The First Wom(e)n To Win a Presidential Primary

Cross posted at Daily Kos

Yesterday, I published a diary on Daily Kos and cross-posted it at My DD. My diary congratulated Hillary Rodham Clinton for her fete as the first woman ever in American history to win a presidential primary.

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The First Woman To Win a Presidential Primary

Cross-posted at Daily Kos

The press hasn't noted it, so I thought I should write a diary to celebrate that a first has occurred in the history of our republic.  An event without precedent in American history, a woman has won a primary in the nominating process for her party.  The woman who shattered that glass ceiling, of course, is none other than Hillary Clinton.

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So many polls so little time: Iowa

Cross-posted at Daily Kos

I never dismiss a poll out of hand.  I think every poll has something to tell us.  The results of the Des Moines Register poll have been widely noted here and throughout the blogosphere.  Obama has a seven point lead:

Obama 32
Clinton 25
Edwards 24

This poll, the Register reports, has a +/-3.5% margin of error.  The model, according the The Washington Post, assumes that more than half of Hillary's and Edwards's support will be from first time caucus goers and that 72% of Obama's will come from that group.

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Beltway Dem for Hillary Clinton

I am new here at MyDD, and I thought I would take an opportunity to let people know that I am here in support for Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination and for the presidency.   I think Hillary represents the most credible candidate for the Democratic nomination, and a large plurality of national Democrats in poll after poll, month after month, and yes, year after year, consistently have expressed their hope she will be the nominee of our party. Let me explain the three broad reasons why I am for Hillary.

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Beltway Dem Predicts Obama Wins Iowa

Crossposted atDaily Kos

One of the great advantages that Barack Obama has in the race for Iowa is the shared border between Illinois and Iowa.  That border should make it a cake walk for Barack Obama to take the Iowa caucuses on January 3.  Iowa has a long history of supporting favorite sons from Iowa and neighboring states.  Let's review the history and see why it is so advantageous for Barack Obama.

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