Barack Obama’s campaign just announced that he is canceling events in Des Moines and Madison scheduled for Thursday in order to be with his ailing grandmother.
He will go to Indianapolis Thursday and then leave for Hawaii in the early afternoon. He will be back on the trail Saturday. On the campaign plane, spokesman Read More
Patti Solis Doyle is expected to do some surrogate work for the Obama campaign to help woo Latino voters, according to the campaign’s communications director, Robert Gibbs.
At the end of today’s Obama conference call, Gibbs responded to a question from a Latino reporter who asked what surrogates the campaign might roll out in Read More
Barack Obama’s communications director, Robert Gibbs, just said in a conference call that John McCain’s apparently sympathetic remarks about comprehensive immigration reform to a group of Hispanic voters in Chicago amounted to more evidence of "John McCain being in a tortured debate with John McCain."
Gibbs pointed out that one of the attendees, Read More
The Obama campaign is seizing on the evidence in the Clinton White House schedules that show she attended at least one meeting about Nafta.
“This is one of the most critical issues facing Americans workers,” said Roger Tauss, international vice president of the Transportation Workers Union, in a conference call just now. “Nothing Read More
As Hillary Clinton continues to push the idea that Barack Obama is not ready to be president, the Obama campaign seems intent on pushing the message that Clinton is too secretive to be president.
After recently calling on Clinton to release her tax returns, the Obama campaign today released the Illinois Senator’s earmark requests Read More
“I got the disturbing news this morning that Senator Clinton is probably going to write off North Carolina,” said Representative G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina.
He was referring to a quote by Clinton campaign senior adviser Harold Ickes that appeared in the New York Times today, which the Obama campaign responded to on a Read More
Towards the end a Hillary Clinton stump speech at a gleaming white hall in Ottumwa, Iowa last month, the campaign’s communications director, Howard Wolfson, marched in out of the cold wearing a white sweater, gray sweatpants and unlaced brown work boots. Disheveled and unshaven, Mr. Wolfson possessed the feral look of someone who had spent Read More
After Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy Forum yesterday, I asked his communications director Robert Gibbs if Obama was specifically contrasting himself with Hillary Clinton when he said, “When you elect our next President, you will choose someone who will make those judgments on Iraq, and Iran and how to restore America’s standing – and you Read More
As you might expect, Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters, which I visited on Thursday and Friday and wrote about for this week’s paper, is a place brimming with youthful enthusiasm. It looks like a college dorm. Cookies and jars of candy sit on the desks, ball caps rest on computers, and the door to the Read More