Wednesday, February 20, 2008

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES for INDEPENDENT VOTERS

HANKSTER LEDE: On This Week, George Will falsely asserted that "in the primaries," McCain "has achieved more independent voters than Obama" (Media Matters)

WISCONSIN: Obama, McCain win in Wisconsin (AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN) Obama won independent voters by a 2-to-1 ratio ......AND..... Wis. Exit Poll Highlights (Associated Press) Obama won the votes of 64 percent of self-described independents, and got 53 percent of self-described Democrats compared with 46 percent for Clinton.

HAWAII: Obama Wins Big In Birth State Of Hawaii (NBC News WMAQ Chicago) McCain receives half of independent votes

OPEN PRIMARIES: ‘Non-affiliated’ voters tempt parties (Bluefield Daily Telegraph) WV Dems open primary to independents .....AND..... Our Views: Party voting in primaries (The Advocate)

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