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Obama General Election

Sam Stein

Ed Rendell Says Pennsylvania 'Definitely In Play' In November

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell is a big-time booster of President Barack Obama, despite conventional wisdom. He thinks highly of the ...

A Provisional Irony

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 06.29.2011 | Politics
Derek Henry Flood

Trying not to lose my cool, I explained to a poll worker that someone very famous I'd seen on television had claimed that provisional ballots often get thrown out.

Kos: Why Obama's 50-State Strategy Is Revolutionary

Daily Kos | Markos Moulitsas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

That's incredible. It's revolutionary. Much was said last week about "Obama keeping Dean at the DNC". That much was never in doubt. No nominee has ev...

Ten Key Steps to Put Obama Over the Top In November

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Democrats must now focus on accomplishing ten critical tasks that are key to winning the presidency this fall.

Can The Superdelegates Afford To Say No To Clinton?

Simon Woods | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Woods

Like it or not, the same rules that have Obama with an insurmountable pledged delegate lead also prevent him from winning without the superdelegates.

Obama In Limbo Over 'Almost Nominee' Status

NY Times | Jim Rutenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The contest with Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton not quite over and the one with Senator John McCain not quite under way, Senator Barack Obama is float...

Help Wanted: Obama Camp Seeking Staff For General Election

TPM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The primary may not be over yet (officially), but the Obama campaign is seeking to staff up for the general election. Here's an email, forwarded our w...

Rasmussen To Stop Polling Clinton Questions

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

National polling firm Rasmussen Reports announced on Friday that it will stop polling people about the presidential campaign of Sen. Hillary Rodham Cl...

Sam Stein

Obama Floated Idea Of Voluntarily Capping Donations

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During a private fundraiser last month, Sen. Barack Obama said he was "considering" voluntarily restricting the amount of money he could raise in a ge...

Obama Strategy To Beat Clinton: Ignore Her

LA Times | Peter Nicholas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama hasn't managed after months of political combat to force Hillary Rodham Clinton out of the presidential race, so he's about to try anothe...

Sam Stein

Obama Seen As Stronger Candidate Versus McCain

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hoping to woo superdelegates, Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has turned to the argument that she, not Sen. Obama, is the best Democrat t...

Barack Obama New GOP Target

Reuters | John Whitesides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton may be the Democrat who Republicans love to hate, but some Republican strategists say they have no fear of a match-up with her rival B...

Obama Pushing To End Nomination Before Convention

NY Times' The Caucus | Patrick Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Barack Obama this evening called Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen's proposal of resolving the Democratic nomination contest in June "a good one" -...

Report: McCain Camp Divided Over Facing Clinton, Obama

Texas Monthly | Evan Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night I moderated/facilitated a conversation at the Headliner's Club in Austin between old (and still) friends and (possibly future) collaborator...

McCain Benefits From Protracted Democratic Race

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite assurances by Sens. Clinton and Obama that everything will come out rosy in November, Democrats are becoming more and more concerned that the ...

The Clinton Myth: Nomination All But Unachievable

Politico | JIM VANDEHEI and MIKE ALLEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One big fact has largely been lost in the recent coverage of the Democratic presidential race: Hillary Rodham Clinton has virtually no chance of winni...

Mark Penn: "Obama Really Can't Win The General Election"

USA Today | Mark Memmott and Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though the campaign later argued that he hadn't said it, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's chief campaign strategist told reporters this morning that Sen....

Poll: Obama, Clinton Beat McCain In General Matchup

USA Today | Mark Memmott and Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If the election were held today (and yes, we know it won't be), Democratic contender Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton would get 51% of the vote to Republic...

Poll: SurveyUSA Breaks Down General Election State-By-State

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SurveyUSA has conducted over 30,000 in all fifty state to compile a nationwide general election preview. Both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton beat o...

Paul Krugman Attacks Obama On Electability

NY Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After their victory in the 2006 Congressional elections, it seemed a given that Democrats would try to make this year's presidential campaign another ...

Obama Red States Unlikely

Washington Post's The Fix | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Can Barack Obama turn red states blue? As talk has turned to a potential general election matchup between the Illinois Democrat and Sen. John McCain ...

Time Poll: Obama Better Against McCain Than Clinton

Time | Michael Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though the real election is nine months away, Sen. Barack Obama would fare slightly better than Sen. Hillary Clinton in a head to head match-up with S...