Spin Control

Thursday’s quickie political briefing


Today's video: Slate's counter to Hillary Clinton's "popular vote" argument

Here are the headlines in the presidential campaign from The Associated Press:

Clinton to end historic candidacy and announce she is supporting Obama for president

Dean stays as DNC chair; bans lobbyist, PAC money consistent with Obama’s position

McCain reports his best month of presidential fundraising at $21.5 million

Virginia an example of possible larger electoral map with Obama, McCain running
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ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
John McCain addresses the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors and Florida Press Association at a convention in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is in Washington, D.C. Barack Obama speaks to voters at two stops in Virginia.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY
“The quicker we proved that we were committed to Senator Obama, then the better for all of us.” — New York Rep. Charles Rangel, on CBS’ “The Early Show.”
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STAT OF THE DAY
One in seven white voters in Democratic primaries said in exit polls that race was important in choosing their candidate.





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