Jan 6th, 2008
4:13 am
January 6th, 2008 | Uncategorized
From Boston, five quick reactions to the Dem debate

BOSTON, Mass., 4:05 a.m. — 1) Maybe it’s time to stop trying to make these debates hip and tech-savvy. What did Facebook’s “sponsorship” add to the debate other than some pretty lame polls? Couldn’t they have at least done something fun to add the “Facebook touch” on the dry proceedings? Maybe they could have let […]

Jan 5th, 2008
9:34 pm
January 5th, 2008 | Uncategorized
LIVE: Can change have four definitions?

MANCHESTER, N.H., 9:34 p.m. — The minute-by-minute speaks for itself: 9:26 p.m. | “We’re all advocating for change,” Clinton asserts. But it’s easier said than done, she says, and points to her record. Change, she says, “is a result of very hard work, bringing people together, stating very clearly what your goals are, what your […]

Jan 4th, 2008
1:45 pm
January 4th, 2008 | Uncategorized
Caucus afterthoughts

ANKENY, Iowa, 1:45 p.m. – Last night, I saw of the most bizarre proceedings I’ve ever been witness to, from within the Ankeny United Methodist Church in Iowa. There my companions and I observed the Ankeny Precinct 3 Democratic caucus.

Jan 3rd, 2008
8:51 pm
January 3rd, 2008 | Uncategorized
The Iowa Numbers: West Des Moines — Precinct 111

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 7:32 p.m. — The first round of results are in: Before the critical realignment stage of the Democratic caucus in this precinct, here’s an update from West Des Moines, Precinct 111: Joe Biden: 7 Hillary Clinton: 75 Chris Dodd: 9 John Edwards: 49 Barack Obama: 99 Bill Richardson: 22 They tallied […]

Jan 3rd, 2008
7:27 pm
January 3rd, 2008 | Uncategorized
In West Des Moines, backers of unviable candidates flock to Obama

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 7:27 p.m. — The library at Hillside Elementary School in West Des Moines was packed. Outside the door, bright-eyed women wore bandoliers of Hillary stickers and handed out cookies to caucus-goers. “Are you supporting Hillary? Supporting Hillary? That corner in the back, that’s where we are.” The Iowa caucuses began at […]

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