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  • Bill Clinton sells Obama (and himself)

     
    Former President Bill Clinton campaigns for Sen. Barack Obama at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008. (AP Photo/John Raoux) by Frank James Bill Clinton is one the best political pitchmen in recent history......
  • Obama, McCain agree: Bailout essential

     
    by Christi Parsons and Mark Silva In the campaign for the hearts of the heartland - from Independence, Mo., to Lacrosse, Wis. - the Democratic and Republican candidates for president, senators both, are attempting to explain today why the financial......
  • Fatal accident halts production of 'Rock of Love'

     
    Production on the third season of the Bret Michaels' VH1 show Rock of Love has been halted following a fatal accident in Illinois. Police said a crew member fell asleep while driving, killing two people and injuring others. Dennis Hernandez......
  • Obama, McCain: Together for a day

     
    by Mark Silva The dance of the presidential candidates has been, in recent days, something of a clumsy step. They have met in debate -- though Republican John McCain appeared to be doing his level best to avert eye-contact with......
  • Campaign enters final stretch

     
    by Jill Zuckman In a presidential race marked by unexpected twists, turns and slips, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama enter the last 30 days of the campaign with Obama clinging to a small but significant lead and McCain anxious......
  • 'Obama Nation's' Corsi held in Kenya

     
    Jerome Corsi being escorted for deportation from Kenya. (AP Photo) by Frank James updated at 8:38 am UPDATE: The Associated Press is reporting the following -- NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) _ Kenyan airport official says American author of book slamming......
  • Obama on McCain, falling markets

     
    by John McCormick ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Sen. Barack Obama briefly ventured out from his presidential debate preparations a short while ago to offer some remarks on today's falling financial markets and take a few swings at his rival, Sen. John......
  • Midwestern snow cover, from orbit

     
    NASA's Terra satellite has snapped a photo of the snow cover that has spread across the upper Midwest in recent days. Snapped around noon Tuesday, it shows a swath of snow from Lake Superior to Lake Michigan and across the......
  • Obama keeps sizable lead: Gallup

     
    by Frank James If Sen. John McCain's efforts to go after Sen. Barack Obama's character are having any negative effect on the senator from Illinois, it's not yet discernible in the latest Gallup overnight tracking poll which shows the......
  • Reflections on being home at last

     
    I'm in a better mood this morning after my own breakfast of toast made from bread from the farmers market (which I had frozen) and a pot of Irish breakfast tea with a lot of milk and a little bit......
  • After Indiana, Obama heads to Ohio today

     
    by John McCormick INDIANAPOLIS - As Sen. Evan Bayh of Indiana introduced the Democratic nominee Wednesday, he harkened back to the last time he could recall a presidential candidate from his party campaigning for a general election in his state.......