MT/SD open thread

The primary season, which feels like it started two years ago, will be coming to an end this evening. My candidate, Senator Hillary Clinton, will be making a speech in NY, the content of which is unknown. Earlier in the day, the AP reported she would concede tonight but campaign chairman Terry McAuliffe says not … Continue reading MT/SD open thread

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Statement from Robert Kennedy Jr.

Robert Kennedy Jr. issued the following statement this evening: "It is clear from the context that Hillary was invoking a familiar political circumstance in order to support her decision to stay in the race through June. I have heard her make this reference before, also citing her husband's 1992 race, both of which were hard … Continue reading Statement from Robert Kennedy Jr.

OTR 05/18: Marshall, Clinton v Obama

This Sunday's On the Record will feature a segment with Del. Bob Marshall, who is seeking the Republican nomination for the opportunity to be roadkill run against Mark Warner in the fall. In the other segment, it is Clinton v Obama, in the form of yours truly and Congressman Bobby Scott. And in his My … Continue reading OTR 05/18: Marshall, Clinton v Obama

Hillary takes WV

OK, so it's not a surprise that Hillary Clinton has been projected the winner of the WV primary. But did you know that no Democrat has won the White House since 1916 without winning the WV? Democrats carried West Virginia in 1992 and 1996, but lost the state—and the White House--in 2000 and 2004. Hmm. … Continue reading Hillary takes WV

The aftermath

The writing of the obituary of the Hillary Clinton campaign for the Democratic nomination for president began in earnest on Wednesday morning. Her narrow win in Indiana coupled with the loss in North Carolina has all of the pundits weighing in. I don't think anyone can deny that the path to the nomination hasn't narrowed. … Continue reading The aftermath

Report: Generations of Women for Hillary

The Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC was the setting for Wednesday's gathering of some 1,500 women (and a few men 🙂 ) who support Hillary Clinton's presidential bid. I had not originally planned to attend this event but when contacted about it Saturday evening, I decided to go. After all, what better way to … Continue reading Report: Generations of Women for Hillary

Hillary on a roll

First from Gallup: That would be a 4% lead, outside of the +/-2% MOE for the poll. Insider Advantage (pdf) has Hillary with a 2-point lead over Obama in NC. Rasmussen has Clinton up by 5 points in Indiana while TeleResearch pegs the margin at 10. On the national front, the polls show Clinton to … Continue reading Hillary on a roll

HRC conference call: $10 million raised since last night!

I, along with some 3,100 other Clinton supporters, just completed a conference call with the Senator, Campaign Chairman, Terry McAuliffe, and some of the fundraising staff. (Sorry - I didn't catch all the names.) A couple of quick things: All said that Clinton was outspent by about 3:1 in Pennsylvania Since 10pm last night, Clinton … Continue reading HRC conference call: $10 million raised since last night!