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Barack Obama Election 2008

A Slight Advantage for Obama

John Zogby | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
John Zogby

There are 12 states that Obama won in 2008, which leaned heavily Republican in 2010. As I write this today, Obama is either tied or holds a slight lead in all 12. So today, slight advantage Obama.

Has Black America Become President Obama's Political Mistress?

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 11.29.2011 | Black Voices
Dr. Boyce Watkins

If African Americans should not expect any semblance of targeted political support from President Obama, shouldn't that also imply that he should not expect preferential treatment from us?

Limbaugh's Traffic Spiked With Obama's Win, Inauguration

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh's website saw a spike in traffic apparently brought on by President Obama's election victory. Limbaugh's traffi...

The Passage of Prop 8: Do The Math

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Disgrasian

The shame that we feel today over Prop 8 is only directed at our collective failure, which we need to figure out how to rectify. All of us. Together.

The View from Union Square, New York

Jim David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim David

When we got into Union Square, it was a cacophony of screaming, jumping, and celebration. Their faces were unrestrained joy and happiness.

Greensboro, N.C. Celebrates Re-Opening of Obama HQ

Wes Isley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wes Isley

While Obama staff and volunteer Fellows weren't allowed to speak to me, I found the rest of the crowd eager to share. I wanted to find out why they support Obama and what issues mattered to residents here.

Obama Exclusive (Audio): On V.P And Foreign Policy, Courting the Working Class, and Hard-Pressed Pennsylvanians

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

Here is the full audio from Senator Barack Obama's fundraiser hosted at a home in Pacific Heights, San Francisco on Sunday, April 6, 2008.

Obama: No Need For Foreign Policy Help From V.P.

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

"I think a lot of people assume that might be some sort of military thing to make me look more Commander-in-Chief-like. Ironically, this is an area--foreign policy is the area where I am probably most confident that I know more."