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Elizabeth Edwards on the Campaign Trail!

Elizabeth Edwards is out on the campaign trail speaking to voters around the country about John's plans for Universal Health Care, Ending the War in Iraq, Improving Education and a host of other important issues.

Recently, Elizabeth was in New Hampshire where she spoke at the New Hampshire Democratic Party Fall Conference.

Elizabeth in Manchester, NH

Elizabeth unveiled Young Granite Staters For Edwards, this week while visiting the state.

Tuesday morning, MSNBC aired an interview with Elizabeth where she discussed the Presidential Campaign.

Watch it here:

Hillary Clinton and "The Politics of Parsing"


Remember Hillary's double talk during Tuesday's debate?

Hillary's (and her surrogates') response was that she was piled on.Unfairly. By six men.

Damsel in the Debate

By Ruth Marcus
Friday, November 2, 2007; Page A21

My favorite photo of the week — maybe my favorite photo of the presidential campaign so far — showed Hillary Clinton, dukes up, in a pair of bright red boxing gloves. It is iconic Hillary, unafraid to take on a fight. Which is also why the almost anti-feminist subtext of the past few days — a message emanating from the Clinton campaign and its allies — has been so unnecessary, and so disappointing.

“Six guys against Hillary,” said Gerald McEntee, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, as he announced the union's endorsement and presented Clinton with the gloves. “I'd call that a fair fight.”

McEntee's remarks echoed the “piling on” theme the Clinton campaign adopted after Tuesday's debate in Philadelphia in which Clinton was pummeled by her competitors.  con't…

Unfairly “piling on” a woman or demanding straight answers and the truth from a Presidential Candidate?

You decide:



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Edwards Opposes Peru Free Trade Deal-Trade Policies Must Benefit Workers Not Just Corporate Profits

K Street and Corporate lobbyists are turning up the heat on Congressional leaders to pass the Peru Free Trade Agreement, yet another trade policy that benefits only the bottom line of big corporations, at the expense of American workers.  Some Corporate Republicans and Corporate Democrats are sucumbing to the pressure of supporting the Peru Free Trade Agreement before the ink is even dry on the checks.

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Video-Elizabeth Edwards at the Women's Conference 2007: "Live Deliberately"



For the first time in history, Presidential candidates' wives from both parties sat on a panel together at the Women's Conference 2007. Democrats Elizabeth Edwards and Michelle Obama and Republicans Jeri Thompson, Ann Romney, and Cindy McCain shared their views and experiences of being a candidate's wife with an audience of 14,000.

The nonpartisan discussion was dominated by descriptions of the challenges of balancing family, work and a political campaign, all while remaining grounded. The participants generally agreed on the role of a candidate's wife in a Presidential campaign. Elizabeth Edwards stated that the idea of candidates' wives as “strategists is overplayed.”

Following the Candidates' Wives Panel, Elizabeth delivered a moving speech in honor of women surviving breast cancer where she spoke on the importance of living deliberately.

Oh, and if you are wondering about Hillary's spouse Bill, yes he was invited. According to First Lady of California Maria Shriver, who hosted the Conference, he was asked to come and serve coffee, but declined.

Watch highlights of Elizabeth Edwards at the Women's Conference 2007 here:


Elizabeth Edwards: “Live Deliberately”


Video: John Edwards at the Sizzling Hot Harkin Steak Fry!

Harkin Steak FryThe 30th Annual Senator Tom Harkin Steak Fry was Sizzling Hot!

Over 12,000 Iowa Democrats from across the state gathered to meet the Democratic Presidential candidates. The Harkin Steak Fry is a historic event that both people on the ground and netrooters participate in.  John Deeth of the Iowa Independent offers an interesting look at previous Steak Frys noting some of the most memborable moments.

Bloggers on DailyKos “virtually” participated in the Steak Fry on a LiveBlog diary:

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