Bill Gwatney, chairman of the Arkansas Democratic Party, is reported to be critically wounded after a shooting at the party's headquarters in Little Rock, according to police and local media. The shooter has been apprehended.
US Democratic Senator John Edwards (North Carolina), whose wife is dying of cancer, admitted on Friday he had an extramarital affair. He had been tipped as a Democrat vice president hopeful, if Barack Obama won the race.
In the Web campaign for the US presidency, the Democrats' message of a united party is pleasing online supporters. Meanwhile, Republicans on the Web are denouncing Barack Obama's decision not to use public funds for his campaign.
Women voters who strongly backed Hillary Clinton's unsuccessful bid for the Democrat presidential nomination, have thrown their support behind Barack Obama, according to a Gallup poll on Wednesday. (Report: J Jackson)