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Wednesday’s quickie political briefing

Today’s video: Can’t get no satisfaction? Gallup says you aren’t alone

Obama woos working-class voters in Michigan

Democrats widen majority in Congress with win in Mississippi special election
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THE DELEGATE BREAKDOWN
Barack Obama: 1,885
Hillary Rodham Clinton: 1,717
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ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
John McCain raises campaign cash in Columbus, Ohio. Hillary Rodham Clinton is in the District of Columbia. Barack Obama discusses the economy with workers and holds a rally in Michigan.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY
“When I came to West Virginia, it took people a while to accept me. Barack is new to West Virginia, and the Clintons are not new to West Virginia.” — West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller, a supporter of Democrat Barack Obama who lost the state’s Democratic presidential primary to Hillary Rodham Clinton.
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STAT OF THE DAY
About six in 10 Democratic voters in West Virginia supported Hillary Rodham Clinton’s proposal to suspend the federal gas tax for the summer and three-quarters of those voted for her, according to exit polls.


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


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