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Pennsylvania Primary

Cheesesteaks And Heartbreaks: The PA Primary Wrap-Up | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was the night America had been looking forward to for weeks, and like most eagerly anticipated events, it came and went with barely a whimper. Hill...

Sam Stein

Obama Improving Among Whites And Seniors, Holding Among Jews | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama may have his work cut out when it comes to recruiting white men and seniors. But if the exit polls from Pennsylvania provide any insight ...

Pennsylvania Exit Polls: 9 In 10 Americans Think US In A Recession, Bush Says "We're Not"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the Pennsylvania primary voting under way today, early Pennsylvania exit polls are showing that 9 out of 10 people think the country is in a rece...

PA Election Day: Turnout and Voting Machine Issues

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Uptake

On the ground reporting of morning turnout and voting machine problems in Pennsylvania.

Hillary Clinton In Pennsylvania: It's All Too Late

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

In a powerful way, Hillary Clinton's losing the nomination validates her working class supporters' lives. This is the kind of bond that can forge a candidacy. But for Hillary Clinton it's too late.

A Big Win in Pennsylvania, But Not Nearly Big Enough To Change The Math

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

Americans love both winners and quixotic heroes who do great things in a losing cause. Last night in Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton was both: she won and so continues on in her sad adventure.

Hillary's Next Must-Win: Indiana

International Herald Tribune | Patrick Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Pennsylvania voters cast their ballots in Tuesday's Democratic primary, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and her advisers were already preparing for ...

Translation Poses Voting Challenges In Chinatown, Philadelphia PA

Laura J. Mansfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura J. Mansfield

At polling places in Chinatown, Philadelphia, there is a serious shortage of translators. Voters are becoming frustrated with the process and leaving without casting votes.

Thoughts on Pennsylvania, Clinton and Obama from a "Realisticrat"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

With a win in PA, Clinton's question to the superdelegates will be, "Are you better off with me or Obama against the Ruthless Republican Attack Machine." This Realisticrat already knows the answer.

Jason Linkins

Pennsylvania Students Skip Class For Obama Event, Get Suspended | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joey Daniel and Colin Salter, two high school students in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, showed tremendous audacity yesterday when they skipped their gym clas...

Ten Things to Remember on Tuesday Night

Seth Grahame-Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Seth Grahame-Smith

Hillary Clinton will win Pennsylvania. Arguments over the meaning or meaninglessness of her win will dominate MSM and stretch bandwidth to its breaking point. We'll all lose our minds.

PA Primary: Obama, Cinton Battle Over Who's More Pro-Gun

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Pennsylvania primary comes to a close, Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are battling for every vote. And with a large number of unde...

In PA: It's Poll Numbers Versus The Crowds

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

In PA, Clinton invokes an embattled country and promotes a transactional social contract, where hard work will be rewarded. Obama affirms people's experience and asks that we work together.

Watering the Pennsylvania Grassroots

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Uptake

Last-minute adrenaline-fueled volunteer recruitment in Pennsylvania: it looks miserable, fun, rumpled, regimented, silly and important at once. A snapshot of our mad democracy in action.

Some Last-Minute Obama Thoughts, After Canvasing in PA

Chris Durang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Durang

Our list was of registered Democrats. We were meant to remind them to vote on Tuesday. And most importantly, if they were undecided, to engage them in conversation.

Clinton Rally: "We Gotta Win Big"

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Uptake

Rob Reiner impressed on the crowd that Hillary needs to "win big" in Pennsylvania just to stay in contention. It was refreshing to hear one of her dedicated followers say something like that out loud.

No More Spin: Clinton, Pennsylvania And The Party

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

The results of Pennsylvania's primary should be evaluated with the best interests of the party in mind. Let's determine if Clinton should stay in the race and tell the spinmeisters to take a hike.

Polishing the Rust Belt

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Uptake

Lehigh Valley, PA, is in transition: recession and recovery exist side by side. People want more change. So small business owners in this corner of the Rust Belt at least are leaning toward Obama.

Obama reports $51M to start April; McCain raised $15M

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama raised $41 million in March and had $42 million available to spend against Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton in ...

"Slash-And-Burn" Vs. "The Kitchen Sink"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the final push before Tuesday's Pennsylvania primary, Democratic rivals Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton aggressively went after each other in a la...

A Day With Hillary: Middle-Aged Undecided White Men

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Uptake

On the ground in Pennsylvania, you can sense much tenuous support and find many waffling voters. The most enigmatic include those in the bullseye of the campaigns: white male undecideds.

Clinton Needs Record Margins And Turnout To Catch Obama

Bloomberg | Catherine Dodge and Kristin Jensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To overtake Barack Obama in the nationwide popular vote, Hillary Clinton needs a bigger win in tomorrow's Pennsylvania primary than she has had in any...

Chelsea Clinton Stops Traffic On Gay Pub Crawl

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chelsea Clinton stopped traffic Friday night as she wandered the streets of Philadelphia on a gay bar crawl, winning rave reviews for both her politic...

Clinton Camp Rolls Out Anti-Obama Robocalls In PA

MSNBC | Lauren Applebaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Clinton campaign is using robocalls to tell Pennsylvanians Obama is not the candidate for them. In less than 24 hours, voters living in Lower More...

Clinton, Obama press for advantage ahead of pivotal primary

AP | BETH FOUHY and LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — Barack Obama cast his Democratic presidential rival Saturday as a game-player who uses "slash and burn" tactics and will say...