“I know there’s been some talk about Rocky Balboa over the last couple of days. We all love Rocky,” but, he added, “last time I checked, I was the underdog in this state.”
Obama continued, as the crowd laughed, “You know, ‘Rocky’ was a movie. So is the idea that somebody can fight for working people, and at the same time embrace a broken system in Washington.”
This guy is good. Real good.Full Story... →
According to those at the meeting, Clinton – who flew in from Chicago with bags under his eyes – was classic old Bill at first, charming and making small talk with the 15 or so delegates who gathered in a room behind the convention stage.
But as the group moved together for the perfunctory photo, Rachel Binah, a former Richardson delegate who now supports Hillary Clinton, told Bill how “sorry” she was to […]Full Story... →
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Barack Obama has won the overall delegate race in Texas thanks to a strong showing in Democratic county conventions this past weekend.
Obama picked up seven of nine outstanding delegates, giving him a total of 99 Texas delegates to the party’s national convention this summer. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton won the other two, giving her a total of 94 Texas delegates, according to an analysis of returns by The Associated Press.
Burnt Orange Report has it closer by 2 delegates. Obama up 3. The bottom line to the whole thing is that Barack Obama […]Full Story... →
Slowly but steadily, a string of Democratic Party figures is taking Barack Obama’s side in the presidential nominating race and raising the pressure on Hillary Clinton to give up.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota is expected to endorse Sen. Obama Monday, according to a Democrat familiar with her plans. Meanwhile, North Carolina’s seven Democratic House members are poised to endorse Sen. Obama as a group — just one has so far — before that state’s May 6 primary, several Democrats say.
Nice graphic in the article demonstrating what has changed since the candidates were about equal in pledged […]Full Story... →
Hmmm. Where have we heard THIS before?
A pair of Ohio companies owed more than $25,000 by Clinton for staging events for her campaign are warning others in the tight-knit event production community — and anyone else who will listen — to get their cash upfront when doing business with her. Her campaign, say representatives of the two companies, has stopped returning phone calls and e-mails seeking payment of outstanding invoices. One even got no response from a certified letter.
Oh wait. I remember! Haven’t we had enough deficit spending? We need a President who is ready […]Full Story... →
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says the Democratic presidential nomination will be decided before the August convention. “I had a conversation with [Democratic National Committee Chairman] Governor [Howard] Dean today,” Reid told the paper. “Things are being done.”
“I think that what we have to wait and see is what happens in the next three months. There’s been a lot of talk about what if, what if, what if. Let’s wait until we get some facts. … Over the next months, millions of people are going to vote. And we should wait […]Full Story... →
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