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Selim Algar / New York Post:
FROM BAD TO VERSE FOR HILL  —  AIRPORT'S GIRL POET STUNNED BY SNIPER TALE AS INSULTED FELLOW BOSNIANS RIP ‘LOW BLOW’ LIE  —  SARAJEVO, Bosnia - The Bosnian girl who famously read a poem to Hillary Rodham Clinton during her 1996 visit to the war-torn country is shocked - and her countrymen infuriated …
Mark Silva / Baltimore Sun:
Clinton: Health care premiums are in the mail
Discussion: The Huffington Post
Big Tent Democrat / TalkLeft:
Do They Hate Clinton More Than They Care About The Dem Party?  —  Apparently, Josh Marshall got a lot of “feedback” for his post that I discussed here.  His reply to that feedback seems equally nonsensical to me: … (Emphasis supplied.)  This makes no sense to me.
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The Politico:
Dem elite working for June solution  —  Hoping to avoid a summer-long bloodbath for the Democratic presidential nomination, some party leaders such as Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen have urged a convention of superdelegates in June, after the caucuses and primaries are over.
Associated Press:
Michigan delegate compromise offered
Discussion: TalkLeft
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Dems, Reps Agree: Obama Tougher Opponent for McCain
Discussion: The Swamp
Los Angeles Times:
Ickes is Clinton's not-so-secret weapon
Discussion: Wonkette
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama Holds Lead Over Clinton, 51% to 43%  —  Longest stretch as front-runner for either candidate since late February  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Gallup Poll Daily tracking conducted March 28-30 finds Barack Obama leading Hillary Clinton in national Democratic preferences for the nomination, 51% to 43%.
Discussion: The Daily Dish and Wonkette
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Byron York / The Corner:
Clinton, Obama, and the Racial Divide
Discussion: Fox News and Balloon Juice
CBN.com:
Obama Says He Doesn't Want His Daughters Punished with a Baby  —  A lot has been made (by both sides) in this Democratic primary race that “words matter”.  Well, The Brody File brings you this:  —  At a town hall meeting in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on Saturday afternoon …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
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John Hawkins / Right Wing News:
Interviewing Six Conservative Female Bloggers On Dating  —  One of the great things about my other blog, Conservative Grapevine, is that I get to link a wide variety of articles and see which links draw the most clicks.  While doing that, one of the things that I've found is that any article about dating tends to do really well.
Eli Lake / New York Sun:
Some Republicans Emerge To Endorse Obama  —  WASHINGTON — With an eye to the general election and the Pennsylvania primary, some Republicans who oppose President Bush's war policy are endorsing Senator Obama.  —  Senator Obama speaks at a rally on the Old Main Lawn at Penn State University yesterday …
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Dilbert Strategy  —  Anyone who has worked in a large organization — or, for that matter, reads the comic strip “Dilbert” — is familiar with the “org chart” strategy.  To hide their lack of any actual ideas about what to do, managers sometimes make a big show of rearranging the boxes and lines that say who reports to whom.
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Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
OOPS  —  Racial healer Lou Dobbs explains how he's sick of “cotton pickin'” black leaders telling him how he can and can't talk about race (he catches himself at the last minute — sorta) ...  Special thanks to TPM Reader AR for the catch.  —  Late Update: Whenever we do posts like this …
William Kristol / New York Times:
Biography Isn't Enough  —  The McCain campaign's first general election ad, released Friday, includes moving footage of him as a prisoner of war.  What was Democratic Chairman Howard Dean's reaction?  “While we honor McCain's military service, the fact is Americans want a real leader …
Juan Cole / Informed Comment:
Iran Brokers Call for Ceasefire; Bush reduced to Irrelevancy in Iraq; Fighting Continues  —  Iran Brokers Call for Ceasefire;  —  Bush reduced to Irrelevancy in Iraq;  —  Fighting Continues  —  McClatchy provides a lot of important detail about Sunday's surprising developments regarding …
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Sebastiaan Gottlieb / Radio Netherlands Worldwide:
Islamic countries want Dutch to ban Wilders movie  —  The ambassadors of 26 Islamic countries want the Netherlands to investigate whether the film Fitna made by Dutch right-wing populist MP Geert Wilders can be banned.  They asked Foreign Minister Maxime Verhagen whether it is possible …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
LAST REFUGE ...  PA Gov. Ed Rendell on Fox News coverage of the Democratic primary campaign ...  Late Update: Here's the video:  —  Hat tip to the Politico.
 
 
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50 Cent no longer supports Clinton
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McCain Says Iraqi Operation in Basra Came as Surprise
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C. Clinton: None of your business
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Could the Republicans Pick the Democratic Nominee? …
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