Barack Obama, Good For Us Ladies And Easy On The Eyes

  • Not that it's surprising, but the 43 economists of the Economists' Policy Group on Women's Issues graded John McCain and Barack Obama on 10 issues of importance to women and Obama came out ahead. McCain got an "F" because the group was concerned that his positions would do harm to women. [US News & World Report]
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Liveblogging The Boys of Republicana

In order to make my life worth living and the liveblog tenable, I stopped for a double cappuccino and missed Mel Martinez speak. Actually, I didn't "miss" him so much as I looked up and realized — unlike the rest of the crowd — that he was speaking. The rest of the crew, though, I paid attention to and my liveblog » 9/04/08 8:09pm 9/04/08 8:09pm

Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Moe, Some Of These Veep Picks Have To Go

Okay, now, seriously. Obama's VP pick — whoever it's going to be — is going to be giving the most important speech of his (or her) political career in less than eight days and almost no one knows who that person is going to be. It's time to start whittling that list down a little! And the same goes for John McCain,… » 8/19/08 10:00am 8/19/08 10:00am

Inventor Of The Omni-Orange Terror Alert System To Be McCain's VP?

  • John McCain is in the midst of a two-day sweep through Pennsylvania with former governor Tom Ridge, who was the first-ever Secretary of Homeland Security, igniting speculation that he'll be McCain's choice for the Veep slot. You might as well just take your shoes off now and leave them off until 2012. [CNN, CNN]
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