ASSESSING OPTIONS FOR A BAILOUT

Congressional lawmakers are pointing fingers over the failure to pass the largest bailout plan in history.  Yet, at the White House, Deputy White House Press Secretary Tony Fratto is not assessing blame as House republicans rejected the $700 billion dollar bailout plan.  The President and his … [Read more...]

SARAH PALIN AND JOE BIDEN DEBATE THURDAY.

The nation is a buzz about the next debate, Thursday. This one, the Vice Presidential match up with Republican, Sarah Palin and Democrat, Joe Biden. There are concerns from both political parties about their candidates. Some are worried about Joe Biden's ability to make comments that could hurt … [Read more...]

TERMS OF A BAILOUT BILL

  A tentative agreement has been reached between the Bush Administration and Democratic lawmakers on the $700 billion dollar federal bailout plan.  It has the blessing of both Senators Barack Obama and John McCain.   At a Sunday press conference, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democrats insisted … [Read more...]

POST DEBATE EUPHORIA

Senator Barack Obama, the night after his first presidential debate, receives the Harold Washington Award.  The award honors an individual who has contributed immeasurably to African-American political awareness, empowerment and the advancement of minorities in the electoral process.      He … [Read more...]

THE ECONOMY AND FOREIGN POLICY DEBATED

The first debate is history.  Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain squared off on the issues of foreign policy with the first question on the federal bailout plan.  Obama was able to remind the voting public of McCain ‘s earlier statements contending the nation’s economy is “fundamentally … [Read more...]

THE DEBATE IS ON

Senator John McCain will appear and debate Senator Barack Obama on the issues tonight at 9 eastern at the University of Mississippi.  McCain is reversing his earlier stand.  He wanted to postpone the debate until set guidelines for a bail out plan were finalized.   Bush officials and hill lawmakers … [Read more...]

SHOULD THE OLE MISS DEBATE TAKE PLACE?

The 700 billion dollar bailout plan has not been ironed out.  Earlier this week, the hope was that the bill would be passed Friday.  Senator John says he will not debate Senator Barack Obama if the plan is not finalized.  The debate at Ole Miss would be the first of the verbal match ups between the … [Read more...]

NO DEAL ON THE BAILOUT

Reports indicate the economic bailout plan is in disarray after the White House meeting. Prior to the meeting there were accounts of a potential deal on the horizon. President Bush held the meeting as the result of a phone conversation with Senator John McCain this week. The meeting included Senator … [Read more...]

JOHN McCAIN ASKS TO CALL OFF FIRST DEBATE AND SUSPENDS HIS CAMPAIGN TO FIX THE ECONOMY

Republican John McCain plans to suspend his campaign for the White House to come back to Washington to work on the economy. McCain called President Bush to tell him of his plan. The GOP candidate is also asking Democrat Barack Obama to join him in postponing the first debate to work on the … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT BUSH ADDRESSES THE NATION

Tonight at 9 eastern, President Bush delivers a formal speech to the nation. White House Press Secretary Dana Perino says the reason for the address; "Congress is coming closer to a solution on the 700 billion dollar bailout plan." Reports indicate, Capitol Hill Republicans are saying Treasury … [Read more...]