THE PLANK JANUARY 19, 2008
Key statistic: Hillary Clinton picked up 64 percent of the Latino vote.
Ben Smith thinks that the Hillary camp's talk of voter suppression helped turnout non-union workers in the casinos. It was "as much an electoral strategy as a post-electoral spin," he says.
He also reports anti-Obama robo-calls throughout the state which ended with the line: "You just can't take a chance on Barack Hussein Obama."
Kos sees the primary going on from a loooong time.
Joan Walsh witnessed a lot of Culinary Workers Union in-fighting at the Paris Hotel and Casino.
Caucus attendance was apparently through the roof. With 84% of precincts reporting, about 107,000 people had caucused. Harry Reid, the patron saint of this early caucus, thought that 100,000 overall would be an impressive figure.