Eric Florack on April 26th, 2008

The Strib: Al Franken’s career as an entertainer made him famous and rich and positioned him to run for the U.S. Senate. But now, just as he appears on the verge of securing the DFL endorsement to take on Republican Sen. Norm Coleman, Franken could be tripped up by missteps in the way his show […]

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Eric Florack on April 26th, 2008

The protracted and increasingly acrimonious fight for the Democratic presidential nomination is unnerving core constituencies — African Americans and wealthy liberals — who are becoming convinced that the party could suffer irreversible harm if Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton maintains her sharp line of attack against Sen. Barack Obama. Clinton’s solid win in the Pennsylvania primary […]

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davidl on April 26th, 2008

The mainstream media makes the case for John McCain, kind of, sort of.  The case against Barack Obama(BO),  Bob Hebert, New York Times: [T]here can be no denying that an awful lot of Mr. Obama’s troubles have come from his side of the table. The Rev. Wright fiasco undermined the fundamental rationale of the entire Obama […]

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Eric Florack on April 26th, 2008

HMM: “I think it is obvious that the superdelegates will pick Obama. They have their own self-interest to consider, not to mention the long-term interest of the party. The choice for Obama is clear â?? and it would be clear even if they knew Clinton would win and Obama will lose.” So notes InstaGlenn. This […]

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Eric Florack on April 26th, 2008

Bruce has a great story, today: When you read of this young man’s heroics, remember when this happened he was a Lance Corporal and a driver. The fact that he assessed the situation, realized he had to take charge and did so is a testament to both his courage and Marine Corps training. His successful […]

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Eric Florack on April 26th, 2008

Billy makes a great point this morning: I don’t know why people keep referring to what’s going on with energy as a “market” while it’s stepped on by government every mile of the way from the field to your tank, and from the generator to your AC outlets, ad infinitum. And it’s supposed to be […]

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