Date:02.06.2016, 23:19 Burkey Award - 2004. Although this is not the official view of NASA, it does reflect the views of some of the workers. On October 12, 1995, Dr. J. Wayne Littles, Associate Administrator of NASA for Space Flight, and Frederick Gregory, Associate Administrator for Safety. The competition in the 2008 election race proved to be phenomenally tough, with the media choosing to throw all their weight into covering Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton's Democratic nomination battle, leaving McCain to slump badly in the national polls, with. Author links open the overlay panel. Numbers correspond to the affiliation list which can be exposed by using the show more link. Available online 18 February 2014 Under a Creative Commons license Copyright 2013 The Authors. War veteran, naval captain, prisoner of war, victim of torture, US senator and contender for the presidency: John McCain's 2008 Republican campaign may have been somewhat overshadowed by a certain Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton both of whom drew appeal for.