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Monday, April 9, 2012

Daily Political Wire

George Wenschhof

Obama Approval Rating Up - the Gallup poll released today shows President Obama with a 46% approval rating for the month of March.  The most recent polling data shows 50% in April, a level the president has not been at since May of last year when Osama Bin Laden was killed. has more here.


Obama-Romney Battle for Independents - a new poll released by Global Strategy Group reflects independents like President Obama better but, feel closer ideologically to Mitt Romney. has more here.


What Role Will Bill Clinton Play in 2012 Election? - former President Bill Clinton could be a big help for President Obama in appealing to the blue-collar workers across the country, but it remains to be seen what role Clinton will play. has more here.


Super-Pacs Impact on Presidential Race - the Boston Globe has a good read on the impact super-pacs with their unlimited corporate contributions (thanks to the Supreme Court 5-4 "Citizens United deceision) will have on the upcoming election.  You can read it here.


Budget Unsettled On Last Day of Maryland General Assembly - Maryland Democratic Governor Martin O'Malley will be holding a conference call today ( in which I will participate) at 3:30 PM ET to discuss the status of the session. 

Last minute budget talks between the House and Senate have resulted in a flurry of suggestions to bridge the deficit, ranging from an increase in income tax for those earning more than $100,000 to an increase in the state's sales tax to pay for raods and infrasrtucture.  The Baltimore Sun has more here.


Keep An Eye On Egypt Election - last minute filings by respresentatives of the Muslim Brotherhood; Egypt's largest Islamic group and the Military has added drama in the country's move to democracy and civilian rule.  The Washington Post has more here.


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