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A Vice President Clinton?

With the Clinton campaign in tatters following the results in North Carolina and Indiana, it now appears the next machievellian element of the Clinton strategy has been activated. It’s Clinton’s plan B. If they can’t change the rules to steal the nomination, plan B is to get within a heartbeat of the Oval Office. The Vice Presidency.

Obama + Indy Star Editorial Board

Common bonds Obama says he can relate to Hoosiers By Mary Beth Schneider Posted: April 26, 2008 Struggling to connect with blue-collar voters whose support he needs to help clinch the Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. Barack Obama on Friday conceded he’s got to do more to show that his life mirrors theirs. Obama’s problems winning […]

Obama & Clinton – Economic Issues IA

Obama, Clinton Stress Economic Issues Campaigning in Indiana By Catherine Dodge and Karen Leigh April 26 (Bloomberg) — Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, campaigning in Indiana, put their focus on the economic concerns of job losses and the rising cost of health-care, education and gasoline as they tried to appeal to middle-class voters. “I looked […]

Obama on Fox News Sunday

Chris Wallace to Interview Obama on Fox News Sunday by Felix Gillette  |  April 24, 2008   Getty Images “I think it’ll be the kind of interview we do on Fox News Sunday: tough, probing but fair,” said Chris Wallace. Mr. Wallace, the host of Fox News Sunday, was speaking to Media Mob on Thursday afternoon, […]

Clinton debate bid

  Clinton challenges Obama to more debates Posted by: Andy Sullivan EAST CHICAGO, Ind. – Democratic presidential candidates have held more than 20 debates. Evidently that’s not enough for Hillary Clinton. Clinton is pressing her final rival, Barack Obama, to debate her in Indiana and North Carolina, which hold their primary contests on May 6. […]

Superdelegates in the wings

Democrats’ last chance to change White House race By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton addresses a campaign rally at Methodist University’s Riddle Center in Fayetteville, North Carolina, April 24, 2008. REUTERS/Sara Davis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The next Democratic showdowns on May 6 give Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton one more […]

Superdelegate stalemate

Superdelegate Stalemate Shows No Sign of Easing By Larry Rohter and http://www.nytimes.com April 26 2008 Th New York Times . nytimes.com             By LARRY ROHTER and CARL HULSE                                 Published: April 26, 2008 Jeanne Lemire Dahlman, a Montana superdelegate and rancher, has declared her allegiance to Senator Barack Obama. But she said voters in her state, whose […]

Obama for white working class

Obama says he will fine-tune his campaign Fri Apr 25, 2008 8:50pm BST By Jeff Mason INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – Democrat Barack Obama said on Friday he would fine-tune his presidential campaign pitch and remind voters of his humble roots after a defeat in Pennsylvania fuelled in part by his failure to win working-class voters. Obama, […]

Indiana * Obama Leads Clinton / McCain

Star/WTHR Poll:Obama edges Clinton Officials in both camps agree: The race is a toss-up that will remain hotly competitive By Mary Beth Schneider Posted: April 25, 2008 Sen. Barack Obama holds a narrow lead over Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in Indiana, with the outcome of the May 6 primary likely in the hands of a large number […]

Fair Trade Vs Free Trade

I speak of states like Pennsylvania, Indiana and Ohio to name a few. Commonly known in political speak as the ” rust belt states,” these used to be prosperous regions, but no longer. They have become places where many people as victims of political ineptitude and neglect continue to suffer the consequences of long term unemployment, and the remorseless socio-economic destruction this bequeaths. Such is their plight .