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2008Central.net Presidential Election Podcast (06/29/08)

By 2008Central.net | Related entries in Barack, Barr, Billary, Independents, Indiana, McCain, Nader, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Republicans, Virginia

Today, we take a look back at this week in the election and also have an in-depth discussion about the Obama Campaign’s general election strategy. [Listen Online] or [Download] [Subscribe to 2008Central.net's Presidential Election Podcast] Feel free to email us questions/suggestions for our next podcast (you can also email an audio file of your question […]

June 29th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

InsiderAdvantage: McCain, Obama Tied In Georgia

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Barr, Democrats, Georgia, Independents, McCain, Polls, Republicans

McCain – 44% Obama – 43% Barr – 6% Undc’d – 7% Could this really happen? “Georgia is competitive for Obama for several reasons. First, it has a high African-American voting age population (VAP). Second, it has an unusually high percentage of younger voters (18-29). Both of these groups are more in the Obama camp, […]

June 20th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Bob Barr: War On Drugs Has Failed

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barr, Drugs, Libertarian

He admits he was wrong and that it’s now time to call this “war” off because it’s doing far more harm than good. From Huff Post: For years, I served as a federal prosecutor and member of the House of Representatives defending the federal pursuit of the drug prohibition. Today, I can reflect on my […]

June 10th, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Libertarians Pick Bob Barr

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barr, Libertarian, McCain

But it wasn’t an easy nomination process… Denver — Georgia’s Bob Barr won a long and tense battle Sunday for the 2008 Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination and now faces the daunting task of doing what no third-party candidate has done: Win in November. It took six ballots and nearly five hours of voting at the […]

May 26th, 2008 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Bob Barr Announces Libertarian Presidential Run

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barr, Libertarian, McCain, Republicans, Ron Paul

Could he be McCain’s Nader? From AP: WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Republican Rep. Bob Barr has announced that he’s running for president as a Libertarian. His candidacy would be a wild card in the White House race and many believe it would hurt Republican Sen. John McCain. Barr made the announcement Monday at a news […]

May 12th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Ron Paul Likes Obama?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Barr, Democrats, Foreign Policy, Libertarian, Ron Paul

And he’s not too fond of McCain. From CNN: In an interview on The Situation Room, Paul told Wolf Blitzer that endorsing Sen. John McCain, the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee, “would really confuse” his supporters “because they know we have a precise program and we have to defend that program.” Having a Republican win the […]

May 3rd, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Could Bob Barr Get Ron Paul Vote?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barr, Libertarian, Ron Paul

Looks like the Libertarians are going to field a candidate who could actually have a voice in the conversation this year…thanks to the groundwork laid by Paul. From Philly.com: Bob Barr, former GOP congressman from Georgia, is an all-but-announced presidential candidate – as a Libertarian. The possibility of a run by Barr has sent shudders […]

May 3rd, 2008 | Permalink| 14 Comments »