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Feingold: My Hope Is with The House

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

By Paul Kiel - February 12, 2008, 6:11PM

Some sharp words from Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI):

“The Senate passage of this FISA bill, while not surprising, is extremely disappointing. The Senate missed a golden opportunity to pass a bill that would give our intelligence officials the tools they need to go after suspected terrorists while also safeguarding the privacy of law-abiding Americans...(Click here for remainder of article).


McCain Sweeps Potomac Primary

By Amy Gardner
Washington Post Staff Writer

Sen. John McCain swept Virginia, Maryland and the District with comfortable margins in the region's first-ever Potomac Primary.

With 98 percent of the vote counted in Virginia, McCain was ahead 50 to 41 percent. In the District, with about 90 percent of precincts reporting, McCain led 67 to 17 percent. Detailed results were not yet available in Maryland, where polls didn't close until 9:30 p.m. because of inclement weather. Early network exit polls gave McCain nearly a two-to-one margin over Huckabee in Maryland...(Click here for the rest of the article at the Washington Post).


Obama Sweeps Maryland, Virginia and D.C.

By Chris Cillizza Staff Writer

Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) swept today's Democratic Potomac Primary, claiming a trio of victories to extend his consecutive winning streak over Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) to eight states and jurisdictions.

Obama won by wide margins in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia -- a highly diverse region that includes large urban and suburban centers and significant swaths of rural territory. This trio of wins, when coupled with his other recent victories, give Obama a jolt of momentum and may well establish him as the front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. (Click here for the rest of the article at the Washington Post).


Pretty humorous take on the Obama/ song.



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