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2008-08-17 21:00:17

By Matthew Mosk The Washington Post WASHINGTON -- Despite leaving the country for more than a week, Sen. Barack Obama raised more than $51 million in July, keeping him in line to collect more than half a billion dollars for his 2008 presidential bid. The showing, almost double what presumptive Republican nominee John McCain raised in the same month, was fresh evidence that Obama has maintained his record-setting pace after a contentious primary contest with Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton,...

2008-08-11 15:01:12

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Activists across the country will take part in a National Day of Action to protest the Exxon-McCain '08 campaign on Tuesday, August 12. Tomorrow's events are the cornerstone of a week of grassroots activism in as many as 18 states aimed at highlighting Exxon John's promise of four more years of gimmicks and giveaways that line Big Oil's pockets but do nothing to help Americans deal with skyrocketing energy costs. (Logo:...

2008-08-08 12:00:00

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera or Caroline Ciccone, both of DNC, +1-202- 863-8148 McCain's Opposition to Iowa Priorities Shows McCain Is Out of Touch With Iowa WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As you make your way through the 2008 Iowa State Fair, keep an eye out for some of the things you might not see if John McCain were President. Whether it's McCain's fervent opposition to the Farm Bill, his lack of support for ethanol, or his consistent votes against...

2008-08-05 12:00:59

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera or Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza, both of the Democratic National Committee, +1-202-863-8148 McCain's Raised $2 Million From Oil Companies, Has 33 Oil Company Lobbyists Running Campaign See New DNC Web Video "Puppet Masters" Detailing Big Oil's Influence Over John McCain:http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=0VMfcOIegcs WASHINGTON,Aug. 5/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, with energy in the headlines and at the forefront of the economic struggles...

2008-08-05 09:01:21

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Democratic National Committee today released a new web ad called "Puppet Masters" that shows who's pulling the strings on John McCain's energy policy. The video features an animated John McCain puppet appearing on stage to oppose Senator Obama's plan to give middle class families a $1,000 rebate funded by a windfall profits tax on the oil and proposing gas tax gimmick of his own that won't reduce the price of gas, but would line the pockets...

2008-08-05 09:00:27

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Democratic National Committee today launched a new website, http://www.thenextcheney.com/ that illustrates the most important thing the voters need to know about each of John McCain's potential vice presidential picks: no matter who he chooses, any ticket with John McCain on it means more of the same. As McCain himself said in 2001, "with a little more luck" he'd have asked Dick Cheney to be his vice president. The new site,...

2008-07-25 09:00:45

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera, The Democratic National Committee, +1- 202-863-8148 WASHINGTON, July 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Another week of bad news, bad reviews and campaign chaos for the McCain campaign. The only change: the campaign's increasingly desperate response. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) In what has become a recurring theme, McCain's week was dominated by foreign policy gaffes, misleading attacks, terrible reviews and...

2008-07-18 09:00:33

By Jim Kuhnhenn Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Though he's raking in the cash so far, Barack Obama's decision to forgo public funds for the fall campaign means he must keep up his torrid pace -- a tall order that will tax his time, test his Internet support and require the help of Democratic donors who once wished for his defeat. The Democratic nominee-in-waiting had his second-best fundraising month in June, a $52 million haul that swamped presidential rival John McCain by more than 2-1....

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2008-07-18 09:00:00

Though he's raking in the cash so far, Barack Obama's decision to forgo public money for the fall campaign means he must keep up his torrid pace - a tall order that will tax his time, test his Internet support and require the help of Democratic donors who once wished for his defeat. The Democratic nominee-in-waiting had his second-best fundraising month in June, a $52 million haul that swamped presidential rival John McCain by more than 2-1. He also got a big boost from his party, which...

2008-07-15 18:00:00

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Stacie Paxton of the Democratic National Committee, +1- 202-863-8148 Register for ChangeBus Tour to Highlight Obama's Message of Change Click Here for More Pictures of the Register for Change Bus: http://www.democrats.org/a/2008/07/register_for_ch.php WASHINGTON,July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--The Democratic National Committee announced today that Governor Howard Dean will lead a national grassroots voter registration effort. The cross country bus...


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