Tuesday, March 25, 2008

3/25 Morning News: 'I Misspoke'

News Items
Clinton: I 'Misspoke' on Bosnia Trip Recollection
"... I say a lot of things -- millions of words a day -- so, if I misspoke, that was just a misstatement. ..."
Related Articles:
MSNBC:
Clinton 'misspoke' over Bosnia sniper claims
CBS:
CBS News Video Contradicts Clinton's Story
CNN: Clinton says she 'misspoke' about sniper fire
LA Times: Clinton campaign says she 'misspoke' about Bosnia trip
Philly Daily News: Exclusive: Clinton acknowledges a "misstatement" on Bosnia sniper fire
Boston Globe: Clinton's recall of Bosnia faulted
Video: MSNBC Countdown Coverage of Clinton Bosnia exaggeration


Pa. Dems set enrollment record
"Democratic Party enrollment surged past the 4 million mark Monday, setting a state record on the last day Pennsylvanians had to register to vote in next month's presidential primary. ..."
Related Articles:
Philadelphia Inquirer: Rush to register at Pa. deadline
TPM: Dem Registration Hits New Record In Pennsylvania
Time - The Page: Pennsylvania Democrats Set Enrollment Record

Carville: Controversial Judas comment 'had the desired effect'
"He quoted me accurately and in context," Bill Clinton's 1992 campaign manager told Wolf Blitzer on CNN's The Situation Room. "I think the statement had the desired effect. It was what I said. ..."

Puerto Rico moves up primary
"The Democratic Party on Monday approved Puerto Rico's proposal to scrap its caucus and hold a presidential primary on June 1. ..."

Obama begins Pa. bus tour Friday
"Sen. Barack Obama will begin a six-day bus tour Friday across Pennsylvania, starting in Western Pennsylvania and ending in southeastern Pennsylvania ..."
Related Articles:
CBS3 Local News: Sen. Obama Going On Pa. Bus Tour
Pennsyltucky: Obama plans six-day Pennsylvania road trip

Clinton Camp Keeps Up Pressure on Obama on Florida, Michigan Re-vote
"Clinton advisers Phil Singer and Harold Ickes accuse rival of blocking a re-vote in both states for his own “partisan advantage. ..."

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Polling Results
Trust on Issues
"When it comes to the economy, nearly half of voters (49%) trust the democrats more than Republicans. Thirty-eight percent (38%) trust the GOP’s more. ..."

The Presidential Race Has Everyone’s Attention
"A recent Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 80% of adults are following the race at least somewhat closely. Just 6% say they are not following the coverage at all. ..."

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Commentaries
Hillary Says She 'Misspoke' About Wrestling Bin Laden
"In an appearance on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, Sen. Clinton told host Tim Russert, "I wrestled bin Laden in his cave in 1998 and had him pinned to the ground before the bastard got away. ..."

Hillary Clinton the populist?
"The bloggers booed, and Barack Obama scoffed. The Illinois senator has banned federal lobbyists from donating to his campaign and made fighting lobbyist and special interests a centerpiece of his bid for the White House. ..."

The Presidential Race Has Everyone’s Attention
"A recent Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 80% of adults are following the race at least somewhat closely. Just 6% say they are not following the coverage at all. ..."

Five Ways Clinton Leads Obama
"Hilllary Clinton has won New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, and New York. By contrast, Obama has failed to win a single state with the word "New" in its name. ..."

The Long Defeat
"In short, Hillary Clinton’s presidential prospects continue to dim. The door is closing. Night is coming. The end, however, is not near. ..."

Hill Teaches Fuzzy Math at 'College'
"She's behind Barack Obama in popular votes, delegates and overall wins, but Hillary Rodham Clinton's backers have found a new way to claim their candidate is on top - Electoral College votes. ..."

A Fair Fight In Indiana
"Indiana may be the one state remaining on the primary calendar where both candidates begin with a roughly equal chance of coming out ahead. ..."
Related Articles:
Washington Post: Indiana Shapes Up as a State of Parity for Democrats

Obama’s test: Can a liberal be a unifier?
"Can such a majority be built and led by Mr. Obama, whose voting record was, by one ranking, the most liberal in the Senate last year? ..."

FirstRead: The Tipping Point
"Dems who don't have a horse in the presidential race, but do have to worry about House and Senate races are starting to wonder aloud if this protracted primary fight is hit a tipping point where every day this goes on is bad for the party as a whole. ..."

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