DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Barack Obama declares himself "within reach" of the Democratic nomination and celebrates in the state where his win in the opening contest of the presidential primary season that helped reshape the race.
The independent political arm of the nation's largest government workers union has taken out a $1 million loan to replenish its coffers after spending millions of dollars backing Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and criticizing her rival, Sen. Barack Obama, according to campaign records.
Sen. Barack Obama is expected to declare tonight that he has crossed a pivotal threshold toward becoming the Democratic presidential nominee, though his rival may trounce him by double digits in Kentucky and disputes his math.
Sen. John McCain saluted the Constitution's checks and balances and repudiated multiple Bush-Cheney usurpations on May 15 in Columbus, Ohio. But whether the salute will prove more than a restricted railroad ticket good for this day and train only remains uncertain. McCain, nevertheless, deserves applause for spotlighting the greatest threat confronting the country: executive despotism facilitated by secret government.
More voters are likely to define Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton"s presidential bid as driven by ambition and power than those of both her Democratic rival and the presumptive Republican nominee, a new poll says.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AFP) — Senator Hillary Clinton scores a thumping win in tonight's Kentucky primary, and Barack Obama claims he had piled up a 'milestone' majority of elected delegates in the Democratic White House race.
President Bush and Sen. John McCain went to bat on energy policy recently. And guess what? They both struck out.
Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain, with an assist from Sen. Joe Lieberman, competed in freshly minted assurances of allegiance to Israel as it embarked on a weeklong 60th birthday party.