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All eyes on the Sunshine State: Update: CNN, Fox call it for McCain; McCain to Associated Press: "It shows one thing. I'm the conservative leader who can unite the party"
Update 9:49pm Eastern. McCain’s speaking and rejoicing about his win in an all-Republican primary. McCain thanks Charlie Crist, who looks orange. McCain thanks “my dear friend, Mel Martinez.” Crist is doing a lot of double-pointing and mugging to the crowd. McCain “offers my best wishes to Gov. Romney and his supporters…the margin sure isn’t big […]
Listen to me now and believe me later.
The first stage of stimulation-palooza in Congress is complete. It’s official. The House, seizing a rare moment of bipartisanship to respond to the economy’s slump, overwhelmingly passed a $146 billion aid package Tuesday that would speed rebates of $600-$1,200 to most taxpayers. The plan, approved by a yes-no margin after little debate, would send at […]
The costs of “compassion.”
Update: Maybe that NYT-reported gap is closing, after all. Florida primary turnout “may set record,” says the Miami Herald. Nearly one million in the Sunshine State have cast early and absentee ballots. “The last time there was a contested presidential primary on both the Republican and Democratic sides, only about 19 percent of Florida voters, […]
And look who has front-row media seats.
FISA fight: Will Senate play "kick the can" with terrorist surveillance?; Update:Clinton and Obama vote against FISA reform; Update: Cloture vote fails, Dem band-aid fails
Crushing of dissent.
Hispandering. Plus: Celebrating Uncle Teddy Kennedy’s endorsement.
Oink, oink. Clear!
The Chicago Sun-Times reports this morning that Tony Rezko–Barack Obama fixer and Hillary Clinton photo pal–was arrested this morning on a bond violation. Obama says he has nothing more to say. Via The Swamp: The morning after winning South Carolina’s primary, Sen. Barack Obama said he has shared everything that is to be known about […]
Open borders + campaign finance hypocrisy + eco-radicalism = McCain's billionaire national finance co-chair Jerry Perenchio
Scroll down for updates…meanwhile: “Romney, McCain call each other ‘liberal’… Meet Jerry Perenchio. He’s a National Finance Co-Chair of the McCain 2008 campaign and the billionaire founder of Spanish-language media conglomerate, Univision. He also heads up a charitable foundation that has showered gobs of money on extremist green lobbying groups. Take open-borders zeal, add campaign […]
“A bloc, not one nation.”
Spousal support. And a bonus Tina Turner video.
Update: Reader Mary Jo e-mails: “Since Juan McCain has appointed Juan Hernandez to the position of Hispanic Outreach Campaign Advisor, perhaps someone should ask him who he is going to appoint as American Outreach Campaign Director. I guess the average American citizen is not very important to him.” *** Shamnesty peddler John McCain; top entry […]