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DNCC Opening Night


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By Tracy Russo Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Starting with the tribute to Senator Kennedy through to Michelle Obama’s big speech with a few post-gavel extras thrown in for fun…

Behind the Scenes with Michelle Obama


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By Tracy Russo Via the Obama campaign…

Hillary at the Hispanic Caucus


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By Tracy Russo

Tony Dean Talks Conservation


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By Tracy Russo Outdoors enthusiast and NASCAR announcer Tony Dean talks conservation at the Rural Council Meeting.

The Rural Council Meeting


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Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.

Wheels Down in Denver!


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By Tracy Russo We’ve arrived in Denver! The city is awash with Democrats wearing their Obama/Biden merchandise with pride. You can feel the energy in the air – the anticipation for tonight’s opening ceremonies and the official opening of the convention with the banging of the gavel is just hours away. Delegates awoke today and […]

Rural Election Watch: Virginia’s Fifth District


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By Sean Reagan With the Democratic convention in full swing – and the Republican’s Minnesota bash in the not-so-distant future – it’s important to keep in mind that the political landscape includes more than just the big dogs at the top of the bill. In Virginia’s fifth district, for example, Democrat Tom Perriello is pitted […]

Meet Barb Sackman


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By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson Barb Sackman is a teacher who lives in Fallon, Montana, a town of 150 people.  On Thursday night, she’ll be backstage when Barack Obama gives his acceptanct speech. I asked her to tell me about herself, and what she sees in Barack that led her to support him.  Here she answers, […]

McCainopoly


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J. Marcus While everyone was sleeping with cell phones nearby for the inevitable “OK evry1 I pickd Biden 4 VP lol!”, I was having a blast playing my favorite game McCainopoly against some friends. Don’t bother looking for it in stores, McCainopoly isn’t for sale. This game can only be passed down to you from […]

It’s Joe Biden — take 2


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By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson This morning I was satisfied.  Now I’m delighted.  It’s too early to show you Barack’s introduction of Joe Biden and Biden’s speech in Springfield this afternoon, but if you missed it, I hope you’ll get to see it when it’s up on YouTube or on one of the networks.  It was […]


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