November 9th, 2007
06:30 PM ET
7 years ago

Dems look West in '08 White House race

Watch Candy Crowley's report about the role the Western interior states may play in the 2008 presidential race.

(CNN) - Senior Political Correspondent Candy Crowley filed this report from Denver about the West and the 2008 White House race.

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Filed under: Race to '08
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  1. B, Cleveland, OH

    Wait a minute. Wasn't ole Hillary that wanted to abolish the Electoral College following the 2000 elections, effectively eliminating the interior states as a factor in determining the outcome of national elections?

    November 10, 2007 08:05 am at 8:05 am |
  2. Terry, El Paso, TX

    Well here we are deep in the campaign, and most of the important issues have not been even mentioned:
    Children's Issues
    Corporatism and the Global Economy
    Crime, violent
    Crime, non-violent
    Crime, corporate
    Crime, internet
    Distribution of Income
    Drug Laws
    Drug Use
    Environmental Issues
    Economy, status of
    Education, Public
    Education, College
    Elections, accuracy of
    Homelessness
    Immigration
    Infrastructure, deterioration of
    Justice Issues, too many innocent being convicted
    Justice Issues, the Patriot act
    Guantanamo, etc.
    Housing, Repo crisis
    Marketing, Impact on adults and kids Medical Care, cost of
    Medical Care, quality of
    Middle Class, decline of
    Pollution
    Poverty
    Technology, impact on health
    Tax Reform
    Veterans of Combat, more benefits needed
    War in Iraq, where to now
    Wars of the future, Iran etc.

    All I've heard are sound bites about "closing the border," "comprehensive reform of this or that," "Get the troops out," "Leave the troops in."

    The good ship USA is heading for some choppy waters and strong currents. Our current captain is having the deck hands fire all cannons at the wind, trying to convince it to slow down. The sails are rotten, the crew is ill-trained and surly, the bilge pumps are barely keepin up with the leaks, and the ship's doctor refuses to see anyone who will not sign their pay over to him.

    November 11, 2007 06:16 pm at 6:16 pm |