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Friday, July 19, 2024

Clinton declared winner in Pennsylvania

Hillary Rodham Clinton won the Pennsylvania primary Tuesday night, defeating Barack Obama and staving off elimination in their riveting race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

The former first lady was winning 53 percent of the vote to 47 percent for her rival with 19 percent of the vote counted, and she hoped for significant inroads into Obama’s overall lead in the competition for delegates to the Democratic National Convention.

Clinton scored her victory by winning the votes of blue-collar workers, women and white men in an election where the economy was the dominant concern. More than 80 percent of voters surveyed as they left their polling places said the nation was already in a recession.

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Surviving to fight another day

Hillary Clinton should savor the moment. Soon enough, she must face the reality of time and money running out on her once-invincible campaign.

Her win Tuesday in the important swing state of Pennsylvania was hard-fought and decisive. Barack Obama’s well-funded effort to shut her down did not come close to an upset.

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Yes, George Bush, it can get worse

It hasn’t been a good couple of days for George W. Bush.

The president achieved the highest disapproval rating, 69 percent, in the 70-year history of the Gallup poll. Only 28 percent of Americans approve of the job he’s doing. By 69 percent to 27 percent they said his presidency has been a failure.

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War costs could be under $170 bln: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will cost the United States less than the $170 billion estimate given earlier this year by Defense Secretary Robert Gates, the Pentagon’s budget chief said on Tuesday.

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McCain says Ohio steel jobs not coming back

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate John McCain told an economically ailing Ohio city on Tuesday that lost steel jobs are not coming back but with proper training, workers can rebound just like his once-dead campaign.

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