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2008 Headlines

2008 Headlines | Monday | January 8th

Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani trademarks his own name,

UPI

McCain, Giuliani Fare Well Vs. Top Dems, While Edwards Might Be Toughest Rival,

Investor’s Business Daily

McCain

Troop surge in Iraq would have McCain in tow,

L.A. Times

Romney

Romney kicks off presidential campaign with fundraising blitz,

AP

Help Wanted: Righty for ‘08,

New York Post

Why a Mormon president is nothing to fear,

The New Republic

Obama

Inouye believes Obama’s too early,

Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Edwards

Unfortunately for Edwards, it was no run-of-the-mill week,

Philadelphia Inquirer

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