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  • Obama, Clinton in 'King Coal' country

     
    Sen. Barack Obama speaks at a rally Charleston Civic Center May 12, 2008 in Charleston, West Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) by Christi Parsons BECKLEY, W. Va.-- Coal--or "King Coal," as they like to call it here--is the......
  • Obama's tough Appalachian spring

     
    by John Riley New polls out today suggest Obama is in for a rough couple of weeks in West Virginia and Kentucky, which he'll have to weather by shaping perceptions in the media that the race is over. In West......
  • Maine congressman goes for Obama

     
    by James Oliphant CHARLESTON, W.Va.--Sen. Barack Obama has picked up another superdelegate. His campaign announced Monday that Rep. Tom Allen of Maine has pledged his support. Allen undoubtedly is hoping that support will work both ways. He is running...
  • Rangel rebukes Clinton for race talk

     
    By Keith Herbert of Newsday One of Hillary Rodham Clinton's most important supporters, Charles Rangel, repudiated her claims she has broader support among "white Americans," calling the comments "the dumbest thing she could ever have said." The Harlem...
  • Dem gov puts wind in McCain sails

     
    Updated with Kulongoski, Clinton spokesmen quotes. by Jim Tankersley PORTLAND, Ore. - John McCain got an unexpected boost in his bid to woo independent and Democratic voters here this afternoon: a shared stage with Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski. Kulongoski...
  • Obama's Kentucky fly-by

     
    by Rick Pearson LOUISVILLE -- "It's been awhile since I've been to Louisville," Sen. Barack Obama said Monday night in his opening remarks to several thousand people at a rally at the Kentucky International Convention center. Indeed, it was only......
  • Big money from a small donor

     
    by Don Frederick As 11-year-old Dalton Hatfield set about selling his earthly possessions, his parents thought he was doing his part to help pay for a family vacation. Instead, he was doing his part to help his favored presidential candidate,......
  • Dems aiming at S. Florida GOP stronghold

     
    One more sign congressional Republicans may be in for a rough ride this election season: Democrats are fielding strong candidates in GOP breadbasket districts, like the western Miami-Dade county redoubt of Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart. Diaz-Balart cruised to...
  • Obama takes up cause of vets

     
    by James Oliphant CHARLESTON, W. Va--In his only scheduled appearance in West Virginia, Sen. Barack Obama Monday kept his remarks focused on a single theme: helping America's veterans. Speaking to about 1,000 people at the Charleston Civic Center and...
  • Obama-Clinton ticket? Maybe: Schumer

     
    by John Riley Chuck Schumer, at a Crain's Breakfast in New York City, sounds a note of optimism about the viability of an Obama/Clinton ticket: "At first I thought it wasn't but I do think it could be." About voters:......
  • Obama outpolling Clinton:Gallup

     
    by Frank James Here's some news that may help the campaign of Sen. Barack Obama get through what's expected to be a difficult couple of primaries tomorrow and next Tuesday in West Virginia and Kentucky, respectively. Gallup says he's......