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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 ...

Obama Launches Final Attack on McCain (Breaking in FL)

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

On this last day before the election, Sen. Barack Obama is urging voters to relive some humiliating history. Speaking in Jacksonville, Florida, Obama...

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Hits Miami to Help Americans "Take Back the Country"

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Hood

MIAMI--Pulling up to the North Dade Regional Library in the inner city suburb of Miami Gardens for one of Florida's numerous early voter rallies, the ...

Much Ado About Nothing

Rep. Robert Wexler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Robert Wexler

Don't let scurrilous emails, ugly insinuations and wishful thinking distract you from the larger reality: the Jewish community is behind Barack Obama.


Joshuah Bearman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joshuah Bearman

As 20,000 Obama supporters streamed into the BankAtlantic center to see Obama's aptly titled Sunrise Rally, a small but valiant detachment of McCain v...

Obama Office in Tampa Draws Volunteers from Around the World

The Ballot Box | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Ballot Box

**By Insiyah Seeed** WEST TAMPA, Fla., 12:35 a.m. -- Part of Obama's grassroots strategy in Florida is to get minorities -- especially the Latino com...

Sam Stein

Jewish Democrats Make Last Push For Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jewish Democrat officials are making a late election push to ensure that Barack Obama secures the large percentages of Jewish community support that p...

"Seinfeld" Actor Jason Alexander Rallies Jewish Voters in Crucial Swing-State Florida

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Hood

MIAMI --- George, er, Jason isn't joking around -- Jason Alexander, that is, the funny man who will forever be mostly known as George Costanza. Not th...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp Giddy Over Early Voting Extension In Florida | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign is, not surprisingly, ecstatic with the decision by Florida's Republican Gov. Charlie Crist to extend early voting hours in his sta...

Florida's Early Voting Process Seems Rife For Another Challenge If Election Close

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

Most of the poll workers are elderly, and not particularly adept at using the computers. My agent took almost five minutes to find me in the system and issue me a ballot. One woman who exited the polling place after half an hour was apparently dead, even though she looked quite well.

If You Experience An Election Lasting More Than...

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alison Teal

The debates are over but the campaign goes on and on... and on. We need it to be over, but there's still so much to be done. And will it even be over when it's over?

Obama, Clinton To Reunite For Major Florida Rally

Orlando Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How big a push is Obama making in Florida? Not only will he be in Orlando on Monday with Clinton to kick off early voting in the state, now the campai...

Absentee Ballot Requests Energize Florida Democrats And Encourage Obama Supporters

Ron Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Levitt

Just three weeks before Election Day, Florida has a blue tinge! Sunshine State Democrats - mindful of the fiasco in 2000 which gave the Presidency t...

New Jersey Senator Menendez Rallies Miami Republicans for Obama; Florida Pols Avoid Bush

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Hood

"Traditionally Republican Latinos in Florida are moving in Barack's direction," said Menendez. "Earlier today we were at a senior citizen's center, hard core conservatives, yet overwhelmingly there was support for Obama."

Miami Debate-Watch Crowd in the Tank for Obama

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Hood

Over and over, the least cordial man in politics tried to insist that he was a friend; and again and again a roomful of genuinely friendly folks groaned otherwise.

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...

Economic Crisis Helping Obama To Gain Ground In Florida

New York Times | Damien Cave | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jim Piccillo lost his job as a bank vice president in August, applied for food stamps to support his two young daughters and swore off a life of loyal...

Florida GOP Holds Secret Crisis Meeting Over Obama's Rise In Polls

St. Petersburg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Florida Republican leaders hastily convened a top secret meeting this week to grapple with Sen. John McCain's sagging performance in this must-win sta...

Obama and Swing-State Governors Push Importance of Green Jobs in Palm Beach

Carol Anne Burger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carol Anne Burger

What gives strength to the fabric of American society? Jobs do, that's what, and that was the message delivered by Barack Obama to an audience at the ...

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...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp: Better Chance At Florida Than Ohio | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, Barack Obama campaign manager David Plouffe sent a video to reporters laying out the political landscape with less than 50 days until the ...

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...

Report: 'Florida May Be Falling From Obama's Grasp'

St. Petersberg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama could be on the verge of falling out of contention in Florida. Despite spending an estimated $8-million on campaign ads in America's big...

Florida Christian Leader: Obama Has "Muslim Roots And Training"

Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Muslim-peddling about Democratic nominee Barack Obama continues, mostly through lies trafficked over the Internet, but also in questions raised in...

Old Jews, Young Jews, Red Jews, Blue Jews

Robin Maxwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robin Maxwell

Tell me I'm dreaming! It can't possibly be true -- the People of the Holocaust, the most persecuted group in the history of the world are refusing to vote for a man because he's black?