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Obama To Avoid "You, Me And Dupree" Moment At Convention

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

"Road trip? Sure, why not," said writer Chris Sloat, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich. "Who knows what kind of trouble Kwame can get into in Denver? And at least he'll be somebody else's problem for a week."

What I Saw at the Revolution -- Obama Campaign

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Like many, I am sitting by the telephone waiting for Barack Obama to call me in recognition of all of my sweat equity over the last 16 months on this revolutionary campaign.

Red Relative Blues: Swinging Matthew's Cousin

Ben Wyskida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Wyskida

Years ago I tried to "swing" my handsome friend Matthew, who I had a substantial crush on. He wasn't willing to go my way, but my heart fluttered just...

Red Grandma Blues: Readers Respond (with Great Ideas!)

Ben Wyskida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Wyskida

On Tuesday we told you about Claire, who is trying to swing her 94-year-old Grandmother from a red Reagan Republican to a born-again blue voter. We a...

Side Stepping Statement? Take Drink. Depressed About Country? Take Drink. Blog!

Natasha Vargas-Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Vargas-Cooper

END. FINAL. OVERRRR. Well, this debate was a pretty grueling exercise in tedium but I think I'm going to call it for Barack. He needed to come off pr...

Dems: Grassroots to Shape Platform

Amanda Michel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amanda Michel

Attendees of the Democratic Platform Meetings co-organized by the Obama Campaign and the DNC believed their policy proposals would be strongly considered by the Platform Drafting Committee. It remains unclear how the DNC and the Obama campaign will accomplish this logistical feat.