.
March 5th, 2008
06:28 AM ET

Morning Buzz

Morning Folks!!! She's baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack!!! Hillary Clinton pulled off three MAJOR victories last night, winning the Ohio, Rhode Island and Texas primaries.  Obama won Vermont!  AND drum roll please.....John McCain is now the Republican presumptive nominee. He secured enough delegates to put him over the top....Mike Huckabee bowed out of the race gracefully.  Man oh Man!!! It CANNNOT get any better than this... Today the Top Story is politics...sooo let's get right to the headlines...

Top Stories/Raw Politics
Clinton wins, McCain clinches...
Sen. Hillary Clinton got her campaign back on track with projected wins in the Texas, Ohio and Rhode Island primaries.

Clinton wins big, but the math is troubling...
Hillary Clinton's popular vote victories in Texas and Ohio fundamentally change the race for the Democratic presidential nomination in at least one important way: she's still in the race for the nomination. Clinton's long, arduous campaign might have ended abruptly if Obama delivered a knock-out blow in either state.

Huckabee bows out...
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee bowed to "the inevitable" and dropped out of the Republican presidential race Tuesday night after an improbable run for a politician little known beyond his home state a year ago.

Going negative proves positive for Clinton...
In winning New Hampshire a few weeks ago, Hillary Rodham Clinton declared, "I found my own voice." But it was a much different voice in the closing days before Tuesday's voting that carried her to victory in Ohio and Texas - and which now lets her make a strong case for extending the Democratic presidential race into the spring and possibly beyond.

Who will be McCain running mate?
Now that Senator John McCain is headed to the nomination, he can begin thinking seriously about perhaps the most important decision he will have to make as the Republican presidential nominee: the selection of a running mate.

News coveraged changed...
Over the last few days, the tone of the Democratic contest seems to have shifted, with Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign more buoyant and Senator Barack Obama’s more defensive.

Crime & Punishment
Ritter's wife takes the stand...
Sobbing into her hands, John Ritter's widow gave jurors in a wrongful-death trial a minute-by-minute account of events leading up to the actor's death in 2003.

Memphis police search for clues...
Residents prayed and officers went door to door looking for tips that could lead to a suspect or a motive in one of the city's biggest murder investigations in decades.

Keeping Them Honest
Pellicano trial begins...
For the last six years, few plots in Hollywood have kept more power brokers and entertainment lawyers in suspense than the FBI investigation into onetime private eye to the stars Anthony Pellicano.

CDC: slow reaction to trailer toxins...
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should have reacted sooner to concerns about hazardous fumes in government-issued trailers housing thousands of Gulf Coast hurricane victims, a CDC official told a congressional panel Tuesday.

What YOU will be talking about TODAY
Anna Nicole heir...
Anna Nicole Smith's daughter will inherit her late mother's estate

Guns on campus?
Horrified by recent campus shootings, a state lawmaker here has come up with a proposal in keeping with the Taurus .22-caliber pistol tucked in her purse: Get more guns on campus.

soundoff (No Responses)

Comments are closed.