Monday, March 31, 2008

3/31 Evening News

Slow news day tonight it seems...

News Items
Obama takes it slow in Pennsylvania
"It's just like Iowa --only different. Mid-way through Barack Obama's six-day bus tour across Pennsylvania, it's hard not to think of Iowa. ..."

Sneak Peek: 'We Can Run the YouTube Spot'
"Obama could also sensibly say, as he tried to do Monday, that without a "clear definition of success," U.S. fighting in Iraq could stretch on for much longer. But rather than sticking to an airtight retelling of McCain's words, Obama deviated from McCain's comment ..."
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Moving to Down-to-Earth Oratory for Working People
"The Speech is his finely polished sword, a transcendent weapon. ... But Mr. Obama sheaths that sword more often now. He is grounding his lofty rhetoric in the more prosaic language of white-working-class discontent, ... His preferred communication now is the town-hall-style meeting. ..."

Fact check: Obama and oil money
"Corporations, however, do have political action committees that collect voluntary donations from employees and then donate them to candidates. Obama doesn't take money from PACs. He also doesn't take money from lobbyists. ..."

50 Cent Flip-Flops: From Hillary To Obama To 'Don't Know'
"MC, who originally supported Clinton, switched to Obama after race speech -- but now he's not sure. ..."

Texans Take Their Time
"With Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton leading Senator Barack Obama, 65 to 61, in delegates chosen proportionately in the March 4 primary, 67 pledged delegates were up for grabs in 284 party conventions last Saturday. But pledged to whom? ..."
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Polling Results
NC Poll: Obama +18
"If Hillary is going to make a race of this one, she's got a lot of ground to make up, according to the latest Public Policy Polling survey: ..."

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Commentaries
Clinton's convention strategy in doubt
"If the fight over whether to count the results in Florida and Michigan makes it to the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton will not have enough pledged votes on the 169-member Credentials Committee to deliver a majority decision in her favor ..."

Top Ten Reasons Why the Media Should Stop Citing Obama's "Most Liberal" Rating
"Lists are not, however, an appropriate way to measure presidential candidates' political viewpoints. Nevertheless, the National Journal continues to release their annual senate vote ratings, listing the 100 U.S. senators from most liberal to most conservative. ..."

Did Obama Blow It With Edwards?
"I have no reason to doubt John Heilemann's account of Obama's two meetings with Elizabeth and John Edwards after Edwards ended his campaign. But, like Mike Allen, I'm skeptical that that's the reason Edwards hasn't endorsed Obama. ..."

A Month Later, Obama Wins the Texas 'Two-Step.' Why That's Bad News for Him.
"But I've got bad news for them: Obama's caucus win (and overall delegate victory) isn't necessarily a cause for celebration. For starters, Obama needed to defeat Clinton on election night; her comeback narrative was about momentum, not math ..."

Obama is the change that America has tried to hide
"Only one candidate offers the radical departure for the 21st century the US needs, for its own sake and the rest of the world's ..."

Honesty Not Race, Expediency Not Courage
"I have been asking myself over the past several weeks why pundits like Chris Matthews, Keith Olbermann and, strangely, Tim Russert, to name only a few, didn't pursue their line of questioning beyond the artful rationalizations offered up by Mr. Obama. ..."

Inside The Vice Presidential Guessing Game
"CBS News anchor Katie Couric reports the guessing game has already started, but the process usually takes months, with a behind-the-scenes dealer heading up the search. ..."
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