July 21, 2008
Obama Meets Iraqi Officials in Baghdad
By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. and ALISSA J. RUBIN
Barack Obama met with Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki and other senior politicians on the latest leg of his overseas tour.
After 2000, McCain Learned to Work Levers of Power
By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK
Once better known for criticizing the Senate than for influencing it, John McCain has evolved into perhaps the chamber’s most influential member.
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Influx of Voters Expected to Test New Technology
By IAN URBINA
Officials fear that new voting technologies paired with millions of new voters may cause the system to buckle.
McCain and Obama Agree to Attend Megachurch Forum
By JIM RUTENBERG
The presidential candidates will attend a forum at the Saddleback Church in California later this summer.
Closed Mouths, but Open Tryouts to Make the Team
By ADAM NAGOURNEY and PATRICK HEALY
Barack Obama and John McCain are in some ways hunting for running mates in plain sight.
Appealing to Bloggers’ Influence, Gore Asks for Help in Promoting Energy Challenge
By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE
Al Gore received an enthusiastic welcome at Netroots Nation, the annual conference of progressive bloggers.
McCain Ad Takes on Obama Over Gas Prices
By MICHAEL FALCONE
The ad points out that Senator McCain supports offshore oil exploration while Senator Obama opposes it.
Student Web Site Focuses on Election Issues
By MICHAEL FALCONE
VoteGopher, a site run by Harvard students, has been revised and updated for the general election.
Rising Value of a Vote in a Struggling Economy
By JOHN HARWOOD
The struggling economy offers Senator Barack Obama an opportunity for building an edge over Senator John McCain.
Congress Moves Toward Approving Housing Bill
By CARL HULSE
Democrats may also begin pushing a second economic stimulus package.
Senate Democrats Extend Fund-Raising Lead
By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee raised $10.8 million in June and has $46.3 million on hand, while its Republican counterpart