The group blog of The New Republic
February 19, 2007
Down in South Carolina, Hillary Clinton says "this presidential election is about breaking barriers." But what she means is gender barriers, not racial ones, because she goes on to say that "I am the candidate with the experience to break the barriers." (And you're apparently not, Obama.)
According to The New York Times, Iraqi officials have submitted a draft of a new petroleum law to the Cabinet for its approval. The New York Times focuses entirely on the provisions that would divide the oil among the different provinces, but equally important to Iraqis and to American oil companies are the provisions granting foreign companies an entree into Iraqi oil.
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February 16, 2007
Ralph Nader says he might run again if Hillary gets the nomination. On the other hand, Nader is trying to flog a new memoir, so take that with a grain of salt.