January 16, 2000 |
Calling for greater racial harmony, Vice President Al Gore on Saturday excoriated Texas Gov. George W. Bush for not opposing the display of the Confederate flag over South Carolina's state capitol, accusing the GOP presidential front-runner of "playing" to supporters who hold "hateful attitudes."
August 7, 2000 |
Vice President Al Gore neared a decision on his running mate Sunday as he held a closed-door meeting with his closest advisors to discuss the matter. Gore convened the high-level session in a hotel suite immediately upon arriving here late Sunday afternoon following a flight from Long Island, N.Y.
June 8, 2008 |
Since it was pretty clear that Illinois Sen. Barack Obama wasn't going to withdraw from the race for the Democratic presidential nomination in the face of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's admirably annoying tenacity, it fell to the New York senator to adjust to a harsh political reality that a year ago was absolutely unthinkable: She lost. So, when did Hillary Clinton get the first hint of defeat? When she kept losing caucuses? When she didn't wrap up the super prize by Feb. 5?
December 12, 2009
TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Nobel Peace Prize; global warming: author Thomas L. Friedman ("Hot, Flat and Crowded"). Jobs; White House guests: Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett. Jobs, healthcare: Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine; Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele. Climate change: Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.); Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.). (N) 3 p.m. CNN SUNDAY CBS News Sunday Morning Jill Biden; Paul McCartney; animator Willis Pyle.
December 19, 2009
TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Healthcare: David Axelrod, White House advisor. Wall Street bankers: Valerie Jarrett, White House advisor. Wall Street bankers: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) (N) 3 p.m. CNN This Week With George Stephanopoulos: The Year in Politics Highlights of 2009 include big political stories and interviews with newsmakers. (N) 4 p.m. KABC McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today (N)
January 7, 2000 |
An angry Gen. Colin L. Powell cautioned Al Gore on Thursday against "playing the polarizing 'race card' " in the presidential campaign after the vice president's campaign manager said in a recent interview that the Republican Party would rather "take pictures with black children than feed them."
May 24, 2008 |
Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday invoked the June 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy to defend her decision to remain in the presidential race until at least June 3 -- sparking a wave of condemnation by Barack Obama's supporters. Clinton quickly expressed regret for the unprompted reference -- interpreted by many in Obama's camp as a suggestion that she thinks Obama's life might be in danger.
January 11, 2004 |
Iowa and New Hampshire may be where the candidates are wooing voters, but neither is the location of the nation's first Democratic presidential primary. But with no convention delegates at stake -- making it what's known as a political beauty contest -- and only four of the nine major Democratic candidates on the ballot, the District of Columbia election Tuesday has emerged as the Rodney Dangerfield of primaries.
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June 27, 2009 |
When a famous person dies, their life flashes before our eyes. As with any world figure, Michael Jackson's death was a television event. Though they were slow to pick up and then confirm the news of his passing, once the newshounds had arrived, they stayed put. "We're going to stay on top of this story," Wolf Blitzer said Friday on CNN, which, like its fellow cable news outlets, declared it Michael Jackson Day. "We're not going to go very far away."