Archive for the 'Michigan' Category

Quinnipiac: Obama Leads By 6 In Michigan

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, McCain, Michigan, Polls, Republicans

Obama – 48% McCain – 42% The details… Michigan women voters back Obama 52 – 38 percent, while men split with 46 percent for McCain and 45 percent for Obama. White voters back McCain 48 – 42 percent, as black voters support Obama 89 – 6 percent. The Democrat leads 57 – 36 percent among […]

June 26th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Obama in Flint, MI

By donar | Related entries in Barack, Cartoons, Elections, Iraq, Michigan, Political Graffiti

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June 17th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

The New Number: 2,118

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Florida, Hillary, Michigan

The totals are obviously dependent on different counts, but Obama now has about 2,052 and Clinton has about 1,877. Here’s more… In a huge blow to Hillary’s hopes, such as they are, the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee has now voted in favor of a compromise measure for Michigan, giving 69 pledged delegates to Hillary […]

May 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Michigan Proposes 69-59 Pledged Delegate Split

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Michigan, Pledged Delegates

That’s in favor of Hillary, so she could come out of today with a net of 29 delegates if Florida is seated according to the compromise offered by Jon Ausman. They determined this based on the actual vote, exit polls of who cast votes for “uncommitted” and voters who wrote in Obama’s name (those votes […]

May 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

Obama Supports Hillary 19 Delegate Florida Win

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Florida, Hillary, Michigan

If you’re not watching it live, Robert Wexler just spoke on behalf of the Obama campaign and he said they’d accept the Ausman petition More from TPM: “Senator Obama should be commended for his willingness to offer this extraordinary concession,” Wexler said, adding that he’s offering this concession “in order to promote reconciliation with Florida […]

May 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Bill Clinton Okay With Seating Half The Delegates?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Florida, Hillary, Michigan, Video

That’s apparently what he said a couple days ago… I think this will be the likely outcome today. And frankly, I don’t see any other way it can happen without tearing the party apart. Tweet

May 31st, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Watch Democratic Rules & Bylaws Committee Meeting Live

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Florida, Michigan, Pledged Delegates, Super Delegates!!!, Video

On C-Span.org… On MSNBC! (by the way, I wish C-SPAN allowed embedding and then replaced whatever live feed they had with the recording of that feed. That would be great for us political bloggers…hint hint…) I’m watching Robert Wexler make the case for Obama right now. He’s doing a very good job…because he’s talking about […]

May 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Gallup: Obama Up By 10 Against Clinton

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Florida, Hillary, Michigan, Polls

I wonder what it’ll be after Saturday’s Michigan/Florida decision? The details… Since just after the North Carolina and Indiana primaries, Obama has led Clinton nearly every day, including a stretch of double-digit leads in the May 18-22 Gallup Poll Daily tracking releases. Since then, his advantage had been slightly less, at five to eight percentage […]

May 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Latest Democratic Delegate Totals

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Florida, Hillary, Michigan, Pledged Delegates, Super Delegates!!!

The numbers are starting to get a lot closer when you look at the different sources… NY Times: Obama – Pledged (1,656), Super (319.5), Total (1,975.5) Clinton – Pledged (1,502), Super (274), Total (1,776) 50.5 for Obama to win, 250 for Clinton to win CNN: Obama – Pledged (1661), Super (317), Total (1,978) Clinton – […]

May 29th, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

DNC Lawyers: Michigan And Florida Can’t Seat Full Delegations

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Florida, Hillary, Michigan, Pledged Delegates, Super Delegates!!!

The last nail in Hillary’s coffin? From TPM: In what could potentially be a blow to Hillary’s electoral hopes, such as they are right now, the Democratic National Committee’s lawyers have declared that the Rules and Bylaws committee lacks the legal authority to seat the full Florida and Michigan delegations. The DNC’s lawyers sent a […]

May 28th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »