• McCain Vows to Shake Up Washington By Magdalena Parker — 09/05/2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain is going to fight the status quo. When the Arizona Senator gave his acceptance speech in St. Paul, Minnesota, he promised to “shake up Washington” and “fight for the ideals and character of a free people.”
  • As the RNC Wraps Up, Protests Rile Up By David Carty — 9/04/08 Thursday morning, police arrested 102 protesters and booked 15 in downtown Minneapolis according to the Joint Information Center. Of the arrests, 100 were for misdemeanors and 2 were gross misdemeanors.
  • Huckabee Takes the Stage By Madeira Ginley — 9/03/08 It wasn’t meant to be. Last January former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee had won the Iowa GOP caucus. So he had hoped to be accepting the party’s presidential nomination on Wednesday night.
  • Romney Addresses RNC By Elyce Taylor — 9/03/08 Mitt Romney knows the remedy. Wednesday night the former Massachusetts Governor spoke passionately to his party in St. Paul, Minnesota about his belief in John McCain. Romney called the Arizona Senator “a prescription for every American who wants change.”
  • President Bush Speaks By Elyce Taylor 9/02/08 — The Presidency has spoken. Tuesday night the Republican National Convention was back to business as usual after cutting down on its festivities and speakers because of Hurricane Gustav’s path through Louisiana.
  • Different Priorities, Different Speakers By Elyce Taylor 9/02/08 — Kickoff night of the Republican National Convention was changed considerably due to touchdown of Hurricane Gustav in the Gulf Coast. Instead of keynote addresses regarding GOP reform, First Lady Laura Bush and First Lady hopeful Cindy McCain joined together and appealed to their party for financial hurricane aid.
  • Looming Storm Shifts GOP Plans By Elyce Taylor — 8/31/08 John McCain’s next move is critical. Monday is supposed to be the uplifting kickoff for his party’s convention. But now the Republican nominee’s Presidential campaign agenda has been overshadowed by the fast approach of Hurricane Gustav toward the Gulf Coast. All eyes are on Senator McCain as painful memories of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation linger in ...
  • Palin Wants Clinton’s Supporters By Magdalena Parker — 8/29/2008 Palin is going for Senator Hillary Clinton’s “18 million cracks in the ceiling.” As Senator John McCain’s running mate, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin said women in America aren’t finished yet. She said that women can shatter the glass ceiling once and for all.
  • McCain Picks Palin As Running Mate By Kailani Koenig-Muenster — 8/29/2008 Senator John McCain has picked Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate. Palin is a first term governor who is the youngest person to hold the Governor job. She will be the first woman to serve on a Republican presidential ticket, and the first Alaskan to serve on a national presidential ticket.
  • McCain Has Made His Choice By Magdalena Parker — 8/28/2008 It is still a secret. But Senator John McCain has decided who will be his vice-presidential running mate. Friday morning he will officially reveal his choice in Dayton, Ohio, but the person will be notified today.