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Following days of hype-work by the Bush administration to scare taxpayers into paying for Wall Street's failures, support for the $700-billion bailout seems to be gaining steam. Analysts believe the final bailout plan, expected in a day or two, may look eerily similar to Bush's initial proposal, with some slight changes.

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New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, who gave up his own run at the nomination in January, is endorsing Barack Obama. The nod from the country's only Latino governor comes at a point in the campaign when the Hispanic vote will be less of a factor. Updated.

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Clinton insiders talk a lot on the record about Hillary's viability against John McCain, her confidence in Ohio and Texas and her determination to seat delegates from the uncontested Michigan and Florida primaries. But off the record, at least a few wonder if all that long-term thinking isn't a bit premature for a campaign that is losing contests left and right.

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Somehow Barack Obama has managed a political hat trick He appears to have won the most delegates on Super Tuesday, he certainly has the most money (Clinton loaned herself $5 million while Obama is on track to set more records), and yet somehow he's also winning the expectations game.

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Last week the media seized upon several issues in Iraq, Afghanistan and the White House that supposedly had Bush "on a roll" But after a subsequent negative turns of events, Media Matters asks whether the media will give the same amount of attention to Bush's roll in the opposite direction .

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