Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Pennsylvania primary: Barack and Hillary at High Noon

About 4 million Democrats were eligible to vote in their party's closed primary. (Washington Post)

Turnout at the Pennsylvania polls is "sky-high, much greater than usual" as voters in the Keystone State cast ballots in today's closed watched presidential primary. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

"So, former President Clinton dismissed my victory in South Carolina as being similar to Jesse Jackson and he is suggesting that somehow I had something to do with it," Obama said laughing, "Ok, well, you better ask him what he meant by that. I have no idea what he meant. These are words that came out of his mouth, not out of mine." (ABC Political Radar blog)

Obama memo: "Behind in delegates and sporting a 14-30 primary record (not good enough even to make the playoffs in the NBA Eastern Conference), the Clinton campaign needs a blowout victory in Pennsylvania to get any closer to winning the nomination," the memo asserts. (Boston Globe Political Intelligence)

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