Just a million behind Clinton, with a much larger small-donor potential and much wider national appeal: Obama is the Democratic front-runner now. He has even managed the expectations game better than his rival. She panicked and bragged to Drudge. He kept his cool and will now have his own news cycle bump. Obama so far has proven himself a very smooth operator. He doesn't look like the freshman. She does.
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