Campaign Briefing: Oct 22, 2007

[ 4 ] The number of Democratic candidates--including Barack Obama, John Edwards, Bill Richardson and Joe Biden--who withdrew from the Michigan primary after it was moved up to Jan. 15

SWIFTBOATING

ATTACK Not even 12-year-olds are off-limits. After seventh-grader Graeme Frost gave his Sept. 29 Democratic radio address in support of the contentious State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) bill, conservative bloggers went after him and his family, claiming the Frosts send Graeme and his sister to fancy private schools, own a lavish house and are too wealthy to receive state health coverage.

RESPONSE Dems counter with details of the family's tight...

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