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  • DNC: Obama excerpts: "Eight is Enough"

     
    Excerpts from Obama's speech after the jump: "Eight is enough." On McCain: ???Now let there be no doubt. The Republican nominee, John McCain, has worn the uniform of our country with bravery and distinction, and for that we owe him......
  • Barack Obama's mile-high cry for change

     
    by Mark Silva DENVER -- Under a cloudless and darkened sky on a cool night on a field a mile high, Barack Obama walks the length of a dark blue-carpeted stage with a lighted colonnade evocative of the West Wing......
  • Obama speech: The full text

     
    Obama released excerpts earlier, and now the full speech. It's after the jump. So the drama is the delivery and the crowd, not the words. Here's the ending, invoking King's "Dream" speech in a passage about the "American promise:" "It......
  • Searching Far and Wide for a Family-Size Hybrid

     
    I???m thrilled to see a variety of hybrid cars on the market, but as a mother of two, most of them leave me wondering, ???Great, but where do you put the kids???? Can someone please show me to the family-size-hybrids-for-less-than-$30,000 section?...
  • Do We Need a Stopgap Fuel?

     
    It???s becoming clear that energy and energy independence ??? you have to love that term ??? will be a major focus of the upcoming presidential election. While most of us are sick of the dog-and-pony shows and pundits of the......
  • Obama: Policy!

     
    McCain today called for the firing of the SEC chair (which, technically, the president can't do) and promises some policy proposals. Obama is previewing a policy speech, wrapped in politics: "The events of the past few days have made clear......
  • Paterson: Wind power task force

     
    Gov. Paterson announces formation of a working group from LIPA and Con Ed to analyze the proposal for a wind farm off Queens. Release after the jump.......
  • Paterson: Auctioning carbon

     
    Not sexy, but interesting, maybe even productive: Paterson launches a regional initiative to combat global warming by auctioning off CO2 allowances at the NY Merc. Read the release after the jump.......
  • Obama: Financial stability fee (Updated)

     
    Obama, speaking in Reno, adds another idea to the rescue plan: a fee on Wall Street to eventually make the taxpayers whole. It's been kicking around, supported by some Dems, but not part of the plan voted down yesterday: "If......
  • Talking points: Erratic vs. calm

     
    Obama's camp mistakenly sent out some pre-debate talking points. They emphasize Obama's composure and McCain's lack thereof. The key day in this race so far may have been the day when McCain suspended his campaign and tried to postpone the......
  • Alternative Energy Faces New Hurdles

     
    Biofuels, solar, wind, geothermal ??? everyone knows about these alternative energy sources because presidential candidates list them off in debates and speeches like they're naming their children. But with the credit crisis squeezing capital, and oil and...