October 28, 1994 |
In an extraordinary meeting with an invited group of black journalists and other African Americans, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rejected suggestions that his opinions have hurt blacks or that he has forgotten his roots. "I am not an Uncle Tom," he answered when asked about selling out to whites, according to a report in Thursday's Washington Afro-American newspaper that was confirmed by several people who were at the Wednesday meeting. "I do not pay attention to that nonsense.
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 10, 2000 |
A high-powered delegation of women activists told Vice President Al Gore on Tuesday that he needs to significantly sharpen his message if he is to broaden the support among women that he so desperately needs in this campaign. In a private strategy session that lasted nearly two hours, they urged Gore to assemble a more far-flung grass-roots organization to help spread the message that he is an ardent champion of women's rights, according to one key participant.
August 12, 2001 |
Although each is perhaps best known for twice failing to win the presidency, former Vice President Al Gore and former Tennessee Gov. Lamar Alexander tried Saturday at a bipartisan workshop to persuade young adults to get involved in politics. The daylong invitation-only event at Vanderbilt University was Gore's first appearance at a public political event since he conceded the 2000 presidential election to George W. Bush.