Gallup Daily Tracking Poll
Obama - 47%
McCain - 41%
Obama -1%, McCain +1% since last poll
Obama Takes Cues From Bill Clinton In Handling McCain's Age
They have been the preferred adjectives for the Obama campaign when going after its opponent. Following a John McCain misstatement, policy shift, or harsh attack, the Senator is usually labeled "confused," "angry," or a hybrid of the two. >>
Obama notes ‘tragic’ US past
en. Barack Obama, speaking to a gathering of minority journalists yesterday, stopped short of endorsing an official U.S. apology to American Indians but said the country should acknowledge its history of poor treatment of certain ethnic groups. >>
Honolulu Star Bulletin
House formally apologizes for slavery and Jim Crow
The House on Tuesday issued an unprecedented apology to black Americans for the wrongs committed against them and their ancestors who suffered under slavery and Jim Crow segregation laws. >>
My Way News
Dems launch Latino outreach effort
The Democratic National Committee announced today that it will team up with the Obama campaign for an unprecedented $20 million effort to organize and mobilize Latino voters. >>
Oil prices drop, easing fears of energy shock
The sharp drop in energy prices since the beginning of the month is turning into a rare bright spot in a bleak economic landscape. >>
International Herald Tribune
AFL-CIO launches campaign to dispel Obama rumors
The nation's largest labor conglomerate says it's set to launch a major effort Tuesday to dispel ongoing rumors surrounding Barack Obama that continue to percolate more than 18 months after the Illinois senator launched his White House bid. >>
Many GOP Senate seats at risk
For the first time in months, Senate Republicans have reason to feel better about their prospects in November. In a few states, they have put Democrats on the defensive over their opposition to additional domestic drilling at a time when gas prices have surpassed $4 per gallon. >>
China preparing Olympic spy attack
Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) on Tuesday alleged that China is preparing a spy attack on visitors of the Olympic Games, which will begin in less than two weeks. >>
RealClearPolitics Electoral College
270 Electoral Votes Needed to Win
Obama - 322
McCain - 216
no change since last projection
27 days until the Democratic National Convention.
34 days until the Republican National Convention.
59 days until the first Presidential debate in Oxford, MS.
65 days until the Vice-Presidential debate in st. Louis, MO.
70 days until the second Presidential debate in Nashville, TN.
78 days until the final Presidential debate in Hempstead, NY.
98 days until Election Day.