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McCain: I won’t delay World Series

John McCain referred to Barack Obama’s Wednesday night infomercial at a campaign rally in Hershey, Pennsylvania. McCain said, “By the way, no one will delay the World Series game infomercial when I’m president.” This video is from CNN.com, broadcast October 28, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

8-year-old boy shoots, kills self with Uzi

With an instructor looking on, the 8-year-old boy at a gun fair aimed the Uzi at a pumpkin and pulled the trigger as his dad reached for a camera. He lost control, fatally shooting himself in the head. This video is from The Associated Press, broadcast October 28, 2008. Download…

Gergen: Reagan supported ‘redistributed’ wealth program

CNN’s Anderson Cooper talked with David Gergen about charges by the McCain campaign that Barack Obama has socialist tax policies. Gergen doesn’t think that the Democrats have answered the charge effectively. Partial transcript GERGEN: They may be making some modest progress with it, Anderson. We did see some evidence of…

Up to 30,000 voters illegally purged in Colorado

CBS 4 in Denver reported that election watchdog groups have accused the Republican Secretary of State of illegally purging up to 30,000 voters from voter rolls. The Denver Post reported that 20,000 voters may have been illegally purged. The Denver Post reported: “Common Cause of Colorado, Mi Familia Vota Educations…

GOP robo-call sounds like phone sex

CBS 13 reported: “A local congressional contest took a racy turn when an ‘enthusiastic’ staffer recorded a robo-call that attracted an unusual amount of attention.” “The robo-call went out on behalf of Republican challenger Zane Starkewolf starting Sunday, but was pulled by Monday. A female voice begins the message by…

Obama plays down ‘assassination plot’

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has said he has “the best folks in the world” taking care of his safety. Senator Obama was speaking after two neo-Nazi skinheads were charged with making threats to kill him. He added these kinds of hate groups have been “completely marginalised.” This video is…

Daily Show: Campaigns united by fear of each other

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart and John Oliver reported on how supporters of Barack Obama and John McCain fear their opposition’s success. This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast October 27, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

NAACP lawsuit: Virginia not prepared for election

The Virginia NAACP has filed a lawsuit against Virginia Governor Tim Kaine over election readiness. The NAACP says that Virginia officials have not provided enough resources to deal with the high voter turnout. The Washington Post has more details here. This video is from CNN’s The Situation Room, broadcast October…

Charles Barkley: Polls ‘useless’ because of racism

CNN’s Campbell Brown talked to Charles Barkley about the presidential election. Barkley believes that polls are “absolutely useless.” Barkley said, “I think seriously, most people who are racists, they’re not going to answer the question correctly, either on a phone call or on camera. So 100 percent believe the polls…

Olbermann to McCain: Speak out on ‘B’ attack hoax

In a Special Campaign Comment, Keith Olbermann says John McCain needs to speak out against those who would use Friday’s hoax attack as a means to re-open the racial divide in America. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast October 27, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

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