ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here

Spin Control

Monday’s quickie political briefing

Local briefs

McCain coming to Washington Tuesday. Read the full story by clicking here.
Spokane newsie takes job with gov. Read full story by clicking here.

Today’s fun video: A SNL skit Hillary Clinton probably won’t be mentioning on the campaign trail.

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

Clinton outwardly confident, even as hopes dim on candidacy

Obama heading to Michigan, Florida

McCain: Fight global warming with nuclear power

Bob Barr announces Libertarian White House bid.
——
ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
John McCain speaks about global warming in Portland, Ore. Hillary Rodham Clinton campaigns in West Virginia. Barack Obama has events in West Virginia and Kentucky.
———
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“I keep telling people, no Democrat has won the White House since 1916 without winning West Virginia.” — Hillary Rodham Clinton at a morning campaign stop at Tudor’s Biscuit World in Charleston, W.Va.
———
STAT OF THE DAY
Democrat Bill Clinton won West Virginia twice in the general election — in 1992 with about 48 percent and in 1996 with more than 51 percent. Republican George W. Bush also took the state twice — in 2000 with almost 52 percent and in 2004 with 56 percent.


Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to Spin Control

Get blog updates by email

About this blog

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.

Latest comments »

Read all the posts from recent conversations on Spin Control.

Search this blog
Subscribe to this blog
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here