Obama Claims Democratic Nomination


Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois claimed the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday night, NBC News projected based on its tally of convention delegates. By doing so, he shattered a barrier more than two centuries old to become the first black candidate ever nominated by a major political party for the nation’s […]

When Democrats and Republicans Fail, Libertarians Go Mainstream

Bob Barr nominated Libertarian Presidential Candidate Libertarian Party picks Barr as presidential candidate

DENVER (AP) — The Libertarian Party has picked former Republican Rep. Bob Barr to be its presidential candidate after six rounds of balloting.

Barr beat research scientist Mary Ruwart, who was the party’s presidential nominee in 1983 and vice […]

If Not Edwards, Then Who Will Obama Choose

Edwards rules out vice presidential run with Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former presidential contender John Edwards said on Friday he would not be Democratic front-runner Barack Obama‘s running mate, but did not rule out taking a role in an Obama administration.

“Won’t happen,” Edwards told NBC’s “Today” program when asked if […]

Ralph Nader Will Run For President

WASHINGTON – Ralph Nader is launching a third-party campaign for president.

Last month, Nader began an exploratory presidential campaign and launched a Web site that promises to fight “corporate greed, corporate power, corporate control.”

Nader’s appearance on “Meet the Press” was announced Friday in an e-mail message from Nader’s exploratory campaign. […]

Rep. Lloyd Doggett Endorses Obama for President

Doggett for Obama Obama Gets Front-Runner Treatment

U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) today endorsed Senator Barack Obama for President of the United States.

“When he stands up, all the world will know that America really has changed, that the disastrous policies of the last eight years have ended,” said Congressman Doggett, […]

Bill Clinton: Obama Literally Not Part of Any of the Good Things’ From the ’90’s

It didn’t take Bill Clinton long to break his promise to not go after Obama on the campaign trail. Bill is back making false statements and again promoting his presidency. Recently in Tyler, Texas, Bill stated “Obama ‘literally not part of any of the good things’ from the 1990s.” I suppose you could […]

Ted, Patrick And Caroline Kennedy Endorse Obama

To me this is huge. No that that Edward and Patrick Kennedy endorsed another member of Congress but that Caroline Kennedy has endorsed Obama. In her Sunday NYT op-ed “A President Like My Father,” Caroline made it clear that Obama is a candidate like her father.

I’ve been deeply moved by the people […]

Caroline Kennedy Op-Ed Support Of Obama

In a short New York Timed Op-ed “A President Like My Father,” Caroline Kennedy throws her support behind Barrak Obama. To some this may be insignificant but I think otherwise. During elections candidates have been compared to both JFK and RFK on many levels but there is always something lacking for the candidate […]

Where Is John? – Media Perception vs. Reality

From the John Edwards For President web site.

What is the difference between media perception and reality? Well, for the better part of a year the media has focused on 2 celebrity candidates.

Even after beating one of the celebrity candidates in Iowa (hint, it was Hillary Clinton), the media focused on two. […]

John Edwards “Underdog” TV Ad

Don’t count John Edwards out. Edwards is fighting the establishment and we’ve just begun. “Underdog” is the new TV ad that he’s running in New Hampshire.