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BillO’s Bangagong on Obama Bodyguard

HT to Slate for this story.  The O’Reilly Rumble Watching reality television at an Obama rally. By John Dickerson Updated Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, at 3:22 PM ET You know when a celebrity television personality like Bill O’Reilly arrives at a political event because they always have a retinue and because people turn their cameras…

New Hampshire Debate Open Thread

The New Hampshire Debate just got underway. Is the nomination at stake? Or is it merely a step on the path? Any predictions? Either party? Who’s likely to triumph? Who needs a stellar performance tonight? Anyone’s future going to be decided tonight?

On Behalf of Barack Obama the Hopemonger

OK, here’s the deal on Obama. He is not only consistently right on the issues, he’s also inspiring and uplifting. The significance of Iowa is that the reality of his candidacy is even more exciting than the potential of it. Yes, Democrats generally also won and that’s an entirely appropriate conversation already begun elsewhere here.…

Iowa was a Victory for Democrats

I love the post-caucus spin. Truth be hold, Obama wasn’t the winner last night. Democrats were the winners. More than 200,000 Democrats showed up for the caucuses last night, only 100,000 more than expected. Republicans mustered about 125,000. This from a state George W. Bush carried by a whisker in 2004 ands lost in 2000.…

Why Iowa is Still a Win for Edwards

Yesterday was the largest turn out for an Iowa Caucus ever and so many of those who came to caucus were young and as they would say “Fired up and ready to go”.  And went they did.  Obama won the night and his supporters are celebrating. But there is a story that’s being ignored by…

OC Reacts to the Iowa Caucus Results

“There is an energy in the Democratic Party in Orange County that you’ve never seen before,” said Santa Ana attorney Alfredo Amezcua at a festive house party in his home city with about 30 others. “It’s because of the times. We need a change and it’s going to take energy.” If you haven’t already read…

Iowa Caucus Results: OBAMA WINS

UPDATE: Obama wins with 37%. Clinton and Edwards are in a virtual tie for second with 30% each. No one else breaks above 5%. OK, here’s where you can come to see the latest results from the Iowa Caucus. If you have new numbers, please post them here. If you’re paying attention to this page,…