The headline out of the "Take Back America" conference: "Seven liberal groups announced Tuesday that they plan to spend $350 million in 2008 on mobilizing voters and advocating on behalf of Democratic candidates," ABC's Jacqueline Klingebiel reports.
Clinton campaign as Ticketmaster: Elton John tickets go on sale at 9 am ET Wednesday. morning.
Al Gore met with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, I-N.Y., on Tuesday, per ABC's Richard Esposito. Just don't ask if politics was on the agenda: "Nope. Nope. Nope. Nope. Nope. I have no comment. Thanks anyway. I am focused on trying to solve the climate crisis," said the former vice president. "Thank you. Great talking to you guys. Bye-bye."
"I don't think Hillary Clinton's a monster." -- Samantha Power, on "The Colbert Report."
The line prompted Colbert to respond: "What about a good monster, like Cookie Monster? . . . Her campaign slogan could be 'C is for Clinton, that's good enough for me.' "
"If you're an investment banker, don't hit on me. You can quote me. I'm not interested." -- Meghan McCain, in a GQ interview that may mark the end of her straight-talking with the press. On her father's former rival, she said, "Mitt didn't keep it real." She said this on the possibility of Mike Huckabee as a running mate: "That's not going to happen. . . I don't think they'd be a good match for a lot of reasons and am not even sure if that's what Huckabee's going for, anyway. I think he wants to be the head of the evangelical movement."
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