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The latest on the candidates . . .


$2.3B in Earmarks

The Hill

Could Ease Racial Tensions

The Wall Street Journal

New Supporter is a Potent Symbol



Plans Major NY Fundraiser

The Washington Post

Would ‘Put Families in Charge’ of Health Care

USA Today

Calls Obama Insensitive to Poor People



Former Pastor Strides Back on Stage

Los Angeles Times

Links Broad Ideas to Economic Specifics

The Washington Post

Pastor Speaks for Himself, at Length

The New York Times

Wright Says Criticism is Attack on Black Church

The New York Daily News

State of the Race

Obama Heads for Superdelegate Edge

The Wall Street Journal

Democratic Party Goes After McCain

The New York Times

Clinton Leads McCain, Doing Better than Obama


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