Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) plans to go to his office in the Capitol (S-321) to blog on DailyKos, the popular liberal web site at roughly 10:30 pm ET.
Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (R-IL) is set to endorse Gov. Mitt Romney today -- "a strong indicator of where much of the anti-McCain Republican establishment is headed," reports Jonathan Martin of the Politico. LINK
"An Inconvenient Truth," former Vice President Gore's documentary about the climate crisis, received two Oscar nominations this morning for Best Documentary and Original Song.
Vice President Gore reacted to the nominations thusly: "I am thrilled for our director Davis Guggenheim and producers Laurie David, Lawrence Bender, Scott Burns and co-producer Leslie Chilcott. The film they created has brought awareness of the climate crisis to people in the United States and all over the world. I am so grateful to the entire team and pleased that the Academy has recognized their work. This film proves that movies really can make a difference."
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2008: Democrats: Clinton's morning show interview:
ABC News' Diane Sawyer asked Sen. Clinton on "Good Morning America" if she concurred with her husband's assessment 15 years ago, that if elected, the country will get "two for the price of one"?
Sen. Clinton said that she is "certainly going to count on his advice and his experience. . . And I'm very grateful to have his staunch support and good advice going forward."
When Sawyer again pressed Clinton on "two for the price of one," Clinton responded by saying, "Well, I wouldn't say it quite like that. I'm running to be the president -- to make the decisions."
On whether or not her vote for the Iraq war was her biggest mistake in the Senate?
"Well, I think giving the President the authority has turned out to be a terrible decision for everybody including the President," Clinton said.
And Diane Sawyer picked up where Charlie Gibson left off last night, still pressing Sen. Clinton to answer if she believes Sen. Obama is qualified to be president.
"I have no opinion one way or the other," said Clinton continuing to refuse to answer the question. "We're all in this to demonstrate as clearly as we can that we're ready for the most important and difficult job in the world. I think I may have a bit of an inside track in understanding just how difficult it is," Clinton added.
Sawyer also asked if Chelsea Clinton plans to hit the stump for her mom.
"Well, she's pretty busy -- she's got a life and a job of her own. I'm going to be out there on my own talking about what I want to do because that's who I am asking people to vote for," said Clinton.
While appearing on NBC's "Today," Sen. Clinton previewed the line of attack that she might use against former Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., if her 2008 Democratic presidential rival were to challenge her in a debate for not renouncing her 2002 pro-Iraq war vote.
"I'm not on the sidelines," Clinton told NBC's Meredith Viera in an apparent invocation of a Teddy Rooseveltism. "I'm in the arena."
ABC News' Teddy Davis and Tahman Bradley have more on the "Political Radar." LINK
With her cozy, crackling fire in the background, Sen. Clinton fired back at Liz Cheney -- daughter of the Vice President and former deputy assistant secretary of state – while appearing this morning on CNN's "American Morning."