Tuesday, March 11, 2008

3/11 Midday News: Momentum Shifting

Sinbad Unloads on Clinton
"Sinbad, along with singer Sheryl Crow, was on that 1996 trip to Bosnia that Clinton has described as a harrowing international experience that makes her tested and ready to answer a 3 a.m. phone call at the White House ..."

What to Watch in Mississippi
"That said, if you can tear yourself away from the coverage of Eliot Spitzer's sex scandal, Mississippi is still worth watching. Three thing to track: ..."

Rasmussen Daily Tracking Poll
"Obama now attracts 48% of the Likely Democratic Primary Voters while Clinton earns support from 41% ..."

Democrats Favor Compromise on Florida, Michigan Delegates
"The Democratic Party's rank-and-file favors allowing Florida and Michigan Democratic delegates to participate in this year's presidential nominating convention, but there is a considerable lack of consensus over exactly what the solution should be. ..."

Hillary's Inconvenient Truth
"With recent rumblings of the possibility of a revote in Florida and Michigan, Hillary supporters are starting to sense the beginnings of a Clinton comeback. But there is little evidence that ... Florida and Michigan will be valuable enough to put Clinton back ..."

Gallup Daily Poll
"Barack Obama has a slim 48% to 45% advantage over Hillary Clinton in Gallup Poll Daily election tracking for March 8-10 ..."

Pelosi: No 'Dream Ticket'
"I think that the Clinton administration has fairly ruled that out by proclaiming that Senator McCain would be a better Commander in Chief than Obama. ..."

Obama Backer Revives Clinton Sex Scandals, Resigns
"Another sign of the anger in Obamaland at the Clinton campaign: an email from a member of Obama's LGBT leadership council, Maxim Thorne, to a couple of listservs: ..."

51 Minus Obama and Clinton = Senate Tie
"... the official Senate vote count is temporarily 50-49. But when you factor in the three remaining presidential candidates from the vote count ... you're looking at a 48-48 tie. ..."

McCain Received Defense Firm Cash After Backing Its Contract
"Critics on Tuesday questioned whether Sen. John McCain catered to special interests when he aggressively threw his support behind a $35 billion Pentagon contract for a European plane maker. ..."

Hillary to Fire Back (Updated w/ Obama Camp Response)
"A day after Obama hit Clinton hard in Mississippi, she is going to return the favor in Pennsylvania. Clinton is going to hammer Obama this afternoon in Harrisburg, Pa., according to prepared speech excerpts released by her campaign. ..."

Dems to Focus on 'Jobs, Jobs, Jobs'
"Sen. Ted Kennedy warned that "In all the time I've been in the Senate, I've never seen the kind of anxiety I am seeing now among American workers ..."

Mississippi Democrats Head to Polls
"Obama, making a final stop Tuesday morning in Greenville before flying to Pennsylvania, noted that the Mississippi delta area is struggling economically. ..."

Obama Camp Hammers Clinton's Foreign Policy Experience
"Hillary Clinton's argument that she has passed 'the Commander- in-Chief test' is simply not supported by her record. ..."

Obama Camp Calls for Clinton to Drop Ferraro
"Barack Obama’s chief strategist said Tuesday that a comment by one of Hillary Clinton’s top fundraisers that Barack Obama would not be a major presidential contender if he were not black ... indicated “an insidious pattern that needs to be addressed. ..."

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