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Obama's first year listen

11/04/09 Joshua Lee Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Barack Obama was elected as the 44th president of the United States one year ago today. Residents in the Tampa Bay area shared their thoughts on Obama’s performance over his first year.

Last November 4, Obama beat McCain by 52 percent to 46 percent with nearly two-thirds of the Electoral College. Even with a Democratic congressional majority, Obama’s performance has met with mixed reviews. Marcy Goss from Tarpon springs expressed dissatisfaction with Obama’s performance thus far. ...

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Obama speaks in Cairo listen

06/04/09 Mitch E. Perry
Alan Watts

In perhaps his most anticipated address in his young presidency, Barack Obama spoke to a crowd of 3,000 invited guests at Cairo University in Egypt today. The President said he seeks a new beginning between the U.S. and Muslims around the world.

Admitting that no single speech can eradicate years of mistrust, Obama referenced his Kenyan father coming from a generation of Muslims, and acknowledged civilization's debt to Islam.

But he said that violent extremism must be confronted in all...

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Obama volunteers welcomed in Tampa

06/18/08 Jamie Kidder
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Specially trained Obama volunteers were welcomed to the Tampa Bay Area last Tuesday. WMNF's Jamie Kidder has the story.

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Pinellas DEC holds Super Tuesday returns event

02/06/08 Jamie Kidder
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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The Pinellas County Democratic Executive Committee held a Super Tuesday returns party at the Beach Theater in St. Pete Beach.

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