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Dream ticket idea fades into the night

The idea of a dream ticket of Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton is turning into a nightmare among Democrats as Clinton continues to implode and Obama marches on towards the nomination. At one time, many Democrats thought the idea of putting the two of them together was a great idea. Now those same Democrats shudder at the thought.
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Does Clinton want Obama dead?

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's ill-timed and tasteless claim that she is stying in the Democratic Presidential race because frontrunner Barack Obama might get gunned down like Bobby Kennedy shows just how desperate and callous she is in her quest. It's almost like she is wishing someone kills Obama so she is the only candidate left in the race. Surely she doesn't wish that. Or does she?
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Politics of race and gender

A victory in Oregon, yes, but a 35-point thrashing in Kentucky on Tuesday for presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama. Although both states are populated predominantly by white voters, together they prove white comes in many different shades.
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‘Change is coming to America’

After capturing the Oregon primary and compiling a delegate count that Hillary Clinton cannot overcome unless she convinces superdelegates to overturn the will of the voters, Senator Barack Obama now sounds more and more like the presumptive Democratic nominee for President. Watch the video of his speech in Iowa.
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Obama on brink of nomination

Barack Obama stepped to the brink of victory in the Democratic presidential race Tuesday night, defeating Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Oregon primary and moving within 100 delegates of the total he needs to claim the prize at the party convention this summer.
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Obama focuses on general election

Barack Obama is quietly planning to take over the Democratic National Committee and assemble a multistate team for the general election, the latest sign that he is putting rival Hillary Rodham Clinton and the nomination fight behind him. Top Obama organizer Paul Tewes is in discussions to run the party, several Democratic officials said Tuesday.
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Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no…

If Americans ever needed rational thinking and free inquiry to solve our serious problems, that time is now. Even so, we refuse to wean ourselves of a practice that prevents us from finding truth and solutions: We slavishly worship sacred cows, those untouchable ideas, ideologies, individuals, movements and places that are closed to discussion except for praise.
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