Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama during an appearance on Meet The Press this morning. A retired U.S. Army general, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Bush 41, and former Secretary of State under Bush 43, Powell may be the biggest endorser to cross party lines this year. He called Obama a "transformational figure" and said that McCain's pick of Sarah Palin raised "some questions in my mind" about the Republican candidate's judgment. Check it out:
Other good news for the Democratic nominee: the campaign is reporting they raised a whopping $150 million in September. Obama's previous fundraising record was $66 million in August. The Democrat's haul dwarfs the $84 million in public funds that John McCain is allotted for the entire general election period (which for funding purposes lasts from the convention through election day).