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Friday’s quickie political briefing

Locally
Spokane Republicans have another meeting to attend. They’ll need a nominating meeting to decide which would-be GOP candidates get an endorsement. Click here to read more.

The Obama campaign will make a push for new voters on Saturday across Washington state, including an event in Spokane. Click here to read more.

Today’s video 1: Obama campaign complains about Limbaugh “Chaos”

Today’s video 2: Exit polling: Limbaugh not a factor?

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

Obama wins endorsements from 5 superdelegates and government employees union

Lieberman: McCain’s bearings are just fine

Even when it’s just for fun, Obama parries media and plays to win

McCain disputes blogger report that he voted against Bush

Clinton vows to keep running, calls on Obama to debate her again
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ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with voters in Oregon before a Democratic dinner in Kentucky. Barack Obama holds three events in Oregon. John McCain tours a science center in New Jersey.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY
“I voted and I’m going to keep that between me and the polling booth right now.” — Former Sen. John Edwards, who was asked on NBC’s “Today” Friday whether he voted for .
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STAT OF THE DAY
West Virginia’s median age of 40.7 is four years older than the national median, more than nine in 10 residents are white and the median family income is roughly $12,500 below the national median of about $58,500.


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Jim Camden is a veteran political reporter for The Spokesman-Review.


Jonathan Brunt is an enterprise reporter for The Spokesman-Review.


Kip Hill is a general assignments reporter for The Spokesman-Review.

Nick Deshais covers Spokane City Hall for The Spokesman-Review.

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