Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

44: September 21, 2008 - September 27, 2008

Debate Over, Obama Takes Off the Gloves

The two presidential campaigns launched a war of ads and press releases as each side claimed victory in last night's debate.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 27, 2008; 3:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
Categories:  Barack Obama  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain Skips Vote on Spending Bill

After returning to Washington early this morning, McCain missed a pair of votes on a massive spending bill.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 27, 2008; 3:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (48)
Categories:  B_Blog, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Complete Footage: The First Presidential Debate

McCain and Obama debate on the economy and foreign policy in Oxford, Miss.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 27, 2008; 9:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
Categories:  Barack Obama, In Case You Missed It, John McCain, The Debates  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Debate Live Fact Check Starts at 9 p.m.

Fact checking the first presidential debate between John McCain and Barack Obama.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 26, 2008; 7:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Today at The Post  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

The Blow-by-Blow on Bailout Deal-Making

Financial Desk's coverage of the economy.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 26, 2008; 3:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  Today at The Post  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Leaders Who Met With Palin Praise Biden

They sought to show they weren't taking sides in the American election contest, going out of their way to tell reporters how much they think of Sen. Joseph Biden.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 26, 2008; 2:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (49)
Categories:  Joe Biden, Sarah Palin  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Conservative Columnist Turns on Palin

Kathleen Parker, after a scalding critique of Palin's readiness for high office, begs the Alaska governor to step down from the Republican ticket.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 26, 2008; 1:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (153)
Categories:  Cast of Characters, Sarah Palin  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama Heads to Mississippi

Obama said that he was "optimistic" about a bailout deal, but that he would get out of the way of negotiators and head down for the now-confirmed debate.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 26, 2008; 12:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Barack Obama, The Debates  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Questions Linger Over McCain's Role in Stalled Bailout Talks

The objective evidence is that things got worse, not better, in Washington after McCain arrived.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 26, 2008; 11:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (282)
Categories:  B_Blog, Barack Obama, Dan Balz's Take, Economy, John McCain, Sarah Palin, The Debates  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain Says Yes to Debate in Miss.

McCain announced in a statement that he is resuming his campaign and will travel to Oxford, Miss., this afternoon to face Obama in a debate.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 26, 2008; 11:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (327)
Categories:  B_Blog, John McCain, Primary Source, The Debates  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain Spends 90 Minutes on the Hill

McCain shuttled among the offices of Republicans, seeking a deal on an economic rescue plan that would let him depart Washington for tonight's debate with Obama.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 26, 2008; 11:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
Categories:  B_Blog, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Will McCain Join Obama for Debate?

The fate of tonight's presidential debate in Oxford remains up in the air this morning, with no word from the campaign of Sen. John McCain about whether he intends to be there.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 26, 2008; 8:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (93)
Categories:  John McCain, The Debates  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Presidential Debate Planners Move Forward

Ignoring the proposal from Sen. John McCain that Friday's scheduled presidential debate be postponed, the independent Commission on Presidential Debates announced Thursday that it is "moving forward with its plan for the first presidential debate at the University of Mississippi."

By Web Politics Editor  | September 25, 2008; 4:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (100)
Categories:  The Debates  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama Answers Critical Question -- About Music

Obama prefers the Rolling Stones over the Beatles.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 25, 2008; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Barack Obama  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Comment Registration Returns

They're back.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 25, 2008; 4:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
Categories:  About The Trail  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain Stops at Senate en Route to White House

Sen. John McCain returned to Washington on Thursday after declaring that he has suspended his campaign, but he appeared largely detached from the flurry of negotiations on a $700 billion economic rescue package that appeared to be headed to a successful conclusion.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 25, 2008; 3:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (335)
Categories:  Barack Obama, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Palin Cites 'Victory' in Iraq in Couric Interview

Sarah Palin, describing the need for more troops in Afghanistan, said the United States has achieved "victory" in Iraq.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 25, 2008; 3:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (47)
Categories:  B_Blog, Media Notes, Sarah Palin  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Jewish Democrats Asked to 'Schlep' Home for Obama

Sarah Silverman makes a funny.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 25, 2008; 2:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Channel 08  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Financial Crisis Offers a Study in Leadership Styles

Over the course of the past week, it's become clear that there is a significant difference between McCain and Obama in their leadership styles.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 25, 2008; 11:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (308)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Dan Balz's Take, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain Speaks at Clinton Initiative

The morning after declaring he would suspend his presidential campaigning and return to Washington, McCain made one last campaign stop in N.Y.

By Washington Post Editor  | September 25, 2008; 9:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (197)
Categories:  John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

After McCain Cancels, Letterman Sharpens His Wit

McCain may have bruised the feelings of late-night comedian David Letterman, who ribbed him on his show.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 9:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (290)
Categories:  John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama and McCain Issue Joint Statement on the Economy

As agreed upon and promised earlier in the day, rival Sens. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 8:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (120)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Economy, John McCain, Primary Source  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

President Bush Calls Obama and McCain

White House spokesman says Bush called Obama and McCain to attend a meeting in Washington on the bailout.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 8:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (304)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Economy, John McCain, White House  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Polls Show Obama Edge on Economy

McCain trails Obama on economic questions across a range of polls.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 7:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (61)
Categories:  Barack Obama, John McCain, The Pollster  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

First Lady: Palin Lacks Foreign Policy Experience

First lady Laura Bush said today that while Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin does not have any significant foreign policy background, the GOP vice presidential candidate is "a very quick study" and can rely on Sen. John McCain.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 6:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (90)
Categories:  Sarah Palin  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Virginians Complain of Obama Lawn Sign Shortage

Obama has apparently overlooked one important element of a successful campaign in Virginia: stocking up on those venerable lawn signs.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 6:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Battlegrounds  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama: Debate Should Go On

Speaking to reporters at a hastily called news conference here, Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama said he would press for the Friday debate to go forward.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 6:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (548)
Categories:  B_Blog, Barack Obama, The Debates  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain's Aides Give the Tick Tock

Schmidt and Salter detail how McCain decided to make his campaign suspension announcement.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 5:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (389)
Categories:  B_Blog, John McCain, The Debates  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Palin Calls for Action on Financial Crisis

Palin suggested the country could face another depression if Congress did not enact a bailout plan in the near future.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 3:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (103)
Categories:  B_Blog, Sarah Palin  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain Calls for Debate Delay to Focus on Financial Crisis

McCain said he would suspend his presidential campaign tomorrow to return to Washington and help reach agreement on a plan to solve the financial crisis on Wall Street.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 2:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2165)
Categories:  B_Blog, Barack Obama, Economy, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama Needles McCain Over Wall Street Ties

Obama took a break to swipe at Sen. John McCain over his cozy ties to corporate executives.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 2:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Economy, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain's Barbarians at the Gate

For a presidential candidate running against Wall Street greed, Sen. John McCain's selection of titans of finance to discuss the ailing economy with this morning did little to underline his message.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 1:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  Economy, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain Denies Reid's Claim He Backs Bailout

Sen. John McCain said this morning that he has not assured Democratic leaders of his support for the financial bailout package, disputing comments by Majority Leader Harry Reid that he had.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 24, 2008; 11:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (105)
Categories:  Economy, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Post Poll Shows Challenge for McCain

The latest Washington Post-ABC News poll shows how the crisis in the financial sector may be reshaping the presidential race.

By Washington Post Editor  | September 24, 2008; 7:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (469)
Categories:  B_Blog, John McCain, Sarah Palin, The Debates  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Candidate Reaction: Iranian President Ahmadinejad's Remarks

Sen. Barack Obama condemned Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's remarks to the United Nations today in a statement released by the campaign.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 8:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (52)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Primary Source  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

NRA Targets Obama-Biden in Ongoing Ad Buy

The National Rifle Association is likely to spend "in the eight figure range" on radio and television advertisements in the next 42 days as part of its efforts to deter undecided voters from voting for Barack Obama.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 7:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (40)
Categories:  Channel 08  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain: Fiorina a 'Role Model'

McCain praises Carly Fiorina and brushes aside suggestions that she ought to give back her golden parachute.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 7:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
Categories:  John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Meetings with Foreign Leaders? Biden's Been There, Done That

As of September 23, Biden's office says, he has met with the leaders of nearly 60 countries, territories and international organizations (such as the United Nations and NATO).

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 7:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (388)
Categories:  Joe Biden  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Mocking the Bailout as an E-Mail Spam Scam

A satirical e-mail is circulating through the inboxes of official Washington mocking Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's proposed financial sector bailout.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 5:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Making the Rounds  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain Lays Out Bailout Principles

McCain said today that "inaction is simply not an option" as Congress considers a bailout plan for Wall Street, but more accountability and transparency is needed.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 5:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (57)
Categories:  B_Blog, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama Outlines Principles for Bailout

Obama outlined four principles he said a bailout package must address, saying it would be "wholly unreasonable" for taxpayers to accept the White House's call for legislation with no strings attached.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (74)
Categories:  B_Blog, Barack Obama  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Tepid Public Approval for Fed Action

Federal officials attempting to deal with the crisis on Wall Street are facing not only Capitol Hill questioners but also a skeptical public.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 3:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  The Pollster  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Seeking to Lower Debate Expectations, McCain Praises Obama's 'Eloquence'

Republican presidential nominee John McCain began playing down expectations for Friday night's first debate.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (223)
Categories:  B_Blog, John McCain, The Debates  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Palm Beach Ballots Down for the Count

By Mary Pat Flaherty They're counting again in Palm Beach County. And by later Tuesday,...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 3:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Lessons From Indiana and Minnesota

In the past four presidential elections, Minnesota has been one of the top 20 Democratic-performing states in the country. During that same period, Indiana has been in the top 15 Republican states. So why are they in play today?

By Lexie Verdon  | September 23, 2008; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (138)
Categories:  Dan Balz's Take  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Virginia Likes Palin, but Not What She Stands For

The Republican vice presidential candidate is personally popular in Virginia, but Virginians have strong disagreements with Palin on key policy questions.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 1:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (52)
Categories:  B_Blog, Battlegrounds, Sarah Palin  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama Talks About the 'Economia' in New Spanish Ads

Barack Obama today started airing new Spanish-language television and radio ads in Colorado, Florida, Nevada and New Mexico.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 12:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  B_Blog, Barack Obama, Battlegrounds, Channel 08  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Press Policy Shifts as Palin Greets World Leaders

McCain's campaign decided today it would not let a representative of the print media observe GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin greet foreign leaders -- then changed its mind.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 12:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (523)
Categories:  Sarah Palin  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama Ad Mocks McCain Bermuda Trip -- and Donors

This Barack Obama ad uses Caribbean music and a Bermuda newspaper to paint John McCain as a supporter of companies that benefit from offshore tax havens. But it reaches beyond the available facts.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 11:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
Categories:  Ad Watch, Barack Obama  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Mum's Not the Word, Despite McCain Claim

McCain ad saying Obama has not responded to Wall Street crisis is inaccurate and misleading in some respects.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 23, 2008; 11:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (156)
Categories:  Ad Watch, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Biden Walks Back Comment on 'Terrible' Obama Ad

By Perry Bacon Jr. Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Joe Biden issued a statement late Tuesday...

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 10:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (246)
Categories:  Joe Biden  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

The Media Blackout: Nearly 40 Days and Counting

Democrats are keeping track of how long it's been since the Republican presidential ticket has answered questions from the media.

By Post Editor  | September 22, 2008; 10:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (144)
Categories:  John McCain, Sarah Palin  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Bill Clinton to Campaign for Obama Next Week

Former president Bill Clinton will hold events in Florida, Nevada and Ohio, as well as host fundraisers in New York, California and Ohio.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 7:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (62)
Categories:  Cast of Characters  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain and Palin Get Their Gear on in Pa.

With Sarah Palin in a red leather jacket and American Chopper dude Paul Teutul on stage, the McCain campaign took on a born-to-be-wild vibe a rally at the courthouse square here.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 7:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (89)
Categories:  John McCain, Sarah Palin  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain, Aides to Join Palin at Meetings with World Leaders

Seeking to bolster her foreign policy credentials, GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin will embark Tuesday on a dizzying series of meetings with heads of state who have traveled to New York for the opening ceremony of the United Nation's General Assembly.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 6:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (269)
Categories:  John McCain, Sarah Palin  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama Talks Latin America -- and Spain -- on Miami Radio

Obama discussed American policy toward Venezuela, Cuba and Spain in the interview.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 5:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
Categories:  Barack Obama  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Schmidt Hammers the New York Times

Steve Schmidt, the day-to-day operational manager of John McCain's presidential campaign, blasted the New York Times for alleged "advocacy" on behalf of Barack Obama's campaign in a conference call today.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 2:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (115)
Categories:  John McCain, The Fix  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain Bemoans Fate of Undocumented Irish in America

McCain said there were "50,000 Irish men and women in this country illegally who want to become citizens'' and that "we have to give them a path to citizenship."

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (59)
Categories:  John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain 'Uncomfortable' with Bush Rescue Plan

"Never before in the history of our nation has so much power and money been concentrated in the hands of one person. This arrangement makes me deeply uncomfortable," he said.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 2:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (165)
Categories:  John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

New Realities Will Scuttle Campaigns' Best-Laid Plans

The next president will take the oath of office Jan. 20 with hands tied.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 1:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (225)
Categories:  B_Blog, Barack Obama, Dan Balz's Take, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama Announces Sweeping Washington Reform Plan

Obama this morning will outline proposals to tighten federal ethics and contracting rules and bring unprecedented scrutiny to the legislative process.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 12:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (100)
Categories:  B_Blog, Barack Obama  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain Homes in on Obama's Chicago Roots

This John McCain ad is mostly accurate and largely pointless.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 12:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (169)
Categories:  Ad Watch, Barack Obama, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama Takes On McCain's Health-Care Prescription

Obama takes McCain to task for saying he wants to do to health care what has been done to banking.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 12:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
Categories:  Ad Watch, B_Blog, Barack Obama, John McCain  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Political Browser Launches

Washington Post launches new site.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 22, 2008; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Today at The Post  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Palin's List of Foreign-Leader Meetings Expands

The list of foreign leaders GOP vice president Sarah Palin will meet this week in New York just keeps getting longer.

By Web Politics Editor  | September 21, 2008; 9:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (226)
Categories:  Sarah Palin  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Candidate Interviews Get '60 Minutes' of Prime-Time Attention

Updated 7:37 p.m. By Michael D. Shear Republican presidential nominee John McCain said tonight that...

By Post Editor  | September 21, 2008; 7:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (330)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

McCain Slams Obama Over Iraq

Republican presidential nominee John McCain repeated his charge today that Democratic rival Barack Obama lacks the "judgment" to be commander in chief.

By Washington Post Editors  | September 21, 2008; 5:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

13 Cars for the McCains--and not all American

According to a Newsweek item published online today, McCain and his wife, Cindy, own more than a dozen cars, including two foreign made.

By Washington Post Editors  | September 21, 2008; 3:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (204)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Obama Urges Action for Wall Street -- and Main Street, Too

Updated 8:11 p.m. By Dan Balz and Robert Barnes CHARLOTTE -- Democratic presidential nominee Barack...

By Post Editor  | September 21, 2008; 3:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company