Political chatter from DC and NYC, the amNewYork way
Joe the Plumber has signed with a PR firm and may record a country music album.
How many of your 15 minutes does that make, Joe?
Meg Boyle...Read more »
God love him!
Humbleness becomes you, Sen. Obama. I've been properly reminded of my responsibility to maintain my focus in the last days of this momentous presidential race.
LaShawnda Jones...Read more »
Barack Obama appeals to Americans for their vote via primetime television. (AP)
By Emily Ngo
Barack Obama held off normal programming Wednesday night to share the tales of five everyday Americans and summarize his plans for the country.
In a half-hour block of documentary-style television reminiscent of an Oprah Winfrey special, Obama already ahead among early voters...Read more »
Stereotypes shattered in Martinsville, Ind. Seriously.
Emily Ngo...Read more »
By LaShawnda Jones
Ive never aspired to mediocrity. I know people who dont care to do much with their lives, but then again they dont think theyre missing out on much. I know people who are doing the best they can, but maybe to you they wouldnt look like much. People live their lives as they are, not as we would have them be.
Never in the history of the...Read more »
Sarah Palin investigated on extravagant travel charges. Joe the Plumber aspires to be a country musician. This and more in Trail Mix. (AP)
SARAH faces ethics complaint on kids travel
A new ethics complaint against Sarah Palin accuses the vice presidential candidate of charging the state when her children traveled with her and alleges she used her official position for...Read more »
Decisions, decisions: Sampling the Obama options in Union Square Park.
By Linnea Covington
Special to amNewYork
Obama for yo mama. Baracks How I Roll. Obaaaama for president. Bark for Obama.
Even the dogs have gotten in on the Barack Obama frenzy that has swept through the T-shirt business catering to a new...Read more »
Barack Obama's 30-minute primetime appearance Wednesday is expected to air on seven television channels and delay broadcast of the World Series by several minutes. We know he has the Benjis to afford such a presence, but what will he be saying?
Send Politirazzi your ideas.
Here's what SNL suggests:
And John McCain's "pre-rebuttal to the informerical," as Redstate calls...Read more »
By Amara Birman
I, like many of my Republican compatriots, have all but given up on John McCains prospects of winning next Tuesdays election. Pendulums swing, its the Democrats turn, yada yada, but this Barack Obama guy is a fraud and he is getting a free pass from the media and I am so tired of it being my responsibility to tell the truth.
But someone has to...Read more »
Is it odd that the Obama campaign is asking supporters to blow off work and school on Nov. 4 to get out the vote? (For the record, I'll be working all day ... as I'm a political editor.) Both Barack Obama and John McCain want more bodies calling up potential voters and knocking on the doors of potential voters. It is quite a historical election, so one day off won't hurt ...
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