NOVEMBER 20, 2007
Close Quarters: [Anne
E. Kornblut and Jon Cohen, The
Washington Post]: "The top three Democratic presidential
contenders remain locked in a close battle in Iowa, with Sen. Hillary Rodham
Clinton (N.Y.) seeing her advantages diminish on key issues, including the
questions of experience and which candidate is best prepared to handle the war
in Iraq, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll."
Silver Linings: [Patrick
Healy and Jeff Zeleny, The
New York Times]: "Gloomy news about the economy formed a backdrop
for the leading Democratic presidential candidates Monday as they intensified
their fight over which one had the best experience to lead the nation."
9/11 Calls it Off: [Newsday]:
"Rudolph W. Giuliani's image as 9/11 mayor took a double hit Monday as he
lost a key endorsement from the Sept. 11 commission chair to a rival, and New
York firefighters and families of victims of the terrorist attacks took their
campaign against him to New Hampshire."
Is Our Children
Learning?: [Mark Hayward, New
Hampshire Union Leader]: "Sen. Barack Obama is expected to unveil
an education plan today that calls for affordable preschool for every child,
higher pay for better teachers and the option of more class time for students."
Tag Team: [Peter Hamby, CNN]:
"Now, Huckabee is getting ready to rumble: wrestler Ric Flair, a.k.a. The
Nature Boy, is supporting the former Arkansas
governor in his bid for the White House."