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Barack Obama Nomination

Obama To Clinch Democratic Nomination

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's official: President Barack Obama will clinch the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday, ending a low-key primary race that ma...

Black Leaders On What Obama's Nomination Means To Them

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In 1961, Robert F. Kennedy predicted that the country could elect a black president in the next 40 years. That's how fast race relations were changing...

Obama Vs McCain: The Race Is On

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama named a three-person team including Caroline Kennedy to lead his search for a running mate Wednesday while expressing ...

Obama To Make History As First African American Nominee

ABC News | JENNIFER PARKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After a bruising battle, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., has won enough delegates to clinch the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, ABC News projec...

Cease Fire: Obama Cautious About Declaring Lead

Washington Post | Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama will return to Iowa tonight to celebrate another milestone in his long and sometimes bitter battle against Sen. Hillary Rodham Clint...

Hillary Will Drop Out by June 15

Lawrence O'Donnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence O'Donnell

A senior campaign official and Clinton confidante has told me that there will be a Democratic nominee by June 15. He could not bring himself to say the words "Hillary will drop out by June 15," but that is clearly what he meant.

Why Clinton Must Stay In The Race

John K. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John K. Wilson

The worst thing for Obama right now would be to win by default. A win by forfeit only weakens the winner in the realm of politics. By contrast, Obama's victory over Clinton would establish momentum showing his ability to defeat a powerful political machine.

Barack Obama's Woes Open Door To Hillary Clinton Nomination

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

The series of nine general election polls that I chronicled yesterday showed Barack Obama declining in general election numbers, but the first questio...

Hillary Clinton And Barack Obama Delegate Math Could Cloud Results

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(Read the latest news from the Ohio, Texas, Vermont and Rhode Island primaries.) Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton reached for the finish lin...

Texas, Ohio Primaries: Clinton and Obama Make Closing Arguments

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton tried to manage expectations for the series of make or break primaries she faces in Texas, Ohio, Vermont and Rhode Island Tuesday. "...

Hillary Clinton Faces Tuesday Primaries In "Happy-Warrior Mode"

NY Times | PATRICK HEALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton does not look like a candidate who might drop out of the presidential race as early as Wednesday. In a weekend dash of...