Tales from the Trail

Clinton says time to “move on” from Obama’s pastor crisis

May 4, 2008

hillary-pic.jpgINDIANAPOLIS – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Sunday it was time to move beyond the controversy surrounding Barack Obama’s former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright.

Obama says don’t judge him by ex-pastor’s comments

May 3, 2008

obama.jpgCHARLOTTE, N.C. – Barack Obama sought to distance himself further Friday from the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, telling a North Carolina rally that comments by his former pastor that have been  described as “crazy” should not be used to judge his candidacy.

Obama says he’s not ‘obsessing’ over setbacks

May 2, 2008

Barack Obama says his campaign for U.S. president clearly has suffered damage from a series of controversies over the past few weeks, but he is trying to move forward without “obsessing” over the setbacks.rtr203y4.jpg