Tales from the Trail

McCain warns of too many Democrats in Washington

November 1, 2008

Is John McCain running against Barack Obama or Nancy Pelosi?

At two rallies in Virginia on Saturday, the Republican candidate slammed the House Speaker and other congressional Democrats almost as much as his rival for the White House. A President Obama would be unlikely to curb the excesses of a Congress likely to remain in Democratic hands, he warned.

McCain favors UK-style question time for U.S. president

May 15, 2008

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Republican presidential candidate John McCain says he would take a page from the British government if elected and hold question-and-answer sessions with lawmakers.

Bloomberg’s not running for White House, but can’t stop campaigning

April 24, 2008

CHICAGO – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said he’s not running for president, but on Wednesday night he revved up to full campaigning mode when accepting an award from CME Group, the big futures exchanges.  rtr1zc7z.jpg