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  • Mark Tomasik: [U.S. Rep. Tim Mahoney says] Don’t discount Gore-led ticket

    03/24/2008 6:35:46 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 20 replies · 868+ views
    TCPalm ^ | 24 Mar 08 | Mark Tomasik
    U.S. Rep. Tim Mahoney, whose district includes much of Martin and St. Lucie counties, is hoping he won’t have to attend the Democratic Party national convention in Denver in August. If he does go, that will mean the Democrats still haven’t decided a nominee for the presidential election. And if neither Sen. Hillary Clinton nor Sen. Barack Obama has clinched the nomination by August, Mahoney says we may see a brokered convention, meaning the nominee could emerge from a negotiated settlement. “If it (the nomination process) goes into the convention, don’t be surprised if someone different is at the top...
  • Obama Spends $1.5 Million a Day

    03/21/2008 7:21:33 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 16 replies · 549+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 21 Mar 08 | Jim Kuhnhenn
    Hillary Rodham Clinton upped the tempo of her fundraising and her spending last month, only to be eclipsed by rival Barack Obama. At month's end, with debts of nearly $9 million, her money was nearly spent and he was sitting atop $30 million in available cash. Obama's campaign spent at a rate of nearly $1.5 million a day in February, a crucial month that began with the Feb. 5 Super Tuesday and ended with both candidates marching to a showdown March 4 in Texas and Ohio. Clinton, riding her best fundraising period yet, spent about $1 million a day on...
  • ELTON JOHN: A SOLO CONCERT IN SUPPORT OF HILLARY CLINTON (The Living Room Candidate)

    03/19/2008 9:27:59 AM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 41 replies · 939+ views
    HILLARYCLINTON.COM ^ | 3/19/2008 | HILLARY
  • Dick Morris: Obama Must Fight Back [Clintons trying to steal nomination]

    03/12/2008 5:43:49 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 25 replies · 1,137+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 11 Mar 08 | Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
    The Clintons are trying to steal the nomination from Barack Obama — and he can't let them. The Clintons' campaign attacks put Obama in a bind. If he doesn't answer in kind, he's toast. But if he does, they'll have forced him off his winning message of hope and change from the bitter politics of the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush eras. If they pull him off his game and onto theirs, they can wrest away the Democratic convention victory that he's earned. The solution for Obama is clear: Reply in kind, but do it through surrogates. Obama must...
  • The Clinton Tax Returns: What's the Holdup?

    03/11/2008 6:53:22 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 18 replies · 1,582+ views
    ABC News.com ^ | 10 Mar 08 | Avni Patel
    After weeks of intense pressure, and more than a year after announcing her presidential candidacy, Sen. Hillary Clinton has offered little explanation for why she has delayed releasing the tax returns made public by most other Democratic presidential candidates in recent years. "What is the holdup?" said Sheila Krumholz of the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonprofit group that tracks the role of money in politics. "She hasn't exactly made it clear as to what process is making it so cumbersome to just release them." Past Democratic presidential candidates have set a precedent for releasing their tax returns before or...
  • Republicans Helped Hillary Win Texas

    03/06/2008 9:01:19 AM PST · by seanmerc · 89 replies · 761+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 5 Mar 08 | NewsMax.com staff
    Republican crossover voters apparently helped win the Democratic primary in Texas for Hillary Clinton — with one in every 10 Democratic votes came from Republicans. And they could have been heeding the call of top-rated radio host Rush Limbaugh, who had been urging Republican listeners to vote for Hillary to prevent the Democrats from unifying around Obama and to keep the two candidates battling each other. “Hillary Clinton is back in the race, thanks in some small part to Republican voters mindlessly following the commands of radio entertainers and crossing party lines to vote for the candidate they view as...
  • Clinton Hints At Sharing Ticket With Obama

    03/05/2008 5:42:39 AM PST · by jdm · 316 replies · 1,114+ views
    CBS ^ | March 05, 2008 | Staff
    NEW YORK (CBS) ― Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton hinted at the possibility of a democratic "dream ticket" with Sen. Barack Obama. Speaking on the Early Show on CBS, Clinton said "that may be where this is headed, but we have to decide who is on the top of the ticket." Clinton said the race between her and Obama remains "incredibly close," with just "smidgens of difference" between them. Clinton's remarks after her campaign won two big states yesterday: Ohio and Texas. She also won Rhode Island. The wins enabled her campaign to break Obama's 12-state winning streak and pick up...
  • Vanity: What will you do this election?

    03/05/2008 1:55:27 AM PST · by bushfamfan · 140 replies · 3,404+ views
    bushfamfan | 3/5/08 | bushfamfan
    Now that it is pretty much official that John McCain is going to be the nominee, what does everyone plan to do for the November election? Do you plan to vote for McCain to keep Shrillary out or are you going to vote third party or not vote at all? I haven't been on this board much since Duncan Hunter dropped out and am really done with the GOP, but considering now is not the time where another party is in place to challenge I will vote for the 'lesser of the evils' in McCain just to keep the old...
  • Dick Morris: "Obama's Real Experience: His Campaign"

    02/26/2008 7:17:32 AM PST · by seanmerc · 66 replies · 1,159+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 25 Feb 08 | Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
    The best evidence of Obama’s readiness to lead the nation is displayed through his ability to run for president. After all, what is more difficult, complicated, or challenging than getting elected president? What other life experience better illustrates one’s qualification to hold the office than a manifest skill in seeking it? For anyone who has ever been elected president, the race that sent them to the White House was the single most important event in their lives and dwarfs any other experience they might have had before running. As we have watched Obama surmount the hurdles that lay in his...
  • CLINTON STAFFERS CIRCULATE 'DRESSED' OBAMA (Dirty Tricks!!)

    02/25/2008 4:16:34 AM PST · by Dr. Sivana · 328 replies · 3,848+ views
    drudgereport.com ^ | Mon Feb 25 2007 06:51:00 ET | Matt Drudge
    <p>With a week to go until the Texas and Ohio primaries, stressed Clinton staffers circulated a photo over the weekend of a "dressed" Barack Obama.</p> <p>The photo, taken in 2006, shows the Democrat frontrunner dressed as a Somali Elder, during his five-country tour of Africa.</p>
  • Dick Morris: "Hillary Is Ruining Her Own Chances"

    02/21/2008 9:01:04 AM PST · by seanmerc · 42 replies · 153+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 21 Feb 08 | Dick Morris and Eileen McGann
    Barack Obama's victory in Wisconsin on Tuesday was just the latest sign that Hillary Clinton's desperate, anti-democratic moves to salvage her bid for the Democratic nomination are destroying her last chances to win a fair fight. Loudly and publicly, the Clintons proclaim that superdelegates should feel free to ignore the wishes of the folks back home and jam Hillary's nomination through at the convention. They openly predict that they'll demand the seating of the Michigan and Florida delegations, totally contravening the party's rules. Do they think the voters aren't listening to these authoritarian pronouncements, reminiscent of the days before the...
  • [Hillary "The Hildebeast"] Clinton targets [Obama's] pledged delegates

    02/19/2008 6:37:14 AM PST · by seanmerc · 19 replies · 115+ views
    Politico.com ^ | 19 Feb 08 | Roger Simon
    Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign intends to go after delegates whom Barack Obama has already won in the caucuses and primaries if she needs them to win the nomination. This strategy was confirmed to me by a high-ranking Clinton official on Monday. And I am not talking about superdelegates, those 795 party big shots who are not pledged to anybody. I am talking about getting pledged delegates to switch sides. What? Isn’t that impossible? A pledged delegate is pledged to a particular candidate and cannot switch, right? Wrong. Pledged delegates are not really pledged at all, not even on the first...
  • Clinton aide accuses Obama of plagiarism

    02/18/2008 11:28:24 AM PST · by presidio9 · 37 replies · 534+ views
    The Politico ^ | Feb 18, 2008 | Mike Allen
    Howard Wolfson, the Clinton campaign's communications director, today accused Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) of committing “plagiarism” in a speech in Milwaukee on Saturday night. Wolfson made the explosive charge in an interview with Politico after suggesting as much in a conference call with reporters. On the call, Wolfson said: “Sen. Obama is running on the strength of his rhetoric and the strength of his promises and, as we have seen in the last couple of days, he’s breaking his promises and his rhetoric isn’t his own.” "When an author plagiarizes from another author there is damage done to two different...
  • Clinton Team Seeks to Calm Turmoil

    02/14/2008 7:18:39 AM PST · by iowamark · 44 replies · 110+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 02/14/2008 | MONICA LANGLEY and AMY CHOZICK
    MCALLEN, Texas -- With Spanish music blaring, Sen. Hillary Clinton campaigned across South Texas yesterday with a more populist message, as her new campaign manager sought to reshape a campaign that has lost eight straight primaries in a week. Maggie Williams, a confidante of Mrs. Clinton from when she was first lady, has moved to assert her control following the departure last weekend of former campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle. Ms. Williams is running a daily conference on what ads to put up and expanding the inner circle with advisers from the old Clinton White House. See more about key...
  • Carville Acknowledges Hillary in Trouble

    02/14/2008 1:28:04 PM PST · by seanmerc · 47 replies · 185+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 14 Feb 08 | NewsMax staff
    Even longtime Clinton ally James Carville is acknowledging that Hillary is in trouble, saying that if she loses the March 4 primary in either Texas or Ohio, her campaign is doomed. Speaking at the International Builders Show in Florida on Wednesday, Carville — a top adviser to Bill Clinton in the 1990s — declared: “She’s behind. Make no mistake. If she loses either Texas or Ohio, this thing is done.” After his recent resounding wins in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., Barack Obama holds a narrow lead over Clinton in total delegates, 1,272 to 1,231, although Hillary leads in superdelegates,...
  • Plouffe [Obama campaign manager]: She can't catch us

    02/13/2008 7:22:51 AM PST · by seanmerc · 20 replies · 132+ views
    Politico.com ^ | 13 Feb 08 | Ben Smith
    Plouffe: She can't catch us As we wrote last night, Obama has begun to make his own inevitablity case, and David Plouffe made it explicit on a conference call this morning, telling reporters that it's now "next to impossible" for Clinton to surpass what he says is a 136-person lead among pledged delegates. "The only way she could do it is by winning most of the rest of the contests by 25 to 30 points," he said. "Even the most creative math really does not get her, ever, back to even in terms of pledged delegates." "This is not about...
  • Dick Morris: "I Predict Obama Will Win"

    02/11/2008 6:58:26 PM PST · by seanmerc · 148 replies · 426+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 11 Feb 08 | Dick Morris
    I believe that Barack Obama will defeat Hillary and win the Democratic nomination. I think that this weekend's victories in states as diverse as Washington State, Louisiana, Nebraska, and Maine illustrates his national appeal and demonstrates Hillary's inability to win in states without large immigrant and Latino populations. Hillary's results on Super Tuesday, which amounted to a draw with Obama, will be her high water mark and will represent the closest she will ever come to the party nomination. Right now, CBS has Obama ahead in elected delegates with 1134, while Hillary has only 1131.By the time Virginia, Maryland, DC,...
  • Hillary Clinton LAW '73 returns to alma mater

    02/05/2008 10:40:05 AM PST · by XR7 · 6 replies · 919+ views
    Yale Daily News ^ | 2/5/2008 | Martine Powers
    “This is so nostalgic,” Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton LAW ’73 declared upon entering the Yale Child Study Center on Monday morning. Clinton’s reminiscence was not unexpected — Monday’s roundtable discussion with women at the Child Study Center did, after all, mark the first time she has come to Yale since announcing her campaign for president last January. But it also amounted to Yale’s first appearance on the 2008 presidential race stage — a stark contrast to past contests that have featured, as in 2004, three Eli frontrunners and dueling members of Skull and Bones. The senator, whose pit stop...
  • Dick Morris: "Kennedy Says No to Clinton Dirty Politics"

    01/29/2008 11:58:50 AM PST · by seanmerc · 69 replies · 220+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 29 Jan 08 | Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
    What does Ted Kennedy’s endorsement of Barack Obama really mean? In addition to seriously boosting Obama’s chances for the Democratic nomination by anointing him as the generational heir to John F. Kennedy, there’s something else that’s just as important for the body politic: Ted Kennedy, Barack Obama, and the voters of South Carolina may have personally tolled the death knell for the Clintons’ reprehensible politics of personal destruction. It’s about time. For more than 30 years, no one has been able to stop Bill and Hillary Clinton from routinely acting on their shared base instinct: to annihilate anyone who gets...
  • Washington elite lead Clinton backlash

    01/29/2008 11:10:46 AM PST · by seanmerc · 9 replies · 84+ views
    Politico.com ^ | 28 Jan 08 | John F. Harris
    In September 1998, Greg Craig, a lion of the Washington legal community, left a top job at the State Department to go to the White House to help Bill Clinton fight impeachment during the Monica Lewinsky scandal. One of his first stops was to an old Democratic friend, Sen. Kent Conrad of North Dakota, who warned him what he was stepping into: “You’re about three days away from a delegation of senior Democrats coming up there to ask the president to resign.” That anecdote, recounted in Peter Baker’s history of the impeachment saga, came echoing back to mind in recent...