Politics As Usual


dailyphoto080127.jpgObama claims big win in South Carolina
Sen. Barack Obama claimed a significant victory in the South Carolina Democratic primary on Saturday, telling supporters “we are hungry for change.” The Illinois senator earned more than twice the vote that rival Sen. Hillary Clinton did, 55 percent to 27 percent, unofficial returns showed. (Continue Reading…)

Black Vote Was Vital, But Not the Whole Story
Overwhelming support from African American voters fueled Sen. Barack Obama’s big win in yesterday’s South Carolina Democratic primary, but he also continued to demonstrate broad appeal across racial lines, particularly among younger, better-educated and wealthier voters. (Continue Reading…)

Obama’s Rout Rejiggers the Race
There was only way to describe Barack Obama’s victory over Hillary Clinton and John Edwards in South Carolina: It was a rout. “After four great contests in every corner of this country, we have the most votes, the most delegates, and the most diverse coalition of Americans that we’ve seen in a long, long time,” (Continue Reading…)

Bill Clinton: Obama is Just Like Jesse Jackson
Said Bill Clinton today in Columbia, SC: “Jesse Jackson won South Carolina in ’84 and ’88. Jackson ran a good campaign. And Obama ran a good campaign here.” (Continue Reading…)

ON DEADLINE: “Fairy Tales” Do Come True
Barack Obama didn’t settle for a mere rout in South Carolina. After a landslide victory over Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Illinois senator took a brash, brutal victory lap that he hopes will define her, her husband, and their his-and-hers candidacy in the days ahead. (Continue Reading…)

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