Tales from the Trail

Conservative Rubio pulls ahead in Florida Republican primary

February 24, 2010

USA-Politics/Crist

Conservative Republican Marco Rubio is building a lead over moderate Governor Charlie Crist in Florida’s Republican Senate primary, a contest highlighting the perils facing party moderates in this rambunctious election year, a poll shows.

Republicans say Obama’s press conference plan presumptous

November 2, 2008

COLUMBUS, Ohio РRepublicans accused Barack Obama of arrogance on Sunday after he referred to plans to hold a press conference the day after the election.

Democrats mix criticism of McCain with praise

April 2, 2008

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Republican Sen. John McCain’s personal narrative as a war hero in Vietnam has Democrats treading carefully when they criticize him.¬†