Hillary Looking Shaky
To the Editor:
As a resident of Iowa, I can say that Steve Kornacki got it just about right [“What Happens If Hillary Whiffs in ’08?”, Aug. 28–Sep. 4]. Let me add a couple of points:
First, Governor Tom Vilsack may run in the Democratic caucus here. In years past—for example, when Read More
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