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  • Sharpton reacts to Jackson comments

     
    by Katie Fretland Joining the conversation about Jesse Jackson's apparent on-tape use of a racial slur, is the Rev. Al Sharpton. In an interview with CBS News' Harry Smith on The Early Show, Sharpton said he was "very disappointed" about......
  • Obama tops McCain by 8: poll

     
    by Frank James Two interesting polls this morning. The Washington Post has a presidential horse race poll this morning which gives Democrat Sen. Barack Obama a eight-point lead over Republican Sen. John McCain. Of course, all these race track polls......
  • Battle for Michigan exposes divisions

     
    by Jill Zuckman MT. CLEMENS, Mich. -- With its pounding beat and desperate lyrics, "Eight Mile" by Detroit rap artist Eminem isn't just a song. It's an ode to the highway that serves as a physical and psychological divider between......
  • Race may not decide the race

     
    by Paul West This year's election promises to be one of the great experiments in U.S. history. Is the country ready for an African American president? No one knows for sure. It's increasingly clear, though, that the '08 vote will......
  • Audio: Ludacris in Obama rap, with insults

     
    One of yesterday's sensations, appearing by popular demand of our readers: Rapper Ludacris releases a pro-Obama song that insults everyone else. Obama rapidly condemns it. Highlights: He scorches Jesse Jackson, calls Hillary a "bitch," Bush "mentally...
  • Obama + Ludacris = best friends 4eva

     
    by Amanda Erickson As if Barack Obama, presumed Democratic nominee, weren't popular enough with the kids. A loyal Swamp reader points out that Illinois-born rapper Ludacris has just released a new song about Barack Obama, his favorite politician and......
  • House considers slavery apology

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown One hundred and forty-three years after the Civil War, and forty-four years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Lawmakers are poised tonight to apologize for slavery and racial segregation under Jim Crow. Introduced by Rep.......
  • Obama: McCain waging 'cynical' campaign

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with McCain response. Sen. Barack Obama today accused the rival presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain of waging a "cynical'' campaign, attempting to "distract'' voters from the real issues in the race with commercials...
  • Tight Obama-McCain race explained?

     
    by Frank James David Brooks, the New York Times columnist, has the notion that the reason Sen. Barack Obama isn't blowing away Sen. John McCain in the polls is because the Democratic presidential candidate is not rooted in any institution......
  • Clinton backer: Obama mentor slurred me

     
    by Rick Pearson DENVER--An African-American woman who is an Illinois delegate for Sen. Hillary Clinton maintained today that Senate President Emil Jones, a mentor of Sen. Barack Obama, called her an "Uncle Tom" at the Illinois hotel for the Democratic.......
  • Jones: 'Doubting Thomas,' not 'Uncle Tom'

     
    by Rick Pearson DENVER -- An alleged slur delivered by a mentor of Barack Obama to a supporter of one-time Democratic rival Hillary Clinton has stirred up the volatile issues of race and gender to an already fracture filled Illinois......