Wednesday, March 5, 2008

News Roundup, 03/05/08

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McCain to get push from Bush: After securing the GOP nomination last night with wins in Ohio, Texas, Vermont and Rhode Island, Sen. John McCain was in Washington, D.C., today to receive an endorsement from President Bush. Republicans and Democrats alike are excited about McCain being linked with Bush.

Full story: www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/03/05/mccain.bush

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Clinton: Campaign has 'turned a corner': Sen. Hillary Clinton's losing streak in the primaries has ended, with dramatic wins in Ohio and Texas. In doing so, the race for the Democratic presidential nomination will continue until at least April 22. Clinton also hinted at a joint ticket with Sen. Barack Obama if she is nominated.

Full story: www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/03/05/march.4.contests

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Rep. Saunders takes on opponent Mackey: The fact that Nick Mackey made an unsuccessful attempt to be elected Sheriff already has him at a disadvantage in his run for state office. The incumbent Rep. Drew Saunders has already called him out on running for office because he's "mad that [he] cannot be Sheriff." Mackey called Saunders' statements "mudslinging."

Full story: www.charlotte.com/local/story/522524.html

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