Wednesday, March 19, 2008

3/19 Evening News

Obama Interview with Anderson Cooper
"In some ways, this controversy has actually shaken me up a little bit and gotten me back into remembering that the odds of me getting elected have always been lower than some of the other conventional candidates ..."

On Obama's Race Speech
"Well, there it is. If you are one of those folks who has been watching Barack Obama bring audiences to their feet with platitudes like "stand up for hope," while you yourself wonder who this guy really is and what does he really stand for, today was your day. ..."

Why Obama's Speech on Race Was Such a Political Home Run
"Barack Obama's March 18th speech on race in America was game-changing, and very likely will be remembered as historic. Here's why. ..."

Halperin’s Take: How is Clinton faring in her efforts to wrest away the nomination?
"She has cheated political death three times (in New Hampshire, on Super Tuesday and when she won Ohio and Texas), but her candidacy is still on life support. ..."

In Defense of Double Standards
"Obama is asking us to do what is perhaps hardest. What it takes adults to do. Obama in his speech is asking us to embrace difference and simultaneously to transcend it. ..."

Clinton's 1993 NAFTA Meeting
"One interesting event in Sen. Hillary Clinton's just-released schedules from the 1990s comes on Nov. 10 1993, when the former first lady was to serve as the closing act during a briefing on NAFTA, the trade agreement she now assails. ..."

Pa. primary shows big states can play too
"In addition to perhaps deciding the Democratic presidential nomination, Pennsylvania may put the lie to the notion that only small states like New Hampshire and Iowa can get to know White House candidates up close and personal. ..."

Anti-Obama video crafted by talk radio producer
"Rather the incendiary video -- which also includes footage of Malcolm X, the U.S. Olympians who raised their hand in the black power salute and the song "Fight the Power" -- is in part the amateur work of Lee Habeeb. ..."

HRC schedules give foes, allies ammunition
"Hillary Rodham Clinton’s schedules during her White House days paint a picture of a presidential wife engrossed in the traditional role of the first lady while simultaneously pushing its limits. ..."

Cafferty: Where is Clinton left without revotes?
"Here’s my question to you: If neither Florida nor Michigan holds revotes, where does that leave Hillary Clinton? ..."

Beyond Race: Obama's Green Opportunity
"Appalachia could also provide Obama a historic opportunity to move beyond our racial politics with a truly new vision. ..."

FirstRead: Bill Praises McCain, Calls Him Tough to Beat
"Bill Clinton, who earlier today criticized McCain over the US presence in Iraq, praised the likely Republican nominee at a local college, saying he's a "very fine man" who'll be tough to beat. ..."

One Michigan Democrat: Frustration with Obama in Michigan as deadline nears
"A top Michigan Democrat ... reports that negotiators working to pass an 11th-hour plan for a re-vote in the state are increasingly frustrated with Barack Obama’s failure to either embrace the plan currently being considered, or propose an alternative. ..."

Obama camp says legal issues could entangle Michigan re-vote
"Hours before Hillary Clinton is set to take the stage in Detroit, Michigan to personally make the case for a re-vote in the state, the Obama campaign circulated a memo from its top lawyer arguing a re-vote could encounter legal hurdles. ..."

Blitzer: Experience versus change
"Experience versus change. That has been a constant refrain we’ve heard out on the campaign trail. Which is more important in this presidential election campaign? ..."

FOX: Obama, Democrats Try to Leave Race Issue Behind Them
"Barack Obama and Democratic strategists are working hard to leave the issue of race behind them, as recent polls indicate that the storm over Obama’s pastor’s anti-American sermons is chipping away at the Illinois senator’s campaign ..."

Obama's speech could seal the deal
"But the events of this week seem to leave little doubt that the race has tipped decidedly for Barack Obama, and that Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign has run out of ways to tip it back. ..."

Clinton calendars full of unexplained private meetings
"Former First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's calendar entries are full of unexplained private meetings on key dates when she and President Clinton were fending off a variety of scandals, the newly released White House records show. ..."

Newsweek: An Uncluttered Calendar
"Clinton's schedules reveal curious deletions ..."

George Bush Foreign Policy 101 vs. National Security 101
"We wish the McCain campaign well as they try to figure out the difference between Iran and al Qaeda. ..."

Obama's Speech Applauded -- By Republican Foes
"But for far different reasons, Republican political consultants were delighted with the speech, as well. Looking ahead to November, GOP strategists say Obama did not remove Wright as a campaign issue. ..."

Newsweek: Prophets and Politicians
"As Sen. Barack Obama deals with the fallout of controversial remarks by his pastor, a noted historian explains how the Rev. Jeremiah Wright came to say what he did. ..."

Newsweek: 'Under the Bus’
"Add to Rev. Wright's legacy this suddenly inescapable phrase ..."

Dems urged to hold superdelegate primary
"Bredesen urges superdelegate primary to decide Obama or Clinton ..."

Newsweek: Obama: Trust me to end the war
"Obama says he, not Clinton, can be trusted to end the war ..."

First lady Clinton and the intern crisis
"A year later, the schedules show her pressing ahead and showing her face at public events as revelations about the scandal upended her life and threatened Bill Clinton's presidency. ..."

McCain in '91: Not Sure We Could Tell a Shiite from a Sunni, even from a Kurd
"Third of all, I'm not sure that if we did go in on the ground we could tell a Shiite from a Sunni, even from a Kurd. And who is it that we'd be fighting and battling against on the streets of Baghdad? ..."


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