From Hotline On Call reporter Felicia Sonmez's dispatch from a gaggle with Ted Kennedy's son, Rep. Patrick Kennedy, after the Obama-Martha Coakley event: Read More
Yesterday, Byron York noted Bill Clinton is faced with an important choice: Read More
Where were you when you came to the panicky realization that Hillary Clinton was right?
For me, it was while driving to work one recent morning and talking with a colleague about the state of the health legislation. I was explaining how the Obama plan wasn’t really about universal coverage but rather cutting a deal with the insurance industry and then making it look good for liberals. Read More
Last week, we learned that President Bill Clinton will be endorsing San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s bid to be California’s next governor. Clinton is still fabulous, as evidenced by his recent appearance on “Larry King Live” in which he basically said that Kim Jong Il kidnapped American journalists so he could have an excuse to hang out with the ex-president. Read More
‘Like a rock star, but with substance’
The anticipation building through the afternoon and evening in the crowd of an estimated 75,000 at Invesco Field boiled over when Democratic nominee Barack Obama walked through the pillars on the makeshift stage.
By that time, night had fallen over the stadium, somehow adding an intimacy to what had seemed a cavernous pavilion in the Rocky Mountain twilight. Read More
Sen. Joe Biden Wednesday night solidified his role as the Democratic ticket’s attack dog against John McCain while also identifying himself with the core group of blue-collar voters Obama has had trouble reaching.
His speech ended with an even more dramatic moment -- the first appearance of Barack Obama at the Democratic Convention, which stirred the crowd into a wild ovation while the two embraced. Read More
Bill and Hillary Clinton on Wednesday provided a powerful one-two punch on behalf of Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, twice sending convention delegates into a frenzy while giving the Illinois senator a spirited show of unity. Read More
Sen. Barack Obama’s selection of Sen. Joseph Biden as his running mate has done nothing to improve his poll numbers, but Democrats say they believe the Delaware lawmaker who spoke to the convention last night will help shore up support among critical blocs of middle-class and blue-collar voters. Read More
In her speech at the Democratic Convention last night, Hillary Clinton sought to unite the party behind her onetime rival and end accusations that she is not doing enough to help Barack Obama’s bid for the White House.
Clinton declared her support firmly and enthusiastically for Obama, telling the crowd, “I am honored to be here tonight. A proud mother. A proud Democrat. A proud American and a proud supporter of Barack Obama.” Read More