgage plan, by not only picking it apart but also called out McCain for shifting his position on the issue.
A new ad released by the Obama campaign today goes after John McCain's new mortgage plan.
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama was on ABC's World News with Charles Gibson tonight, where he directly addressed the recent attacks by Sarah Palin that accused him of palling around with former Weather Underground member Bill Ayers.
After William Platt II, the head of the Lehigh County GOP used Barack Obama's middle name twice while talking about him before John McCain and Sarah Palin took the stage today in Bethlehem, PA, the McCain campaign put out a statement denouncing the tactic as a distraction from the real questions in the race.
The presidential campaign of John McCain continues to press the implication that Batack Obama is terrorist due to his association with a former member of the Weather Underground, Bill Ayers. Today, the McCain campaign put out a statement from John M. Murtagh whose home was firebombed by the radical group when he was nine years old, "Barack Obama's friend tried to kill my family."
While speaking at a rally at the Indiana State Fairgrounds today, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said that better days are ahead, and he criticized John McCain's health care plan as radical and dangerous.
The latest CBS News and CNN post debate polls revealed that voters feel Barack Obama won the town hall debate with John McCain. In the CBS poll, 39% thought that Obama won the debate, and 35% thought that the debate was a draw. Only 27% thought that McCain won. The CNN poll gave Obama an even bigger victory by a margin of 54%-30%.
The second presidential debate in Nashville, TN played out much like the first debate. Republican John McCain focused on character and leadership, while Obama talked about issues and policy. In an election year where Americans want change and a new direction, McCain missed an opportunity to America exactly what he would do if elected president, while Obama took another step towards the White House.