CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 09, 2008
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(New York: Bill Schneider) Why the polls got it wrong in New Hampshire where a victory for Senator Barack Obama over Senator Hillary Clinton was predicted examined; details given about the theories and the vote with poll statistics cited. [Internet reporter Abbi TATTON- outlines what the blogs are saying and how women voted for Hillary.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "Debating Race" author Michael Eric Dyson and CNN political analyst Amy Holmes about the theory that voters lied about the racial issue in the polls in New Hampshire. [From Washington, DYSON - says race was a "potential factor" in the New Hampshire race; comments on the "Morse code" of racial intent on the side of the Clintons.] [HOLMES - calls the racial argument the least persuasive; wants documentation of the racial evidence.]