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Tuesday’s quickie political briefing

Today’s fun video: New math on the campaign trail.

Here are the headlines from the presidential campaign, from The Associated PressClinton poised for West Virginia win that offers little hope of jarring Obama’s reach for nomination

More than $20 million in debt, Clinton could look to Obama, Senate campaign to help pay it off

Obama leads the field in unsolicited campaign songs; a new form of campaigning


Video update: Some of you may have been frustrated that yesterday’s video of the SNL spoof of Hillary Clinton didn’t work for part of the day. It has been fixed with an official clip from NBC. Sorry for the problems.
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ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
John McCain attends an environmental round table in North Bend and a fundraiser in Bellevue, Wash.
Hillary Clinton campaigns in Charleston, W.V. Barack Obama campaigns in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY
“I’ve heard from Americans from all walks of life … they want a choice. They believe that America has more and better to offer than what the current political situation is serving up to us.” — Former Rep. Bob Barr, announcing his intention to seek the Libertarian Party presidential nomination.
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STAT OF THE DAY
In 2004, more votes were cast for the Democratic and Republican primaries for governor in West Virginia than in the state’s presidential primary.


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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.

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