Political chatter from DC and NYC, the amNewYork way
Prime-time speakers on other convention events to be broadcast on cable at 7 each night:
Michelle Obama: The potential first lady will reintroduce herself to the nation.
Other highlights: Nancy Pelosi speech, tribute to Ted Kennedy
Hillary Clinton: To be introduced by daughter Chelsea, this is among the senators last big opportunities to rally her...Read more »
Reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee has endorsed John McCain. Discuss....Read more »
Jean-Claude Van Damme has endorsed Barack Obama. NOT! It was a joke. Real celebrity endorsements below.
Being an undecided voter, as we grow closer to each partys respective conventions, I am starting to look more closely at endorsements. Like most people, the viewpoints of people I happen to recognize from movies, radio or magazines and have absolutely nothing...Read more »
Lost somewhere in all the Biden news was a very positive story for the
McCain camp. A Madagascar cockroach representing McCain beat an Obama roach
in a race in New Jersey last week.
Our favorite part is when the reporter says "voters aren't worried about the outcome." We're envision an Obama support who be worried about this: "Oh no, this doesn't bode well at all! I thought...Read more »
Four out of 11 Politirazzi guessed Biden as Obama's VP pick. Pretty good?...Read more »
U.S. Sen. Joseph Biden has been chosen to be Sen. Barack Obama's vice presidential running mate. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press
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A Democratic official tells the Associated Press that long-time Delaware Senator Joe Biden will be Sen. Barack Obama's vice presidential running mate, to be formally announced Saturday....Read more »
Barack Obama is very good at this suspense bit, isn't it? Where are our text messages? How has the campaign contained the news this well? No leaks? None?
At least most major news organizations have reporters staked out the various candidates' work places and homes.
Apparently, the "OMG, I pckd my VP" message will come tonight or early tomorrow.
Politirazzi grows impatient ......Read more »
Rep. Chet Edwards, D-Texas, smiles during an interview in
West, Texas in this Sept. 2, 2006 AP file photo by Matt Slocum
The Associated Press is reporting and the Drudge Report is trumpeting, that with Sen. Barack Obama "hours away" from making public his vice presidential pick, little-known Texas congressman Chet Edwards has emerged as a surprise finalist.
Obama's VP...Read more »
A missile-shaped structured was hauled down Seventh Avenue near 34th Street on Wednesday night, emblazoned on both sides with McCain and Obama's names.
Do you know what these mystery missiles are? A protest of some sort? Apparently, Jet Angel is behind it.
Emily (and Garett Sloane)...Read more »
Politirazzi makes its predictions (more to come), and we want to hear yours:
McCain: Tim Pawlenty
Obama: Kathleen Sebelius
McCain: Kay Bailey Hutchinson
Obama: Jack Reed
McCain: Mitt Romney
Obama: Joe Biden
McCain: Mitt Romney
Obama: Evan Bayh
McCain: Tom Ridge
Obama:...Read more »