Tag Archive | "2008 presidential election"

What’s Up with Missouri?

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

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PunditMom Radio is back tomorrow with some excellent guests. First, I’ll be talking with my fellow MOMocrat Jaelithe, who also writes State of Discontent. We’ll be talking about her home state Missouri — the efforts to turn out the vote …

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PunditMom Two Years Ago — And the First Woman President Will Be …??

Sunday, November 9, 2008

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Two years ago, I wasn’t sure that Hillary Clinton would be elected the first woman President of the United States in 2008. Turns out my sense about the common wisdom at the time was right. But now, I’m wondering what …

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Time to Move On

Friday, November 7, 2008

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If you read my blog with any regularity, you know that I was slow to support Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. Part of that was because I had ardently supported one candidate at the beginning of the race …

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Is It a "Gift" for Kids to Grow Up in the White House?

Thursday, November 6, 2008

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In an interview about the possibility of living in the White House with young children, Michelle Obama said she thought it would be a “gift” for her daughters to grow up there, being witness to history and having the chance …

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Do I Inhale or Exhale?

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

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This morning when PunditGirl woke up, her eyes half open and still sleepy, snuggled under the covers, she quietly asked in her groggy morning voice, “Did Obama win?” When I told her the outcome, she sat up, made a fist …

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How is Voting Going in Your State?

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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With so much of my family in Pennsylvania, and hearing some reports of problems, I was wondering how the rest of the state was doing. Now I can figure that out – Isn’t this great? I’d do my own …

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Voting Problems in Pennsylvania and Virginia

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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From 866-OUR-VOTE: ELECTION ALERT: VIRGINIA AND PENNSYLVANIA VOTERS FACE SERIOUS THREATS TO THEIR VOTING RIGHTS AT THE POLLS Voters can call 1-866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683) to report issues at the polls November 4, 2008 – Voters are reporting major obstacles to casting …

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Free-floating Election Anxiety

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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I’m afraid to get excited about the election. Many other women are and they’ve been talking about their experiences and emotions over at The Motherhood’s Moms Call in the Vote Circle. There are some wonderfully passionate stories about voting …

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And What Are They Saying in Pennsylvania?

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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A lot of my family lives in the “battleground” state of Pennsylvania. Here’s an update from them: …

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Well, That Could Have Been Worse!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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Only about 25 people in line and I only had to wait about ten minutes to vote … here’s my report from The Motherhood: But I understand it’s not going so smoothly in Virginia. And there are definitely lessons …

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On My Way to Vote With the Flu!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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All I can say is WTF? I was fine last night, all ready to talk politics on a local DC TV station tonight. Woke up this morning with so many aches and symptoms that it’s going to take every last …

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My Reason to Vote Obama/Biden

Monday, November 3, 2008

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Well, actually, you can probably guess that I have loads of reasons why I won’t be voting for the McCain/Palin ticket tomorrow. And lots of really good reasons to hope that the electronic voting machine I know I’ll be using …

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