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Put Him Away

30Oct08

Given the structural demand for a Democratic victory, why hasn’t Barack been able to shake McCain? Here’s Howard Fineman’s theory. Why hasn’t Obama run away with this? Because the country remains culturally divided. Because the more it looks like Democrats will score huge gains in Congress, the more worried “soft Republican” voters get. Because McCain […]


Reports this weekend indicate there’s an unnoticed contender to be Barack’s VP pick – Congressman Chet Edwards of Texas. Edwards, 56, has been pushed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other congressional Democrats who cite his work on veterans’ affairs and nuclear nonproliferation, as well as his potential to attract Southern white blue-collar voters. Pelosi […]