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Pennsylvania Primary

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...

Pennsylvania Primary Won't Sway Superdelegates

USA Today | Fredreka Schouten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


They Were Undercover Campaign Volunteers

Jay Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jay Rosen

Two Philadelphia City Paper writers chose to go undercover to find out how the volunteer operations for Obama and Clinton actually worked. Ethical? Maybe. Revealing? Absolutely.

WSJ: Clinton Needs Double-Digit Win In Pennsylvania To Hold Off Obama

Wall Street Journal | Amy Chozick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Sen. Hillary Clinton widely expected to win Pennsylvania's Democratic primary on Tuesday, most of the focus is on the margin. Anything less than ...

I Was An Obama Volunteer

Mike Newall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mike Newall

I wanted an up-close-in-action glimpse of this idea of "empowered democracy," the supposedly self-transformational precept pumping through the bloodlines of Obama's candidacy.

Your Debate Review In ABC's allotted 30 Seconds

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Uptake

ABC News told news organizations that they can only use 30 seconds of video from Wednesday night's debate between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Is that all we need?

PA Officials: No Trouble With Touchscreens

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Trouble experienced with Sequoia touchscreen voting machines in New Jersey doesn't seem to bother Pennsylvania officials, even though the same machines will be used there next Tuesday.

Jason Linkins

David Brooks Praises ABC, Debate, Because He Lacks The Good Sense God Gave A Box Of Tulip Bulbs, Apparently | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

David Brooks appears to be one of the few people nonsensical enough to actually laud ABC's mix of jive-ass wankery that was on display in last night's absurd debate.

Jason Linkins

Unprecedented Number Of Americans Witness Debate Atrocity | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Read more reactions from Huffington Post bloggers to ABC's Pennsylvania Democratic debate Faced with sharp criticism from all quarters not named Davi...

Jason Linkins

Stephanopoulos Once Criticized The Tactics He Put To Use In Debate | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos can continue to defend his decision to lead off his debate with an hour's worth of questions that mined the electoral ...

Ed Rendell: Early Debate Questions Weren't Real

Open Left | Chris Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I went to the spin room after the debate, looking for someone from ABC in order to ask them about the questions in the first half of the debate. Unfor...

Jason Linkins

Worst. Debate. Ever. | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Read more reactions from Huffington Post bloggers to ABC's Pennsylvania Democratic debate Going into tonight's debate in Philadelphia, the two milli...

Jason Linkins

Hannity Spoonfed Left-Field Debate Question To Stephanopoulos | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: ABC News' has disputed this account of events, saying that the impetus for last night's Weather Underground queries stemmed from an April 10th...

Jason Linkins

Clinton, Obama Work To Manage Expectations In Pennsylvania Pre-Game | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Campaign surrogates from both camps in the Democratic primary were out in force this morning, and the big takeaway is expectations management. A flur...

Hillary And The Commies

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

During Wednesday night's debate, George Stephanopoulos didn't flinch from trying to smear Obama by association with former '60s radical Bill Ayers. Too bad George didn't ask Hillary about her summer spent working for a law firm run by Communists.

But I Want to Think Obama Understands Small Town Concerns

Carlotta Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carlotta Cooper

Don't tell me about how Sen. Obama grew up. His statements demonstrate he doesn't understand small town life or rural voters. Sen. Clinton is the one connecting with us. He could learn from her.

Pennsylvania Results, Video, Polls: Democratic Primary

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

** PENNSYLVANIA RESULTS: ** 99.44% Reporting Clinton 1,237,696 54.6% Obama 1,029,672 45.4% The latest delegate figures are here, or check out t...

The Alabama of Pennsylvania Mirrors New Hampshire

Jennifer Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Donahue

It's anybody's guess how the state will shake out a week from today. But listening to voters in Pennsylvania, I'd guess it won't turn on the word "bitter," "gun" or "God."

Jason Linkins

Campaign AdWatch: Obama Hits Back At Clinton, Lobbyists | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the last episode of Amargura Y Lagrimas, the searing, endless, telenovela of the Democratic primary, Hillary Clinton had gathered a handful of Penn...

Pennsylvania Primary: Latest News, Polls On Democratic Race

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

** UPDATED 4/22 ** EXIT POLLS: Check over here for the latest coverage of Pennsylvania exit polls. Obama Office Burglarized: An Obama field office i...

Bitterness, Bowling & Beer (And Guns)

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Is it important that Obama respect the average American, from big cities to small towns? Of course — but there is more to determining that than just one misbegotten turn of phrase. Like, say, how he bowls.

Clinton: Obama Blaming Voters For His Own Failures

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton appeared before the Alliance For American Manufacturing Forum today in Pittsburgh, and continued to attack Barack Obama for his "small...

Bittergate: It's Not About Mayhill Fowler

Linda Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Hansen

Are we bitter in Povertyland, USA? Hell, yes. That's what the story was about. We've been hung out to dry so long, we feel like ragged, abandoned laundry. All those election year promises? Please.

Obama's PA Strategy: The Rendell Way

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

Obama has to follow Gov. Rendell's path to victory in PA: Win huge in Philadelphia, a large margin in the suburbs, break even in Allegheny County, and hold on for dear life in the rest of the state.