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Presidential Campaign 2008

An Exclusive Look at MAD Magazine's Worst of 2008 List

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bryan Young

Now that the election is over and all of the other more reputable magazines are having a stab at their 10, 20, 50, 100 or 1000 best and worst of 2008 lists, MAD just had to follow suit.

Behind Obama's Iconic HOPE Poster

Joshuah Bearman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Joshuah Bearman

Fairey's multi-colored Obama gave visual definition to the intangible excitement stirred by the candidate, and soon that face was everywhere.

One Week Out, McCain's Home State Is Blushing Pink

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marlene H. Phillips

This is a story I've been covering for Huffington Post for months. Arizonans have told me why they would never vote for John McCain, giving first-hand...

Arizona Rising: Record Turn-outs in 'One of McCain's Backyards'

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marlene H. Phillips

Every Democratic event in this state has drawn unexpectedly high numbers. You can't call it spin from Democratic activists because literally the signs are everywhere...

KCRW's Left Right & Center

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Pulling out of Georgia; Pulling out of Iraq; How many houses do you need to run for President? Is Russia honoring its deadline to pull out of Georgia...

McCain On Immigration Watchdogged By AZ Blogger

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The conservative Arizona blog "Seeing Red AZ" ran a post this week referencing a Washington Times piece on, depending how you view it, either McCain's...

Obama's Sort Of Audacious Southern Strategy

Ben Mishkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Mishkin

Barack Obama's "Southern Strategy" based on expected "historic turnout in the African-American community" has come under scrutiny recently, setting off a new round of debate on the matter in the blogosphere.

Hillary Holds 30-Point Lead In National Poll

ABC News | GARY LANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The interaction of religion and politics is helping to roil the Republican presidential race, with Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney gaining ground, while...

Clinton Co-Chairman In NH Warns Obama Will Be Attacked On Past Drug Use

Washington Post | Alec MacGillis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Billy Shaheen, the co-chairman of Hillary Clinton's campaign in New Hampshire, raised the issue of Sen. Barack Obama's past admissions of drug use in ...

Obama Releases Opposition Research On Edwards In Iowa

ABC News | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Circulating among Iowa labor circles, I am told, is this leaflet, which looks to be a standard opposition-research paper against former Sen. John Edwa...

Huckabee: Araknsas School Shootings Occurred "In A Nation That Has Forgotten Its God"

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | LINDA S. CAILLOUET | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Government may have dropped the ball in modern American society, but religion dropped it first, Gov. Mike Huckabee told Southern Baptist pastors Sunda...

Dissension Hits Romney Camp Over Rudy Attack Strategy

Politico | Jonathan Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has television ads and mailings on standby to attack Rudy Giuliani but so far has not used them because of an inte...

Rudy Would Be First Jewish President

Politco | Jonathan Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Per the Jewish news service JTA, top Giuliani aide Ken Kurson told a Jewish audience last night in New York that if Bill Clinton was "the first black ...

Rudy's First Presidential TV Ad Released In New Hampshire

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rudy Giuliani's image as an in-charge New York mayor during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks has framed much of his presidential ca...