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
HOUSTON—Hillary Clinton contrasted herself with Barack Obama last night in a new way: she claimed to be more progressive on space exploration.
Houston is home to the Johnson Space Center, where NASA’s manned spaceflight programs are based. And Clinton urged a large, fervent crowd at Delmar Fieldhouse to “be sure we have a president who Read More
Kaitlin Bell, an Observer intern who used to write about city government for the McAllen, Texas-based Monitor, has a fun interview with one of Hillary Clinton’s surrogates in South Texas.
Among other things, the surrogate – Billy Leo, the mayor of La Joya – says that the Obama organization down there is much better Read More
In South Texas, one of the state’s remaining Democratic strongholds, people love the Clintons. They know Bill’s favorite taco restaurant in McAllen, a city of about 150,000 on the Mexico border. They mobbed him at a Barnes & Noble last fall. They named a school after him.
So things should look pretty good for Hillary Read More
AUSTIN, Texas—Bill Clinton told a crowd gathered in glorious sunshine here yesterday that his wife’s candidacy represented “change you can rely on.”
The former president also complained, as his wife started to fall behind in the polls, about the rules governing the Democratic contest in this state.
“The election process you’ve got takes Read More
SAN MARCOS, Texas—Barack Obama continued a sharp counter-offensive against John McCain on Wednesday night, bringing a day of intense campaigning to an end before a crowd of several thousand people here at Texas State University.
“There was no such thing as Al Qaeda in Iraq until he followed George Bush into war in Iraq,” Obama Read More
AUSTIN, Texas—Before Bill Clinton proceeded to the serious business of making a pitch for his wife here at Austin Community College, he had to clear something up.
The man who introduced Clinton, former State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos, badly mangled a saying involving a rooster and the dawn.
His point appeared to have something to do Read More
How’s the shampoo?” asked Patrick, the chatty, bespectacled 54-year-old bartender at Wollensky’s Grill on East 49th Street.
He meant the champagne, two big flute fills that he’d just served up to a smartly dressed middle-aged couple snacking on a plate of French fries at the bar.
“It sucked,” answered the male of the duo, who Read More
Location: You recently turned 60. What’s that like?
Schrager: I never went through anything on any birthday, but this one I realize that I’m nearing the endgame! So it’s been a little bit more of an issue for me than the other birthdays.
Looking back, what do you feel most proud of?
My most important Read More
Josh Rushing, the former Marine and Control Room star turned Al-Jazeera English reporter, spent nearly his entire adult life around combat gear. But a week ago, he seemed a bit uneasy with the pile of brand-new body armor piled in a corner of his downtown Washington office. He fingered the bright-blue canvas over the heavy Read More