Friday, February 29, 2008

News for Feb 29 (Mid-Day Edition)

Senator Rockefeller Endorses Barack Obama
"... the Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, endorsed Barack Obama for president, citing his judgment on the Iraq war and national security issues, and calling him the right candidate to lead our country during a time of instability at home and abroad. ..."

New "We Are The Ones" Song by will.i.am

From Bill Clinton in 2004
"Now one of Clinton’s laws of politics is this: If one candidate’s trying to scare you and the other one’s trying to get you to think, if one candidate’s appealing to your fears and the other one’s appealing to your hopes, you better vote for the person who wants you to think and hope."

Ohio State University's The Lantern Endorses Obama
"Ohio State University's student newspaper, The Lantern, has endorsed Barack Obama. OSU is the largest university in the US ..."

Four More Superdelegates Endorse Obama
"Today, the Chair and Associate Chair of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party endorsed Barack Obama. Chair Brian Melendez and Associate Chair Donna Cassutt — two Minnesota superdelegates — backed Obama ..."

Gallup Daily Poll: Obama Increases Lead
"Barack Obama maintains a significant lead, 49% to 42%, over Hillary Clinton in Gallup Poll Daily tracking's new update ..."


Clinton Campaign Stoops to Fear and Division

"Coming at this point in the campaign, this ad feels like evidence of futility and a last-ditch attempt to revive a dying campaign. ..."

Weekly Poll Analysis: Obama Continues to Rise
"In the Lonestar State, where Clinton led by 16 points just two weeks ago, her lead has disappeared entirely. It is now a statistical dead-heat, with Obama at 45% and Clinton at 46%. ..."

Rasmussen Daily National Poll: Obama Maintains Lead
"Obama now earns support from 47% of Likely Democratic Primary Voters while Clinton attracts 42% ..."

Obama/McCain Showdown in Iraq
"The spat between John McCain and Barack Obama over Iraq reflects tensions within the military itself. ..."

Obama Aide: Clinton Will 'Fail' Tuesday
"Obama campaign manager David Plouffe predicted flatly Friday that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton will “fail” to make meaningful progress ... in the big Ohio and Texas primaries on Tuesday. ..."

Fox News Poll: Obama Leads in Texas; Clinton up in Ohio
"Hillary Clinton has an 8-point lead over Barack Obama heading into Tuesday’s Ohio Democratic primary ... while the race is virtually a tie in Texas, where Obama tops Clinton by a slim 3 points, according to a FOX News Poll released Friday. ..."

Complex Strategies in Texas Voting System
"The unique combination pits Barack Obama's skill in caucus organizing against Hillary Rodham Clinton's success in big-state primary campaigns. ..."

Kirk: Clinton Wouldn't Be Able to Govern
"Political Players: Former Dallas Mayor Says Only Obama Can Unite America ..."

Spouses' Roles Evolve On the Trail
"A Blossoming Mrs. Obama And A Reined-In Mr. Clinton Refine Their Approaches ..."


Clinton Goes Nuclear; Obama Camp Fires Back
"The tone of the ad ... indicates that the Clinton campaign is pulling out the all the stops leading into the Ohio and Texas primaries. ..."

Clinton Camp: Obama Needs to Sweep March 4
"Seeking to raise the expectations for its rival, Sen. Hillary Clinton's campaign said Friday that Sen. Barack Obama needs to sweep the March 4 primaries. ..."

Obama: Clinton Ad an Attempt to Scare Voters
"We've seen these ads before," the Illinois senator said at a campaign event in Houston, Texas. "They're the kind that play on people's fears to scare up votes. ..."

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