Articles Posted in the Politics Category

  • Our Great Hope

    Our Great Hope

    Patrick Goggin By Patrick Goggin February 8, 2008 Watching Barack Obama’s national political ascendancy since 2004 has been both moving and personal. That same year, several colleagues and I started WeCount.org, a federal political action…

  • Overheard in Fog City

    Overheard in Fog City

    Luke Thomas FCJ Publisher and Editor Photo by Marc Salomon By Luke Thomas February 5, 2008 Daly, Bayview activists, submit affordable housing petition Affordable housing champion Supervisor Chris Daly is joined by activists at City…

  • Craigslist founder endorses Obama

    Craigslist founder endorses Obama

    Craigslist founder Craig Newmark discusses his support for presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-Illinois) with SFWeekly reporter Will Harper at the grand opening of Obama’s San Francisco campaign offices in the Castro District. Photos by…

  • Swiftboating

    Swiftboating

    Senator John Kerry (D-Mass) Photo by Luke Thomas Editor’s Note: Fog City Journal received the following letter from Senator John Kerry on behalf of the Obama for America campaign. January 22, 2008 I support Barack…

  • The Beagle Brigade: Stopping Entryof Harmful Pests, Plants and Foodstuffs

    The Beagle Brigade: Stopping Entry
    of Harmful Pests, Plants and Foodstuffs

    Protecting U.S. agriculture, customs Inspector Carla Blackmon and her canine teammate, Chip, work the international baggage claim area of San Francisco International Airport to interdict contraband. Photos by Luke Thomas By Emmett Berg January 21,…

  • Bill Clinton touts Hillary Clinton’s planto stem foreclosures

    Bill Clinton touts Hillary Clinton’s plan
    to stem foreclosures

    Former President Bill Clinton follows Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums during a visit to Everett and Jones restaurant in Oakland Wednesday to promote Hillary Clinton’s plan to solve the sub-prime mortgage crisis. Photos by John Han…

  • Notes from the ground: A San Franciscan in Iowa

    Notes from the ground: A San Franciscan in Iowa

    By Tanene Allison January 4, 2008 The morning after the Iowa Caucus, Des Moines is eerily quiet. Media and campaign staffers and volunteers are fleeing en-masse from the city. This last week has seen Des…