Hillary Clinton began the campaign by saying she was “in it to win it.” In the New Hampshire primary victory speech she delivered just now at the Southern New Hampshire University, she told the cheering crowd, “We are in it for the American people.”
Hillary Clinton has become a better candidate.
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Barack Obama and his wife were just met with rioutous applause. The first thing he said was, “Thank you New Hampshire.”
There’s no sense of defeat or loss to them whatsoever–you’d have no sense at all that he hadn’t won the primary if you hadn’t seen it on the TV, just before they shut it Read More
The Associated Press has now called New Hampshire for Hillary Clinton, and other outlets are likely to follow suit shortly. And with that, Hillary has undone the near-fatal damage inflicted on her campaign by her third place finish in Iowa last Thursday night. One question now is how she engineered this upset win — but Read More
In introducing John Edwards to the stage to give another concession speech, Elizabeth Edwards gave no indication that her husband planned to bow out.
“Today we have taken steps, steps not as big as what we had wanted,” she said, adding “The goal is still in sight, and what is that goal? To make as Read More
MANCHESTER, N.H.—Twelve-story buildings qualify as skyscrapers here, so when you come into town, the Radisson on Elm Street is one of the first things you see.
It’s the hotel where NBC, ABC and C-SPAN are all kipping, and it’s also where Hillary Clinton’s campaign bus drops and picks up reporters every day, and where Read More
MERRIMACK, N.H.—Rudy Giuliani polled terribly in New Hampshire and therefore lost every candidate’s apparently God-given right to an attentive press corps; he was mostly down to New Hampshire TV and a handful of New York-based daily reporters.
Who could resist? (Besides most everyone.) I decided to embed.
In the packed spin room after Read More
Dixville Notch has shut Hillary Clinton out on the first official voting of the New Hampshire primary. The tiny town in far northern New Hampshire (actually, it’s not really a town—its voters all live and work in the Balsams resort hotel) handed Barack Obama 7 votes in its primary, ahead of John Edwards (2 votes) Read More
ROCHESTER, N.H.—Barack Obama waited until the very end of his 49-minute speech in this 30,000-strong town before sticking it to a wounded Hillary Clinton.
Referring to Saturday night’s debate between the four main Democratic candidates, Obama mentioned “one of [his] opponents” who, he said, had suggested that candidates should “stop offering the American people false Read More
Not every presidential nominee in the modern era has won both Iowa and New Hampshire. But they have all received a boost from at least one of them.
And therein lies Hillary Clinton’s predicament: If she loses to Barack Obama on Tuesday night, she will have suffered back-to-back defeats in the lead-off states, both in Read More