Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
6:55 PM ET, March 28, 2008


 Top Items: 
Thomas Fitzgerald /
Bob Casey to endorse Obama, join bus tour  —  Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey plans to endorse Sen. Barack Obama for president today in Pittsburgh, sending a message both to the state's primary voters and to undecided superdelegates who might decide the close race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Sasha Issenberg / Boston Globe:
Casey snubs Clinton, family feud continues  —  PITTSBURGH — Senator Bob Casey, a champion of the working-class Catholic voters at the core of Hillary Clinton's Pennsylvania coalition, bypassed Clinton to endorse Barack Obama today, the latest swipe between two warring dynasties whose battles …
Discussion: The Fix and Spin Cycle
Noam Scheiber / The New Republic:
Vice President Casey?  —  Three more quick thoughts about Casey:  —  1.)  Is it just me, or are there crazier vice presidential picks than Bob Casey?  He may not be a star in the Senate, as Eve points out.  But he's popular with the people Obama is weakest among, and who …
Katharine Q. Seelye / The Caucus:
The Casey Endorsement  —  In a surprise move, Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania has endorsed Senator Barack Obama in advance of the April 22 Democratic primary.  Mr. Casey had said he would remain neutral in the race in part because he wanted to help broker a reconciliation between Mr. Obama …
Jennifer Parker / Political Radar:
Obama: Primary ‘A Good Movie That Lasted About A Half An Hour Too Long’
Discussion: The Politico
Gallup Daily: Obama Back Into Lead in Democratic Race  —  McCain enjoys advantage in general election trial heat  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Today's Gallup Poll Daily tracking update finds Barack Obama with an eight percentage point advantage over Hillary Clinton (50% to 42%) …
Chuck Todd / MSNBC:
Todd: Clinton has made the right call  —  NBC's Chuck Todd says calls for her to drop out are premature  —  WASHINGTON - It is amazing how loud some of the buzz is for Sen. Hillary Clinton to “do what's best for the party” and get out.  —  More than any other week, this one seemed …
Mike Allen / Ben Smith's Blogs:
BREAKING: Dean wants closure by July 1  —  A potential game-changer from CBS News and “The Early Show.”  Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean says he wants superdelegates to make a decision by JULY 1 — the most specific he has been in his effort to prod the party …
Democratic National Committee:
Dean: New Ad, But No New Ideas From John McCain  —  After casting aside his image as a so-called “maverick” and morphing into the ultimate Bush Republican in the primaries, John McCain today released a new ad aimed at reintroducing himself to the country.  After giving two “major policy speeches” …
Dean: Obama, Clinton camps told to cool rhetoric
Discussion: NO QUARTER
Transcript: Mark McKinnon On Why He'll Leave The McCain Campaign If Obama Is The Democratic Nominee  —  National Journal's Linda Douglass sat down with Mark McKinnon for the March 28 edition of “National Journal On Air.”  This is a transcript of their conversation.  —  Q: I want to introduce Mark McKinnon.
Noam Scheiber / The New Republic:   Like McCain Needs A Bicycle
David Corn / MoJoBlog:
McCain Ad: Cue the Ugly “American” Campaign  —  The American president Americans have been waiting for!  —  That's the tag line on John McCain's new ad, which features a film clip of McCain as a captured POW and a baritone-voice narrator asking, “What must a president believe about us, about America?”
Discussion: American Power and Hold Fast
Deacon / Power Line:
DUKE LOWERS THE BAR AGAIN  —  Many of you probably know that 38 members of the 2006 Duke lacrosse team have filed a civil suit against Duke University, its president Richard Brodhead (yes, he's still Duke's president), the city of Durham, and others associated with the outrageous behavior directed …
Discussion: Tapscott's Copy Desk
Fox News:
FBI Focusing on ‘About Four’ Suspects in 2001 Anthrax Attacks  —  WASHINGTON — The FBI has narrowed its focus to “about four” suspects in the 6 1/2-year investigation of the deadly anthrax attacks of 2001, and at least three of those suspects are linked to the Army's bioweapons research facility …
Michelle Malkin:
The anthrax case, the media, and the innocent
Discussion: The Jawa Report
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Loans and Leadership  —  When George W. Bush first ran for the White House, political reporters assured us that he came across as a reasonable, moderate guy.  —  Yet those of us who looked at his policy proposals — big tax cuts for the rich and Social Security privatization — had a very different impression.
Robert Kuttner / American Prospect:
Obama v. Krugman
Associated Press:
Bush aide resigns  —  White House cites improper use of grant money  —  WASHINGTON - An aide to President Bush has resigned because of his alleged misuse of grant money from the U.S. Agency for International Development when he worked for a Cuban democracy organization.
Jennifer Saba / Editor and Publisher:
NAA Reveals Biggest Ad Revenue Plunge in More Than 50 Years  —  NEW YORK The newspaper industry has experienced the worst drop in advertising revenue in more than 50 years.  —  According to new data released by the Newspaper Association of America, total print advertising revenue …
Maggie Haberman / New York Post:
GIULIANI WEIGHING ‘SPECIAL’ RUN FOR GOV  —  In the latest twist in New York politics, Rudy Giuliani is eyeing a run for governor in a special election this fall should Gov. Paterson be forced to resign, sources say.  —  A top adviser to the former mayor, who pulled the plug on his presidential bid …
Douglas Murray / CentreRight:
‘Fitna’: by Geert Wilders  —  Well Geert Wilders' film ‘Fitna’ is finally out, as of last night, and so far there is no need to retire to the bunker.  At the time of writing there's been a bit of rioting in Karachi but Holland itself is still standing if - thanks to its government - slightly cowed.
Discussion: pw pub, PoliGazette and
Times of London:
Hillary Clinton; fibber in chief  —  Her blatant deceit over Bosnia, among other lies, is about the last nail in her coffin  —  A good memory is needed once we have lied," observed Pierre Corneille, the 17th-century French tragedian.  He was right.  The complexities involved in keeping …
Discussion: The New Republic
Mark Niquette / The Columbus Dispatch:
Limbaugh safe from voter-fraud charges  —  Radio host encouraged fans to vote Democratic  —  Radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh has been telling his audience for days now that he could be indicted for encouraging Ohio Republicans to take a Democratic ballot in the March 4 primary in what he calls “Operation Chaos.”
Discussion: Wake up America and PunditGuy
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 6:55 PM ET, March 28, 2008.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 More Items: 
Marc Ambinder:
How To Count The Popular Vote
Discussion: Taylor Marsh
Harold Parmington / The Huffington Post:
Western Activism Won't Help Tibet
Domenico Montanaro / MSNBC:
Discussion: Wonkette
Stephen Marche / The New Republic:
“Shakespearean”?  Nay!  —  With Eliot Spitzer's sordid fall …
Discussion: Blog P.I. and Althouse
Matt Stoller / Open Left:
Do Americans Really Want a War Hero for President?
The Campaign Spot:
Liveblogging Obama on the View
 Earlier Items: 
Ritholtz / The Big Picture:
How to Get an “Iffy” loan approved at JPM Chase
Paul Kane / Washington Post:
42 Democrats Vow a Drawdown in Iraq If They Win Seats
Still in It To Win It  —  Hillary Clinton is often compared …
David Bauder / Associated Press:
Dave Marash quits Al-Jazeera English
Cecilia Kang / Washington Post:
Net Neutrality's Quiet Crusader
Discussion: The Foundry and Open Left
Nicholas Kralev / Washington Times:
Rice hits U.S. ‘birth defect’