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Entries by Christina Bellantoni from 07/2008

Obama: Give $, Win a Seat at My Nomination Speech

| Posted 07.07.2008 | Politics

Team Obama made it official this morning - he'll accept the nomination from Denver's Invesco Field at Mile High, home of the Denver Broncos.   In...

Protesters Greet Pelosi, Al Gore Makes Surprise Netroots Visit

| Posted 07.19.2008 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi faced a tough crowd as the morning guest of the Netroots Nation gathering. Organizers warned any disruptions would come with consequences as Code Pink protesters donned costumes to make their point. They paced back and forth as Pelosi spoke.

Some Germans think Obama's already the POTUS

| Posted 07.22.2008 | Politics

A hotel staffer where I'm staying in Berlin told me she was "very excited" that "President Obama" would be speaking just down the street.

1,300 Journos Want to Witness "Victory Column" Speech

| Posted 07.23.2008 | Media

  BERLIN — Team Obama has received a record-breaking 1,300 requests for press credentials from reporters who want to cover his speech here...

Obama: Convention Speech to Be "Biggest Public Event" Yet

| Posted 07.29.2008 | Politics

Team Obama today sent out another fundraising email for people to donate to win a backstage pass to his convention acceptance speech next month, but t...

Who's Arrogant Now?

| Posted 07.31.2008 | Politics

It's standard practice to sound confident, though Obama does run the risk of seeming too confident. But when was the last time you heard a politician say, "I doubt we'll win, but support me anyway."

Poor Paris -- Long a Political Punching Bag

| Posted 07.31.2008 | Politics

Poor Paris has come up a bunch of times on the campaign trail. Perhaps the most famed reference was when Obama brought her up when railing against President Bush's pardon of Scooter Libby.