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Will Obama Punish African-American Clinton Supporters?

Sean McManus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean McManus

By election day, African-American support for Obama was near universal. But Rahmbo isn't famous for forgiving his enemies.

Whose Job Is It Anyway? Clinton or Obama

Carl Jeffers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Jeffers

The concern of Hillary voters is not whether Hillary has convinced them to support Obama but the fact that, in their minds, Obama has not convinced them to support him.

McCain Ad: Clinton Supporters Can Come To Me (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In another ad appealing to Hillary Clinton supporters, John McCain says it's okay to vote Republican. Watch: Transcript: DEBRA BARTOSHEVICH: I'm a...

PUMAs, It's STFU Time. Thank You

236.com | 23/6: The News, But Funnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain is trying to lure Hillary's pissed off supporters into his camp with some new ads playing on their feelings of disenfranchisement. One new...

Why it's Good News for Democrats that Polls Say One In Four Clinton Backers Still Aren't Sold on Barack

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The odds are very good that the more these voters know about Obama and McCain, the more they will ultimately come home to the Democratic Party.

Obama Caint Choose Kaine

Gloria Feldt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gloria Feldt

Obama should not choose Kaine because he opposes a woman's most fundamental human right to decide her own destiny by making her own childbearing decisions.

The Hillary Holdouts ... And A Theory Why

Alison Owings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alison Owings

The soul-robbing sexism of the past has come home to roost in the present. The Hillary Holdouts who could not wear pants to work then, yell their support for their pantsuit-wearing avenger now.

Memo to Obama: Let the Floor Vote Roll

Shireen Mitchell and Adele M. Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shireen Mitchell and Adele M. Stan

By allowing the roll call to take place, Obama would honor not just what Hillary Clinton achieved with her 18 million votes, but the promise of even greater accomplishments by Democratic women in the future.

Obama Has Not Yet Made the Sale -- To Hillary Diehards

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

The comment every reporter would kill for would be a candid, honest comment from Hillary Clinton. What does she make of the meetings of Hillary supporters uncomfortable with Obama?

Top Clinton Aide Staying In Her Corner

Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's an e-mail from Hillary Clinton's Internet guru, Peter Daou, to his friends, bloggers and online Clinton supporters. More evidence that Clinton ...

Black Politicians Face Voters' Ire For Supporting Clinton

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Brooklyn's 10th Congressional District, home to more African-Americans than any other in New York, gave Senator Barack Obama his highest margin of vic...

Big Love Trumps Mr. Big

Kate Clinton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kate Clinton

For Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte, the friendship works because they talk. And they forgive each other. Obama and Clinton gals -- let's get it on! And get on with it.

Clinton Supporters: Get Over It and Get Off the Fence

Trevor Neilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trevor Neilson

It's time for Clinton supporters to get over their hurt feelings, get off the fence, and support one of the most exciting candidates the Democratic party has ever seen. The future depends on it.

Right Wing Outraged: McCain Brags Of Supporting Clinton's Supreme Court Nominees

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mickey Kaus notes: "John McCain met privately with some Clinton supporters in the diehard group Party Unity My Ass, and tried to wobble his way into t...

Clinton Supporters Embracing Obama

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — They may not be falling in love, but they're falling in line. Prominent supporters of Hillary Rodham Clinton are embracing Barack Oba...

TX Dem Leaders Insist On Unity At State Convention

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Though this unsanctioned attempt at reconciliation may not have been an unequivocal success, it's clear why state Democratic leaders are worried about a party schism during a year when Texas Democrats have the chance to gain the five seats needed to take back the state house.

VIDEO: Watch Texas Dem Unity Pub Crawl -- Yelling, Finger-Point, "Obama-Rama"

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

But video of the peace talks between the Clinton and Obama supporters meeting at the neutral location of the Austin bar scene shows the unity process ironically involves a lot of yelling, finger-pointing, and immature insults.

3AM For Feminism: Clinton Dead-Enders And The Crisis In The Women's Movement

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Amy Siskind, a 42-year-old mother of two from Westchester, stood in a Washington, D.C., park on the last day in May, telling a few hundred cheering pe...

Clinton-Backing House Members To "Demand" Hillary As VP

The Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Politico notes: In one corner of the House, female lawmakers such as Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) and Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D-Ohio) were ...

Obama Camp Arranging Endorsements From Top Clinton Officials

Wall Street Journal | MONICA LANGLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The awkward courtship has begun between supporters of presidential candidates Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama. With the bitter, hard-fough...

Sam Stein

Eating A Reuben Amidst A Crowd Of Protesting Clintonites

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Updated below with video of angry Clinton supporter being escorted from the building. When is a Reuben sandwich not just a Reuben sandwich? When one...

Obama, Clinton Supporters Plan For Inevitable Merger

Washington Post | Matthew Mosk and Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Top fundraisers for Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama have begun private talks aimed at merging the two candidates' teams, not waiting for...

Clinton Diehards Outraged By Calls To Drop Out

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

They traveled here from New York, Pennsylvania and Indiana last week to stand in the rain on a rural street corner, at a four-way intersection of wind...

Clinton: Base "Broader And Deeper" Than Obama's

ABC News | Katie Escherich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton campaigned Wednesday in Indianapolis, on the same day that Indiana superdelegate and former Clinton supporter Joe Andrew announced he ...

Why Clinton Must Stay In The Race

John K. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John K. Wilson

The worst thing for Obama right now would be to win by default. A win by forfeit only weakens the winner in the realm of politics. By contrast, Obama's victory over Clinton would establish momentum showing his ability to defeat a powerful political machine.