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Hillary Bundler Picks McCain Over 'Elitist' Obama

Lynn Forester de Rothschild to endorse McCain-Palin

(Newser) - Democratic fundraiser and ardent Hillary Clinton supporter Lynn Forester de Rothschild will endorse the McCain-Palin ticket today, Muckety reports. De Rothschild, who worked with the Democratic National Committee, has been a steadfast critic of the Dems’ decision to nominate Barack Obama, whom she called an untrustworthy “elitist” in a... More »

Holdout Hillraisers Are Acting Like Spoiled Rich

Do Hillary-backers support a progressive agenda, or do they want a GOP victory?

(Newser) - To Hillary supporters continuing to nurse their wounds and vowing to vote for John McCain, Michael Kinsley has this to say in Time: "Now is the time to just get over it." Their complaints of sexism in the campaign are misdirected—"there is no easy way these... More »

Clinton: 'We Stand Shoulder to Shoulder'

Dems unite in—where else?—Unity

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama finally took a stage in support of the same candidate today—with Clinton asserting that it was time for the “36 million Americans who supported us” to stand in solidarity behind Obama, the Washington Post reports. "We are not going to rest until... More »

Rivals Plan Joint Unity Event

Tensions linger among supporters

(Newser) - Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will make a joint appearance in Washington next week in a show of party solidarity—despite behind-the-scenes tensions. Though Clinton's finance director invited top supporters to the event, some Hillary backers are frustrated by signals that their candidate won't be invited to join the ticket,... More »

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