Saturday, March 8, 2008

3/8 Morning News

Welcome to Caucus Day in Wyoming!

57% Say Candidate With Most Votes Should Get Nomination
"In the craziness of the race for the Democratic Presidential Nomination, it is possible that one candidate might finish the Primary Season with the most pledged delegates while another could end up with the most popular votes. ..."

Wyoming Caucus Results Can Be Followed on CNN.com (No Results Yet)

Clinton Experience Claim Under Scrutiny
"Hillary Clinton may have influenced foreign policy, but evidence is scant she played pivotal role ..."

Local Girl Makes Unexpected Appearance in Hillary Ad
" One of the actors in the Hillary Clinton ad was shocked to see herself, especially because she's a fierce supporter of Barack Obama. ..."

Nobel Winner: Hillary Clinton's 'Silly' Irish Peace Claims
"Hillary Clinton had no direct role in bringing peace to Northern Ireland and is a "wee bit silly" for exaggerating the part she played, according to Lord Trimble of Lisnagarvey, the Nobel Peace Prize winner and former First Minister of the province. ..."

Mississippi Democratic Presidential Primary
"The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of the state shows Barack Obama leading Hillary Clinton by fourteen percentage points in the state. It’s Obama 53% Clinton 39%. ..."

Wyoming Dems Hope for a 'Bump'
"The Wyoming Democratic Party intends to capitalize on a series of fortunate events. ..."

Pool Report from Obama's Diner Stop in Wyoming
"As Obama was about to walk out, he learned that there was a high school journalist in the diner and said he wanted to stop to answer a few questions ..."

Playing by Clinton Rules
"Barack Obama had a theory. It was that the voters are tired of the partisan paralysis of the past 20 years. The theory was that if Obama could inspire a grass-roots movement with a new kind of leadership, he could ride it to the White House and end gridlock in Washington. ..."

Clinton Has Only One Plausible Path to the Nomination
"But Clinton is still about 100 delegates behind, and the Democrats' proportional representation rules make it impossible for her to close the gap in the remaining primaries. Her only plausible path to the nomination is ..."

Expertinent: No End In Sight
"As you've probably heard, the Democratic nominating contest isn't going to end anytime soon. First, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will battle through the remaining primaries and caucuses--and no one will reach the magic 2,025-delegate majority. ..."

Clinton's Foreign Policy Record Examined
"Behind Clinton's foreign policy claims, is record of activism but questionable achievement ..."

Wyoming, Land of Firsts for Women, Tough on Clinton
"With a long history of firsts in women's rights, Wyoming would seem to be a state primed to put its stamp on the presidential aims of Sen. Hillary Clinton, but experts say that doesn't seem likely. ..."

Clinton Works Wyoming to End Caucus Streak
"With the exception of Nevada, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has lost to Senator Barack Obama in every state that has held Democratic caucuses instead of primaries. ..."

Clinton, Obama Square Off in Wyoming Caucuses
"Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton were in Wyoming Friday, wrangling last-minute votes before Saturday's caucuses. ..."

Video: Delegate Battle Goes On
" Jake Tapper on how Clinton, Obama really want to resolve the delegate deadlock. ..."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Here are some interesting numbers-the top nine states as far as # of voters. So much for Clinton winning the big states. Look at the totals.

State Obama Clinton

California 2,126,000 2,553,000
Texas 1,358,000 1,459,000
New York 698,000 1,003,000
Illinois 1,302,000 662,000
Ohio 982,000 1,212,000
Georgia 704,000 330,000
New Jersey 492,000 603,000
Virginia 627,000 350,000
Washington 354,000 316,000
Total Obama Clinton

Final Total 8,643,000 8,487,000