Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on August 4th, 2008 4:55 am by HL
Clinton Speeches Still Lucrative
“Bill Clinton earned $10 million last year giving speeches at business gatherings and motivational seminars while his wife was running for the Democratic presidential nomination,” according to the Wall Street Journal.
Hillary Clinton loaned her campaign more than $13 million of her own money during 2008. An accounting of Bill Clinton’s income in 2008 isn’t due until next year.
Forecasting Models Predict Obama Win
“Economic models that have correctly predicted the winner of almost all post-war U.S. presidential elections say recession fears will secure a victory for Barack Obama in November,” according to Reuters.
“Three separate studies showed the Democratic presidential hopeful winning between 52 and 55 percent of the popular vote on November 4, based on current gloomy economic estimates.”