This statement came out about an hour ago from the Clinton campaign:
“I have called Senator Obama to congratulate him and wish him well.
“Thank you to the people of South Carolina who voted today and welcomed me into their homes over the last year. Your stories will stay with me well beyond this campaign Read More
In an email to reporters, Obama press secretary Bill Burton writes that “based on exit polling in South Carolina, we are currently projecting that we will win 25 delegates, Clinton will win 12 and Edwards will win 8. This means that the total pledged delegates from Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and now South Carolina combined Read More
Barack Obama is about to deliver his South Carolina victory speech, and here is the text of his remarks as prepared.
Over two weeks ago, we saw the people of Iowa proclaim that our time for change has come. But there were those who doubted this country’s desire for something new – who said Read More
The Clinton campaign spent the last week frantically inveigling the media to attach an asterisk to the South Carolina results.
And it just blew up in their faces.
Right up until the very end, just hours before the polls closed, Bill Clinton—the same Bill Clinton who had previously summoned all the righteous indignation he could Read More
There’s a sense of inevitability around the Clinton brand, and Hillary Clinton has been cashing in on it.
She advertises herself as “vetted,” promises there will be “no surprises” with her as the party’s nominee, and brags that she and her husband have been fighting—and defeating—the Republicans for 15 years running. And it’s working: Even Read More
As expected, this morning at 8:03 a.m (PST), Judge Charles Thompson of Clark County District Court in Nevada signed an order forcing MSNBC to include Dennis Kuncinich in tonight’s Democratic debate.
Citing the “timing” of Mr. Kucinich’s exclusion, the “importance of the caucuses,” and the “obligations of the media,” Judge Thompson ordered MSNBC to include Read More
This morning, the Media Mob caught up with William McGaha, who is serving as Dennis Kucinich’s lawyer in his battle to be included in tonight’s MSNBC debate at Cashman Center in Las Vegas.
Mr. McGaha said his client’s case was based, in part, on two e-mails the Kucinich camp had received from Jennifer Backus, Read More
A Nevada judge ruled yesterday afternoon that MSBNC will have to include Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich in tonight’s debate—or face a possible injunction halting the televised event from occurring.
“The judge called it a matter of fairness and said Nevada voters will benefit if they hear from more than just Hillary Rodham Clinton, Barack Read More
Are the Clintons really in any position to lecture Democratic voters about how irresponsible of them it would be to nominate Barack Obama?
For months, that’s the game they’ve been playing — warning, in ways subtle and overt, that Obama is a novice candidate who will be mercilessly chewed up by the big, bad Republicans. Read More
NASHUA, N.H.—The rushed primary schedule gives reporters only five days in New Hampshire, with virtually no sleep since they finished up in Iowa late last night. This morning in New Hampshire, they were feeling it.
Fernando Suarez, the 28-year-old beat reporter for CBS News, was punching furiously at his laptop trying to find a new Read More