Rave Reviews, Likeability

Jonathan Martin anticipates rave reviews of Barack Obama’s speech, but wonders how the speech will resonate with voters. [Politico]

McCain has the highest likeability rating of any of the presidential candidates. [RCL]

John McCain, now in Jordan, says “he would uphold a long-term military commitment in Iraq as long as al-Qaida in Iraq is not defeated.” [AP]

Jose Rivera may get ousted as the Democratic Party leader in Bronx County. [Daily News]

The Democratic Party in Texas says they will not delay county conventions in order to verify sign-in lists, as the Clinton campaign had requested. [Star Telegram]

Despite rumors, an Edwards endorsement is probably not imminent. [Ambinder]

A survey from Public Policy Polling also has Hillary Clinton’s lead widening in Pennsylvania. [Political Wire]