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An old friend emailed last night, asking for some info on the Bush tax cuts. He also wanted some insight on the tax and spend proposals being bandied about by big government Obama, Hillary, and others out there.
Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed Hillary’s erratic, roller-coaster, mood swings these past few weeks? She’s all over the map. Irritable and angry. Manic. Pessimistic and sad. One minute she’s shedding tears, the next minute she’s shouting and attacking, then she’s sarcastically ripping on Obama, and on and on it goes.
According to The Center for Responsive Politics' web site Pfizer Chairman and CEO Jeff Kindler has opened his wallet again for Sen. Hillary Clinton. You can see his latest "give" here. Twice now within the past year Kindler has given the maximum amount ($2,300) an individual can contribute to a candidate.
Here's a change that Hillary Clinton's campaign really can believe in: there's no chance whatsoever that she will lose to Barack Obama this week. That's because, after a remorseless march of contests that began 48 hours after the New Year dawned, there are no Democratic delegate selection contests.
Hillary Clinton faces a huge challenge over the next 10 days in trying to reverse Barack Obama's momentum enough to win Ohio and Texas on march 4 and get back into the race for the Democratic nomination. In last night's debate in Austin, Clinton worked all angles.
Allow me a dose of hardened market realism concerning Barack Obama’s landslide victory in Wisconsin. The race is over. Hillary Clinton is over. Her electability is over. Bill Clinton’s political invincibility is over. The Clinton Restoration is over. It’s over.
John McCain accomplished his goal in Wisconsin’s Republican primary, defeating Mike Huckabee across the board, winning among conservatives, and shifting the GOP’s focus toward the general election. But Hillary Clinton did not.
With big wins in hand, Democrat Barack Obama pointed on Wednesday toward critical showdowns with rival Hillary Clinton next month that could prove decisive in their heavyweight presidential battle.
The liberal “netroots” group MoveOn.org has emerged as a force in Democratic politics in recent years. It estimates that its 2.3-million members in 2004 donated $180-million to political causes, not to mention activism aside from their checkbooks. Now the organization boasts 3.2-million members.
Few Democrats are as close to all side in the 2008 presidential primary race as Sen. Chuck Schumer. His home-state colleague, Hillary Clinton, is on one side. His colleague from Illinois, Barack Obama, is on the other.
I blogged on Monday about the pattern of support that Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have attracted in Democratic nomination contests up to now. The key to breaking the deadlock of their close race is breaking that pattern. Has that now happened?
Sen. Barack Obama easily won Democratic primaries Virginia and Maryland on Tuesday and reached out for another in the District of Columbia in a determined drive to erase Hillary Rodham Clinton's delegate lead in the party's presidential race.
Barack Obama scored impressive weekend victories over Hillary Clinton in several Democratic presidential nomination contests. He’s well positioned for this week’s voting in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
In their stump speeches and debates, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama often talk about pushing back against the Washington influence of the powerful pharmaceutical lobby and keeping drug company profits in check.
Wall Street sized up its options in a U.S. presidential campaign likely to pit a Republican with a history of breaking party ranks against one of two Democrats seeking change.
So let's take a look at where the Democratic primary road is heading. Barack Obama's team likes the map over the next three weeks. This Saturday there are caucuses in Louisiana, where the large African American vote should favor Obama. And Nebraska and the state of Washington both hold caucuses--a venue that favors Obama's grass roots organization.
The race for the Democratic presidential nomination remains tight after" Super Tuesday," while Sen. John McCain posts decisive results in the Republican race.
Maybe it's because the industry is maturing; maybe it's because the executives themselves are maturing; but make no mistake: Silicon Valley is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to the presidential campaign...
The good news for the 2008 presidential candidates is that their torturous march across the Super Tuesday battlefield ends tomorrow night. The bad news: A new march begins the next morning. For Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, it will be longer perhaps excruciatingly so.
Corporate America is pouring money into the U.S. presidential campaign at an unprecedented rate, with a torrent of donations coming from the businesses behind the subprime mortgage crisis.