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On the Ground 2008

Pro-Life Union Fliers Distributed In PA Claim Obama Is Against Marriage

James Camner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Camner

On Saturday, I drove a group from from Princeton, NJ to Fort Washington, Pennsylvania to canvass for the Obama Campaign. We were sent to a strongly p...

McCain, Palin Draw Surprisingly Small Crowds In Ohio

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

John McCain and Sarah Palin crisscrossed Ohio over the weekend, appearing at multiple rallies that drew surprisingly small crowds -- especially taking...

Diarist: My Mother Voted For Obama From Deathbed

Daily Kos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We're in a death watch here. My mom was diagnosed with Stage IIIb lung cancer back in May of 2006, and it's finally come to the crisis hour. ... My ...

The Stench Run: Republicans Ramp Up Negative Attacks As Election Day Nears

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Election Day looming and the polls suggesting John McCain faces a daunting challenge, the GOP and the McCain campaign have ramped up their negati...

Sam Stein

GOP Flier: Obama More A Friend To Criminals Than Cops

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Virginia Republican Party is sending out a harsh anti-Obama mailer that accuses the Democratic nominee of acting "more as a friend to criminals th...

How New York State Could Decide This Election

Sara Haile-Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sara Haile-Mariam

I'm currently working out of the NY campaign office and while every day comes and goes as a blur of ups and downs, the tight knot in my stomach is fix...

Sam Stein

New GOP Mail Goes After Obama On Lobbyists, Taxes, And Socialism

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The anti-Obama mail keeps piling up. A reader forwarded a set of pieces that go after the Illinois Democrat for not, really, being a thorn in the side...

Seth Colter Walls

Florida Early Voting Driven By 2000 Anxiety, Official Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Standing outside a early voting location in Leon County, Florida, Ion Sancho estimates that it's a two hour wait for those lining up. "The voting enth...

Seth Colter Walls

Latest Anti-Obama Robocall Hits Him On Partial Birth Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to Shaun Dakin of the non-partisan Citizens for Civil Discourse, individuals in three states have reported receiving a new robocall from the...

Marcus Baram

Hall Of Shame: The Most Hate-Filled Flyers Of The 2008 Campaign (SLIDESHOW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Passion and prejudice properly aroused and directed...do about as well as principle and reason in a party contest." - Thomas Elder, prominent Whig po...

Sam Stein

GOP Mailer Uses Obama Supporter To Attack...Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party of Wisconsin is sending out a somewhat peculiar attack-mailer targeting Barack Obama. The literature accuses the Illinois Democr...

Sam Stein

GOP Mailer: McCain Is Inheritor Of Hillary Movement

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party of Pennsylvania is sending out a flier that paints John McCain and Hillary Clinton as political allies, and presents the McCain-P...

McCain Running Robocalls In Home State Of Arizona

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain and the Republican National Committee are now running robocalls attacking Obama as weak on terrorism -- in McCain's home state of Arizona,...

Sam Stein

McCain's Last Ditch Effort: Tying Obama To Muslim World

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's campaign is making what appears to be a final, full-throated effort to paint Barack Obama as a sympathizer with the Muslim world. In the...

Sam Stein

McCain Robocall: Obama Will Fund Special Interest Programs With Your Tax Dollars

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two readers have forwarded a new robocall from the McCain campaign, whacking Barack Obama for wanting to "spread your wealth around" so as to afford "...

Sam Stein

GOPer Reportedly Launches Phony, Gay Baiting Robocall

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chalk this up as one of, if not the, sleaziest robocall of this election cycle. In a race for a South Carolina Senate seat, the Republican challenger...