Saturday, February 16, 2008

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES for INDEPENDENT VOTERS

  • Hillary Clinton has an uphill climb ahead ( Seattle Post Intelligencer)
  • Secretary of State requests review of LA County ballots (San Francisco Chronicle)
  • R.I. sees surge in new-voter registration (Providence Journal) Independents can vote in either presidential primary. Of the last four months of voter signups, about 6,800 enrolled as Democrats, roughly 1,900 became Republicans and more than 12,000 registered as independents, a category deemed “unaffiliated” in state political argot.
  • The Chronicle endorses the senator from Illinois (Houston Chronicle)
  • Bill Clinton sweeps through East Texas (Austin American Statesman) Obama's lead in one poll attributed to independents
  • Charles Barkley: Conservatives are 'fake Christians' (Raw Story) [Barkley's statement that he's an independent was edited out of this version]
  • Charles Barkley Calls Conservatives 'Fake Christians,' Likes Obamanomics (Business & Media Institute)
  • Another poll gives Obama an edge in Texas (Austin American Statesman)
  • Virginia Nonpartisan redistricting plan defeated (Richmond Times Dispatch)
  • The 2/3 Southbound, 96th St, 11:30 pm (Chew your grouse blog) "Actually, Lenora Fulani has been running for years, and she's a black woman."

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