Forward With Hillary Clinton

[In deference to Senator Kennedy’s medical emergency we will postpone publication of Part III of Voting for Barack Obama until the appropriate time. There is a frank assessment of Senator Kennedy’s recent political judgment in the article which would not be respectful or decent at this immediate moment. We hope to continue the series as soon as Monday or until the Senator’s medical situation is clarified.]

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Kentucky and Oregon are the priority at the moment. Let’s not get distracted. Help Hillary by making calls to those states.

The polls in Kentucky (Clinton 65%, Obama 29%) look good as do the polls in Oregon (Clinton 45%, Obama 50%).

Let’s make a great effort in the next few days in both states and have a great closer on Election Day this Tuesday.

Hillary is working hard, as always:

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Hillary is also asking for our help regarding her fight for the voting rights of millions of Florida and Michigan voters:

Millions of voters in Florida and Michigan are depending on you to help make sure they have a voice in this race. Will you stand up for them today?

Thanks to your efforts, thanks to the hundreds of thousands of people who have already spoken out, the DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Committee is meeting May 31 to make a decision about whether or not the votes in Michigan and Florida will count.

Now I need you to urge the DNC to make the right decision on May 31. I need you to remind them that in the Democratic Party, we count every vote.

Tell the Democratic National Committee to count the votes of Florida and Michigan.

On May 31, the DNC has a chance to make it clear that the people of Florida and Michigan have a voice in our party. The decision is especially critical given the important role these states will play in November.

And your voice could make the difference for the millions of people who went to the polls in those two states to make their choice for president.

Stand with me today and tell the DNC to count the votes in Florida and Michigan.

I have consistently said that every vote must count. It is such an important principle in our party. I really appreciate you standing up for the values we share.

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Finally, let’s not forget to get friends and family and ourselves to donate to Hillary so she can continue fighting for us and all Americans (don’t forget to add 44 cents to your contribution):

There are some people out there who want to declare this race over now, before all the ballots have been counted or even cast. There are some who say they don’t know why I’m in this race. So let me tell you why I’m still running.

I’m in this race for everyone who needs a champion. For the hardworking families who are losing sleep over gas prices and grocery costs and mortgage payments and medical bills — but who never lose that American can-do spirit and optimism.

I’m in this race for the more than 16 million people like you who have supported me — for the people who have put their hearts into winning this race. You never gave up on me, and I’ll never give up on you. [snip]

Contribute now to keep our campaign going strong.

I’m also in this race because I have the best chance of beating John McCain in November and putting America on the right track.

Forward with Hillary Clinton.