Here are some of the hottest and most current stories on Senator Barack Obama’s :
Obama hasn't closed the deal yet
Chicago Tribune - United States
Barack Obama (D-Ill.) already are speaking as if his victory is a done deal. I hate to burst their bubbles, but a nagging question still haunts the Obama euphoria: Why isn't he further ahead in the polls?
Barack Obama's energy speech draws attention -- to his changing ...
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Barack Obama surrogates fanned out on various TV interview shows today to discuss the dominant issue of the moment -- energy -- and to press the case that their candidate rose to the occasion Monday in laying out a comprehensive policy in a high-profile speech in Michigan.
Hillary Clinton to campaign for Obama in Nevada, Florida
Xinhua - China
Hillary Clinton will campaign for her former rival Barack Obama in his US presidential bid in Nevada and Florida, Obama's campaign said Tuesday.
Paris Hilton out-cutes John McCain's anti-Obama Ad
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Paris Hilton has responded to John McCain's anti-Barack Obama ad that featured her as one of those mindless "celebrities" unfit to lead.
AP: Obama ahead
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USA
By candidate: By donor: Solid margins among women, minority group members and young voters have powered Barack Obama to a 6 percentage point lead over John McCain in the presidential race, according to an Associated Press-Ipsos poll released Tuesday.
Obama takes strong lead in new poll
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
Barack Obama has moved into a 6 point lead over John McCain in the American presidential election, according to a new poll. The Associated Press-Ipsos poll put the Democratic Party candidate on 47 per cent against the Republican's show of 41 per cent.
McCain's new TV ad is critical of Bush and Obama
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
John McCain knows it," says the commercial, which is implicitly critical of both President George W. Bush and Barack Obama. It is unusual for a presidential candidate to part company with an administration of the same party, but McCain has little choice, with public opinion polls showing the public is eager for change after eight years of the Bush administration.
Obama Incites Republicans With New North Carolina Black Voters
Bloomberg - USA
Similar fights over voter qualifications will be waged this year, particularly in Southern states, as Democrat Barack Obama's drive to register hundreds of thousands of new black voters clashes with Republican suspicions that get-out-the-vote efforts recruit people who aren't eligible to cast ballots.
Obama, in New Stand, Proposes Use of Oil Reserve
New York Times - United States
Senator Barack Obama, at a rally Monday in Lansing, Michigan called for tapping the nation’s emergency oil stockpile. He altered his position to call for tapping the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve to lower gasoline prices as he outlined an energy plan that contrasts with Senator John McCain’s greater emphasis on expanded offshore drilling and coal and nuclear technology.
Obama Hits Back at GOP Criticism
CBS News - New York,NY,USA
"They're going around, they're sending like little tire gauges, making fun of this idea as if this is Barack Obama's energy plan," Obama said of the RNC's gag "gifts" to members of the press and Michigan Obama supporters yesterday. "They know they're lying about what my energy plan is, but the other thing is they're making fun of a step that every expert says would absolutely reduce our oil consumption."