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The Fix: September 9, 2007 - September 15, 2007

Clinton Scores a General's Endorsement (No, Not THAT General)

In the midst of what promises to be an extended back and forth between Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) over the war in Iraq, the Democratic frontrunner rolled out an endorsement from...

By Chris Cillizza  |  September 15, 2007; 2:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Eye on 2008  
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Clinton and Senior Iowa Operative Part Ways

Angelique Pirozzi, the Iowa field director for Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.), is no longer a part of the campaign -- the Clinton campaign's first senior staff departure since it reshuffled its Hawkeye State staff in June. Clinton's campaign would not...

By Chris Cillizza  |  September 14, 2007; 5:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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N.H. Senate: Shaheen's In

Former New Hampshire Gov. Jeanne Shaheen (D) made clear today that she plans to run against Sen. John Sununu (R) in 2008. Shaheen lost to Sen. Sununu in 2002. She's seeking a rematch. (AP) "I've stepped down from my position...

By Chris Cillizza  |  September 14, 2007; 11:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Senate  
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The Line: 3 Governors Races to Watch

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By Chris Cillizza  |  September 14, 2007; 7:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
Categories:  Governors , The Line  
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Sen. Obama and Iraq

When Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) entered the race for president earlier this year two competing notions were immediately obvious: he was both the least (politically) experienced candidate among the frontrunners and the only one of the top-tier candidates who opposed...

By Chris Cillizza  |  September 13, 2007; 3:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Can Mark Warner Be Beaten?

Today's decision by former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner to run for the seat being vacated by Sen. John Warner (R) has Democrats gleeful over the prospects of a pickup. Some are even predicting -- privately -- that the race...

By Chris Cillizza  |  September 13, 2007; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (97)
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Sen. Clinton and Iraq

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By Chris Cillizza  |  September 12, 2007; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (205)
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Fix Picks: Understanding Matt Drudge

Regular readers of The Fix are familiar with our contention that Matt Drudge and his linkfest known as the Drudge Report are influential -- and growing more so -- in the world of presidential politics. So, we were very interested...

By Chris Cillizza  |  September 12, 2007; 10:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (104)
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MoveOn.org: Momentum or Menace?

The biggest news yesterday came before General David Petraeus or Ambassador Ryan Crocker uttered a single word in the hearings on progress in Iraq.And it came in the form of a newspaper ad, paid for by MoveOn.org. The ad, which...

By Chris Cillizza  |  September 11, 2007; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (411)
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Hollywood Players Form Political Production Company

A group of Hollywood executives have teamed with a veteran Washington Democratic hand to create a political production company with an eye toward playing a major role in the 2008 election. Among those affiliated with First Tuesday Media, as the...

By Chris Cillizza  |  September 11, 2007; 10:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (212)
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FixCam: On Location at Post.com

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By Chris Cillizza  |  September 11, 2007; 8:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (48)
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Nebraska Senate Race Shapes Up

Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) made it official today: he will retire in 2008 after two terms. "I will not seek a third term in the United States Senate, nor do I intend to be a candidate for any office in...

By Chris Cillizza  |  September 10, 2007; 12:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Wag the Blog: Consulting the Gore-acle

In yesterday's paper, we reported that a number of the Democratic candidates have met with former Vice President Al Gore (henceforth referred to as the "Gore-acle" in this space) in hopes of winning his endorsement -- or at least wringing...

By Chris Cillizza  |  September 10, 2007; 11:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (197)
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