"This thing will be over on Feb. 5," campaign chairman Terry McAuliffe assured reporters the day after Clinton's third-place finish in the Iowa caucuses. California, New York, New Jersey and other big Feb. 5 states were "Clinton Country," the thinking went. link
"It would last for three months and it would save you on average half a tank of gas, $25 to $30. That's what Senator Clinton and Senator McCain are proposing to deal with the gas crisis," he said on Tuesday in Winston-Sal
1. Excluding Michigan and Florida, Obama has a popular vote lead of 610,000 votes.
2. Including FL's beauty-contest result and an exit poll based estimate in MI (which improves it from a non-contest where Obama wasn't on the ballot to sort of a FL-type beauty contest where no one could campaign), Obama currently has a 251,000 lead in the popular vote.
Please find a compilation of Obama's record and positions below. A better formatted version to be posted later.
Crossposted at Daily Kos: Obama's Record Reference: Version 1. Please use that diary for forwarding and emailing to friends, family and others as that has a few typos edited out, has some updates and I will be updating it further in the next couple of days. Thanks.
The relationship began to change, according to several Democrats who are friendly to both senators, when Mr. Obama began musing aloud about a presidential bid. The day he opened his exploratory committee, several Senate observers said, he extended his hand and said hello on the Senate floor. She breezed by him, offering a cool stare.