As we bid July a fond farewell...
Gallup Daily Tracking Poll
Obama - 45%
McCain - 44%
Obama -1%, McCain +2% since last poll
Jumping Off Bandwagons
Writing in the New York Times, former communications director for McCain 2000 Dan Schnur offers his take on the worst VP picks for McCain and Obama. >>
Real Clear Politics
The big, bellwether battlefield
Over the coming weeks we will look at the states that could decide this year’s election. We start with Ohio, decisive in 2004 >>
Choose your candidate — and drink, too
Maybe Shakespeare had it wrong. Sometimes it is all in a name. >>
Obama-Clinton Group VoteBoth Shuts Down
An effort to urge Barack Obama to pick former rival Hillary Rodham Clinton as his running mate is shutting down under the assumption she is not a contender for the No. 2 spot. >>
Poll: Country's mood rivals historic low
A new poll out Thursday indicates that less than quarter of Americans think things are going well in the country. >>
Red and Blue conventions spar for the green title
Given wind power, solar power, a fleet of flex-fuel vehicles and perhaps even delegates on bicycles, national Republican Party officials are vowing that their convention in St. Paul, Minn., will be the party’s most environmentally friendly convention ever. >>
Swing Vote in theaters August 1
25 days until the Democratic National Convention.
32 days until the Republican National Convention.
57 days until the first Presidential debate in Oxford, MS.
63 days until the Vice-Presidential debate in st. Louis, MO.
68 days until the second Presidential debate in Nashville, TN.
76 days until the final Presidential debate in Hempstead, NY.
96 days until Election Day.