Bill Clinton Goes to Bat for Obama – Biden

Bill Clinton was on the stump today doing some “powerful campaigning in Florida for the first time on Obama’s behalf.” Clinton, Greg Sargent reports on TPM, “laid out an interesting argument against McCain-Palin, claiming that the economy will consume so much of the new president’s attention that the Veep will be forced to play a bigger role on the world stage”… Powerful stuff from Bill Clinton today, who was totally on message:  

Oh My…

Take a look at this comparison video of Palin’s Katie Couric interview, to “Lauren Caitlin Upton, the Miss Teen USA contestant who set off an Internet sensation with her bizarre, rambling question to a geography question” – Battle of the Beauty Contestants! Oh my!

Obama Ahead in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida Quinnipiac University

Barack Obama is leading in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida according to polls conducted by Quinnipiac University (one of Nate Silver’s preferred pollsters so they’re good enough for me). The gains are due to independents moving toward Obama after the debate, the economy turning overall voting confidences to him and Sarah Palin’s declining favorability. I’ll be honest and say I started laughing when I saw that she had a negative favorability rating in Florida and Pennsylvania and is just breaking even in Ohio. I really want to see the change in those numbers after her debate with Joe Biden.  The numbers:  Florida:  Pre-debate: 49 Obama, 43 McCain  Post-debate: 51 Obama, 43 McCain  Of the post-debate numbers, men favor McCain 50-45 while women favor … Continue reading

John Kerry Donates 1 Million to the DSCC

You gotta love John Kerry… Here we are not only in the midst of a critical Presidential and Congressional election season, but now America is in a deep financial crisis. Money is tight for so many Americans right now, but Kerry gets just how important this election is. So what does Kerry do? He pony’s up 1 Million out of his own war chest and donates it to the DSCC. Here’s the text of the email Kerry sent to supporters today explaining his decision to donate the 1 Million and how important this election is:

Late Night: An American Story

If you have been paying attention to both the economic news and the election news then you will appreciate this You Tube video that showed up in my email box earlier today. It speaks for itself… Watch it: And then be sure to pass it along to friends and family!

Senate to Vote Wednesday on Bail Out

Two days after the Bail Out Bill failed in the House, the Senate plans to vote on the “$700 billion bank rescue plan,” on Wednesday evening. The Senate Bill “adds new provisions – including raising the FDIC insurance cap to $250,000 from $100,000 – and will be attached to an existing revenue bill that the House also rejected Monday, according to several Democratic leadership aides.” Republican presidential nominee John McCain and Democratic nominee Barack Obama and his running mate Joe Biden confirmed that they would be present for the vote. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced the plan Tuesday. “Senate Democrats and Republicans believe it is essential that we work quickly on this … Continue reading