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11:50 AM ET, February 29, 2008

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Jay Root / Houston Chronicle:
State Democrats say Clinton camp may sue  —  Legal action could disrupt or delay caucuses, party says  —  AUSTIN — The Texas Democratic Party warned Thursday that election night caucuses scheduled for Tuesday could be delayed or disrupted after aides to Hillary Rodham Clinton threatened …
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Alex Johnson / MSNBC:
Some Texas Republicans to vote for Obama  —  True support combines with stop-Clinton sentiment in next week's primary  —  One of Sen. Barack Obama's surest applause lines comes about halfway into his standard stump speech.  It goes like this:  —  “They whisper to me.
Wayne Slater / Dallas Morning News:
McCain seeks to woo conservative base in Texas appearances  —  At TI, he says Obama stuck in past on Iraq  —  wslater@dallasnews.com  —  RICHARDSON - John McCain was on a mission Thursday in Texas - consolidate the Republican base and frame the November election on his terms.
CTV.ca:
Opponents slam Obama after CTV story on NAFTA  —  Allegations of double talk on NAFTA from the Obama and Clinton campaigns dominated the U.S. political landscape on Thursday.  —  On Wednesday, CTV reported that a senior member of Barack Obama's campaign called the Canadian embassy within …
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Mark Murray / MSNBC:
FIRST THOUGHTS: THE GOP'S DISADVANTAGES
Discussion: AMERICAblog and The Caucus
Nitya / Political Radar:
Clinton Goes Nuclear: New Ad Tests Obama  —  ABC News' Nitya Venkataraman: Closing in on the March 4 contests, Sen. Hillary Clinton debuts a campaign ad today with ominous undertones.  —  “It's 3:00am and your children are asleep,” the voice over says.  “There's a phone in the White House, and it's ringing.
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Steve Kornacki / New York Observer:
Hillary as Mondale, Again
Discussion: Ben Smith's Blogs and Spin Cycle
Ben Smith / The Politico:
New Clinton ad is the scariest of cycle  —  Clinton is up with the scariest ad of the cycle, one that echoes, in a soft-focus way, some of President Bush's 2004 campaign spots.  —  It features a child sleeping in bed and an unnamed emergency ringing the White House phone …
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Marc Ambinder:
Clinton's “Red Phone”
Discussion: Ohio Daily Blog and Towleroad
Shaun Mullen / The Moderate Voice:
Texas: End of the Road For Hillary Clinton
Charles Mahtesian / The Politico:
Clinton seeks to regain the spotlight  —  There was a time not long ago when Hillary Clinton dominated the discourse in both parties' presidential contests.  —  Now, she's struggling to get her message out and remain part of the campaign conversation as the media and her remaining rivals …
Discussion: Captain's Quarters and ABCNEWS
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IraqPundit:   Obama's Incoherence  —  What did Barack Obama mean Tuesday …
Economist:
Hope and fear  —  Democratic economic policy sounds worryingly populist  —  FOR a man who has placed “hope” at the centre of his campaign, Barack Obama can sound pretty darned depressing.  As the battle for the Democratic nomination reaches a climax in Texas and Ohio …
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Did ‘SNL’ Go Beyond the Pale With Fauxbama?  —  Lorne Michaels Defends Casting Of Non-Black Man in Sketch  —  When Barack Obama announced his candidacy for president last year, some observers questioned whether the senator from Illinois was “black enough” to embody the hopes and aspirations of African Americans.
Guardian:
Israeli minister warns of Palestinian ‘holocaust’  —  An Israeli minister today warned of increasingly bitter conflict in the Gaza Strip, saying the Palestinians could bring on themselves what he called a “holocaust”.  —  “The more Qassam [rocket] fire intensifies and the rockets reach a longer range …
Discussion: The Raw Story and Media Blog
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Alon Bernstein / Associated Press:
Israel warns Gaza invasion impending
Discussion: Captain's Quarters
Pew Research Center:
Obama's Appeal to Independents  —  Obama has much greater personal appeal to independent voters than does either McCain or Clinton.  Fully 63% of independents rate Obama favorably, nearly twice the percentage expressing an unfavorable view of him (32%).  The balance of opinion toward McCain …
Discussion: QandO and Open Left
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Daniel Larison / Eunomia:
Obama's Weaker Support With Democrats
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Luke Baker / Reuters:
Media's embargo on “Harry's war” sparks debate  —  Now the world knows Britain's Prince Harry is in Afghanistan, the question on many lips is whether it was right for the media to keep quiet about it for so long.  —  Journalists are accustomed to embargoes — almost every day newspapers …
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Nancy / nancynall.com:
Copycat.  —  I feel bad about what I'm going to do here.  —  I've had a lot of fun at Tim Goeglein's expense over the last few months.  Mean-spirited fun, certainly, but my problem with him has always been one of personal taste.  In his columns for The News-Sentinel, my old newspaper …
Discussion: Romenesko
Zogby:
Reuters/C-SPAN/Houston Chronicle Poll: Obama Builds Lead Over Clinton in Texas, But Dem Race Too Close To Call in Ohio...  Zogby News Releases
CNN:
Police: Deadly toxin found at Las Vegas hotel  —  (CNN) — Police in Las Vegas, Nevada, are investigating the discovery of what they said is the deadly poison ricin in a hotel room.  —  Authorities were called to an Extended Stay America hotel around 3 p.m. PT Thursday after a man brought …
Discussion: The Lede and Hot Air
Patrick Seale / Gulf News:
Obama is good for Israel  —  Barack Obama has pledged that, if elected President of the United States, he will travel to a “major Islamic forum” in the first 100 days of his Administration to deliver the clear message that “we are not at war with Islam”.  —  This is a strong signal …
Discussion: Power Line and Commentary
The Huffington Post:
John McCain ‘Accidentally’ Calls Himself A “Liberal Republican”  —  At a town hall meeting in Richardson, Texas, Thursday afternoon, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., made a gaffe that will surely provide myriad conservative radio talk show hosts confirmation of their views, by accidentally calling himself a liberal.
 
 
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Carl Bialik / Wall Street Journal:
Voters Flock to Polls, But Are They Really Reversing a Trend?
Dr. Helen:
Percentage of Male Teachers Hits 40-Year Low
The Big Trunk / Power Line:
LESLYE KNOX V. THE PLO: WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON?
Discussion: Chicago Tribune and The Corner
Hecate:
To Whom Would Jesus Deny Mammograms?
John J. Miller / The Corner:
WFB & the Surge  —  Yesterday on The Corner and on Wednesday …
Discussion: The Daily Dish
Jim Lindgren / The Volokh Conspiracy:
THE MEANING OF “NATURAL BORN.”  I read with some amusement …
USA Today:
Primaries turnout prompts concerns for Nov.
Houston Chronicle:
Poll: McCain and Obama lead in Texas
 Earlier Items: 
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Lindsay Powers / Us Weekly:
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David Brooks / New York Times:
Remembering the Mentor
Discussion: The Corner
Tahman Bradley / Political Radar:
Clinton Compares Obama to a Blank Screen
Noor Ali / Reuters:
Kenyan elders want U.S. apology over Obama photo
Discussion: Gateway Pundit and Jihad Watch
Zogby:
Roosevelt Holds Top Ranking on Presidential Greatness Scale
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Pundit Review Radio / BLACKFIVE:
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