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Would Clinton quit the race if she got to be Senate majority leader? The media and McCain's secrets. Plus, what are Condi's chances of being McCain's running mate?

By Tumbler   May 2008

Clinton as senate majority leader?

The departure of Hillary Clinton’s chief strategist Mark Penn may help her cause. It has certainly improved morale among her staff, who were sick of the screaming matches and unreturned phone calls. And Clinton’s campaign adviser Harold Ickes has a far better rapport than Penn with the party elders who comprise the bulk of the superdelegates. Using calculations from Michael Barone of the Almanac of American Politics, Ickes is pushing one argument that is making at least some of the superdelegates think. Hillary has so far won states with a total population of 132m…

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