ALBANY—On a conference call this afternoon, David Paterson and four other governors outlined specifics for how they would like to see a $1 trillion federal stimulus shape up, adding a request for education aid.
In addition to money for infrastructure investments and an increase in federal assistance for Medicaid and other social welfare programs, Read More
DENVER–Less than a day after the Democratic Party nominated Barack Obama as its candidate for President, two of Hillary Clinton’s strongest supporters held a private meeting with top donors to talk about some close-to-the-ground methods of improving his performance in the critical swing states of Ohio and Pennsylvania.
“It was a mix of Obama Read More
In an interview today with N.P.R’s Michele Norris, Governor Ted Strickland of Ohio, a major Hillary Clinton supporter who is now backing Barack Obama, said he would, under no circumstances, be Obama’s running mate.
A partial transcript, as sent over by N.P.R.:
NORRIS: If you’re out campaigning with Barack Obama with the Read More
LAKEWOOD, Ohio—Governor Ted Strickland of Ohio thinks Hillary Clinton should keep pursuing the Democratic nomination even if she emerges from Tuesday’s voting with a victory only in his state.
“In my judgment and if I’m asked, I’ll say to her that if she wins Ohio, I think she should continue this because Pennsylvania is another Read More
Eliot Spitzer just made his debut on a Hillary Clinton conference call just now, along with New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine and Ohio Governor Ted Strickland, to discuss economic development.
When the line was opened up for questions, the first one was directed at Spitzer, about his plan to allow illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s Read More
In a conference call that just ended, Hillary Clinton announced the endorsement of Ohio Governor Ted Strickland.
"The road to the White House goes through Ohio," she said. "I am going to be very proud and grateful to have Governor Strickland travel it with me."
In the call, Strickland said he had decided Read More