Archive for October, 2008

Rasmussen: Obama Up By 4

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, McCain, Polls

Obama – 51% McCain – 47% McCain gains one to regain the total he had a couple days ago. But this looks like it’s probably the most he can get, as the remaining 2% will go to Barr, Nader, etc. And to that point… The tightening comes entirely from McCain solidifying his support. The Arizona […]

October 31st, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Pedro the Plumber

By donar | Related entries in Cartoons, Elections, McCain, Political Graffiti

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October 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

Boo

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in News

Happy Halloween. Don’t eat too much of your kids’ candy. Tweet

October 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Not Quite Over

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Barack, McCain, Polls

Bloomberg lays out the very difficult road ahead for John McCain if he hopes to win this election. Simply, no candidate has ever won the presidency after being this far down in the polls, this close to the election. The plethora of polls with varying margins between the candidates makes it hard to know exactly […]

October 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

The Impact Of Bob Barr

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Barr, Electoral College, McCain, Video

CNN takes a look and discusses what his impact will be. I think Barr could make a big difference in Georgia and other traditional red states like North Carolina, Indiana, Florida and Ohio. Here’s why… Reports show 1 million Democrats have early voted in North Carolina, compared to half a million Republicans. 1.4 million people […]

October 31st, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Obama Wins Weekly Reader Student Poll

By Doug Mataconis | Related entries in Barack, McCain

The nation’s youngest citizens are apparently ready for change: PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Oct 29, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — America’s most trusted and accurate student survey has predicted the winner in 12 of the past 13 elections. Just days before Americans choose our next president, voting has concluded in the Weekly Reader Student Presidential Election Poll. […]

October 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

A Surprise In Louisiana?

By Doug Mataconis | Related entries in Barack, McCain

A new statewide poll in Louisiana suggests that John McCain may have some trouble brewing in the bayou: NEW ORLEANS – An exclusive new WWL-TV statewide poll shows the contest for president may be closer than many had predicted among Louisiana voters. In the telephone survey of 500 registered voters, conducted by pollster Ed Renwick, […]

October 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Nate Silver’s Election Night Preview

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Electoral College, Video

He’s going to be with Dan Rather on HDNet on election night, and here’s a taste of what you’ll see. Can’t wait to tune in and see if Silver’s models were accurate or not. Tweet

October 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

McCain Camp Pushes Rashid Khalidi & J******h W****t

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, McCain, Video

The McCain campaign’s Michael Goldfarb goes on CNN and embarrasses himself by claiming Obama hangs around with anti-Semites. But when Rick Sanchez pushes him to name somebody else besides Khalidi, Goldfarb has to bite his tongue. Watch… “We all know who we’re talking about here.” wink wink wink WRIGHT wink wink. Good times… From more […]

October 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Blue Dogs Gaining Strength

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Congress, Democrats

How have Democrats retaken the House of Representatives from Republicans and why are they positioned to gain even more seats next Tuesday? Because they’ve run candidates who can compete against Republicans. And that means the House is filling up with conservative Democrats know as Blue Dogs. As The AP reports: Majority Democrats are positioned for […]

October 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »