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The Fix: March 30, 2008 - April 5, 2008

No Re-Vote in Michigan a Blow to Clinton

The decision Friday by the Michigan Democratic Party executive committee not to hold a of re-run of their presidential primary further complicates Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's (N.Y.) chances of catching Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) in the popular vote count. For...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 5, 2008; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (452)
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Clinton Releases Tax Returns

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned $109 million between 2000 and 2007, according to returns released by her presidential campaign moments ago. "The Clintons have now made public thirty years of tax returns,...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 4, 2008; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (127)
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New Jersey's Senate Race Heats Up

If you like politics -- and we LOVE it -- then the announcement by New Jersey Rep. Rob Andrews earlier this week that he will challenge Sen. Frank Lautenberg in the June Democratic primary should get your heart racing. Nowhere...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 4, 2008; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (49)
Categories:  Senate  
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The Friday Senate Line: Schumer Sets Expectations?

Few politicians have the political chops of Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.). Elected to the House in 1980, Schumer bided his time for the better part of two decades before coming from behind to claim victory in a hotly contested Democratic...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 4, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (109)
Categories:  The Line  
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Wag the Blog Redux: Clinton in Bosnia

Last week, we asked Fixistas to weigh in on whether Sen. Hillary Clinton's Bosnia blunder might prove detrimental to her campaign, or merely pass as a minor blip. Just to recap -- Clinton had said she once fled sniper fire...

By Washington Post editors  |  April 3, 2008; 6:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (49)
Categories:  Wag The Blog  
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FixCam: McCain's Big "Secret" Is Out

On day three of his re-introduction tour, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) made some unexpected news by telling radio talk show host Don Imus that the search for a running mate is already under way. "We just started this process,...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 3, 2008; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (123)
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Obama's $40 Million Haul (And What It Means)

*************** UPDATE -- 4:15 p.m.: A Clinton campaign source just confirmed to The Fix that the New York Senator collected $20 million in the month of March, roughly half the total amount collected by Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) over the...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 3, 2008; 10:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (335)
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Wag the Blog: A Question of Temperament?

In what has been a relatively slow news week, a made-for-television exchange between Sen. Barack Obama and a extremely persistent man requesting a photo with the Illinois Senator became all the buzz of the chattering class on Wednesday. Here's video...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 2, 2008; 7:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (442)
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Clinton Unveils New 3 AM Ad, McCain Responds

UPDATE, 8 pm: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has already responded with a "3 a.m." ad of his own, the script of which Mark Halperin at The Page has obtained. The ad begins as Clinton's does but then the ad's narrator...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 2, 2008; 4:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
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GOP Weighs Calendar Changes for 2012

UPDATE, 5:00 pm : The Iowa Republican Party is declaring the passage of the "Ohio" plan as a strong first step in keeping the Hawkeye State caucuses first in 2012. "This is a great day for the state of...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 2, 2008; 2:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
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For Clinton, Simply Winning Pa. Isn't Enough

With 19 days left before Pennsylvania Democrats (finally) go to the polls to pick between Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, conventional wisdom says the contest is Clinton's to lose. BUT, "How big will she win?" and "What will it...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 2, 2008; 10:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (297)
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Clinton Campaign Manager Invokes Florida Recount

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's (N.Y.) campaign manager compared calls for her candidate to leave the race to the 2000 Florida recount, a ratcheting-up of rhetoric in the ongoing debate over whether the New York Senator's candidacy is hindering Democrats' chances...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 1, 2008; 5:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Teachers Launch Radio Ads For Clinton in Pa.

The American Federation of Teachers is up on Pennsylvania radio stations with a 60-second ad that portrays Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) as a fighter and the candidate best equipped to beat Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) in the fall. "We...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 1, 2008; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Democrats To Embed Bloggers at Convention

Update, 6:00 pm: We did it! Thanks to all the loyal Fixistas out there, we now have at least one quality politics blog in each of the 50 states. Utah and Alaska were the last to make it in but...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 1, 2008; 12:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Clinton or Obama: Who's Got The Best Shot at Beating McCain?

The debate over whether Hillary Rodham Clinton or Barack Obama would make the stronger general-election candidate against John McCain is one of the most fascinating questions of campaign 2008. Hillary or Barack? Which one is the better bet to beat...

By Chris Cillizza  |  April 1, 2008; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (287)
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How Not To Announce For Senate

The Fix has been preoccupied of late with the Democratic presidential race, the start of the Major League Baseball season (go Nats!) and the NCAA tournament. New Jersey Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg, 84, announces his candidacy for reelection Monday in...

By Chris Cillizza  |  March 31, 2008; 6:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
Categories:  Senate  
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Al Gore Returns to the Political Scene

After months and months of lying low in the political sphere, former Vice President Al Gore is back with a vengeance -- launching a new campaign focused on climate change and appearing on "60 Minutes" last night to promote his...

By Chris Cillizza  |  March 31, 2008; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Obama Pushes Superdelegates to Declare Support

The recent endorsements of Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign by freshmen Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Bob Casey, Jr. (D-Pa.), as well as the rumored support for the Illinois Senator by the entire North Carolina Democratic House delegation, represent a...

By Chris Cillizza  |  March 31, 2008; 11:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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FixCam: McCain's "Service To America" Tour

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) embarks on a cross country tour of locales that shaped his life -- from his ancestors' home in Mississippi to his high school days in Alexandria, Virginia to his time at the Naval Academy in...

By Chris Cillizza  |  March 31, 2008; 10:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
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Sunday Reading: When Will the Dem. Race End?

A quick scan of the Sunday papers underscores that the central question in the Democratic presidential race remains: "When will it end?" To that end, there are two pieces you should make sure to read before the start of the...

By Chris Cillizza  |  March 30, 2008; 12:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Best of the State Politics Blogs

We're almost there! After two days of culling through the various nominees for the best of state politics blogs, we now have 41 45 out of the 50 states represented. But, the goal is to get all 50! (And, yes,...

By Chris Cillizza  |  March 30, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
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