McCain Challenges Obama’s Patriotism

ImageIn an interview that could only be described as a coming attractions preview for the general election campaign, Republican presidential candidate John McCain today sought to raise questions about Barack Obama's patriotism due to his association with a former member of the Weather Underground on ABC's This Week program.

Got Rice?

ImageSo, some very interesting rumors began circulating recently around the blogs on the "internets," as our glorious president would say. It appears Secretary of State Condi Rice is lobbying for the VP slot on John McCain's ticket.

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.

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.

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.

Democrats Link Bad Economy to Iraq War

ImageThis week's Democratic radio address was delivered by Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and focused on the beginning the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war, and its costs at home and abroad. Menendez started by praising the troops then said, "When it comes to honoring and supporting our troops and their families, Democrats and Republicans stand as one.