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Obama: Iraq timetable creates ‘urgency’ for political progress

CBS’ Lara Logan talked with Barack Obama during his recent visit to Afghanistan. Obama commented on the benefits to declaring a timetable for troop withdrawals from Iraq. Partial transcript LOGAN: You do have a situation seven years on into this war where Osama bin Laden and all his lieutenants and…

Gore: New Yorker cover ‘way too far over the top’

NBC’s Tom Brokaw asked former Vice President Al Gore about his view on the New Yorker cover art depicting Barack Obama and his wife as radicals. Partial transcript BROKAW: What did you think of this cover on the New Yorker? Michelle and Senator Obama. David Remnick strongly defended it as…

Lieberman: Obama prepared to accept defeat in Iraq

Fox’s Chris Wallace talked to Sen. Joe Lieberman and Sen. Evan Bayh about Sen. Barack Obama’s plan to withdraw troops from Iraq. Lieberman described Obama’s plan as “retreat and defeat.” Lieberman said, “If Barack Obama’s policy in Iraq had been implemented, he couldn’t be in Iraq today, he was prepared…

Art collector: McCain posters ‘not worth anything’

MSNBC’s Alex Witt talked with Ken Harman who has started a website to track art related to Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. Harman reported that one Obama poster print had sold as for as much as $4500. Harman perceives a stark difference in the value of Obama and McCain artwork. Harman…

Phil Gramm resigns as McCain campaign co-chair

Phil Gramm, a top adviser to presidential candidate John McCain, is resigning from the role as campaign co-chairman after his comments that the United States had become a “nation of whiners” who constantly complain about the state of the economy. RAW STORY has more details here. This video is from…

Blind woman tased by Ohio police

WHIO TV reported: “Dayton police said they went to an apartment building on Fernwood Avenue looking for a robbery suspect and ended up tazing the man’s mother who is legally blind.” “Police said 49-year-old Denise Harris refused to talk with them and became combative, striking out at an officer. According…

McCain: Gore was ‘appropriately rewarded’ with Nobel prize

At a press conference in Warren, MI, John McCain praised Al Gore’s efforts raise public awareness about climate change. McCain said, “I’ve long admired an appreciate Vice President Gore’s positions and efforts on behalf of climate change and I think he was appropriately rewarded in many ways include the awarding…

Crying girl runs away from Bush at tee-ball game

MSNBC’s Hardball played video of a girl who cried during her opportunity to me President Bush during the White House tee-ball game. Partial transcript BARNACLE: You’ve heard of life imitating art? The same goes for sports too. Check out this moment from yesterday’s White House tee ball game when one…

Hannity challenges Obama to co-host his TV show

Sean Hannity attacked Barack Obama for calling out his treatment of Michelle Obama in a recent interview with Glamour magazine. Partial transcript HANNITY: He also said the problem in this same article is rarely do these folks ever have the guts to say it to your face. Senator Obama is…

Texas GOP complains about Howard Dean visit to state

News 8 Austin’s Katie Beck talked with Hans Klinger of the Texas Republican party. Klinger complains that Howard Dean’s visit to Texas is a waste of gas. Dean is traveling across Texas as part of a voter registration drive. Klinger describes Dean’s efforts to convert Texas into a swing state…

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