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With New Ads, Obama Pushes Back Against Ugly McCain Campaign

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

"First of all politics is a tough business," says McCain. "Second of all, I think the tone of this whole campaign would've been very different if Sen. Obama had accepted my request for us to appear at town hall meetings."

McCain's Deadliest Catch: Polls Say GOP In Deep Water

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

Palin will now be vetted by the national press and the blogosphere and it won't be pretty. She's got six short weeks to learn foreign and economic policy. The honeymoon is over.

Obama Move To Center Lamented By Spiritual Progressives

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

Clinton supporters aren't the only Democrats who aren't thrilled with the presumptive nominee. At a gathering today of Spiritual Progressives, a priest, a rabbi, a Muslim, and an evangelical Christian lamented Barack Obama's move toward the center.

Obama-Biden: A Match Made In Iowa

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

Obama's decision is no surprise to those of us who witnessed how well the Biden and Obama camps worked together during the Iowa caucuses. Biden's many supporters there are jumping for joy.

Poll: Obama Faring Poorly Among Racists

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

Likely bigots chose McCain over Obama by a margin of one thousand to one, with a majority of racists saying they "strongly disagree" with Sen. Obama's decision not to be white.

Unity: Not Exactly Woodstock '69, But Close

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

It's the season premiere 2008 general election campaign. The music will be blaring, the crowd jumping, the loudspeakers booming. But the real story is that Democratic "unity" is well under way.

Am I a Hillary-Hating Sexist? You Tell Me

Linda Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Keenan

I argued that the first woman president should be one who didn't come in on the coattails of a man, but is it realistic to expect a female leader at this moment to be perfectly cleansed of male power?

Barack-Hillary "Unity Tour" Starts Friday In Unity, NH

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

I think it's just great they're back in New Hampshire together. Obama and Clinton split the vote here in Unity -- each got 107 votes -- so it makes perfect sense that they'll come back to Unity to start again.

Obama vs McCain: Digging-In or "Standing Ready"

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

This weekend Barack Obama ditched his suit, picked up a shovel and started filling sandbags in the Midwest flood zone. John McCain sent a press release from a private fundraiser in Riverside, California.

Obama to Return to Iowa Tuesday to Kick Off General

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

The "welcome back" rally scheduled for Tuesday in Des Moines is a thank you to the white working class voters who catapulted him to the front of the race and gave Clinton her first taste of defeat.

The McCain-Lieberman Big Pause Policy For Iraq

John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tomasic

What did we learn from General Petreaus this week? As expected, perhaps, we learned less about the future of Iraq than we did about the future of this year's presidential campaigns.

Sam Stein

New Hampshire Polling Fiasco Not Unique In History

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So the polling industry, and the reporters who religiously follow it, got their predictions wrong. What was expected to be an easy victory for Sen. Ba...

Sam Stein

After Kerry Endorses, Political World Waits For Kennedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With one Massachusetts senator throwing his weight into the Democratic presidential race today, anticipation now mounts for the other to follow suit. ...

Sam Stein

Obama Now Leading In New Hampshire Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the first time in the campaign, Sen. Barack Obama finds himself in the lead of at least one New Hampshire primary poll. According to the latest Ra...