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Obama team sets ambitious goal of collecting 55 m dollars for 3rd quarter for re-election bid

Obama team sets ambitious goal of collecting 55 m dollars for 3rd quarter for re-election bidWashington, Sep. 10 : Officials involved with the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama, have set a goal of collecting 55 million dollars for the third quarter of the year that closes at the end of this month.

According to Politico, Obama''s national finance committee for his re-election bid says this is a smaller goal than the re-elect set for last quarter, the first one where the committee was up and running, and is much less than the 86 million dollars the joint Democratic National Committee and campaign committee ultimately took in.

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World would have been same today had Gore beaten Bush in 2000: Poll

 World would have been same today had Gore beaten Bush in 2000: PollWashington, Aug 30: A new poll has revealed that over half of American respondents have said the world would not have been much different had Al Gore won the 2000 presidential election.

The 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll found that 56 percent of respondents said it would not have made much difference if Gore had won the presidential election instead of George W. Bush.

Just a quarter of respondents said the world would have been a better place if Gore had won, and just 44 percent Democrats ascribed to the view, the Politico reports.

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Only 31 percent Latinos, Asians voted in 2010 US midterm elections: Report

Only 31 percent Latinos, Asians voted in 2010 US midterm elections: ReportWashington, Apr 27 : A record 14.7 million Latino voters sat out the 2010 U. S. midterm elections, a new report by the Pew Hispanic Center has said.

According to the report on minority voting, about 31 percent of eligible Latino and Asian voters cast ballots in the 2010 congressional elections, compared with 49 percent of eligible white voters and 44 percent of eligible blacks.

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McCain concedes presidential race to Obama, congratulates him

Survey USA: Obama Leads In Virginia, Wisconsin; McCain Leads In Kentucky, Oklahoma, Wyoming

What Do The Fox News/Rasmussen Reports’ Latest Opinion Polls Show?

The Fox News/Rasmussen Reports’ latest Obama vs McCain opinion polls show that Barack Obama is currently leading in Colorado, Missouri, and North Carolina, while John McCain is having slim lead in Florida and Ohio.

Colorado, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, and Ohio are battleground states. Let’s check out what the Fox News/Rasmussen Reports’ latest Obama vs McCain Colorado, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio polls show.

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Clinton stumps for Al Franken at Minnesota rally

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Early voting begins in Utah

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Check Out The Latest Nationwide Opinion Polls

Gallup Daily Tracking's Obama vs McCain poll, conducted from October 15 to October 17, shows Obama leading McCain by 8 % points — 50 % to 42 % among the likely voters nationally.

GOP signature-gathering firm owner arrested

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Bachmann Retreats Her Comments About Obama’s Patriotism

US Representative Michele Bachmann - a first-term Republican, up for reelection in Minnesota’s 6th District - has come under fire for her controversial comment about Obama’s patriotism. The comments came during the course of a Friday night interview on MSNBC, when Bachmann asserted that Obama has a close connection to 1960s radical William Ayers. She said that Obama “had a very strong association with Bill Ayers.”

When asked by Chris Matthews whether she believes that Obama may have anti-American views, Bachmann replied: “Absolutely. I’m very concerned that he may have anti-American views.” She also said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, both Democrats, have “far-leftist views.”

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Colin Powell Endorses Barack Obama

Colin Powell Endorses Barack ObamaIn an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, retired US General Colin Powell - who was once seen as a possible presidential candidate himself - made an announcement that he will be voting for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama.   

Citing Obama’s “ability to inspire” and the “inclusive nature of his campaign” as the reasons for his endorsement of the Democrat, the former secretary of state in the Bush administration called Obama a “transformational figure” who could be an “exceptional president.”

Obama Raised $150 Million In September

Obama Raised $150 Million In September Senator Barack Obama has sent fundraising record. On Saturday, Obama campaign revealed that the Illinois senator raised an astounding $150 million in September. Since money and influence always loom large in presidential campaigns, this announcement highlights just how much his campaign has upended standards for raising money.

Barack Obama has set several fundraising records in his two-year White House run – his changing rules of the fundraising game have been consistent. Gathering momentum in August with $66 million, his previous record, Obama has more than doubled that.


Obama Assaults McCain’s Healthcare Proposal

Obama assaults McCain’s healthcare proposal Barack Obama criticized McCain’s healthcare plan by saying that it would deplete the existing health programs for the poor and elderly.

Obama remarked at a rally in Virginia,"It turns out Senator McCain would pay for part of his plan by making drastic cuts in Medicare - $882 billion worth - $882 billion in Medicare cuts to pay for an ill-conceived, badly thought through healthcare plan that wouldn't provide more healthcare to people, even as Medicare already faces a looming shortfall".

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Obama Leads In Minnesota, Pennsylvania; McCain Leads In West Virginia — Latest Polls