Hillary has lost the nomination. If Obama loses to McCain, she and Bill will inherit the party once again. It might be in Hillary's interests not to do too much for the Obama campaign.
Senator Obama moved in on the Democratic National Committee yesterday changing its rules so the committee will no longer accept donations from federal lobbyists or political action committees.
I shook hands with Tim Russert was back in 1984. His whole career had been spent advising and spinning for politicians: not the best credentials for a journalist. But he did much to dispel my doubts.
Poverty trumps ethnicity as a factor determining voter preference: if the dollar continues to sink, voters will vote their pocketbooks rather than their prejudices and Obama will glide into the Oval Office.