The Morning Read: Wednesday, February 13, 2008Barack Obama and John McCain For McCain's grandfather and father, see John S. McCain, Sr. and John S. McCain, Jr., respectively
John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936 in Panama Canal Zone) is an American politician, war veteran, and currently the Republican Senior U.S. Senator from Arizona. each swept their primaries yesterday.
Adam Nagourney Adam Nagourney (born October 10, 1954 in New York City) is an American journalist covering U.S. politics for The New York Times.
Nagourney graduated with a B.A. from the State University of New York at Purchase in 1977. writes that Obama’s victories “sliced across nearly every major demographic line,” and he beat Hillary Clinton among women in Virginia and Maryland.
The Washington Post has a front page story asking if Clinton’s coalition is cracking.
The Clinton campaign strategy relies on courting Hispanic voters in Texas.
The departure of the top Latina working on Hillary Clinton’s campaign troubles two Hispanic lawmakers here, Ruben Diaz Ruben Diaz Sr. (b. 1943) represents the 32nd District in the New York State Senate, which includes the Bronx neighborhoods of Castle Hill, Clason Point, Parkchester, Morrisania, Hunts Point, Melrose, Pelham Parkway, Union Port, Longwood, and Soundview. Sr., and Jose Peralta.
Diaz also finds some comments by Bill Clinton troubling.
Eliot Spitzer called Obama “spectacular.”
“We are deeper in the hole that I thought we would be,” wrote Rudy Giuliani’s campaign treasurer.
Giuliani is giving paid speeches again.An article in an upcoming education magazine that says Michael Bloomberg could make a good presidential candidate has led historian Diane Ravitch to leave the publication.
In the State of the City speech yesterday, Christine Quinn proposed a tax-free week.
And a rebate for renters.
Spitzer aide Marty Mack used his official email account to distribute an unflattering news article about Joe Bruno.
Dean Skelos wants Spitzer’s emails.Sol Stern now opposes school vouchers.
Randi Weingarten is considering running to be the head of the national teachers union.
A third candidate is emerging to run for David Yassky’s seat: Isaac Abraham.Lee Zeldin picks up momentum in his congressional race on Long Island.
Republicans are coalescing coalescing (kōles´ing),
n a joining or fusing of parts. around Sandy Treadwell in his effort to unseat Kirsten Gillibrand.
President Bush gets confused over who exactly is with Al Sharpton.
Obama is the front-runner, the Economist has decided.
The New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of Sun notes the difference between McCain and Bloomberg on guns.
The Wall Street Journal editorial board Wall Street Journal Editorial Board members oversee the journal's editorial page and represent the newspaper and its editorial page publicly. The WSJ does not provide details on the exact duties of board members. writes that Obama’s rise is partly the fault of Clinton’s strategy: “To an electorate looking for Looking for
In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with. new ideas, Senator Clinton and her husband promised explicitly to go "back to the future.”
Was that an Obama supporter behind Clinton last night?
And Maureen Dowd leads her column with a Russell Berman anecdote.