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Around the Web: 2008

The latest on the candidates . . .


Dissolve Blind Financial Trust

Washington Post

To Avoid Conflicts, Clintons Liquidate Holdings

New York Times

Disclose Assets in The 8 Figures

LA Times

Clinton No Pushover for GOP in Texas

Dallas Morning News

Tells Grads Only Minor Genetics Make Them Different


$10 Million Blabber Bubba

New York Post


Meets With Ohio Backers in Private


Details Health Care Fix

Detroit Free Press

Press Insurers on Health Care Premiums

New York Times


Cites Reagan, Not Bush, as Model for Strong Leadership

New York Times


To Appear on ETV Show, Streamed Live Here

The State

To Campaign in Republican-Rich Upstate


Obamagirl Says ‘We’ll See’ to Voting for Obama


Comes Collecting

News and Observer


In Bellwether States, Mitt Romney Surges Ahead

Christian Science Monitor

Faces Another ‘Flip-Flop’ Question: Has He Changed on Stem Cells?

New York Times

Pro-Life Conversion: Myth or Reality?


Talks About Abortion, Gay Marriage

Chicago Daily Herald


Legislators Urge Actor to Join Race

St. Petersburg Times

2008 and Counting: Thompson’s Calif. Donors Back His Rivals in ‘08 Race

The Hill

State of the Race

Clinton, Obama Fight for Illinois Cash


In Race for Democratic Nomination, Obama Closes Gap with Clinton


Long-Shot Candidates Have Much to Gain in Consolation Prizes


Both Parties Plan Green Conventions

The Hill

Want to Win in 2008? Just Yuk It Up With Leno


Democrats Claim Web Advantage

Washington Times

The GOP’s Identity Crisis

Washington Post

’Super-Duper Tuesday’ May Be Too Big to Matter


GOP Contenders Set to Clash Over Policy


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