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2008-08-28 12:05:00

By Dan Balz and Anne E. Kornblut / The Washington Post Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois completed an improbable and historic journey here Wednesday when he was nominated by acclamation as the Democratic candidate for president, becoming the first African American to lead a major political party into a general-election campaign. Obama, who just eight years ago attended his first Democratic National Convention and who four years later shot to national prominence with an electrifying keynote...

2008-08-28 09:00:10

By David Usborne THE MESSAGE from Hillary Clinton to supporters in Denver was as neon as the tangerine pantsuit she wore to the ball. All that she stood for during her historic quest to be America's first woman president - equal rights for women, universal health care and economic equality - Barack Obama stands for too. All doubts about the Clintons' intentions at the Democratic Party's convention are now dispelled. Yesterday, the arena still reverberating from her speech on Tuesday...

2008-08-28 03:00:26

By Dan Abendschein At the Democratic National Convention in Denver on Wednesday, local delegates say divisions aren't severe enough to stop the party getting behind the nomination of Sen. Barack Obama for president. Several local delegates rejected media reports that suggested many Hillary Clinton supporters are so angry at Obama's decision to by-pass her for the vice-presidential nomination - and what they consider her poor treatment during the campaign - that they may not vote for him....

2008-08-27 21:00:40

Sen. Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that she and fellow lawmakers should draft the Democratic Party's healthcare reform plan next year. The Hill reported that the New York senator said at a union event that the healthcare policy should not be the duty of the president. "I hope the Democrats in Congress can reach a consensus, because it is easy to make speeches about healthcare reform and, believe me, it is a lot harder to translate those words into legislative language that will actually...

2008-08-27 18:00:25

Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., will release her delegates to vote for Barack Obama, a statement from the Democratic National Convention committee in Denver said. Clinton, who challenged Obama during a tightly fought Democratic primary, also planned to cast her vote for Obama, a U.S. senator from Illinois, and his running mate, Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., to be the party's nominees for president and vice president, The Hill reported. Obama is set to accept the party presidential nomination...

2008-08-27 15:00:36

HILLARY CLINTON threw her full support behind Barack Obama in a passionate speech which drew thunderous applause at the Democratic Party's national convention. Mrs Clinton, who once seemed sure to win the party's nomination for the White House, told cheering delegates in Denver, Colorado: "Barack Obama is my candidate and he must be our president," In a 23-minute speech she betrayed none of the anger and disappointment friends say she still feels. And in a message to some of her...

2008-08-27 15:00:36

By JOHN REITMEYER, TRENTON BUREAU If Hillary Clinton were accepting the Democratic Party's presidential nomination this week, New Jersey delegates would have been front and center cheering her on. Instead, they settled for watching Clinton make her case for Barack Obama's candidacy Tuesday night from a section of stands just off the convention floor and to the right of the main stage at Denver's Pepsi Center. That's OK, said New Jersey's delegates, many of whom supported Clinton during...

2008-08-27 09:00:37

From wire reports DENVER Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton summoned millions of voters who supported her in the primaries to send Sen. Barack Obama to the White House on Tuesday night, declaring in a Democratic National Convention speech that the man who defeated her "is my candidate, and he must be our president." "Whether you voted for me or you voted for Barack, the time is now to unite as a single party with a single purpose," Clinton said in a prime-time address. "We are on the same team,...

2008-08-27 09:00:09

Aides to John McCain say Hillary Clinton was less than convincing when she endorsed Barack Obama as the best man to be the next U.S. president. Clinton, a U.S. senator from New York, endorsed Obama, a U.S. senator from Illinois, Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention, but didn't say he has enough experience to lead the country, McCain spokesman Tucker Bounds pointed out in a statement reported by CNN. "Senator Clinton ran her presidential campaign making clear that Barack...

2008-08-27 09:00:09

By Lee Davidson and Bob Bernick Jr. Deseret News DENVER -- Hillary Clinton moved Tuesday to heal the final wounds lingering from her long battle with Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nod and issued a heartfelt plea for her supporters to shift their passion for her to him. "I am here tonight as a proud mother, as a proud Democrat, as a proud senator from New York, a proud American and a proud supporter of Barack Obama," she said to a standing ovation. "Whether you voted for me...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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