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TRAIL MIX for Tuesday: Highlights from the Campaign Trail

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

TRAIL MIX for Tuesday: Highlights from the Campaign Trail

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Highlights of today's stories from the campaign trail, courtesy of newspaper Web sites.

Texas Democrats Dance Around Their Nominating Two-StepWashington WireThe Wall Street JournalBy June Kronholz

The Texas two-step might become a one-step if some Texas Democrats get their way. The state holds a primary as well as caucuses -- a system that proved mighty complicated during the Clinton-Obama face-off. "Hillary Clinton won the primary on March 4, while Barack Obama won the caucuses later that evening. But nobody knew who'd won the most delegates until the state's Democrats went through a round of regional conventions in late March and then a state convention in June," said June Kronholz in a post at Wall Street Journal's The Washington Wire. Kronholz serves up the recently disclosed final tally, showing Obama emerging with 99 delegates and Clinton with 94.

Google and the Anti-Obama BloggersBitsThe New York TimesBy Miguel Helft

The word on the street: over at the "corner of the blogosphere" people are wondering if Google has done something shady to silence critics of Obama. Recently, several anti-Obama bloggers were unable to update their sites -- sites which are hosted on Google's Blogger service. Read more about the allegedly fishy situation on Miguel Helft's post at the New York Times' Bits.

FBI to Descend on Denver for Dem EventPolitics West (Democratic National Convention)The Denver Post

"Hundreds" of FBI agents will "descend on Denver" during the DNC, according to the Denver Post's Politics West. …

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