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John Edwards To Endorse Obama

by @ Wednesday, May 14th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, John Edwards, Politics

Well, it certainly took him long enough: GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – NBC News has confirmed that former Sen. John Edwards, who ended his bid for the Democratic nomination earlier this year, will endorse Sen. Barack Obama tonight. Edwards, who was Sen. John Kerry’s running mate in 2004, will be introduced by the Illinois senator at […]

Veepstakes Polls

The latest ABC News/WaPo Poll has an interesting section on public opinion on the respective parties’ Vice-Presidential nominees. First, the Democrats: And, the Republicans: So, basically, what we have are entirely meaningless results for two reasons. First, it’s fairly obvious that most of the responses are based on name recognition. People know who Hillary Clinton, […]

John Edwards Still Won’t Endorse, But Who Cares At This Point ?

by @ Friday, May 9th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Politics

John Edwards spoke about the Democratic race and his refusal to endorse either one of the remaining candidates on the Today Show this morning: And in a longer interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe: So Edwards is still playing coy, to the point where he won’t even tell us who he voted for in a primary […]

Not That Anyone Was Asking

by @ Thursday, April 3rd, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, John Edwards, Politics

John Edwards says he wouldn’t accept the Vice-Presidential nomination this year: LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards said on Thursday he would not accept the nomination for U.S. vice president as he did four years ago. In other news, Dan Quayle has taken his name out of contention on the Republican […]

Irony Alert: John Edwards Questions Barack Obama’s Manliness

by @ Friday, February 15th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Politics

The former Senator from North Carolina and customer of $ 400 haircuts really is full of himself: TIME’s Mark Halperin spoke with Sirius Radio’s Bill Geddie yesterday on the importance of John Edwards’ endorsement: MARK HALPERIN: .He [John Edwards] comes with some delegates who he won before he dropped out and also everyday matters and […]

CNN: Gore Won’t Endorse Anyone

by @ Tuesday, February 12th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Al Gore, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Politics

CNN is reporting that  Al Gore won’t endorse anyone in the Democratic race: (CNN) – He’s the most prominent Democrat yet to take a side in the presidential election, but two sources close to Al Gore tell us not to expect the former vice president to endorse either Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama any time […]

Edwards Makes It Official

by @ Wednesday, January 30th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, John Edwards, Politics

John Edwards announced that he was quitting the Presidential race today: NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (CNN) — Former Sen. John Edwards dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday. “It is time for me to step aside so that history can blaze its path,” Edwards said in New Orleans, the same city […]

Florida Primary/State Of The Race Wrap-Up

Given the news that’s breaking this morning, about which there is more below, it’s fairly clear that the race for the Republican and Democratic nomination have both entered their final phase, and things are turning out far differently than we thought they would one month, or even two weeks, ago. Republicans John McCain is now […]

John Edwards To Drop Out Of Race

by @ Wednesday, January 30th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, John Edwards, Politics

This is just breaking this morning, but it appears that John Edwards will drop out of the Presidential race today: DENVER (AP) – Democrat John Edwards is exiting the presidential race Wednesday, ending a scrappy underdog bid in which he steered his rivals toward progressive ideals while grappling with family hardship that roused voter’s sympathies […]

An Obama-Edwards Deal ?

by @ Saturday, January 26th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, John Edwards, Politics

Yesterday’s Rasmussen Report had an interesting story about a possible deal between Barack Obama and John Edwards: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Illinois Democrats close to Sen. Barack Obama are quietly passing the word that John Edwards will be named attorney general in an Obama administration. Installation at the Justice Department of multimillionaire trial lawyer Edwards would […]

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