MPR and AP have stories of the Farmfest debate between GOP Sen. Norm Coleman, DFLer Al Franken and I-P candidates Dean Barkley and Steve Williams.
Archives for August 5, 2008
Not every reporter gets to attend every campaign event but many candidates allow a pool reporter to certain events in case something significant happens. The idea is that the audio/video/copy would then be shared among the entire press corps. Most of the reports are boring but not the one from Sturgis! Here’s a glimpse of Read more →
The Late Show with David Letterman has the Top Ten Things Overheard at Barack Obama’s Birthday Party (yesterday was Obama’s bday). Top Ten 10) “Where is Britney?” 9) “Hillary, get me another drink” 8) “Brett Favre hasn’t decided if he’s coming or not” 7) “John McCain has demanded we start drilling for oil in the Read more →
The National Journal has the info on the presidential debates: First presidential debate, 9/26 The University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS Jim Lehrer, executive editor and anchor, The NewsHour, PBS Vice presidential debate, 10/2 Washington University in St. Louis, MO Gwen Ifill, senior correspondent, The NewsHour, and Moderator and Managing Editor, Washington Week, PBS Second presidential Read more →
Farmfest starts today. It features the first Senate debate between GOP Sen. Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken. MPR has a preview. The GOP drops in voting rolls in many states. 2008 Race for Senate A DFL funded Bush impersonator will follow around GOP Sen. Norm Coleman. The Star Tribune, KARE, the Pi Press and Read more →
The DNC released a website called The Next Cheney that takes a look at some of the possible running mates for Republican John McCain. Gov. Pawlenty is featured on the list. It features Pawlenty’s quote saying he’d stand with President Bush if his approval ratings were at 2%, his 2002 campaign fine and his stance Read more →