So what if Hillary Clinton loses in Iowa?
A new conventional wisdom is taking hold that Barack Obama beats her there, he could run away with the nomination.
It’s a line of thinking the Clinton campaign should encourage.
The reason is simple: If the Clinton Machine has a firewall anywhere, it’s in New Hampshire, Read More
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign debuts its first commercial in Iowa today: a 60-second spot titled "Invisible."
Over at The New York Times, Pat Healy has begun the analysis.
The meat of the script is Hillary saying:
“You know, if you’re a family that is struggling, and you don’t have health care, well Read More
We've always known Rudy Giuliani faced a tricky-to-impossible balancing act among Iowa's rabidly pro-life caucus electorate – the same folks who gave Pat Robertson 25 percent of their vote (well ahead of the sitting Vice-President of the United States) in 1988. Indeed, this is one of the chief reasons the former mayor Read More
Before Rudolph W. Giuliani started to run for President, he specialized in writing books and delivering inspirational lectures on the topic of “leadership,” which has become the theme for his campaign. He is now telling America that in a time of war and terror, he is the leader we need. And he seems to be Read More
Al Sharpton really enjoys making candidates beg for his endorsement.
And yet they come.
Next week, Mr. Sharpton will take over the swanky Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers and spend four days granting an audience to every Democrat who wants to be President.
He’s not saying anything definitive yet about which candidate he likes Read More
9 a.m. Assemblywoman Ellen Young will host a tax free preparation day for low-income clients at the YWCA, 42-07 Parsons Boulevard in Flushing, Queens.
10 a.m. Rainbow PUSH Coalition of New York will hold a Bridge Building Rally for Justice at the Metropolitan Community United Methodist, 1975 Madison Avenue at 126th Street.
10 a.m. Read More
Hillary Clinton’s campaign just sent out an email from former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack explaining his reasons for endorsing her for President.
For one thing, he says, it was simply a matter of returning a favor:
“When I first ran for governor of Iowa in 1998, many people didn’t give me much of a chance. Read More
Another Hillary update from Niall Stanage:
Hillary Clinton’s campaign swing through Iowa brought her to a biotech company on the outskirts of Des Moines this morning – and brought Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez unexpectedly into her crosshairs.
The first question she received after a speech to employees of the Pioneer Hi-Bred International facility in Johnston Read More
Niall Stanage sends in this dispatch from Dubuque:
Hillary Clinton faced the question that won’t go away yet again last night – this time at an otherwise successful campaign event at the University of Dubuque, Iowa.
A male member of the overflowing crowd condemned the former first lady’s standard response to attacks on her 2002 Read More
Go ahead and call Hillary Rodham Clinton the front-runner for the 2008 Democratic Presidential nomination. After all, she’s running 20 points ahead of her nearest rival in the national polls, and she’ll have lots and lots (and lots and lots) of cash.
Just don’t get carried away.
There is a notion floating around that the Read More