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Obama on aunt: Laws must be obeyed

Katie Couric asked Barack Obama about reports that he has an aunt that has been living in the U.S. illegally. Obama said, “If she has violated laws, then those laws have to be obeyed. We’re a nation of laws. And, obviously, that doesn’t lessen my concern for her. I haven’t…

Obama voices opposition to gay marriage ban

Answering a question for an MTV viewer, Barack Obama expressed opposition to California’s Proposition 8, a state constitutional amendment on the ballot that would ban gay marriage. Obama repeated that he believed that marriage is “between a man and a woman” but that ban of gay marriage was “unnecessary.” The…

Scarborough warns against ‘ghost in the machine’

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika brzezinski discussed possible reasons why Barack Obama’s lead in the polls might not translate into winning the election. This video is from MSNBC’s Morning Joe, broadcast November 2, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Joe the Plumber questions Obama’s loyalty to America

Fox’s Neil Cavuto talked with Joe “the plumber” Wurzelbacher who questions Barack Obama’s love of America. “There are too many questions about his loyalty to our country,” said Wurzelbacher. This video is from Fox’s Your World with Neil Cavuto, broadcast November 2, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Schumer: 60 Senate seats ‘unlikely’

Sen. Chuck Schumer told CBS’s Bob Schieffer that the Democrats will make gains but would probably not achieve 60 Senate seats from Tuesday’s election. This video is from CBS’ Face the Nation, broadcast November 2, 2008. Download video via RawReplay.com…

Obama: ‘McCain worked hard’ for Dick Cheney’s endorsement

Speaking before a rally in Columbus, Ohio, Barack Obama offered a backhanded compliment to John McCain for receiving the endorsement of Dick Cheney. “I’d like to congratulate Senator McCain on this endorsement because he really earned it. That endorsement didn’t come easy. Senator McCain had to vote 90 percent of…

Lindsey Graham: Obama is the ‘virtual incumbent’

CBS’ Bob Schieffer talked to Sen. Lindsey Graham about Barack Obama’s chances of winning in North Carolina. Graham said, “I said in Fayetteville that I would beat Michael Phelps in swimming before Barack Obama wins North Carolina and I can’t swim. I standby that.” This video is from CBS’s Face…

Obama campaign manager: ‘McCain campaign was arrogant’

Fox’s Chris Wallace talked to Obama campaign manager David Plouffe about the Obama’s campaign’s recent decision to run campaign ads in North Dakota, Georgia and Arizona. Wallace asked Plouffe if this was an “arrogant” strategy. Plouffe replied that he thought that John McCain’s campaign had been arrogant. “They were asleep…

Rick Davis quizzed about voter suppression tactics

Fox’s Chris Wallace asked McCain campaign manager Rick Davis about possible voter suppression by the Republicans. Instead addressing voter suppression, Davis chose to attack ACORN and other liberal organizations. “What’s happened is a bunch of liberal activist groups like ACORN and others, you mentioned Common Cause, have taken it upon…

Frank Luntz: ‘I cannot foresee’ scenario where McCain wins

BBC’s Washington correspondent Rachel Harvey predicts how the two presidential candidates will be spending the final days of the campaign and Republican pollster Frank Luntz analyses the latest polls. Luntz said, “I cannot foresee a scenario that John McCain is elected the President of the United States.” The following audio…

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