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  • Obama in Iowa, where it all began

     
    by John McCormick DES MOINES - Returning to the place that set him on a potential path to the presidency some 10 months ago, Sen. Barack Obama thanked Iowans for their support today and asked them to help him cross......
  • Obama, McCain: the earlier years

     
    by Christi Parsons My colleague Jill Zuckman has been covering John McCain since before many reporters knew anything about him. And my years as a correspondent in the Illinois Statehouse covered the entire tenure of a little-known lawmaker by the......
  • Barack Obama's grandmother has died

     
    by John McCormick CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The day before the presidential election, Sen. Barack Obama's grandmother, a woman he called "Toot" and someone who helped raised him, has died. Obama's campaign reported the death of Madelyn Dunham, 86, this afternoon....
  • John McCain: An unwavering resolve

     
    by Jill Zuckman MIAMI -- John McCain was never supposed to be here, holding rallies, waving to supporters, one step from the presidency. His campaign was left for dead during the primaries, and polls have consistently shown him trailing Barack......
  • McCain, Clinton ties to the Lums

     
    Earlier this week, the Chicago Tribune reported on a mysterious pattern of donations to the presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain and other, mainly Republican causes from Shi Sheng Hao, of Roselle, Illinois, and people related to him. The story...
  • McCain and Obama on Transportation and Energy

     
    In case you hadn't heard, this country will hold a presidential election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. KickingTires presents to you the respective proposals on energy and transportation issues from Arizona Sen. John McCain and Illinois Sen. Barack Obama. The...
  • Obama hits McCain on economy in FL

     
    by John McCormick, updated JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Seeking to keep Democrats motivated, Barack Obama kept his focus on John McCain today as he made the first of three campaign stops in Atlantic Coast states that went Republican in 2004. In......
  • Obama likely to win Ohio: poll

     
    by Frank James The highly regarded Ohio Poll sponsored by the University of Cincinnati predicts that Sen. Barack Obama, the Democratic presidential nominee, will win Ohio. If Obama does beat Sen. John McCain in Ohio, it would represent a seismic......
  • Obama, McCain: Family affairs

     
    by Mark Silva In the end, a campaign is a family affair. If the pursuit of the highest office in the land will not inexorably alter the family life of the candidate who wins it, the campaign will certainly consume......
  • Obama and The Boss in Cleveland

     
    Sen. Barack Obama smiles at Bruce Springsteen at a rally at the Cleveland Mall in Ohio Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon) by John McCormick CLEVELAND - As his campaign pulled out all the stops to turn out voters......
  • Sen. Durbin's daughter dead at age 40

     
    by Frank James We just received very sad news. Christine Ann Durbin, age 40, the daughter of Illinois's senior U.S. Senator, and a wife and mother, died today from a congenital heart problem. Our thoughts and prayers go out to......