Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) said in a statement he supports Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson’s proposal for the economy. He said the plan should be coordinated with the G-20. “We are facing a global financial crisis and the United States can take a leadership role in coordinating a global response to the present crisis, as well as greater regulatory cooperation and alignment to prevent future crises,” he said.
PALIN: Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) said she believes Iraq is the central front in the war on terror, and said war with Russia should be “off the table” in the second installment of an interview with FOX’s Sean Hannity on Thursday.
INDIA: Deutsche Welle’s Across the Pond blog looks at the U.S.-India nuclear deal and its potential effect on the presidential race.