Campaign 2008: President

Ailing and aging, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy issued a ringing summons to fellow Democrats to rally behind Barack Obama's pioneering quest for the White House Monday night in a poignant opening to a party convention in search of unity for the fall campaign. (08/25/2008)
Michelle Obama declared "I love this country" Monday as she sought to reassure the nation that she and her husband Barack share Americans' bedrock values and belief in a dream of a better future. (08/25/2008)
Why is Hillary Clinton so popular with Republicans? The Republican National Committee today tried to counter the good feelings among Democrats in Denver by highlighting Democrats who are supporting John McCain. (08/25/2008)
On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, Barack Obama said Sunday he hoped a week of political speechmaking would persuade reluctant middle-class voters to swing behind his bid for the White House. (08/24/2008)
Barack Obama's road to Denver and the Democratic nomination ran through Eau Claire, Wis., yesterday. (08/24/2008)
Democratic delegates from Michigan and Florida were awarded full voting rights at the national convention Sunday, despite holding early primaries against party rules. (08/24/2008)
Sen. Barack Obama is appearing in Eau Claire, Wis., today as he makes his way to Denver for the Democratic National Convention. Yesterday, he announced Sen. Joe Biden as his running mate, news that brought mixed reaction from Minnesota voters. (08/23/2008)
Barack Obama introduced Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware Saturday as a man "ready to step in and be president," and the newly minted running mate quickly turned his campaign debut into a slashing attack on eight years of Republicans seeking four more years in the White House. (08/23/2008)
Barack Obama named Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware as his vice presidential running mate early Saturday, balancing his ticket with a seasoned congressional veteran well-versed in foreign policy and defense issues. (08/23/2008)
Gov. Tim Pawlenty fielded questions about the possibility of being John McCain's running mate from both reporters and fairgoers today, but he didn't say much. (08/22/2008)



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