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Obama Sends Top Generals To Florida

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign's top two field generals have decamped to Florida, a sign of its confidence that the state, with 27 electoral votes, is tilting tow...

Economic Crisis Helping Obama To Gain Ground In Florida

New York Times | Damien Cave | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jim Piccillo lost his job as a bank vice president in August, applied for food stamps to support his two young daughters and swore off a life of loyal...

Florida GOP Holds Secret Crisis Meeting Over Obama's Rise In Polls

St. Petersburg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Florida Republican leaders hastily convened a top secret meeting this week to grapple with Sen. John McCain's sagging performance in this must-win sta...

Polls: Obama Leads In Three Critical States

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Recently trailing or tied, Democrat Barack Obama now leads Republican John McCain in a trio of the most critical, vote-rich states ...

Obama and Swing-State Governors Push Importance of Green Jobs in Palm Beach

Carol Anne Burger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carol Anne Burger

What gives strength to the fabric of American society? Jobs do, that's what, and that was the message delivered by Barack Obama to an audience at the ...

Palin Pushes Florida Undecideds To The Left

St. Petersburg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Five weeks ago, the St. Petersburg Times convened a group of Tampa Bay voters who were undecided about the presidential election. Their strong distrus...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp: Better Chance At Florida Than Ohio

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, Barack Obama campaign manager David Plouffe sent a video to reporters laying out the political landscape with less than 50 days until the ...

Obama Camp Manager: We Need Money For Florida

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a new video sent out with a fundraising email to supporters, Obama campaign manager David Plouffe celebrates McCain "admit[ting] finally that the e...

Report: 'Florida May Be Falling From Obama's Grasp'

St. Petersberg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama could be on the verge of falling out of contention in Florida. Despite spending an estimated $8-million on campaign ads in America's big...

Florida Christian Leader: Obama Has "Muslim Roots And Training"

Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Muslim-peddling about Democratic nominee Barack Obama continues, mostly through lies trafficked over the Internet, but also in questions raised in...

Old Jews, Young Jews, Red Jews, Blue Jews

Robin Maxwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robin Maxwell

Tell me I'm dreaming! It can't possibly be true -- the People of the Holocaust, the most persecuted group in the history of the world are refusing to vote for a man because he's black?

Polls: Obama Pre-Convention Numbers Rise In Key Swing States

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

In the days before the conventions begin, Obama has taken a solid lead in Minnesota, leads outside the margin of error in Michigan, Pennsylvania and New Mexico, and he is within 2% in red Florida, North Carolina, Nevada.

Obama's Florida Dominance: 9,785 More Ads

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Florida's living rooms, the presidential contest so far has been a landslide -- Barack Obama, 9,785; John McCain, zero. That is the tally of local...

Obama Asks That Florida and Michigan Delegations Get Full Votes

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

In a surprise move, the Obama campaign has asked that the Florida and Michigan delegates to the Democratic convention be seated with full votes, embracing the Clinton camp and underlining the inevitability of his nomination.

Obama: Bad Economy Could Help Me Win Florida

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's two-day campaign swing through economically hard-hit areas of Central Florida and John McCain's country concert extravaganza in the Pan...

Sam Stein

Obama Heckled For Not Focusing On Black Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain is usually the candidate getting heckled and interrupted on the trail, a product of his open town halls but also the more controversial as...

Sam Stein

Obama 'Months Ahead' Of Gore/Kerry In Organizing Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama is set to open more than a dozen offices in Florida in the next two weeks alone, a commitment of resources that his campaign says wi...

Florida Could Hinge On Black Vote

Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

State Sen. Frederica Wilson had a question for Barack Obama the last time he was in Miami and gave a speech at a posh, downtown hotel: When was he com...

Daily Show Asks Elderly Jewish Voters About Obama (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac travels to South Florida to find out if Barack Obama can win the elderly Jewish vote. [WATCH] ...

Obama Winning Florida Money Race

Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Barack Obama outraised Republican John McCain by nearly $500,000 in Florida in June, validating his decision to rebuff limited public campaig...

Florida Voter Registration Shows "Huge Swing" Towards Democrats

South Florida Sun Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An escalating number of voters registering as Democrats is providing evidence that the 2008 election could produce a wave of support for Barack Obama ...

My Mother: A Nana for Obama

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

Simply said, my mother would have voted for Obama to keep her promise to the future, "for the sake of the kids. I hope that many of those in Florida, and elsewhere, planning to vote for McCain think again.

Polls Show Democrats Drawing Together Behind Obama

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

An eagerly anticipated set of swing-state polls suggest Obama's support is reaching toward the levels boasted by Clinton last month, signaling a unifying Democratic base.

Sam Stein

Here Comes The Story Of A Hurricane McCain

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The topic-de-jour in Campaign 08 on Thursday was the National Catastrophe Fund, a pocket of loot that would help states to stabilize the insurance mar...

Betting On Obama's New Map

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

Obama is strong in the Rockies and weak in the Appalachians. His map is tilted to the west. He may well win Col. and even Nev. in the general election but how does that balance against Ohio, Penn. Fl.?