Political News

Obama Ad Attacks McCain on Energy

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

Obama has made a change in the way he conducts his campaign. For the first time ever, he ran a negative television ad against his opponent, John McCain, attacking the Republican for this energy policies. Stating “On gas prices, John McCain’s part of the problem,” Obama went onto dispute that the ad was negative.
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Hispanic Voters Source of Strength in Battleground States

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Since the last congressional elections, the number of Hispanics voting has increased. This is good news for the Democrats and Barack Obama, who could receive more votes in the election as a result of this higher Hispanic turnout. A recent government report shows that from 2002 to 2006, 18% more Hispanics took to the polls [...]

McCain Defaults on Taxes for Four Years

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

As it turns out, San Diego Country officials have been mailing tax notices to McCain regarding his La Jolla property, an oceanfront condo, for four years without response. County records reveal the bills, which were sent to an address in Phoenix associated with Mrs. McCain’s trust, were returned to sender by the post office.
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Priest Returns to Duties After Making Hillary Snub

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

The Rev. Mike Pfleger, a Catholic priest who was suspended for ten days for making highly offensive and controversial remarks regarding Hillary Clinton, has returned to his duties today. Catholic priests are generally not allowed to discuss politics while on the pulpit, so his remarks came as a surprise to many Catholics. Commenting on his [...]

Support of Obama from Clinton Camp Not 100%

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Despite having endorsed Obama several days earlier, many Clinton supporters have vowed not to support Senator Barack Obama, who is likely to be the Democractic nominee for the ‘08 election. This lack of support behind Obama for Clinton is bad news for the Democrats. These voters could very well either end up not voting in [...]

What websites do you check for election news?

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

There are literally hundreds of different news sources out there. With things heating up in the 2008 election, more and more people will have their eyes glued to the TV and Internet. If you haven’t found a good group of websites to read election news yet, here are my favorites:
Google News
Drudge Report
CNN
I also like to [...]