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Obama Heads West... Again

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 12.13.2011 | Los Angeles

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is making his second Western swing in about a month. A White House official says Obama will visit three states l...

Western Swing Voters Questioning Decision To Vote For Obama

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LONGMONT, Colo. — Westward, uh-oh. For Democrats, the newly minted crossover voters who helped elect Barack Obama president in 2008 are display...

First Family Departs For West, Michelle Obama Beats The Heat (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The first family took off for their western adventure on Friday, looking ready to brave temperatures even hotter than Washington's. First Lady Michel...

Stealing Arizona: Obama's Last Minute Incursion Into McCain's Home State

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

PHOENIX -- In Arizona's capital city, traffic news helicopters roved over polling stations reporting both the shortest and the longest lines throughou...

Tight Polls and Rumors of an Obama Visit Boost Momentum in Arizona

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

"The polls are creating a level of excitement here that we haven't seen before. The promise and hope that Arizonans could help put Barack Obama in the White House has our offices packed with people."

Obama May Visit Arizona, Looking to Put the Full Dem Ticket there "Over the Top"

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

Robocalls are the last resort of campaigns that are out of money and out of volunteers -- and in this case they're another signal of the way the McCain-Palin campaign is stumbling to the finish line.

McCain's Wayward Home State: Spate of New Polls Say Arizona's a Toss Up

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

PHOENIX -- Although John McCain was ahead in his home state by 14 points at the end of September, a spate of new polls reveals a substantial shift, pu...

John McCain, Bob Barr And The Spoiler Effect

Colorado Confidential | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Colorado Confidential

Despite rumblings that Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr could Ralph Nader Republicans this November, some political observers are say...

Life Is A Picnic For Democrats In Alaska

Amanda Coyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amanda Coyne

When the FBI arrived in 2006 brandishing warrants, the official Democratic Party line was: "It's a sad day for Alaska." But many of us could barely contain our glee. We'd been screaming about corruption forever.

Almost Blue: The Obama-Dean Western Campaign

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

Obama's army goes deep behind enemy lines in the West. He and Dean are determined to compete in red states as a matter of strategy, forcing McCain to spend money and resources on his own turf.

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.?