ABC Uncovers $100,000 Additional Obama-Rezko Money

By |January 25th, 2008|

From ABC's Blotter: The Obama campaign says it has given away more than $85,000 in Rezko-linked contributions since Rezko was indicted on federal fraud and extortion charges in the fall of 2006. An review, however, has identified an additional $100,000 in contributions made to Obama from Rezko's associates that have not been returned, including [...]

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Clinton – Obama – Edwards Round Up

By |January 25th, 2008|

Clinton - Obama - Edwards Round Up --UPDATED-- First there's Clinton on all three morning shows today. That's where Matt Lauer surprised Clinton with the Rezko picture, which was taken during Bill Clinton's presidency. Halperin asks the question that first popped into my mind: Where did "Today" get that picture? It's not a small question, [...]

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Obama, Rezko and One Photo of the Clintons

By |January 25th, 2008|

NBC evidently showed an undated and unsourced photo today of Rezko and the Clintons. One photo? The truth is that Rezko has never given one dime to Hillary or Clinton. If you want to talk Clinton fundraisers, it's not like any of them launched Hillary Clinton's political career, going back seventeen years to the beginning, [...]

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Republicans on Iraq

By |January 25th, 2008|

"I know of no military leader, including General Petraeus, who says we can't sustain our effort in Iraq." - John McCain Ever heard of Army Chief of Staff General Casey? Via Larry Johnson (video at link): "We're deploying at unsustainable rates," General Casey said three weeks ago during remarks to an audience at the Brookings [...]

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American First, Democrat Second

By |January 24th, 2008|

I have to ask people attacking Bill Clinton, which has become the cool thing to do everywhere, if his politics is "old" why has Barack Obama and his campaign been engaged in the same type of politics since the beginning (from June 2007, D-Punjab, or Obama's false charge that Bill Clinton made money on 9/11). [...]

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Republicans Debate in Florida

By |January 24th, 2008|

"Never get into a wrestling match with a pig. You both get dirty, and the pig likes it." - John McCain on Mitt Romney Rudy sucks. The longer he's in Florida the faster his polls numbers drop. Hey, but I wouldn't count him out. McCain wants to show Slick Mitt as a flip flopper. If [...]

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Obama Uses Reagan ‘I can’t hear you’ Ploy

By |January 24th, 2008|

Stimulus deal reached: Under the deal, nearly everyone earning a paycheck would receive at least $300 from the Internal Revenue Service. Most workers would receive rebates of $600 each, or $1,200 per couple. Families with children would receive an additional payment of $300 per child. Workers who earned at least $3,000 last year -- but [...]

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Obama Uses National Security to Damage Democratic Brand

By |January 24th, 2008|

In an interview, Barack Obama went out of his way to impugn the national security bona fides of a fellow Democrat. Presidential politics aside, this is scorched earth politics. It's also the most dangerous kind of ploy to play against one of our own. Obama obviously thinks he's playing a game, instead of launching a [...]

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Mr. Hope Plays Divider

By |January 23rd, 2008|

My big brother always told me that you can tell more about a person after a defeat. Obama has lost New Hampshire, Michigan, then Nevada. One thing is clear. This guy is bitter. From the Christian Broadcasting Network interview shown on Keith Olbermann's "Countdown" tonight: Brody: Will Hillary be a drag for down-ticket races as [...]

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Bill Clinton Chews Out the Press

By |January 23rd, 2008|

CNN became part of the story today. Clinton sharply disputed the charge, and lashed out at Yellin for raising the question. "You live for this. This hurts the people of South Carolina," he said. "Because the people of South Carolina come to these meetings and ask questions about what they care about. And what they [...]

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