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  • Gallup tracking poll: Obama pulls ahead by 7

     
    After a few days of stasis in which the polls didn't seem to reflect the media's declaration of Obama as the Democratic winner, Obama has now pulled ahead by a healthier margin, 50-43. Gallup: "Although Obama did not achieve an......
  • Dolans and Newsday: $2.7 million in political giving

     
    It remains to be seen if Cablevision and the Dolans will try to impose their political views on the paper, but if the sale of Newsday goes through there's no question that it will be owned by some politically......
  • Hamas: McCain plays the card by denying it

     
    It's such an old trick, it's a joke. The politician, pretending to take the high road: "I don't want to get into these rumors about my opponent beating his wife. I want to talk about issues." For the past......
  • Schumer: Thumbs up on Hillary-Barack ticket

     
    Chuck Schumer, at a Crain's Breakfast in the city, sounds a note of optimism about the viability of an Obama/Clinton ticket: ???At first I thought it wasn???t but I do think it could be.??? About voters: ???They???re worried, and......
  • Poll: Obama leads big in Oregon

     
    by Jim Tankersley Barack Obama leads Hillary Clinton by 20 points in Oregon's Democratic presidential primary, according to an independent poll released this morning. The poll, conducted by longtime Oregon polling guru Tim Hibbitts for the weekly Portland...
  • Former DNC Chair Romer backs Obama

     
    by Mike Dorning updated Barack Obama picked up support from another former Democratic party chair and political ally of former President Bill Clinton a few moments ago. Former Democratic National Committee General Chairman and former Colorado Gov. Roy...
  • Obama-Clinton ticket: 55% Dems say yes

     
    by Mark Silva While most Democrats are telling pollsters that Sen. Hillary Clinton should continue her contest with Sen. Barack Obama for the party's presidential nomination, most also say they like the idea of Obama tapping Clinton for his running......
  • Skip Campbell and other Democrats to rail on 2008 session

     
    Republican legislative leaders' rosy appraisal of the 2008 legislative session will be called into doubt Tuesday by a handful of Democratic legislative candidates on the ballot in Palm Beach County. Leading a pack of candidates at a press conference......
  • West Virginia: No suspense

     
    There's no suspense about the outcome tonight in West Virginia -- only about how the press will cover it. Polls close at 7:30 pm, and if the other kind of polls are right the vast majority of West Virginians......
  • Long way to go, short time to get there

     
    by James Oliphant CHARLESTON, W.Va.--Sure, okay, you've got your little Democratic primary going on here. But to be truthful, that's just politics. Picking a president. Democracy in action. Blah. Blah. Blah. Charleston is also the site today of something....
  • Election Day optimism at Hillary HQ

     
    by James Oliphant CHARLESTON, W.Va.--Parked in front of Hillary Clinton's headquarters here is a battered white Ford minvan, entirely covered with signatures of Clinton supporters. Larry Hicks, an 80-year-old Ohio man, has been driving the van across...