Blogwatch: Jun. 13, 2005

Although John Edwards isn't officially running for office, he is already courting a key constituency for a possible presidential bid in '08: left-leaning bloggers. Not only did the former VP candidate spend the week guest-blogging on TPMCAFE, a new offshoot of the popular TALKING POINTS MEMO, but amid his postings on such issues as poverty and globalization, another blog disclosed that he had been the host of an off-the-record dinner with several bloggers at his house in Washington. "Gaining the loyalty of bloggers," noted TAPPED, "is not that hard to do if you just talk to them."

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