Junior Johnson was an early superstar of NASCAR in the 1950s and 1960s. He also happened to be a moonshiner (but President Ronald Reagan granted Johnson a pardon in 1986 for that).This week he formally endorsed Barack Obama for presdent. In his letter to the public, Johnson states:"...the most important reasons I'm speaking out for Barack Obama are named Robert and Meredith, my two children. My wife Lisa and I talked it over, and honestly, we know in our gut that their future is more secure...Read Full Story
I'm not sure if the political judgement of fashion designers should be weighed heavily in anyone's consideration of the candidates...but lots of fashion designers endorse Barack Obama. Maybe they think Michelle's sleeveless dresses are poised to be the 2009 fashion trend of the year.Obama Endorsements from Fashion Designers: * American Apparel, T-shirt manufacturer * Tory Burch * Maria Cornejo, New York City-based Chilean designer * Costello Tagliapietra, Brooklyn-based dressmakers * Marc...Read Full Story
Barack Obama has been endorsed by several prominent economists, including: * Jared Bernstein, Economic Policy Institute labor economist * J. Bradford DeLong, Professor at the University of California, Berkeley; macroeconomist * Ray Fair, Professor at Yale School of Management; macroeconomist * Jason Furman * Paul Krugman, 2008 Nobel laureate * Daniel McFadden, 2000 Nobel laureate * Laurence H. Meyer, Federal Reserve Governor 1996-2002 * Edmund Phelps, 2006 Nobel...Read Full Story
These newspapers have formally endorsed Barack Obama: * Akron Beacon Journal newspaper in Akron, Ohio * Arlington Heights Daily Herald newspaper in Arlington Heights, Illinois * The Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper in Asheville, North Carolina * Asbury Park Press newspaper in Asbury Park, New Jersey * Aspen Daily News newspaper in Aspen, Colorado * Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper in Atlanta, Georgia * Austin American-Statesman newspaper in Austin, Texas...Read Full Story
Colin Powell made national headlines this month when he formally endorse Barack Obama for President. Powell is both a top military leader and also a prominent Republican. His Obama endorsement was a big blow to the McCain campaign.But many other miltary leaders have endorsed Obama.The list, according to Wikipedia on Oct 23rd, includes: John Adams, Brigadier General US Army (Ret), Former Deputy US Military Representative to the NATO Military Committee Clifford Alexander, Jr., former Secretary...Read Full Story
Track Barack Obama endorsements, from Colin Powell to Hillary Clinton. Get breaking news about new endorsements and check out the list of Obama endorsements that have already been made.