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44: August 31, 2008 - September 6, 2008

Virginia Adds 49K New Voters in August

The August gain puts the Obama campaign on track toward its goal of signing up 150,000 new voters by early October.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 6, 2008; 3:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (175)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Battlegrounds, John McCain  
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Obama and McCain to Make Joint Sept. 11 Visit to Ground Zero

They will visit lower Manhattan on Thursday to mark the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 6, 2008; 12:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (143)
Categories:  B_Blog, Barack Obama, John McCain  
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Playing Politics -- With Oprah?

Oprah Winfrey denies report that her staff was divided over having Sarah Palin as a guest on her show.

By Lexie Verdon  | September 5, 2008; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (173)
Categories:  Sarah Palin  
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McCain Ad for Florida

The new Republican National Committee-McCain campaign ad signals a renewed battlefield: Florida.

By Lexie Verdon  | September 5, 2008; 5:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (62)
Categories:  Ad Watch, Barack Obama, Battlegrounds, John McCain  
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Plane Not Sold on eBay

Palin didn't sell Alaska governor's plane on eBay, but through a broker -- and at a loss.

By Lexie Verdon  | September 5, 2008; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (415)
Categories:  B_Blog, Sarah Palin  
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Congress and New Political Minefields

Lawmakers return to the Capitol next week for a quick session in which they and presidential nominees Barack Obama and John McCain will face political traps and minefields.

By Lexie Verdon  | September 5, 2008; 3:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Barack Obama, John McCain, On the Issues  
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Andrea Mitchell vs. the Balloons

Andrea Mitchell gets deluged by balloons.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 5, 2008; 1:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  Cast of Characters, Conventions, Making the Rounds, Republican Party  
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Sarah Palin: Good for the Jews?

Palin pick riles Jewish observers.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 5, 2008; 1:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (72)
Categories:  Sarah Palin, The Debate Rages On...  
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Washington Sketch: The Eastern Media Elite

A behind-the-scenes look at the one group that unifies members of the Republican Party.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 5, 2008; 12:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Conventions, Culture Wars, Republican Party, Video Report  
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No Charges for McCain Speech Protestors

Demonstrators who protested McCain's position on the war inside the RiverCentre in St. Paul were not arrested.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 5, 2008; 11:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (50)
Categories:  Conventions, Republican Party  
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No Direct Attack from Clinton on Palin -- Yet

Clinton has been exceptionally quiet since the selection of just the second female vice presidential nominee in history.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 11:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (212)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Sarah Palin  
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BlackBerry Blogging from Inside the Convention Hall

Live coverage from the staff of The Washington Post and washingtonpost.com.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 10:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  John McCain  
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McCain Spokesman Defends Palin, Previews McCain Speech

Excerpts from The Post's live television show.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 9:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
Categories:  Cast of Characters, Conventions, John McCain, Republican Party, Video Report  
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Obama Appears on O'Reilly's Show

Sen. Barack Obama made his first appearance on Fox News's conservative talk show "The O'Reilly Factor."

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 8:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (139)
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McCain Prepares for RNC Speech

John McCain's campaign has released limited advance excerpts from his remarks tonight to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 7:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Conventions, John McCain, Primary Source, Republican Party  
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Did Palin Borrow 'Lipstick' Schtick?

By Mary Ann Akers Sarah Palin's now famous "lipstick" joke from her acceptance speech Wednesday...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 7:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
Categories:  Sarah Palin, The Sleuth  
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Romney: McCain Still Outside the Conservative Mainstream

In an interview this afternoon, the one-time McCain rival said he stands by his assessment of McCain's conservative credentials.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 7:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  B_Blog, John McCain, Mitt Romney  
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Joe Gibbs to Speak Tonight, Skins Fans Torn

The Redskins coaching legend and current NASCAR impresario is slated to speak at the Xcel Energy Center between 8 and 9 p.m., EST.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 6:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
Categories:  B_Blog, Cast of Characters, Conventions, Republican Party  
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Obama Raises Record $10 Million Since Palin Speech

Updated 8:27 p.m. By Matthew Mosk For a week, Sen. John McCain's campaign has been...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 5:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (157)
Categories:  Barack Obama, The Green Zone  
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Georgia GOP Congressman Calls Obama 'Uppity'

When a reporter sought clarification on the racially loaded word, Rep. Westmoreland replied, "Uppity, yeah."

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 5:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (209)
Categories:  B_Blog, Barack Obama, Culture Wars  
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Missing Palm Beach Ballots Raise Questions for November

About 2,500 ballots remain missing from an Aug. 26 primary in Palm Beach County, Fla.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 4:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Battlegrounds, The Courts  
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DNC's First General Election Ad to Air in Michigan

The Democratic National Committee continues its "Bush and McCain More of the Same" arguments today in its first television commercial of the general election campaign.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 4:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Channel 08, Democratic Party  
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Obama Brushes Back Convention Attacks

Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) speaks to the media at the Voith Siemens Hydro Power Plant...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 4:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (172)
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About Those Community Organizing Years...

Palin seeks to paint a biographical equivalence where there is none.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 4:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (369)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Sarah Palin, analysis  
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Obama Dismisses Palin Criticism

"At some point we've got to stop that and get serious," he said this afternoon in Pennsylvania.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 3:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (361)
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Obama Adviser: Palin a 'Skilled Politician'

David Axelrod says Sarah Palin would fit in very well in Washington.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 11:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (187)
Categories:  B_Blog, Barack Obama, Sarah Palin  
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Path to the Nomination: John McCain

A quick recap of how the GOP candidate earned his party's presidential nomination.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 11:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
Categories:  John McCain, Video Report  
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Live Online from St. Paul This Thursday

The following guests will be taking reader questions in live online chats from the Republican...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 11:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Trail Chat  
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Biden Acknowledges Palin's 'Great Night'

Sen. Joe Biden praised his rival Sarah Palin for "a great night" but criticized her for not focusing on such key issues as health care and the economy.

By Lexie Verdon  | September 4, 2008; 9:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (408)
Categories:  Joe Biden, Sarah Palin  
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Palin Wows Convention Watchers Back Home

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By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 1:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
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Obama Camp Responds to Palin Attacks

By Matthew Mosk For a moment, the response to Gov. Sarah Palin's speech coming from...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 1:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (108)
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Women React to Palin Speech

Reactions to Palin speech from women around the country.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 4, 2008; 12:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (496)
Categories:  Republican Party, Sarah Palin  
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Biden's Vote Total? Higher Than Palin's

By Juliet Eilperin ST. PAUL -- Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee got a big laugh...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 10:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (145)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Sarah Palin  
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Inside the Convention Hall for Palin

Live reports from inside the convention hall.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 10:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (49)
Categories:  Conventions, Republican Party, Sarah Palin  
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Huckabee: 'Some Things We Don't Want to Change'

Huckabee addresses the RNC.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 10:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Video Report  
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Romney Encourages Conservative Change in Washington

Mitt Romney speaks to GOP stalwarts.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 9:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  White House  
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Ticket is Good, Says Dole, but That Crossword Puzzle...

Praises McCain-Palin ticket but has concerns about Post crossword puzzle.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 9:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Cast of Characters, Conventions, John McCain, Republican Party, Sarah Palin  
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Swift Boat Funders Go Their Separate Ways

Harold Simmons and T. Boone Pickens have chosen different paths during election 2008.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 9:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  The Green Zone  
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Oh Baby! The Spears-Palin Connection

Jamie Lynn Spears sends Bristol Palin gift of burp cloths.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 8:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (98)
Categories:  B_Blog, Sarah Palin  
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Hot Mic Picks Up Noonan and Murphy Dishing on Palin

By Jose Antonio Vargas It's all Palin, all the time, on the Web. Just...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 7:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (162)
Categories:  Making the Rounds  
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McCain Aide Rips Tabloid Report

John McCain's top strategist today denounced a report in the National Enquirer, hours after it was published, as "disgraceful."

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 5:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (235)
Categories:  B_Blog, Media Notes, Sarah Palin  
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The Wednesday Evening GOP Convention Schedule

Earlier today the Republican National Convention released the line-up for tonight's events, which are organized...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 5:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
Categories:  Conventions, Republican Party  
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At Long Last, Thompson's Moment to Shine

Where was last night's Fred Thompson when he was running for president?

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 3:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
Categories:  B_Blog, Conventions, Dan Balz's Take, Fred Thompson, John McCain, Republican Party  
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Republican Women Turn to the Gender Card

Female Republicans embraced identity politics with gusto today, defending Sarah Palin's experience against "sexist" attacks.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 2:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (335)
Categories:  B_Blog, Cast of Characters, Conventions, Hillary Rodham Clinton, John McCain, Republican Party  
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McCain Ad Contrasts Palin and Obama

By Ed O'Keefe ST. PAUL -- In a conversation with Washington Post reporters, editors...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 2:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Channel 08, John McCain, Sarah Palin  
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Biden Takes On 'Red October' Thompson

Biden takes on Fred Thompson, the day after his speech to the Republican National Convention.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (66)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Fred Thompson, Joe Biden, John McCain  
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The McCain-Palin Bunch Greet McCain at Airport

Not only were Cindy McCain and all seven McCain children waiting at the bottom of the stairs, so was the family of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and her intended new son-in-law.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 1:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  B_Blog, Conventions, John McCain, Republican Party, Sarah Palin  
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And Now, a Word on the Sponsors

Interactive graphic on corporate sponsorship of presidential conventions.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 1:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Political Geography 101  
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Wednesday, Live Online

Live online discussions from St. Paul.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 3, 2008; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (42)
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Scenes from Ron Paul's 'Rally for the Republic'

Scenes from Ron Paul's "Rally for the Republic," held on the second day of the Republican National Convention in downtown Minneapolis.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 11:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  Republican Party, Ron Paul, Video Report  
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In the Convention Halls, an Energized Base

Conservatives confident of victory in November.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 11:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
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Remarks: Sen. Joe Lieberman

As prepared for delivery.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 10:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  Conventions, Primary Source, Republican Party  
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Remarks: Former Sen. Fred Thompson

As prepared for delivery.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 10:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
Categories:  Conventions, Fred Thompson, Primary Source, Republican Party  
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Delegates at RNC: Palin's Potential

Delegates at the Republican National Convention share their impressions of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and consider her impact on John McCain's presidential campaign.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 8:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
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McCain Camp Introduces Palin in Video

The McCain campaign is hoping to define the vice presidential nominee in the minds of its supporters.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 7:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
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Palin Slashed Funding for Teen Moms

Palin used her line-item veto to reduce funding for a program to aid teenage mothers.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 6:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (965)
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Palin Scrubbing Turns Up an Undeclared Car Wash

Sarah Palin used to be part-owner of an Alaska car wash.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 4:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (206)
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Sarah Palin: Shooting Star?

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin meets First Lady Laura Bush and Cindy McCain, wife of Sen....

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 4:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (443)
Categories:  Dan Balz's Take  
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Biden Eschews Negative Palin Talk

Joe Biden appears eager to stay away from Palin controversies.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 4:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (73)
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Bush Believes Pregnancy Is a 'Private Family Matter'

White House press secretary Dana Perino said today that President Bush believes the pregnancy of Sarah Palin's 17-year-old daughter is a "private family matter."

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 4:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  Conventions, John McCain, Republican Party, White House  
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Palin Asks for Prayers That War Be "Task That Is From God"

Palin gave free-form commencement address in June to students at the Wasilla Assembly of God.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 3:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
Categories:  Conventions, John McCain, Religion, Republican Party, Sarah Palin  
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McCain Touts Confidence in Palin Pick

Sen. John McCain is going out of his way today to express confidence in Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 3:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (203)
Categories:  John McCain, Sarah Palin  
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Joe Biden, Yiddishe Veep

Biden reaches out to elderly Jewish voters in Florida.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
Categories:  B_Blog, Barack Obama, Joe Biden  
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Liberal Group Buys Anti-GOP Ads on Hotel TV

By Ed O'Keefe ST. PAUL -- The Campaign for America's Future, a progressive group...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 2:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Channel 08  
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Leonard Downie Jr. On Politics and Conventions

The Washington Post's executive editor recalls coverage of previous presidential campaigns and conventions.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 1:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Conventions, Video Report  
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The Old School Joe Lieberman

Joe Lieberman's remarks to the 2000 Democratic National Convention.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 1:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Conventions, Primary Source  
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Republican Convention Resumes

Convention planners and McCain officials decide to relaunch campaign after consultations with Federal Emergency Management Agency officials.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 11:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
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McCain: Palin Vetting Was "Thorough"

McCain weighs in briefly on the question of whether his running mate pick was adequately vetted.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 11:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (383)
Categories:  John McCain, Sarah Palin  
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Washington Sketch: The Storm and the Stork

Dana sketches Day 1 of the RNC.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 11:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Conventions, Republican Party, Sarah Palin, Video Report  
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Tuesday in St. Paul, Live Online

Live online from St. Paul today.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 2, 2008; 10:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Democracy Now! Host and Producers Arrested at Republican Convention

Goodman was released after being held for over three hours.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 9:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (724)
Categories:  Conventions, Republican Party  
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Donna Brazile Hit by Pepper Spray

Incident occurred as she walked to the Xcel Center at the start of the Republican Convention in St. Paul, Minn.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 8:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (118)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Cast of Characters, Conventions, Republican Party  
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Palin Emphasizes Reform While Quiet on Obama

McCain and Palin are campaigning as mavericks on a change platform.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 7:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (85)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Conventions, John McCain, Republican Party, Sarah Palin  
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Laura Bush, Cindy McCain Open Convention

Laura Bush and Cindy McCain address the RNC's opening day.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 7:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Republican Party, Video Report  
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Peaceful Protest Marred by Small Band of Anarchists

Fifity-six arrests as protesters march on RNC in St. Paul.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 7:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
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Color Coordinated Delegations Put on a Show

GOP delegates coordinate their outfits, state-by-state.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 5:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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McCain Raises Record $47 Million, Thanks to Palin

The presumptive Republican nominee has raised $10 million since selecting Palin as his running mate.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 5:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
Categories:  B_Blog, John McCain, The Green Zone  
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Biden Visits Scranton, Pa., Childhood Home

Vice presidential contender touts Obama in old home town.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 4:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
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Obama Tells Press to "Back Off" on Palin

"I think people's families are off limits," Obama declared.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 2:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (268)
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Palin Was a Director of Embattled Sen. Stevens's 527 Group

Palin's name is listed on 2003 incorporation papers of the "Ted Stevens Excellence in Public Service, Inc.," a group that could raise unlimited funds from corporate donors.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 1:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (214)
Categories:  B_Blog, Cast of Characters, Sarah Palin, The Green Zone  
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Laura Bush and Cindy McCain Give La. Delegation Moral Support

First Lady and wife of GOP presumptive nominee meet with Louisianans in Minn.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 12:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Cast of Characters, Conventions, Republican Party  
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As Hurricane Looms, Obama Suspends Political Talk for the Day

By Shailagh Murray and Perry Bacon Jr. DETROIT -- Sen. Barack Obama shelved his stump...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Conventions, Democratic Party, Joe Biden  
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Palins Issue Statement on Daughter's Pregnancy

Bristol Palin is reportedly five months pregnant.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 12:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
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Laura Bush, Cindy McCain to Speak Today

Laura Bush and Cindy McCain to speak to delegates Monday.

By Lexie Verdon  | September 1, 2008; 11:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Conventions  
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Monday at the RNC, Live Online

Live online from the RNC.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 1, 2008; 10:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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GOP Rallying the Rascals in Mo.

Romney and Huckabee stump with McCain and Palin in the home of the River City Rascals.

By Web Politics Editor  | August 31, 2008; 8:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  Battlegrounds, Cast of Characters, John McCain, Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney, National Security, Republican Party  
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St. Paul Party Will Become Gulf Coast Fundraiser

GOP convention planners are scrambling to convert festive political parties into charity fundraisers ahead of Hurricane Gustav's landfall.

By Web Politics Editor  | August 31, 2008; 6:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  B_Blog, Conventions, John McCain, Republican Party  
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McCain Suggests Bush Has Endorsed Torture

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) with vice presidential running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, visited the...

By Post Editor  | August 31, 2008; 2:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
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Obama to Deploy E-Mail List for Gustav Aid

Campaign will mobilize supporters from its enormous e-mail list to send money or enlist as volunteers.

By Web Politics Editor  | August 31, 2008; 12:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (95)
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Palin's Sojourn as a Sportscaster

Online freelancers dig up video and facts about Sarah Palin.

By Web Politics Editor  | August 31, 2008; 11:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (111)
Categories:  Barack Obama, John McCain, Making the Rounds, New Media, Sarah Palin  
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Bush, Cheney Won't Go to St. Paul

The White House says that President Bush is unlikely to travel to St. Paul Monday

By Lexie Verdon  | August 31, 2008; 9:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Conventions, Republican Party  
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Obama on Gustav and Palin

By Shailagh Murray DUBLIN, Ohio -- Barack Obama appeared before reporters tonight to urge Gulf...

By Web Politics Editor  | August 31, 2008; 2:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (55)
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