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October 20, 2008 It's starting to feel like the presidential election has come down to this: Which candidate is riskier?
October 16, 2008 Obama said in Wednesday's debate that he would try to find "common ground" on abortion. But his words on the issue to a liberal advocacy group certainly didn't help him with a conservative one.
October 13, 2008 John McCain pulled his staff out of Michigan, but his backers aren't ready to give up. Two conservative political action committees are gearing up to sprinkle the state with
October 9, 2008 Here it comes, folks. Outside groups are unleashing a giant barrage of advertising in the presidential and Senate races.
October 6, 2008 The Service Employees International Union and the AFL-CIO labor federation are spearheading anothe
October 2, 2008 The battle for women voters continues.
October 2, 2008 Just in time for tonight's vice presidential debate, a nurses union is reminding voters that Republican VP nominee Sarah Palin would be "one heartbeat away" from the presidency. The nurses think this is not a good thing.
October 1, 2008 Isaac Newton told us that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. This week he's looking like a political pundit.
September 30, 2008 The nation's most powerful labor unions are ratcheting up their efforts to elect Barack Obama with massive voter outreach campaigns.
September 24, 2008 This wasn't part of the Pickens Plan.
September 18, 2008 Hoping to swing voters where the swing matters most, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO is dropping 270,000 anti-McCain mailers into Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan.
September 18, 2008 Just as John McCain tries to make his case to the working-class families of swing states like Michigan, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union has unleashed a new ad ca
September 17, 2008 Update 09/17/08: Read Catholics United's latest tax return here.
September 15, 2008 The McCain-Palin ticket advances. Obama-Biden starts slipping. Enter Obama's outside helpers...
September 8, 2008 Here's another entry in the "Obama's Friends" series of attack ads. This one comes from Freedom's Defense Fun
August 28, 2008 One million pro-Obama pamphlets are scheduled to arrive in union households in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin today, courtesy of the
August 18, 2008 The AFL-CIO sent out its latest of several election-related mailers to 50,000 union households last week, targeting McCain on Social Security. The mailer, which cites McCain'
August 15, 2008 Radio ads by the Service Employees International Union are trying to tie John McCain to the issue of foreign governments investing in American companies.
August 12, 2008 MoveOn.org airs this ad calling calling McCain's offshore drilling proposal an ineffective "gimmick." Starting Aug. 5th, it ran in Michigan, North Carolina and on cable.
July 18, 2008 Vets For Freedom airs an ad with veterans saying the troop surge in Iraq was successful, despite "some in Washington" who opposed it. The ad cites an Obama quote criticizing
July 10, 2008 The AFL-CIO has been running this TV ad in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia. Featuring a veteran, the ad criticizes McCain's positions on the war in Iraq and veteran's benefits.
July 9, 2008 Vets For Freedom airs an ad featuring veterans calling for the next president to "finish the job" in Iraq. It ran in Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virgi
July 7, 2008 A coalition to end partisan gridlock, called Divided We Fail, airs an ad urging citizens to make sure the rhetoric from McCain and Obama turns into "real solutions." The ad, paid for by coalition partner AARP, ran in Florida, Iowa, Michigan, New H...
July 1, 2008 Women's Voices. Women Vote aired an ad encouraging women to vote. In July, it ran in Michigan, Ohio and on cable. It previously ran in Colorado.
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