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Entries by Mayhill Fowler from 02/2008

Obama Hot On Hillary's Heels In California

| Posted 02.02.2008 | Huffington Post

At Thursday's town hall meeting in Los Angeles, Mitchell Schwartz, the head of Obama's California Campaign, was jubilant. "The latest Rasmussen Poll ...

Teddy Kennedy Campaigns for Obama in Two Californias

| Posted 02.03.2008 | Huffington Post

In a few months it'll be forty years since Robert Kennedy was assassinated here in California. I remember the quiet queue of mourners in New York winding around Madison and Fifth.

California: Chelsea Clinton Mines For Votes

| Posted 02.04.2008 | Huffington Post

Chelsea Clinton is unhappy with her health insurance. Talking about her mother's health care plan, Chelsea says to the hundred or so women and the do...

Why Barack Obama Wins California

| Posted 02.04.2008 | Huffington Post

Even if Obama doesn't win California outright, he has stopped Clinton by bringing her here to a draw. And perhaps the most astonishing thing is that Barack Obama himself was not in the state.

California: Four Hours Before Poll Closing

| Posted 02.05.2008 | Huffington Post

Reading the runes: 1. Buffy Wicks, Obama's California Field Director, is reporting problems in the state for "Decline to State" (Independent) voters...

Clinton Assembles Troops For Lone Star Showdown

| Posted 02.11.2008 | Huffington Post

"Bill Clinton has certainly got his problems, but that's no reason not to vote for the senator," Sheila Jackson Lee says to the young woman expressing...

Houston Key To Unlocking A Texas Win

| Posted 02.13.2008 | Huffington Post

Greater Houston holds more than a quarter of the total Texas delegates that Democratic contenders Clinton and Obama will be fighting over. Two forces...

Republican Gerrymandering Favors Obama In Texas

| Posted 02.14.2008 | Huffington Post

If Barack Obama secures the Democratic presidential nomination, he will owe a small piece of his victory to Ronald Reagan. Could there be a more delic...

Houston's Ethnic Diversity Shapes Race For Delegates

| Posted 02.15.2008 | Huffington Post

As the Obama and Clinton camps dug in last week to prepare for the March 4th Texas showdown, the kickoffs of their respective Houston headquarters und...

TX: Bill Clinton Takes Aim At Obama

| Posted 02.17.2008 | Huffington Post

"I was told from time to time I could give a pretty good speech," Bill Clinton says. "I once spoke to a million people, in Accra, Ghana, a million. ....

How Obama Can Get The Houston Vote

| Posted 02.18.2008 | Huffington Post

Here are a few of the more humdrum things Barack Obama should do to garner votes in Houston.

TX: Clinton Camp Looks To Latino Supporters To Get Out The Vote

| Posted 02.19.2008 | Huffington Post

"RODHAM CLINTON HUSSEIN OBAMA" The Clinton volunteer waves her sign above her head. "Hussein means good," I point out. She isn't listening. "We do...

Obama Camp Prepares To Shell Out Big Bucks For TX Votes

| Posted 02.20.2008 | Huffington Post

David Axelrod, the Obama Campaign's chief strategist, spoke to a few reporters inside the mammoth Toyota Center just as Barack himself, to a deafening...

Clinton's Texas Ground Game Plunges Into Chaos

| Posted 02.21.2008 | Huffington Post

Although the Clinton Campaign has been telling the press that they have the ground operations to pull off a win in Texas, those ground operations ha...

Texas Dems' Desire For Party Unity Shapes Clinton's Strategy

| Posted 02.22.2008 | Huffington Post

An hour after the end of the CNN Democratic Presidential Debate in Austin, Hillary Clinton spoke briefly to Democrats at an after-party in a ballroom ...

Ground Report: Clinton Campaign Aimless in Texas

| Posted 02.25.2008 | Huffington Post

"This is pretty much last minute," Hillary Clinton says to the room full of true believers in a union hall in Houston. "My good friend, your congress...

An Unscripted Barack Obama Preaches Personal Responsibility In Texas

| Posted 02.29.2008 | Huffington Post

The press are checking email, reading Politico and stifling a yawn or two even though it is clear that Barack Obama has caught a live one in Beaumont,...

Hillary Clinton's Texas Primary Efforts Continue To Be Marked By Poor Planning

| Posted 02.29.2008 | Huffington Post

At a Houston rally, Hillary Clinton is talking about health care. She is massaging her core supporters in Texas, who for her are working class white ...