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U.S. Presidential Election (2008)

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  • President Obama Lays Wreath At Somber Ceremony At Ground Zero

    President Obama Lays Wreath At Somber Ceremony At Ground Zero
    In what's being billed as a historic day in his presidency, President Barack Obama visited Ground Zero Thursday where he was joined by several 9/11 families to honor those lost nearly a decade ago. The momentous visit marks the death of Osama bin Laden,...
  • Obama Declares At FDNY Firehouse: We Didn't Forget

    Obama Declares At FDNY Firehouse: We Didn't Forget
    Eggplant parmigiana and pasta with scallops and shrimp. That's what President Barack Obama ate with 15 firefighters at the Engine 54 Ladder 4 firehouse Thursday afternoon. It was part of his visit to New York City to honor first responders and families...
  • Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call

    Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call
    Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats. The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
  • Obama: Chicago can still handle NATO summit

    Obama: Chicago can still handle NATO summit
    President Barack Obama today said he was confident in Chicago's ability to host a gathering of world leaders and played down the notion that security concerns had anything to do with the decision to move the May G-8 meeting from Chicago to Camp David. In...
  • Prosecutors question Blago about convicted fundraiser Rezko

    Prosecutors question Blago about convicted fundraiser Rezko
    The trial ended for the weekend as Assistant U.S. Atty. Reid Schar was asking if Rod Blagojevich was worried that convicted fundraiser Antoin “Tony” Rezko was cooperating against him. Was Blagojevich “concerned?” Schar asked...
  • No backing away now from 'forward'

    President Barack Obama's re-election campaign pushed out one word last week to define his quest for a second term — "forward." So how much does a single word matter? Quite a bit, marketing and branding experts say, even if they disagree on the...
  • Why so formal with the president?

    Why so formal with the president?
    American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics. We're devouring these Summer...
  • 'Super PACs' largely funded by a wealthy few

    'Super PACs' largely funded by a wealthy few
    When it comes to big money in politics, Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons' influence has long been apparent in Texas, where he has plowed more than $1 million into Rick Perry's gubernatorial campaigns. Now Simmons has found a new outlet for his outsize...
  • ‘60 Minutes’ airs Barack Obama interview Sunday

     
    President Barack Obama is giving his first one-on-one post-election interview to CBS' "60 Minutes."...
  • Sarah Palin e-mail hacker sentenced to just over a year

     
    Sarah Palin e-mail hacker sentenced to one year in jail...
  • New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez: We 'are not under-taxed; the government has simply over-spent'

     
    Nation's first Latina governor vows to veto new taxes and insists on cutting spending and waste....
  • HBO adds Woody Harrelson to 'Game Change' cast

     
    HBO Friday added Woody Harrelson to the cast of "Game Change," the made-for-TV movie about the 2008 presidential election that will start filming this month in Maryland.Harrelson will play Steve Schmidt, a senior campaign advisor to Sen. John McCain. It's...