ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 05, 2008
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(Arlington, Virginia: Kate Snow) The Clinton momentum featured; details given about what turned the primaries around for her, including the support from women; her night phone TV ad shown. [Last night, CLINTON - says "this one is for you."] [ABC News political director David CHALIAN- says Clinton focused on raising questions about Obama.] [Clinton communications director Howard WOLFSON- says we will press the commander-in-chief message.]
(Chicago: David Wright) Obama's campaign featured. [Last night, OBAMA - c0ngratulates Clinton.] [On his plane, OBAMA - says Clinton went very negative over the last week; comments on Clinton's experience and vetting her.] [Democratic political strategist Tad DEVINE- comments on raising the issues; states this race is not over.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The issues of superdelegates and the punishment of Florida and Michigan introduced.
(Washington: Jake Tapper) The future for the Clinton-Obama race examined; delegate statistics cited; details given of the possibility of a re-vote in the two states. [Democratic strategist Steve McMAHON- says it will come down to superdelegates.] [University of Texas-Pan American professor Jerry POLINARD- comments on Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean's predicament.] [Florida Governor Charlie CRIST- complains.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) How the Democrats have to work things out before the convention, how the party bosses are flummoxed, talk of an accommodation between the two campaigns and the poll findings for either candidate running against Senator John McCain discussed.