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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Daily Political Wire

George Wenschhof

Obama Campaign Releases Video Trailer -
of new 17 minute documentary video on how the Obama administration has helped rebuild "an economy that's meant to last."


Biden Says He Hopes GOP Has 20 More Debates - Biden: "God love them, as my mother would say. I hope they have another 20 debates.... They're not hiding the ball any more at all guys. God bless them, they're saying exactly what they believe. This is going to be the starkest choice the American public is going to make in a long, long time."

Time.The has more here.


More Limbaugh Fall Out -
canceled sponsors now reach 43 and climbing. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.) called on the Armed Forces Network to stop airing the Rush Limbaugh show. Limbaugh says sponsors are like french fries. has more here.


Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Welcomes Obama's Push For Diplomacy -
in a speech yesterday, Iran's top leader, told a group of clerics, he saw the recent calls for diplomacy to resolve the nuclear dispute by President Obama as a window of opportunity. The Washington Post has more here.


Israel Asks for U.S. Military Aid -
to assist them should they mount an air strike on Iran. Requested were bunker buster bombs and refueling planes. has more here.


Senate to Vote On 109 Billion Highway Bill - House Remains Divided -
perhaps, as early as today after an agreement was reached to include votes on 30 amendments. Among the amendments, which will need 60 votes to pass, is one to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline. has more here.

However, House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio), is still struggling to reach agreement among Republicans. You can read more here.


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