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2008-10-21 06:00:17

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Hip-Hop Artist Bob Brown urges Joe the Plumber to consider the idea that the more we help each other, the better off everyone is. Bob has a real life case study for "spreading the wealth." His website http://www.bobtherapper.com/ was created to help 1,000 people earn $3,000 this holiday season by marketing a DVD entitled "Can you do THE OBAMA DANCE." "If 3% is stopping Joe the Plumber from working harder and obtaining his dreams," says Bob Brown...

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2008-10-21 11:35:00

By David Jackson BELTON, Mo. -- Republican John McCain has a $47 million budget for October, but his campaign insists he will have enough to overtake Democrat Barack Obama and his deeper pockets. A day after Obama announced a record $150 million raised last month, McCain's campaign disclosed Monday it spent $37 million in September out of the $84.1 million in taxpayer funds it has accepted for the general election. Obama opted out of public financing and can raise and spend unlimited...

2008-10-21 00:00:09

WHO: JoinTheDot(TM) "What's Your Message to the Next President?," sponsored by American Airlines, and in collaboration with Rock the Vote and Ken Kragen, the legendary producer of "Hands Across America" and "We are the World." ABOUT: JoinTheDot(TM) will be traveling around Los Angeles in conjunction with their "What's Your Message to the Next President?" campaign. The day will be dedicated to giving people the opportunity to voice their message for the next President of the United...

2008-10-20 12:00:15

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its continuing effort to engage customers and associates in this year's presidential election, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. today launched a video-based voter guide enabling both major candidates, Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain, to share their views on key issues with Wal-Mart customers and associates. Through the company's Web sites, both major candidates will present their views on issues beginning today through Election...

2008-10-20 09:00:41

The medical health of the two major-party U.S. presidential nominees can't be fully judged because of their refusals to release information, a physician says. In a break from past presidential campaigns, neither U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., nor Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is willing to release their medical records, making a true assessment of their health nearly impossible, presidential health expert Dr. Lawrence Altman wrote Monday in The New York Times. "There may be no serious...

2008-10-20 06:00:06

By Kathy Kiely and David Jackson Barack Obama scored two campaign coups Sunday: a record-breaking month of fundraising and the backing of former secretary of State Colin Powell. The long-anticipated announcement, which came with praise for Republican John McCain but harsh criticism of his negative attacks, gave Democrat Obama perhaps the campaign's most coveted endorsement. "He is a transformational figure," Powell said of Obama, vying to be the first black president, on NBC's Meet...

2008-10-19 21:00:02

U.S. presidential nominee John McCain said he still respects fellow Republican Colin Powell despite his endorsement Sunday of Democrat Barack Obama. In an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," McCain said the former secretary of state's endorsement of Obama for president did not blindside him. "I've always admired and respected General Powell. We're longtime friends. This doesn't come as a surprise," Obama said. McCain noted he has been endorsed by four other former secretaries of state,...

2008-10-17 15:00:15

U.S. Sen. John McCain scored a hit for funnyman David Letterman, delivering the largest audience for "Late Show with David Letterman" in nearly three years. The Republican presidential nominee was a guest on Letterman's show Thursday night after having canceled on Sept. 24 at the last minute. Preliminary figures indicate the show had roughly 6.5 million viewers, Nielsen said. When the candidate walked onto the stage of the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, he pretended to cower as...

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2008-10-17 09:35:00

6 of 9 Presidential Election Forecasts Predict Obama Will Win 2008 Popular Vote Most of nine forecast models developed by political scientists predict a victory for Senator Barack Obama over Senator John McCain in the two-party contest for the popular vote in the 2008 presidential election. Obama is predicted to win an average of 52% of the vote with an 80% probability that he will gain more than half the total two-party popular vote. Six out of the nine presidential election forecasts...

2008-10-17 08:45:00

By Sandra Block In his acceptance speech at the 1984 Democratic convention, Walter Mondale promised to reduce the budget deficit by raising taxes. He later went on to lose every state but his home state of Minnesota and Washington, D.C. It's not surprising, then, that despite a ballooning budget deficit and a recently enacted $700 billion financial bailout, John McCain and Barack Obama have pledged to lower taxes for millions of Americans. McCain wants to extend the Bush...


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