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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

News Round Up

Clinton battles to derail Obama in Ohio debate
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Faltering Democrat Hillary Clinton Tuesday faced one of her last chances to derail Barack Obama's presidential express train at their final debate before make-or-break nominating contests next week.

DNC Files Suit Against McCain for Spending Limits
(CNSNews.com) - The Democratic National Committee filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Monday claiming that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) violated spending limits associated with receiving matching public campaign funds. Political experts, however, noted that candidates who receive public funds are at a disadvantage due to the large sums spent in campaign politics

Barack Obama prefers cooperation abroad
WASHINGTON - Based on his Senate history, Barack Obama as president would likely push to expand human rights and reduce poverty abroad using cooperation rather than confrontation. If foreign events permit.

Senator Obama's Coming Out Party in Cleveland
There has been a great deal of controversy generated over Senator Barack Obama's views towards Israel and the America-Israel relationship. The arguments have revolved around his close associations with people who harbor problematic views toward Israel, his list of foreign policy advisers, and some of his own views on the course of America's foreign policy. American Thinker has run a series of articles on this topic. Supporters have rallied to Barack Obama's defense.

Obama's Real Experience: His Candidacy
The best evidence of Obama’s readiness to lead the nation is the ability with which he has 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.

Ellen Visits Clinton Fundraiser
WASHINGTON -- Hillary Rodham Clinton was speaking at a fundraiser Monday on the campus of The George Washington University when Ellen DeGeneres popped up.
"Sorry to interrupt, but how's everybody doing?" quipped the talk show host, who was beamed into the auditorium by satellite from her studio in New York, prompting loud cheers from the audience.

Delegate Gap Won't Hurt Clinton in Pa.
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton fell at least 10 candidates short of fielding a full slate for the 103 delegate slots to be allocated in Pennsylvania's primary _ unlike rival Sen. Barack Obama _ but that disparity has more symbolic than substantive impact.

Obama Pal Chides Clinton Over Plagiarism
WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick chided Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday for accusing his friend and political ally Barack Obama of plagiarizing lines from Patrick's speeches.

Poll: Obama With Slight Texas Lead
Monday, February 25, 2008 5:00 PM

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