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Powell's backing, new funds lift Obama

Retired general Colin Powell's announcement dealt another blow to John McCain. Retired general Colin Powell's announcement dealt another blow to John McCain. (''MEET THE PRESS'')
By Joseph Williams
Globe Staff / October 20, 2008

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WASHINGTON - Barack Obama yesterday picked up the prized endorsement of retired General Colin Powell, gaining a significant boost to his credentials as a potential commander-in-chief on the same day that his campaign announced it had raised more than $150 million last month. (Full article: 1099 words)

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