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2008-10-30 06:00:08

By Kathy Kiely KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Barack Obama pulled out all political and technological stops Wednesday, barnstorming across Republican territory, making a late-night appearance at a rally here with former president Bill Clinton, and blanketing the airwaves. Obama's first joint campaign appearance with Clinton, the last Democrat to serve in the White House and husband of his former rival, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., came on the same evening as his campaign aired a 30-minute...

2008-10-30 06:00:08

By David Jackson WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- John McCain crisscrossed Florida on Wednesday, trying to keep the state in the Republican column as some supporters worried about whether he can catch the better-funded Barack Obama. "I wish I didn't feel like it was over," said Dawn Poole, a McCain backer who saw him speak at a lumberyard in Miami. "It looks that way, but it's not going to stop me from voting. "Maybe we'll be surprised," she said. Greta Rodriguez, a retired administrative...

2008-10-30 00:00:14

More supporters of Democratic nominee Barack Obama say his election will make a great difference in healthcare than do supporters of GOP nominee John McCain. A survey conducted by Harvard Public Opinion Research Program at the Harvard School of Public Health and Harris Interactive focused on whether voters believe the results of this presidential election will make "a great deal of difference" in the state of the nation's health care and other policy areas. For most Obama voters, the...

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2008-10-29 06:30:00

By Kathy Kiely and David Jackson They don't agree on many issues, but judging by their itineraries, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and Republican John McCain have similar tastes in travel destinations. As the campaign draws to a close, both candidates plan to return to the same handful of states, such as Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, Colorado and New Mexico. It's a sign of the challenging times for the GOP that both candidates are mostly concentrating on states...

2008-10-28 18:00:15

Democratic U.S. vice presidential nominee Joe Biden said Tuesday John McCain is "promising to continue" President George Bush's economic policies. Speaking to a crowd in Ocala, Fla., Biden, a U.S. senator from Delaware, said McCain, the Republican presidential nominee and a U.S. senator from Arizona, would like Bush provide tax breaks for companies sending jobs overseas but "no relief for 100 million middle-class families." Seeking to tie McCain closely to the unpopular president, Biden...

2008-10-28 15:00:20

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though Nov. 4 is just one week away, it is not too late to become an expert on the current key issues and candidates surrounding this year's presidential election -- right from the same device you carry with you wherever you go: your mobile phone. The nation's most reliable wireless network is giving its customers access to the most current and relevant Election 2008 coverage on V CAST Video with a wide array of news stories, features,...

2008-10-28 15:00:16

CALABASAS, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- DoubleTake Media today announced the release on YouTube of their newest Presidential Rib(TM) parodies on the 2008 Presidential Election, titled "The Monster Mash Bash -- 2008 Presidential Race and "Ba Barack" aka "We Will Barack You." The music videos use the candidates' images morphed into characters from horror, sci-fi movies, and cartoon characters. These Pairody(TM) movie scenes are called "Movies of the Weak(TM)" and include "Attack Of The...

2008-10-28 12:30:00

Republican presidential nominee John McCain called on Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens to resign after his conviction for failing to report gifts and home renovations. The 84-year-old Republican was convicted Monday on all seven felony charges related to his not reporting more than $250,000 in gifts and renovations on Senate financial disclosure forms. McCain issued his call for Stevens to step down Tuesday, CNN reported. McCain's running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, in a statement, called on...

2008-10-28 11:30:00

Pennsylvania, tapped as key for Republican John McCain's presidential campaign, took center stage Tuesday with visits by both major-party candidates on tap. McCain, whose campaign designated Pennsylvania as a state it will try to peel away from Obama, planned a solo appearance in Hershey and a joint rally with running mate Sarah Palin in Quakertown. Palin was scheduled to stump in other Keystone State locales while McCain traveled to North Carolina, a normally reliable Republican state that...

2008-10-28 06:00:18

By Fredreka Schouten WASHINGTON -- Democrat Barack Obama, who is on track to spend a record $230 million on television advertising, will punctuate his broadcast strategy Wednesday with prime-time commercials on CBS, NBC and Fox. The three 30-minute ads, which cost Obama nearly $1 million apiece, mark the first time in 16 years that a White House hopeful has aired commercials of that length on broadcast networks. Billionaire Ross Perot paid for 11 half-hour ads during his unsuccessful...