Political Comebacks and Shifting Opinions
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Last week, Obama was on the ropes. This week, it’s Clinton. Who has the best chance of beating McCain in November? Also tonight, in California and twenty-three other states a case of “unmitigated greed”: nineteen people indicted for cheating people out of their homes after promising protection from foreclosure.
Nineteen People Indicted in Massive Mortgage Fraud Case ()From New York to California, FBI and IRS agents had the sad task of telling victims of mortgage fraud they’d lost their homes—to people who claimed they were protecting them from foreclosure. In Sacramento, federal prosecutors said 19 people have been indicted in a case of what the US Attorney calls “unmitigated greed.”
Obama Was on the Ropes, Now Clinton Urged to Get Out of the Ring ()
Last week, it appeared that Reverend Wright had put the kibosh on Barack Obama. Then came the speech about race and Bill Richardson's endorsement. Now pundits are asking when Hillary Clinton will hang up her running shoes. With ten states still to hold presidential primaries, what if Clinton goes on a winning streak? Are the primaries really the best measure of who will win in November? Are swings in conventional wisdom about political campaigns determined by competition for hits on political websites?
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