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Obama not selling Chicago home

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First published at WashingtonTimes.com The CBS affiliate in Chicago captured a nice scoop today when President-elect Barack Obama stopped in at Manny...

Hillary Clinton (Still) Asking for Money

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

Clinton's presidential campaign -- still in debt -- is asking for supporters to buy the DVD, which also includes the former first lady's speech at the Democratic National Convention in August.

Facebook Offers Obama Cabinet Clue?

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

Team Obama announced this afternoon that Josh Gotbaum will lead the review team that will be parked at the Department of the Treasury. So I did what any Gen-Xer would -- I checked out his Facebook page.

Change.gov: Transition promises inclusion

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First published at WashingtonTimes.com CHICAGO — As the campaign winds down, the transition heats up and the inaugural ball requests flow in steadi...

Voters cite history; Obama says, 'Change can happen'

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

After giving his victory speech, Obama briefly talked to donors in an unplanned event that was not open to the press.

Something Really Great About the Next POTUS

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

just about every average person (Joe the Frequent Flier, if you will) knows about the Southwest boarding process. Barack Obama and John McCain are among the many.

Right-Leaning Papers Lose Seats On Obama Plane

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama spokesman Bill Burton confirms Drudge's report that two right-leaning papers, the Washington Times and the New York Post, have lost their seats ...

Obama to advertise in McCain's home state

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christina Bellantoni

First published at WashingtonTimes.com COLUMBIA, Mo. — Obama campaign manager David Plouffe told reporters on a conference call just now the campai...

Bill Clinton and Obama Join Forces for First Time

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

The Barack and Bill show last night drew 35,000 in Kissimmee. Obama fawned all over Clinton, appearing with him for the first time ever on the trail.

Sarah Barracuda

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Joseph

My favorite story I found in my research for my book on Palin was the time her mother-in-law, a Democrat, ran for Mayor of Wasilla to succeed Palin, only to find her daughter-in-law oppose her.

Go figure: Barrackville Trends Obama

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

2008-10-27-barrackville.jpgThe Barrackville, WV voters were great examples of what we found everywhere -- growing support for Obama as people figure out how to make ends meet.

McCain Supporters Heckle Early Voters, Call Them 'Cheaters'

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

At a polling site in North Carolina there was a group of loud and angry protesters who shouted and mocked the voters as they walked in. Nearly all were white.

Jim Webb blasts Palin, plumbers protest Obama rally

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First published at WashingtonTimes.com ROANOKE, Va. — Sen. Jim Webb introduced Democratic nominee Barack Obama this afternoon with praise for his pa...

Googling Joe the Plumber

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First published at WashingtonTimes.com Joe the Plumber came up in tonight's debate at least 23 times. So naturally, reporters who haven't already a...

A stolen election?

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First published at WashingtonTimes.com The accusations against ACORN keep on coming, with more and more examples piling up of fraud in critical battl...

Team Obama targets teens as secret weapon

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christina Bellantoni

First posted at WashingtonTimes.com I've written quite a bit about the youth support Sen. Barack Obama has generated this year, and some of it from t...

Debate watch: Swing state edition

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First published at WashingtonTimes.com INDIANAPOLIS — Here in battleground Indiana, I watched the debate with a group of mostly Obama supporters. ...

Palinpalooza: Guv jokes she's keeping SNL writers employed

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First published at WashingtonTimes.com OMAHA, Neb. — Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin drew about 6,000 tonight at a rally here ...

Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore latest celebs for Obama

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First posted at WashingtonTimes.com Team Obama has been posting celebrity videos at a fast pace over the last few weeks, all pointing to the VoteforC...

Obama's soaked Saturday in Virginia

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First posted at WashingtonTimes.com This was the scene that greeted the Obama motorcade Saturday night when we pulled up in Fredericksburg. But the ...

Undecided in Memphis

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First posted at WashingtonTimes.com MEMPHIS — I spent last night with a group of debate watchers who ended the evening with opinions unchanged from...

Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson star in Obama spot

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

Originally published at WashingtonTimes.com Queen Latifah and Jennifer Hudson are the latest A-list singers/actresses to join up with Team Obama. Th...

Bill Clinton: "Let's get real here"

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

Originally posted at WashingtonTimes.com A fascinating exchange last night between the former president and Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show." The en...

'08 earmarks

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First posted at WashingtonTimes.com at 3:45 p.m. Taxpayers for Common Sense is out with an analysis of earmark requests in the 2009 Defense Authoriza...

Obama's David Plouffe: Florida to cost $39 million

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

First posted at WashingtonTimes.com at 9:17 a.m. Obama campaign manager David Plouffe uses visual aids in this video strategy briefing, but offers a ...