Friday, March 7, 2008

3/7 Midday News: Correcting Mistakes

Obama Adviser Resigns Over Comment
"Samantha Power has resigned her position from Barack Obama's campaign after calling Hillary Clinton a 'monster,' the Illinois senator's campaign announced. ..."

Plouffe: "You have to wonder whether she'll be open and honest with the American people"
"Behind closed doors, they’re trying to prevent the American people from evaluating [Clinton's White House] experience," he said. "You have to wonder whether she’ll be open and honest with the American people as president. ..."

Obama Gains in California
"-4 for Clinton, +4 for Obama. An eight delegate swing! After this, I wonder how many of the other State delegate numbers they have wrong. Eight here or there could really add up! ..."

Obama Readies for Wyoming
"The show continues on for Barack Obama, as he heads to Wyoming today to make a last minute pitch to voters who will be caucusing on Saturday. ..."

Election 2008: Michigan Democratic Primary
"Clinton 41% Obama 41% ..."

Election 2008: Florida Democratic Primary
"Florida: Clinton 55% Obama 39% ..."

Rasmussen Daily Presidential Tracking Poll
"On Friday, the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows Hillary Clinton with a six-point national lead over Barack Obama ..."

The Real Problem with Power's 'Monster' Remark
"In some ways, the "honesty" of Obama's surrogates is refreshing. But it's also bad politics, and after two slips, he simply couldn't afford to give Power a pass. Nor should he have. ..."

What if There's No Back Room?
"The search for a way out of the Democrats' dilemma. ..."

Enthusiasm Tilts Toward Obama in Pa.
"For Edwin David, who served with the famed World War II unit of black fighters known as the Tuskegee Airmen, Sen. Barack Obama is an easy choice. ..."

Gallup Daily Poll
"Gallup Poll Daily interviews from March 4-6 continue to give Hillary Clinton a slight edge over Barack Obama ..."

Superdelegates Torn Between Voters, Party
"With the Democratic presidential race potentially coming down to the will of the superdelegates, ... the campaigns of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are pushing very different visions of how those still undecided should make their choice. ..."

Report: Clinton Team Also Talked to Canada
"Prime Minister Stephen Harper's chief of staff said someone in Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign gave Canada back-channel assurances that her harsh words about the North American Free Trade Agreement were for political show, according to a report by the Canadian Press. ..."

Clinton Again Hints At Joint Ticket

"Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday again raised the possibility that she might run with rival Sen. Barack Obama on the same Democratic presidential ticket. ..."

The Note: Dems Face Civil War in Bitter Clinton-Obama Battle
"While we figure how to cope with life with one less revolution, six questions that could determine the Democratic nomination: ..."

Archivists Block Release of Clinton Papers
"That archivists' decision, based on guidance provided by Bill Clinton that restricts the disclosure of advice he received from aides, prevents public scrutiny of documents ..."

Obama, Clinton Rustle Up Support in Wyoming
"Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton were in Wyoming on Friday, wrangling last-minute votes before Saturday's caucuses. ..."

Clinton Pounces on Obama Adviser's Iraq Comments
"Hillary Clinton's campaign Friday seized on remarks from Barack Obama’s former adviser Samantha Power ..."

Florida, Michigan Re-Votes Come Down to Money
"Democrats agree that new voting is needed to determine convention delegates for Florida and Michigan, but they can't figure out how to pay for it. ..."

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