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  • McCain campaign criticizes Obama trip

     
    by Katie Fretland The McCain campaign organized a conference call today to talk about opponent Sen. Barack Obama's trip to the Middle East. Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.), Rep. Heather Wilson (R-N.M) and senior McCain foreign policy advisor Randy Scheunemann...
  • Obama likened to pop culture stars

     
    by Jill Zuckman and updated With a new television spot comparing Barack Obama to bubble-gum celebrities Britney Spears and Paris Hilton, John McCain is launching a new campaign aimed at portraying Obama as an international star without the heft......
  • Cheney missing from convention sked?

     
    by Mark Silva The Republican Party's nominee for president, John McCain, will address the Republican National Convention at the close of its ceremonies in early September. The party's candidate for vice president - fill in the blank - will address......
  • Doubletake: Juneau what I mean?

     
    Doubletake, the summer ratings sensation, is back for the new fall season, albeit in sporadic fashion. This week, Tribune correspondent Jim Oliphant is following the Obama campaign and Tribune correspondent Jim Tankersley is stuck in St. Paul, Minn.,...
  • John McCain and Sarah Palin vow change

     
    by Jill Zuckman CEDARBURG, Wis. -- Can a Republican candidate be a change candidate in an anti-Republican election year? With an incumbent GOP president facing very low approval ratings after two terms, that's exactly what Sen. John McCain is trying......
  • Sarah Palin: McCain's 'Palin-omenon'

     
    by Mark Silva In counting the many ways in which No. 2 appears to have quickly become No. 1 on the McCain-Palin ticket, our friend Andrew Malcolm at the now-aptly named Top of the Ticket does not stop with the......
  • Rove: McCain, Obama ads not 100% truth

     
    by Frank James Karl Rove was asked this morning on Fox New Sunday about truth in advertising, specifically campaign advertising and he had something unexpected to say. He said Obama's campaign had ranged too far from the truth in......
  • Obama ad: Does McCain have an e-mail disability?

     
    Obama released an ad on Friday (at left) hitting back at McCain as out of touch -- noting, along with his admitted computer illiteracy, that he "can't send an e-mail." Ever since then, there's been an effort from McCain......
  • McCain: Phoning it in?

     
    Does this make any sense? First, you suspend your campaign cause you have to go back to Washington to work on the bailout, though your offices all keep working and your surrogates keep bashing the other guy. Then, you unsuspend......
  • Bailout: Then, and now.....

     
    McCain advisor Mark Salter on Sunday, as McCain worked out of his campaign office instead of going to the Capitol: ???He can effectively do what he needs to do by phone. He???s calling members on both sides, talking to people......
  • Obama, McCain: 'Terrorists, Keating Five'

     
    by Mark Silva "Terrorist'' versus corrupt banker: In the game of guilt by association and mutual assured destruction that the two leading candidates for president appear poised to play, both campaigns are reaching back into the past to find someone......