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  • Dems convene, night 1 live-blog

     
    by Frank James 11:20 PM -- It's difficult to tell how Michelle Obama's speech played out in flyover country. She obviously has a great personal story, this South Side Chicago girl. But is it enough to overcome her earlier controversial......
  • Al Sharpton: Afternoon with 'Uncle Al'

     
    by Dawn Trice DENVER -- It's about 2 p.m. mountain time, when I enter the Pepsi Center to interview the Rev. Al Sharpton. He's in a place called Radio Row, an enclosed room with queues of tables where radio folk......
  • Palin means 'It's Over': Peggy Noonan

     
    by Frank James updated at 9:00 pm Peggy Noonan has written an explanation to her "It's over" comment which can be found on the Wall Street Journal site. Bottom line: she wasn't referring to Sen. John McCain's presidential aspirations......
  • Bailout tests McCain, Obama leadership

     
    by Jim Tankersley One of the most important qualities in a president - and one of the hardest for voters to gauge on the campaign trail - is the ability to move key pieces of his or her agenda through......
  • Illinois lawmakers split 9-9 on bailout

     
    By Laura Olson Four Illinois House Democrats voted against the economic bailout proposal,citing a lack of protections for homeowners and of stricter regulations to prevent a similar incident in the future. Five Illinois Republicans also voted against it....
  • Gwen Ifill hit for Obama book, debate

     
    by Frank James Gwen Ifill, the Public Broadcasting journalist scheduled to moderate tomorrow night's vice presidential debate between Democrat Sen. Joe Biden and Republican Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, is coming under fire from Republicans who don't believe...
  • Obama, McCain: Jewish vote courted

     
    Halie Soifer, Jewish Vote Director for the Barack Obama Campaign, talks to Palm Beach County voters at a meeting in Boca Raton, FL. on September 24 2008. Staff Photo/Jim Rassol, South Florida Sun-Sentinel. by Mark Silva and Bonnie Miller......
  • Jesse Jackson: Obama 'so majestic'

     
    by Mark Silva CHICAGO -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson cried last night. Jackson, who waged his own campaigns for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in the 1980s, stood in Chicago's Grant Park with a quarter-million other cheering people to see......
  • Jesse Jackson Jr., Obama-seat: 'Ready'

     
    by Mark Silva CNBC's Donny Deutsch last night asked Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. of Illinois if he'd be interested in an appointment to the opening seat of Sen. Barack Obama, who will be sworn in as president on Jan. 20.......
  • 'American Idol' updates

     
    American Idol Season 3 winner Fantasia Barrino sang at the funeral of Jennifer Hudson's dead family members last week in Chicago. The two competed against each other on the show. Jesse Jackson and Chicago Mayor Richard Daley spoke at the service. American...
  • Jesse Jr.: Questions to answer? (Updated)

     
    The Blagojevich indictment potentially reflects badly on the reaction of one Senate prospect, described as "Senate Candidate 5," who may have been more responsive than others to the governor's shake-down schemes: "Later on December 4, 2008, ROD...
  • Ten for a Thursday: Patricia Blago, (expletive) celebrity

     
    Auto bailout legislation agreed to by the White House and Democrats passed the House last night but the $14 billion rescue package providing short-term help to Chrysler and GM faces iffy prospects in the Senate. Blagojevic faces growing pressure......