The idea of a shared ticket is not a new one, and the last time it was this high-profile was at the close of the January 31 Hollywood debate, when Wolf Blitzer asked the candidates whether they would consider the option. Neither unequivocally said yes, opting instead to graciously compliment the other. But during Clinton's media blitzkrieg this morning, she brought up the subject herself, the Politico reports:
There's primaries being held in Ohio, Texas, Rhode Island and Vermont today -- in case you didn't know. The two large states are considered must-wins for Senator Hillary Clinton to stave off Senator Barack Obama's momentum (he has won the last 11 primaries consecutively). Let's evaluate the most relevant information related to the latest (and possibly final) primary battle of the season:
Yesterday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a major step forward on contempt. In a letter to Jeffrey Taylor, the U.S. Attorney for the Distrect of Columbia, Pelosi certified the subpoena breeches by Harriet Miers and Joshua Bolten:
Ever since the Iran NIE came out, it's been hard to leverage a strong case against the Iranian regime as being remotely dangerous to the security of the United States. But keep in mind that at one point it was conventional wisdom that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was not only insane, but diabolical enough to take over the world. Can we all just agree now that the man is a buffoon, and an ineffectual one at that? Get a load of this:
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared on Thursday that Iran was the world's "number one" power, as he launched a bitter new assault on domestic critics he accused of siding with the enemy.
Identifying the worst moment in last night's (hopefully) final Democratic debate is, I realize, a matter of taste. But identifying the source of those moments is easy: Tim Russert. Memorable moments include the following: