Michelle Obama talks safety

  • January 14, 2008 - 11:35 PM


When Michelle Obama addressed an audience of black political and entertainment heavyweights in Atlanta Sunday, she addressed fears that her husband's presidential run might put him in danger. "There are still voices, even within our own community, that focus on what might go wrong," Michelle Obama said.

"A world that we fear might not be ready for a decent man like Barack," she said.

Protest: Some black leaders in Michigan are pushing an "uncommitted" vote as a sign of protest. At issue is a decision by Barack Obama and John Edwards to withdraw their names from the Michigan ballot in October. That came after the state party was sanctioned for scheduling its primary ahead of the approved date of Feb. 5.

Kucinich is in: A Nevada judge said Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich must be included in today's candidates' debate in Nevada.

Senior Clark County District Court Judge Charles Thompson said if Kucinich is excluded, he'll issue an injunction stopping the televised debate.

Car accident: John Edwards' daughter Cate is doing fine after the car she was driving was hit by a drunk driver in Chapel Hill, N.C.


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