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8:10 PM ET, May 25, 2008

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Hillary Clinton / NY Daily News:
Hillary: Why do I continue to run  —  This past Friday, during a meeting with a newspaper editorial board, I was asked about whether I was going to continue in the presidential race.  —  I made clear that I was - and that I thought the urgency to end the 2008 primary process was unprecedented.
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John F. Harris / The Politico:
Media hype: How small stories become big news  —  The signature defect of modern political journalism is that it has shredded the ideal of proportionality.  —  Important stories, sometimes the product of months of serious reporting, that in an earlier era would have captured the attention …
Mark Silva / The Swamp:   Obama: Clinton's RFK remark fatigue
Thomas Ferraro / Reuters:
Clinton looks past assassination comments
Washington Wire:
How Clinton's Comments Didn't — Then Did — Catch Fire
Michael James / Political Radar:
Bill Clinton Has ‘Never Seen a Candidate Treated So Disrespectfully Just for Running’  —  ABC News' Sarah Amos reports: Former President Bill Clinton in South Dakota today delivered a harsh critique of how his wife has been treated during her presidential bid, telling the crowd that he has …
Discussion: The Daily Dish and TIME.com
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Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Clinton Maintains Lead Over McCain  —  Obama has 5-point lead over Clinton among Democrats  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Gallup Poll Daily tracking from May 20-24 finds Hillary Clinton maintaining a significant 49% to 44% lead over John McCain when registered voters are asked …
Discussion: TalkLeft and NO QUARTER
Bill Scher / The Huffington Post:   McCain Campaign Lies About The Polls
Gallup:   Gallup Daily: Obama 52%, Clinton 44%
David Weigel / Reason Magazine:
Live from the LP Convention: Nominating Speeches and the 2008 Candidate  —  As I walked onto the floor, one delegate ran up to me to gloat.  “Did you know that C-Span's got the only cameras here?” he asked.  “What about Bob Barr's media frenzy, huh?  If he's getting so much attention, where's all the media?”
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Robert Stacy McCain / American Spectator:
PREVIOUSLY:  —  Awaiting the sixth ballot totals, but the suspense is over and everyone knows the result: Barr will be the Libertarian presidential candidate for 2008, likely with Root as his running mate.  I asked Barr if he could get the high-energy Root to switch to decaf for the general-election campaign.
presstv.ir:
‘Ayatollah will not allow US-Iraq deal’  —  Iraq's most revered Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has strongly objected to a ‘security accord’ between the US and Iraq.  —  The Grand Ayatollah has reiterated that he would not allow Iraq to sign such a deal with “the US occupiers” …
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Jaketapper / Political Punch:
What the FARC Was Obama Talking About?  —  “I have learned that when you are campaigning for as many months as Sen. Clinton and I have been campaigning, sometimes you get careless in terms of the statements that you make,” Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, said, “And I think that is what happened here.
Charles S. Johnson / Missoulian:
Lee Newspapers poll: Obama holds big edge over Clinton in Montana  —  HELENA - Barack Obama has grabbed a big lead over Hillary Clinton in Montana's June 3 Democratic presidential primary, a Lee Newspapers poll shows.  —  Obama leads Clinton by 52 percent to 35 percent among likely Democratic voters …
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Michael Isikoff / Newsweek:
Obama's Lobbyist Connection  —  When Illinois utility Commonwealth Edison wanted state lawmakers to back a hefty rate hike two years ago, it took a creative lobbying approach, concocting a new outfit that seemed devoted to the public interest: Consumers Organized for Reliable Electricity, or CORE.
Peter Nicholas / Los Angeles Times:
Trouble brewing in N.Y. for Clinton  —  Black leaders say that if Hillary Rodham Clinton returns as senator, she'll need to heal racial wounds her campaign has inflicted.  —  Even as she continues her longshot presidential bid, Hillary Rodham Clinton faces a political rift in New York …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
ROVE'S NON-DENIAL DENIAL  —  On This Week this morning George Stephanopoulos asked Karl Rove if he denied contacting the Justice Department prosecuting former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman.  He responded with a textbook non-denial denial.  Here's the video ...  (ed.note: Special thanks to TPM Reader GB for the catch.)
Matt / Think Progress:
Stephanopoulos Does What Fox News Refuses To Do, Identifies Rove As An Informal McCain Adviser  —  On ABC's This Week today, host George Stephanopoulos introduced Karl Rove as “President Bush's former deputy chief of staff and political strategist, an informal adviser to John McCain's campaign.”
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
 
 
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Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Rendering Justice, With One Eye on Re-election
Elisabeth Bumiller / New York Times:
The Snare of Privilege  —  WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton …
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Peter S. Goodman / New York Times:
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Kim Chipman / Bloomberg:
Obama Asks Wesleyan Students to Serve Their Country
Barry Meier / New York Times:
In McCain Campaign, a Lobbying Labyrinth
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Chinese Are Left to Ask Why Schools Fell
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