A Kos commenter notices that Ted Kennedy, among other leading Democrats, is denounced in strong terms in this post from a Clinton supporter on Hillary Clinton’s campaign web site.
The notice, posted earlier in the month for a demonstration at D.N.C. headquarters when the Rules and Bylaws Committee meets over the fate Read More
John Edwards’ endorsement of Barack Obama matters because the media is treating it like it does. Twenty-four hours after Hillary Clinton celebrated a 41-point landslide victory in West Virginia, the press now has fresh reason to speculate about a final death blow to her campaign, creating a narrative that could unleash the decisive superdelegate flood Read More
Barack Obama’s campaign just released the remarks he’s prepared for tonight’s primary night rally in Raleigh, N.C., in which he said his campaign stands “less than two hundred delegates away from securing the Democratic nomination ….”
He called Hillary Clinton a “formidable opponent,” and congratulated her for her victory in Indiana, and expressed confidence that Read More
Barack Obama is winning. North Carolina is his, comfortably, and his delegate-count continues to climb ever closer to a requisite primary-ending majority.
So why has his campaign felt like a long march over broken glass?
“It is painful to watch,” said an influential Obama supporter and delegate in an interview the day before the North Read More
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the pandering Presidential politics of Clinton, McCain and Obama. McCain pandered on the gas tax and Hillary and Barack pandered on trade.
A few days ago, in a disheartening display of more of the same, Clinton joined McCain in supporting the suspension of the federal gasoline tax Read More
Superdelegates are generally seen as seasoned elected officials or as the kind of party apparatchiks whose natural habitat is the figurative smoke-filled room.
Not everyone fits the stereotype. Among those who will help decide the Democratic contest is a 51-year-old office administrator and piano teacher in Dublin, Ireland, who has not lived in the U.S. Read More
The Massachusetts Democratic primary, along with nearly two dozen other primaries and caucuses, was held on Feb. 5. Hillary Clinton won it by 15 points, one of her best showings anywhere this year, and Michael Dukakis voted in it—but he won’t say for whom.
“I voted for a candidate, yeah,” is about all Mr. Dukakis, Read More
Not only will David Shuster, the MSNBC talent who got into trouble over claiming the Clinton campaign had “pimped out” former first daughter Chelsea on the hustings, be returning to the network; his suspension will have lasted two weeks, and he’ll be back in time for the NBC-sponsored debate between Hillary Clinton and Read More
Legendary novelist and editor Toni Morrison’s endorsement of Barack Obama is obviously not significant for her ability to move voters at the polls, which is not proven and probably not likely to be proven. But given her perceived attachment to the Clintons—Bill, she famously once called America’s first black president; and Hillary she has been Read More
COLUMBIA, S.C.—John Edwards arrived on the small stage here at Jillian’s eatery at 9:30 on the dot with his family. (I think he got a haircut! When did he have time for that?) “The three of us move on to February 5th,” he said. Okay then! On the TV, which is playing him with a Read More