Thursday, March 13, 2008

3/13 Evening News

The math of being black and running for office
"While the debate rages on about whether Geraldine Ferraro's comments about Barack Obama were racist, there's no doubt that what she said was ignorant. ..."

Obama Announces Support for Plan to Address Housing Crisis
"It is past time for the federal government to take direct and decisive action. To provide immediate relief, I am proud to join with Chris Dodd – the Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee – to introduce legislation creating a new FHA Housing Security Program ..."

Factcheck.org: Hillary's Adventures Abroad
"We find some exaggerations in Clinton's claims of foreign policy experience. ..."

Delegate News: Two More for Obama
"That's two delegates previously assigned to Clinton, now shipped over to Obama, making it a +4 delegate shift in Obama's favor. ..."

So Much for Making Good, Snap Decisions at 3 A.M.
"By not blasting and firing Geraldine Ferraro, Hillary is taking away the outrage against Republicans when they trot out the same seedy arguments during the general election. ..."

Obama aide: Penn comment 'divorced from reality'
"It can't inspire too much confidence in the Clinton campaign when their pollster ignores both polls and math by making comments as divorced from reality as this one. ..."

They meet, II
"An Obama aide said Obama had initiated the conversation, and that they's spoken about the tone of the race. The aide said they'd agreed that their supporters had gotten out of hand, ... it had been a harmonious, not accusatory, chat. ..."

Obama vs. Clinton: They Meet Again
"Both candidates have accepted an ABC News debate in Philadelphia and Obama has accepted a similar invitation from CBS News to debate at a location to be determined in North Carolina. ..."

Obama Silent On Spending As State Senator
"Sen. Barack Obama is open about the pet projects he's tucked into federal legislation, but it's a different story when it comes to the extra spending he added to state budgets while serving in the Illinois Legislature. ..."

Democrats To Debate In Pennsylvania
"The Barack Obama campaign just sent out a press release announcing that Obama has accepted invitations to debate in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. ..."

June 3 Michigan Re-Vote is Very Possible
"While the idea of Florica re-vote seems to be fading, there is a lot of momentum among Michigan Democrats for a June 3 re-vote, according to informed sources in the state. ..."

FirstRead: Ferraro: Time to Move On
"Geraldine Ferraro is hoping to put the controversy over her comments about Obama to bed, but puts the blame over the flare up squarely on the Obama campaign. ..."

Damon, Affleck team up for Obama
"The two actors are part of a new effort from MoveOn.org to create a television ad in support of Barack Obama's bid for the White House. ..."

Ferraro: Obama camp 'did it to hurt Hillary'
"One day after she stepped down from her role in Hillary Clinton's presidential bid, Geraldine Ferraro said she blames Barack Obama's campaign for the uproar over her recent comments. ..."

Florida's Democratic lawmakers reject do-over primary plan
"Florida Democrats want a do-over, but the state's Democratic congressional delegation on Thursday rejected a plan for recouping the 210 delegates the state lost ..."

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