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Poll: Obama Up In Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With less than a week of campaigning left, Democrat Barack Obama is holding stable or growing leads over Republican John McCain in Nevada, North Carol...

AP Poll: Obama Leads Or Ties In Eight Crucial States

AP | BY RON FOURNIER and TREVOR TOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama leads in four states won by President Bush in 2004 and is essentially tied in two other Republican states, according t...

Rachel Weiner

Joe The Plumber Tanks In Swing States | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Campaign aides to John McCain told the New York Times last week that "Joe the Plumber" would form the bedrock of their strategy for the rest of the ra...

Nico Pitney and Sam Stein

Obama Called "Traitor" Again At McCain Rally | Nico Pitney and Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's rally on Friday once again inspired furious reactions from his supporters, with one woman screaming "traitor!" as McCain criticized Bara...

Seth Colter Walls

Inside The Next Steps For Obama's Ohio Ground Game | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though a changed Ohio elections law allowed, for the first time ever this week, the opportunity for citizens to both register and vote in one fell swo...

Registering Voters

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alison Teal

Voting is an affirmation of life. It is a way to have a voice in your country's leadership and, through that, your country's future.

Can Obama Win Ohio's White Working Class?

New Yorker | George Packer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Until the mid-seventies, the white working class--the heart of the New Deal coalition--voted largely Democratic. Since the Carter years, the percentag...

More Polls Show Obama Leading In Battleground States

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Barack Obama leads Republican presidential nominee John McCain in battleground states of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Minnesota, according to new p...

The Boss Belts It Out for Obama in Battleground Ohio

Hilary Lambert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hilary Lambert

"I've spent most of my time measuring the distance between the American dream and the American reality," Springsteen said. "I believe that Senator Obama has taken the measure of that distance in his life and work. "

Polls: Obama Leads In Three Critical States

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Recently trailing or tied, Democrat Barack Obama now leads Republican John McCain in a trio of the most critical, vote-rich states ...

Dems Target Young People, Homeless In Ohio

AP | STEPHEN MAJORS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Democrat Barack Obama's presidential campaign blitzed bars and advocates for the homeless have lined up vans to ferry potential...

It's Already December Here: A Report From An Ohio Embed

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

How exactly would I introduce myself to that old guy, on oxygen, asleep in his chair on his front porch in the middle of the morning? "Hi, I'm Charlie Murray's grandson, and I'm supporting Barack Obama for president ... "

Hillary: Give Cash To Obama In "Pivotal State" Of Ohio

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary just held a private conference call with Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and dozens of donors to her campaign and to Ohio Dems, urging them to pl...

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 ...

Polls: McCain Leads In Colorado, Ties In Ohio

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

McCain's solid performance in these swing states underlines the fact that Obama has struggled to exploit the major swing toward the Democratic party in partisan Identification.

New Ohio Voting Law Could Boost Obama

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Never mind the last days of the presidential campaign. The busiest days for Barack Obama's campaign in this perennial swing sta...

Rachel Weiner

Poll: Obama Holds Solid Lead In Ohio | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new Public Policy Polling survey shows Obama with a solid 48-40 lead in Ohio: Obama trails McCain 46-42 among white voters, but his 91-6 advantag...

The New-Latest Swing-State Polls: Ohio A Toss Up; Florida To Obama

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

In a demonstration of how close the race still is in Ohio, despite Obama's momentum, the latest poll has Obama trailing McCain within the margin of error. Another new poll from FL has Obama winning.

Polls Show Democrats Drawing Together Behind Obama

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

An eagerly anticipated set of swing-state polls suggest Obama's support is reaching toward the levels boasted by Clinton last month, signaling a unifying Democratic base.

Ohio's GOP Utterly Depressed Over McCain

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the architect of Ohio's ballot measure against gay marriage, Phil Burress helped draw thousands of conservative voters to the polls in 2004, most o...

Betting On Obama's New Map

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

Obama is strong in the Rockies and weak in the Appalachians. His map is tilted to the west. He may well win Col. and even Nev. in the general election but how does that balance against Ohio, Penn. Fl.?

What Oregon Says About America

Joseph Lowndes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph Lowndes

Oregon is a working class state, and the results show that people of any racial and class background have the capacity to vote their concerns, interests, and beliefs in terms other than race.

Sam Stein

How Oregon Could Help Obama Defy "White Working Class" Problem | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The popular refrain within political circles is that Tuesday's Democratic primaries in Kentucky and Oregon will provide yet another demonstration of S...

Jason Linkins

Your (Slightly Less) Super Tuesday Liveblog | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Good evening and welcome to a liveblog of tonight's Kinda Super But Not Really Tuesday Primary in Ohio, Texas, Rhode Island, Vermont but especially Oh...

SEIU Texas, Ohio Spending Nearly $1 Million To Support Obama

The Atlantic | Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to independent expenditure notices filed with the Federal Election Commission, the Service Employees International Union plans to spend more...