From the Christian Science Monitor, the latest Wahsington Post/ABC polls show Barack Obama gaining ground on Hillary Clinton, thanks in large part to black voters.
Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
From the National Review Online, an author argues that, ironically, Senator Obama's campaign in many ways mirrors George W. Bush's 2000 strategy for the White House.
Monday, February 26, 2007
From the New York Times, an analysis of Senator Obama's antiwar stance, including his proposal to withdraw all combat troops from Iraq by March, 2008.
With antiwar sentiment growing daily among American voters, can his position be considered centrist?
Saturday, February 24, 2007
Having only 2 years of experience in the Senate, Barack Obama faces constant questions about his lack of experience. His response is always "I've been in Washington long enough to know it needs to change."
As the election approaches, though, how will voters interpret his lack of experience on Capitol Hill? Will voters be eager to vote for a relative newcomer to the scene, or will they seek out a Washington insider like Hillary Clinton?
The 2008 Presidential campaign is off to the earliest start in political history, and already this race for the White House is poised to break many records. The '08 candidates will likely spend more than $1 billion combined, spending in record amounts to reach voters via both traditional and new media. Fortunately, the Internet provides users with unprecedented access to frank and uncensored discussion of political issues. This blog aims to serve as a forum for discussion of Illinois Senator Barack Obama's Presidential bid, as well as the issues at stake in this election.
Welcome to the discussion, and remember: No matter who you support, don't forget to vote.