Friday, February 29, 2008

News for Feb 29 (Morning Edition)

Next News Update: 2:00 PM CT ---------
Obama has Small Lead in Texas, Close in Ohio
"Obama, an Illinois senator, has a 6-point edge on Clinton in Texas, 48 percent to 42 percent. He trails Clinton 44 percent to 42 percent in Ohio -- well within the poll's margin of error of 3.8 percentage points. ..."

NPR (Audio): Obama Volunteers Trained in Organizing
"Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's supporters are more than enthusiastic volunteers — many of them have been trained in the rudiments of old-fashioned community organizing. ..."

Clinton Camp Threatens Lawsuit Over Complicated Texas Voting System
"... aides to White House hopeful Hillary Clinton raised the specter of an "imminent" lawsuit over its complicated delegate selection process, officials said Thursday night. ..."

Obama in Brownsville Today
"The senator’s campaign spokesman said Obama is expected to speak at a prayer meeting, one of a handful of Texas events scheduled before Tuesday’s primary election. ..."

Houston Poll: Obama Pulls Ahead Despite Clinton's Hispanic Backing
"The survey found Obama leading 48.2 percent to 41.7 percent over Clinton statewide. ..."

Time: Why is Obama's Middle Name Taboo
"Asked afterwards if it was appropriate to use the Senator's middle name, McCain said, "No, it is not. Any comment that is disparaging of either Senator Clinton or Senator Obama is totally inappropriate. ..."

Canada Says TV Story on Obama NAFTA Deception is Untrue
"I can categorically say that no one has contacted our embassy or our ambassador," said Canadian Foreign Ministry spokesman Andre Lemay. ..."

Texas Contest Includes Primary, Caucus
"The unique combination pits Barack Obama's skill in caucus organizing against Hillary Rodham Clinton's success in big-state primary campaigns. Their different strengths have created the remarkably close race for the Democratic presidential nomination."

Is There a Texas Radio Station Obama is Not on the Air?
"Driving north from Austin to Waco, I caught his youth-oriented spot with kids talking about "our generation" and urging fellow youngsters to "text" on 981. KVET ..."

Obama Buys 2-Minute Ads in OH, TX
"Some more details... the ads are to begin running March 3rd, the day before the primaries, statewide in both Ohio and Texas. ..."

It's the Economy, Barack
"I am a progressive, but I always tell people that if you're progressive, you should be fiscally even more conservative than the so-called conservatives and the reason is because there are a lot of needs that need to be met, ...”

Obama Foes Start Taking the Gloves Off
"... if Mr. Obama becomes the Democratic presidential nominee, he is sure to face an onslaught from Republicans and their allies that will be very different in tone and intensity from what he has faced so far. ..."


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Jamie/The ArchDruid

Anonymous said...

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Cris said...

Thank you both for reading and for your comments! I appreciate the support!