Michael Hogan Posted November 19, 2007 Share Posted November 19, 2007 Dirty Tricks Ratchet Up as Caucus Gets Closer Accusations Fly as Push Polls and Internet Gossip Get More Heated By JAKE TAPPER, ABC News Nov. 19, 2007 With only 45 days until the first votes are cast in the Iowa caucus, every candidate and campaign is looking for an edge, and clearly some folks are finding those edges in dirty tricks — nasty information, sometimes false, often spread anonymously. It's a murky world and often tough to tell what's true, what's false and where any of it is coming from.... Full story: http://www.abcnews.go.com/GMA/Vote2008/sto...5802&page=1 Clinton and Obama split over 'slur' Peter Walker and agencies Monday November 19, 2007 Guardian Unlimited Relations between the Democratic presidential nomination frontrunners Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama have deteriorated markedly after Obama's team condemned as "slime politics" a reported personal slur from the Clinton camp. The spat began at the weekend when a nationally syndicated newspaper column by the conservative commentator Robert Novak alleged that Clinton's aides possessed scandalous information about Obama's personal life, but had chosen not to reveal it. The allegation - denied by Clinton - prompted a furious response from her rival, who condemned it as "Swift Boat politics", after the damage caused to the Democratic party candidate John Kerry's presidential campaign in 2004 after claims about his Vietnam war record.... Full story: http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,,2213554,00.html Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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