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Obama Promoting Key Agenda Plan

Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will promote a plan to create jobs by attracting private investment in hi...

Why Integrity Really Really Matters

Toni Emerson | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Toni Emerson

For the first time in the last few months, I am reassured that the changing face of America has a powerful voice that made itself heard over the out-of-touch and dismissive ideology of the extreme right.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitt Romney's Campaign Concedes Loss In Florida | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney’s campaign conceded on Thursday that it lost Florida, as votes continue to be tallied more than 36 hours after the electio...

Amanda Terkel

Florida Early Voting Mayhem: Voters Face Long Lines At The Polls As Rick Scott Refuses To Budge | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Once again, Florida and its problems at the polls are at the center of an election. Early voting is supposed to make it easier for pe...


Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

While campaigning in Delray Beach, Fla., on Tuesday, President Barack Obama was handed a baby. Politicians holding babies is nothing new, but the look...

Presidential Race For Latino Votes In Florida Tightens: Poll

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Florida may be the only state in the nation with good news for GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Latino voter support. Although President Ba...

Sam Stein

Was Miami Media Report On Romney's Jewish Support Fabricated? | Sam Stein | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

A report purporting to show potentially historic levels of support from Jewish voters for Mitt Romney in a general election matchup with Barack Obama ...

The Alison Effect

John Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Koch

My sister lives in Jacksonville, Florida, one of the more conservative cities in the state. Alison is a registered Republican and has voted that way every four years. Now she is voting for Obama.

Phone Banking For Obama In Florida: Enthusiasm And Racism

Salon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In recent weeks, a calm certainty seems to have settled over most of the liberals I know. After the last two elections, I can't convince myself to be ...

Florida For Obama

Bill Marovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Marovitz

Come the evening of November 4th, we will be on a new path to change the direction of our country and tell the whole world that the America they used to respect is back.

Obama Sends Top Generals To Florida

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign's top two field generals have decamped to Florida, a sign of its confidence that the state, with 27 electoral votes, is tilting tow...

Palin Pushes Florida Undecideds To The Left

St. Petersburg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Five weeks ago, the St. Petersburg Times convened a group of Tampa Bay voters who were undecided about the presidential election. Their strong distrus...

Obama Camp Manager: We Need Money For Florida

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a new video sent out with a fundraising email to supporters, Obama campaign manager David Plouffe celebrates McCain "admit[ting] finally that the e...

Obama's Florida Dominance: 9,785 More Ads

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Florida's living rooms, the presidential contest so far has been a landslide -- Barack Obama, 9,785; John McCain, zero. That is the tally of local...

Obama: Bad Economy Could Help Me Win Florida

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's two-day campaign swing through economically hard-hit areas of Central Florida and John McCain's country concert extravaganza in the Pan...

Sam Stein

Obama 'Months Ahead' Of Gore/Kerry In Organizing Florida | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama is set to open more than a dozen offices in Florida in the next two weeks alone, a commitment of resources that his campaign says wi...

Florida Could Hinge On Black Vote

Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

State Sen. Frederica Wilson had a question for Barack Obama the last time he was in Miami and gave a speech at a posh, downtown hotel: When was he com...

Obama Winning Florida Money Race

Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Barack Obama outraised Republican John McCain by nearly $500,000 in Florida in June, validating his decision to rebuff limited public campaig...

Florida Voter Registration Shows "Huge Swing" Towards Democrats

South Florida Sun Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An escalating number of voters registering as Democrats is providing evidence that the 2008 election could produce a wave of support for Barack Obama ...

Obama's Florida Compromise: Delegates Count For Half

Election Central | Eric Kleefeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama is now floating a compromise on the Florida situation, telling the St. Petersburg Times that one idea would be to cut the delegations' si...

Axelrod On Florida, Michigan: We'll Go More Than Halfway

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NPR just sent out a press release with excerpts of an interview Obama Chief Strategist David Axelrod gave "All Things Considered" host Michele Norris,...

Obama, Clinton signal Florida boycott over

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The boycott is over. Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton will both be in Florida on ...

Obama To Florida Superdelegates: Delegates Will At The Convention

McClatchy | Lesley Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama says Florida's delegation will be at the national Democratic Party's convention this summer, ''happy, with their party hats on,'' two unc...

Obama, Not Clinton, Pressing For Florida Delegate Solution

The Buzz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Hillary Clinton campaign has yet to express any interest in negotiating a solution to Florida's delegate mess, but a couple key Barack Obama staff...

Florida Superdelegate Introduces New Argument To Seat The State's Superdelegates

Democratic Convention Watch 2008 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Starting to percolate on the newswire is an appeal by DNC Floridian Jon Ausman. He is stating that DNC rules prohibit the Rules Committee from: a.) s...